Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson #23

  • 3B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3" /225

Chris Johnson MLB Career Stats

2811 .275 63 339 18 .717

Chris Johnson Bio

  • Full Name: Christopher Dalton Johnson
  • Born: 10/1/1984 in Naples, FL
  • Draft: 2006, Houston Astros, 4th rd. (129th overall)
  • College: Stetson
  • Debut: 9/9/2009
  • Relationship(s): son of Ron Johnson
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MLB Career Stats 2811 256 773 63 339 18 .275 .313 .717


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Chris Johnson Stats

*Since 2006

Chris Johnson Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Chris Johnson Statcast Events


Chris Johnson Awards

Astros Rookie of the Year

Year Team League
2010 Houston NL

PCL Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/24/2010 Round Rock PCL

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Corpus Christi TEX

CAR Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/27/2007 Salem CAR

Chris Johnson Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2013 .321 2nd in NL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
2013 .816 23rd in NL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
2013 .358 17th in NL


Season H Rank
2013 165 14th in NL


Season 2B Rank
2013 34 16th in NL


Season 3B Rank
2012 5 24th in NL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2014 153 16th in NL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2014 582 18th in NL


Season SO Rank
2012 132 17th in NL
2014 159 8th in NL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2011 7 22nd in NL

Chris Johnson Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 6, 2017 3B Chris Johnson elected free agency.
June 27, 2017 Norfolk Tides activated 3B Chris Johnson from the 7-day disabled list.
June 19, 2017 Norfolk Tides sent 1B Chris Johnson on a rehab assignment to Aberdeen IronBirds.
April 9, 2017 Norfolk Tides placed 1B Chris Johnson on the 7-day disabled list. Right forearm injury.
March 31, 2017 1B Chris Johnson assigned to Norfolk Tides.
February 24, 2017 Baltimore Orioles invited non-roster IF Chris Johnson to spring training.
February 24, 2017 1B Chris Johnson roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
November 3, 2016 1B Chris Johnson elected free agency.
January 12, 2016 Miami Marlins signed free agent 1B Chris Johnson.
December 21, 2015 Cleveland Indians released 3B Chris Johnson.
December 17, 2015 Cleveland Indians designated 3B Chris Johnson for assignment.
September 1, 2015 Cleveland Indians activated 3B Chris Johnson from the 15-day disabled list.
August 28, 2015 Cleveland Indians sent 3B Chris Johnson on a rehab assignment to Akron RubberDucks.
August 18, 2015 Cleveland Indians placed 3B Chris Johnson on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 15, 2015. Infection, left hand.
August 8, 2015 Cleveland Indians activated 3B Chris Johnson.
August 7, 2015 Atlanta Braves traded 3B Chris Johnson to Cleveland Indians for CF Michael Bourn, LF Nick Swisher and cash.
May 27, 2015 Atlanta Braves activated 3B Chris Johnson from the 15-day disabled list.
May 25, 2015 Atlanta Braves sent 3B Chris Johnson on a rehab assignment to Gwinnett Braves.
May 1, 2015 Atlanta Braves placed 3B Chris Johnson on the 15-day disabled list. Fractured left hand
January 24, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks traded LF Justin Upton and 3B Chris Johnson to Atlanta Braves for 3B Martin Prado, RHP Randall Delgado, RHP Zeke Spruill, SS Nick Ahmed and 3B Brandon Drury.
July 29, 2012 Houston Astros traded 3B Chris Johnson to Arizona Diamondbacks for Bobby Borchering and Marc Krauss.
July 29, 2012 Mobile BayBears Traded 3B Bobby Borchering and LF Marc Krauss to Corpus Christi Hooks and Houston Astros Traded Chris Johnson to Arizona Diamondbacks.
September 2, 2011 Houston Astros recalled Chris Johnson from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
August 1, 2011 Houston Astros optioned Chris Johnson to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
June 22, 2010 Houston Astros recalled Chris Johnson from Round Rock Express.
June 22, 2010 Houston Astros activated 3B Chris Johnson.
May 8, 2010 Houston Astros optioned Chris Johnson to Round Rock Express.
April 20, 2010 Houston Astros placed 3B Chris Johnson on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 18, 2010. Strained right intercostal muscle.
September 7, 2009 Houston Astros selected the contract of 3B Chris Johnson from Round Rock Express.
May 16, 2009 Chris Johnson assigned to Round Rock Express from Lancaster JetHawks.
May 12, 2009 Chris Johnson assigned to Lancaster JetHawks from Round Rock Express.
April 26, 2009 Chris Johnson roster status changed by Round Rock Express.
April 23, 2009 Round Rock Express activated 3B Chris Johnson from the 7-day disabled list.
April 14, 2009 Round Rock Express placed 3B Chris Johnson on the 7-day disabled list.

