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Elliot Johnson RF

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
14 826 .215 .269 .316 .225 -0.9
Birth Date3-9-1984
Height6' 1"
Weight190 lbs
Age34 years, 4 months, 8 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2008 TBA 24 7 19 19 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 .158 .158 .158 .118 -2.4 -0.3 -0.3
2011 TBA 27 70 181 160 20 31 7 2 4 54 14 53 0 1 6 17 6 7 .194 .257 .338 .222 -1.9 -1.3 -0.3
2012 TBA 28 123 331 297 32 72 10 2 6 104 24 84 3 2 5 33 18 6 .242 .304 .350 .253 10.0 -3.8 0.7
2013 ATL 29 32 102 92 8 24 5 2 0 33 8 18 0 1 1 10 8 2 .261 .317 .359 .249 0.7 -0.8 -0.0
2013 KCA 29 79 173 162 19 29 2 1 2 39 8 49 0 0 3 9 14 0 .179 .218 .241 .183 -5.1 -1.0 -0.7
2014 CLE 30 7 20 19 1 2 2 0 0 4 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 .105 .105 .211 .121 -2.1 0.2 -0.2
Career3188267498016126712237542183415694616.215.269.316.225-0.9-7.0-0.9

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2002 PRI Rk 42 172 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .375 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CSC A 54 189 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .269 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CSC A 126 574 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .303 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 VIS A+ 56 256 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .314 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 MNT AA 63 283 .239 .272 .342 .402 .265 .340 99 -2.7 3.3 -0.2 -4.0 -0.8 -0.3 -0.4 -0.3 -0.4
2006 MNT AA 122 542 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .343 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 DUR AAA 129 524 .229 .262 .333 .404 .262 .264 97 -17.5 15.2 -1.1 2.8 0.6 -2.7 0.0 -2.7 0.0
2008 TBA MLB 7 19 .118 .256 .322 .387 .248 .250 106 -2.9 0.5 0 -0.3 0.0 -2.4 -0.3 -2.4 -0.3
2008 DUR AAA 107 427 .258 .260 .329 .398 .261 .330 97 -0.9 12.7 0.2 -3.1 3.4 15.4 1.2 15.4 1.2
2009 DUR AAA 63 260 .255 .260 .329 .383 .246 .291 111 -1.6 8.5 1 -0.6 0.3 8.1 0.7 8.1 0.7
2009 RAY Rk 5 18 .349 .225 .293 .288 .227 .333 81 1.8 0.6 -0.1 -0.7 -0.3 1.9 0.1 1.9 0.1
2010 DUR AAA 109 481 .277 .262 .333 .407 .256 .372 102 10.3 16.0 3 -1.3 4.1 33.4 3.1 33.4 3.1
2011 TBA MLB 70 181 .222 .260 .330 .407 .265 .260 100 -6.8 4.9 1.7 -1.3 -1.7 -1.9 -0.3 -1.9 -0.3
2011 DUR AAA 2 9 .142 .277 .335 .401 .255 .333 87 -1.3 0.3 0 -0.0 0.0 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2011 GIG Wnt 22 98 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .277 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 TBA MLB 123 331 .253 .252 .314 .404 .259 .316 94 -2.4 9.1 3.3 -3.8 -0.1 10.0 0.7 10.0 0.7
2013 ATL MLB 32 102 .249 .256 .323 .389 .264 .320 99 -1.1 2.7 -0.1 -0.8 -0.8 0.7 -0.0 0.7 -0.0
2013 KCA MLB 79 173 .183 .254 .317 .404 .266 .243 99 -12.7 4.5 0 -1.0 3.0 -5.1 -0.7 -5.1 -0.7