Christopher Dalton Johnson Bio Info

Christopher Dalton Johnson...married to Tia; they have a son,Greyson (12/22/15) a 2003 graduate of Bishop Verot High School in Fort Myers, Florida...attended Stetson University from 2005-06...his father, Ron, appeared in 22 Major League games with Kansas City (1982-83) and Montreal (1984) and was Boston's first base coach from 2010-11.


Split season between Atlanta (56 games) and Cleveland (27)...Was traded to Cleveland on August 7 and hit .529 (9x17) with three doubles over first five games in the American League...Made four errors in 159 total chances between first base (20 games, 120 TC) and third base (23/39) for the Braves; did not commit an error in 14 games for Cleveland, with 10 games at first base (77 TC) and four at third base (6 TC).


In his second season with Atlanta, batted .263 (153-for-582) with 27 doubles, 10 home runs and 58 RBI...Logged his sixth consecutive season of at least 20 doubles and his third consecutive campaign with more than 25 doubles. Collected 18 doubles in 92 games prior to the All-Star break and nine doubles in 61 contests after the break...Played in 150 games at third base, including 149 starts. Made one appearance at first base (2.0 innings)...Posted a career-high .978 fielding percentage, committing six errors in 271 total chances...Led the National League and ranked second in the Majors with a .395 batting average (45-for-114) vs. left-handed pitchers...Batted .316 (90-for-285) in the Braves' 74 wins, compared to a .212 (63-for-297) mark in Braves' losses (79)...Put together his best month in June: .327 (36-for-110), six doubles, one home run, 10 RBI, .754 OPS...Had a .293 (43-for-147) batting average with 10 doubles, five home runs, 49 RBI and an .800 OPS when batting with runners in scoring position...Went 5-for-11 (.455) in bases loaded situations...Had 43 multi-hit contests, the third highest mark on the team. His 12 three-hit contests were second-most...Clubbed five home runs over a nine-game span, 7/12-24...Batted .320 (24-for-75) with 10 extra-base hits and 20 RBI over 19 games, from 7/12-8/5...Had 11 multi-hit contests in a 24-game span, 5/1-26. Went 28-for-92 (.304) in that span...Signed a three-year contract extension, with a club option for 2018, on May 2.


Finished the 2013 campaign ranked fifth in the Majors and second in the National League (behind COL's Michael Cuddyer, .331) with a career-high .321 (165-for-514) batting average in his first season with Atlanta. Eclipsed offensive highs set in 2012 with a .321 batting average, 34 doubles and 514 at-bats in 142 games. Made his first career appearance in the postseason. Started all four the the National League Division Series games vs. LAD and carried a .438 (7-for-16) batting average with five runs driven in. Went 4-for-6 (.667) with five RBI with runners in scoring position during the NLDS. His two-out RBI-single in the fourth inning of Game 2 put the Braves ahead 2-1. Hit safely in 85 of his final 114 games of the season, from 5/13 through the end of the year. Posted a .324 (134-for-413) batting average and in that span, went hitless in back-to-back starts just twice (6/17-18, 8/5-6), and his three-game skid, 9/22-25, was his longest hitless spell in that span. Ranked sixth in the National League and second on the Braves with 36 two-out RBI. His .336 (39-for-116) batting average with runners in scoring position ranked 10th in the National League. Ranked fifth in the NL with a .390 (23-for-59) batting average with runners in scoring position and two outs. His 146 hits ranked second among National League third baseman, trailing only ARI's Martin Prado. Led the National League with a .381 (40-for-105) batting average in the month of July. Posted 50 multi-hit games, tied for seventh most in the National League and second on the team. Had 13 games with three or more hits, seventh most in the NL. Tied a Braves franchise record (since 1900) by notching eight consecutive multi-hit games (7/26-8/2). Led the Majors with a .381 (51-for-134) batting average vs. left-handed pitchers. His .300 average vs. righties ranked tied for 14th in the National League. Had two spans of 15 or more games in which he maintained a .390-plus batting average, including 6/23-7/19 (.20 games; 390, 30-for-77) and 4/8-30 (18 games; .392, 29-for-74). Made his first career start at 1B on 4/7 vs. CHI in place of the injured Freddie Freeman. Overall made 10 starts at first base and 12 total appearances. Did not commit an error in 112 total chances. Drove an 0-2 pitch from C. Lee over the left-centerfield wall for his 12th homer in 9/27's eighth inning for the only run scored in the Braves 1-0 victory. Matched his career high with four hits on 8/31, including a one-out single in the 11th inning that resulted in the winning run (pinch-runner Paul Janish scored) on B.J. Upton's two-out single. Provided the game-winning hit vs. CLE on 8/28 in the ninth-inning, with a two-out RBI-single to left field for a 3-2 Braves victory. Acquired by the Braves along with OF Justin Upton from Arizona on January 24, 2013.