2014 CLE MLB 7 20 .121 .242 .305 .371 .254 .167 99 -2.6 0.5 -0.1 0.2 0.0 -2.1 -0.2 -2.1 -0.2
2014 COH AAA 87 365 .245 .263 .333 .399 .254 .299 107 -6.1 10.9 -2.5 4.2 1.1 3.4 0.8 3.4 0.8
2015 OKL AAA 55 178 .274 .267 .333 .403 .270 .304 94 2.6 4.9 1.1 1.8 0.6 9.2 1.1 9.2 1.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2002 PRI Rk 172 21 40 10 1 1 13 18 48 14 2 .263 .343 .362 .099 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CSC A 189 22 32 4 0 0 15 38 32 8 5 .212 .370 .238 .026 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CSC A 574 92 132 22 7 6 41 54 91 43 15 .262 .334 .370 .107 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 VIS A+ 256 42 62 10 3 8 33 24 49 28 5 .273 .348 .449 .176 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 MNT AA 283 31 69 9 6 3 21 13 68 15 5 .261 .305 .375 .114 .239 -0.3 -4.0 -0.4
2006 MNT AA 542 69 139 21 10 15 50 39 122 20 18 .281 .334 .455 .174 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 DUR AAA 524 56 96 17 6 11 45 43 139 16 6 .207 .281 .341 .134 .229 -2.7 2.8 0.0
2008 DUR AAA 427 49 101 26 5 9 50 33 104 15 3 .261 .319 .424 .163 .258 15.4 -3.1 1.2
2008 TBA MLB 19 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 1 .158 .158 .158 .000 .118 -2.4 -0.3 -0.3
2009 RAY Rk 18 2 5 2 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 .312 .389 .438 .125 .349 1.9 -0.7 0.1
2009 DUR AAA 260 31 61 9 1 11 35 17 56 7 2 .262 .313 .451 .189 .255 8.1 -0.6 0.7
2010 DUR AAA 481 72 136 24 5 11 56 37 92 30 6 .319 .367 .475 .157 .277 33.4 -1.3 3.1
2011 GIG Wnt 98 8 20 3 1 2 7 10 17 6 0 .238 .333 .369 .131 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 DUR AAA 9 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .222 .222 .222 .000 .142 -1.0 -0.0 -0.1
2011 TBA MLB 181 20 31 7 2 4 17 14 53 6 7 .194 .257 .338 .144 .222 -1.9 -1.3 -0.3
2012 TBA MLB 331 32 72 10 2 6 33 24 84 18 6 .242 .304 .350 .108 .253 10.0 -3.8 0.7
2013 KCA MLB 173 19 29 2 1 2 9 8 49 14 0 .179 .218 .241 .062 .183 -5.1 -1.0 -0.7
2013 ATL MLB 102 8 24 5 2 0 10 8 18 8 2 .261 .317 .359 .098 .249 0.7 -0.8 -0.0
2014 CLE MLB 20 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 .105 .105 .211 .105 .121 -2.1 0.2 -0.2
2014 COH AAA 365 43 74 14 6 5 37 43 82 10 1 .236 .326 .366 .131 .245 3.4 4.2 0.8
2015 OKL AAA 178 28 38 13 0 3 13 20 38 3 2 .244 .337 .385 .141 .274 9.2 1.8 1.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2008 65 0.5846 0.5385 0.6857 0.6316 0.4074 0.7083 0.6364 0.3143 23 0.001154
2011 676 0.5251 0.3905 0.7121 0.5324 0.2336 0.7989 0.4933 0.2879 322 0.009998
2012 1231 0.4809 0.4630 0.7351 0.6351 0.3036 0.8245 0.5619 0.2649 510 0.006030
2013 986 0.5122 0.4726 0.7361 0.6297 0.3077 0.8302 0.5338 0.2639 413 0.006936
2014 81 0.4815 0.4321 0.6857 0.5641 0.3095 0.8182 0.4615 0.3143 36 -0.002080
Career30390.50310.45080.72790.60850.29170.8180.53640.2721413.65940.0069

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-13 2014-07-25 Minors 12 0 - Not Disclosed -
2013-02-28 2013-03-05 Camp 5 0 Left Knee Contusion - -
2011-05-24 2011-06-11 15-DL 18 15 Left Knee Sprain -
2011-02-27 2011-03-08 Camp 9 0 Left Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2010-06-13 2010-07-05 Minors 22 0 Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2009-08-14 2009-08-27 Minors 13 0 Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2009-05-06 2009-07-05 Minors 60 0 Thumb Fracture Thumb -
2005-07-08 2005-07-16 Minors 8 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 LAN $
2014 CLE $930,000
2013 KCA $520,500
2012 TBA $486,100
2011 TBA $414,900
2008 TBA $390,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$2,741,500
5 yrTotal$2,741,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 68 d1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Texas as a free agent 2/23/15 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.9M in majors. Acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Texas 3/31/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/27/14 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.93M in majors. Contract selected by Cleveland 3/22/14. DFA by Cleveland 5/3/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/8/14. Refused assignment by Cleveland 10/6/14.
  • 1 year/$0.5205M (2013). Acquired by Kansas City in trade 2/12/13 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 2/5/13 (player to be named in 12/9/12 Shields/Myers trade). Signed by Kansas City 2/20/13. DFA by Kansas City 8/15/13. Released 8/19/13. Claimed by Atlanta off release waivers 8/21/13.
  • 1 year/$0.4861M (2012). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12.
  • 1 year/$0.4149M (2011). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/27/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10. Sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 4/4/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4012M (2009). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09.
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/06. Re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/07.
  • Signed by Tampa Bay 2002 as amateur free agent (Thatcher HS, Ariz.).

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-04-29 13:00:00 (link to chat)A team of Elliot Johnson's versus a team of Coconut Crabs. Winner takes over the commonwealth...who you got?
(Chilly Butler from Guam)
The crabs. No sane human being is beating the crabs. (R.J. Anderson)
2013-05-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Here's a scenario I've seen before: Chris Getz has a .250 OBP, Elliot Johnson .240. Johnny Giavotella is slashing .326/.396/.489. What gives? And if the Royals don't want him, can my team have him?
(Dan from NYC)
I somewhat share your frustration, but I've cooled on Giavotella over the last year. He's had a legit shot to grab the Royals' 2B job in spring training each of the last two years, and he hasn't been able to do it with very iffy performances in the spring. He's now in his third year of raking at Triple-A, but he didn't really perform in 50-plus games in MLB last season. I do think he deserves more of a shot given how weak KC is at the position, but I'm less confident on him being a passable everyday 2B now. With that said, it is a weird situation. You'd think he would've gotten more of a chance by now. (Jason Cole)
2012-12-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)Please, please, please tell me that the Rays will remove Reid Brignac, Elliot Johnson and possibly Sean Rodriguez for better Utility IFers.
(jlarsen from chicago)
Is Geoff Blum still available? And on that note, I must take my leave. (Geoff Young)
2012-07-11 12:00:00 (link to chat)Lost Pedroia, is Punto the best pickup or should I be targeting others?
(tylerk from Nebrask)
I'd rather target Elliot Johnson than Punto if he were available. (Jason Collette)
2012-05-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)While we're on the topic, Alex Gonzalez (healthy) or Elliot Johnson?
(Matt from Madison)
Gonzalez. Heck, Alex S. Gonzalez. (R.J. Anderson)
2011-08-16 17:00:00 (link to chat)What kind of career do you see Matt Joyce having? Do you think at his peak he can put up similar numbers (incl. OBP) as JD Drew?
(DS from LA)
He will never be the defender Drew is/was, but the rest of that comp works for me. Joyce has been given small pockets of chances against lefties but the fact he has to sit against lefties at times for a well-below replacement level guy like Elliot Johnson makes no sense. The Rays are not contending right now so I do not see why the club does not put Joyce out there as much as possible and let him sink or swim against lefties because it is still better than what an org soldier like Johnson would do. An outside theory floated by my colleague at DRaysBay, Heath Baywood, is moving Joyce to first base if the team cannot find a FA solution this off-season or cannot trade for someone. (Jason Collette)
2008-03-11 12:00:00 (link to chat)Do you have a problem with Elliot Johnson's collision with Cervelli? Was it a dirty play or just baseball?
(Tommy from (OPS,FL))
Just baseball. I can say that these games don't mean anything, and they don't, but if you're Elliot Johnson, you're trying to impress someone. And it's hard to turn it on and off.

As with the winter meetings, spring training's ratio of newsgatherers to newsmakers is out of control, so everything with any kind of potential gets blown into a thing. (Joe Sheehan)


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