2012 Acquired on Jan. 24, 2013 from Arizona along with OF Justin Upton in exchange for INF/OF Martin Prado, RHP Randall Delgado, RHP Zeke Spruill, INF Nick Ahmed and INF Brandon Drury...Established career highs in virtually all offensive categories, hitting .281 (137-for-488) with 28 doubles, five triples, 15 home runs and 76 RBI in 136 games with Houston and Arizona...Acquired from the Astros on July 29 in exchange for OF Marc Krauss and OF Bobby Borchering...Totaled 34 RBI after joining Arizona on July 30, fourth-most by an NL third baseman behind Chase Headley (64), Aramis Ramirez (44) and Ryan Zimmerman (40)...All eight of his home runs with Houston came at Minute Maid Park, while all seven of his homers with Arizona came on the road...Ranked 10th in the NL with a .336 average with runners in scoring position (43-for-234) and ninth with a .347 (25-for-72) mark with RISP and two outs...Reached base safely in seven straight plate appearances from July 26-27 vs. PIT...First player to hit a grand slam in his first game with the D-backs on July 30 at LAD. Was also the first player to homer in his Arizona debut since Willy Mo Pena on June 21, 2011 at KC...Set a club record with five home runs in his first eight games with the D-backs (Luis Gonzalez, 1999; Troy Glaus, 2005; Carlos Quentin, 2006 each hit four)...Collected three hits as a substitute on Sept. 14 vs. SF, only the second D-backs player in club history to do so in a nine-inning game (Mark Grace on July 17, 2002 at COL). 2011 Appeared in a career-high 107 games during two stints with HOU...was the Astros Opening Day third baseman and was optioned on July 31 to Triple A...was recalled on Sept. 2 to finish the season at the Major League a PH, went 3x7 with a HR and two RBI...finished the season 8x20 with two walks, a HR and 4 RBI in his final 9 games...hit .314 (11x35) after his recall... hit .245 (84x343) in his first 92 games with 21 gms for OKC in August, hit .272 (22x81) with seven doubles, four HR and 15 his first 30 games of the season, hit .181 (21x116) 77 games after ay 10, hit .282 (74x262) with 29 RBI. 2010 Hit a club-best .308 (105x341) with 22 doubles, 11 homers and 52 RBI in 94 games for Houston during his rookie season... named the Astros 2010 Rookie of the Year by the Houston Chapter of the BBWAA...led all MLB rookies in batting average at .308 (min. 300 ABs)...SF's Buster Posey trailed with a .305 avg....after the All-Star Break, as an everyday player, hit .316 with 11 HR and 44 RBI (.510 slugging pct.)...ranked 12th among all NL players in hitting in the second half...on Sept. 24, became the 11th Astros rookie to reach 50 RBI in a season and the first since Hunter Pence in 2007 (69 RBI)... had five homers and 15 RBI in his final 24 games of the season...had seven games during the season in which he recorded three RBI... recorded a career-high four hits in three games during 2010, on June 25 at TEX, June 30 at MIL and Aug. 24 at PHI...the last Astros rookie with as many four-hit games in a single rookie season was Pence, who had four in 2007...was just the third Astros rookie with two four-hit games over a six-day span, joing Rafael Landestoy (1978) and Chuck Harrison (1966)...hit .321 (60x187) with five homers and 28 RBI on the road in 2010 (49g), which was the third-best road average among all MLB rookies (Posey, .351) 45 games at home, hit . 292 (45x154) with 24 RBI... started 89 games at third base during the season, and in his 90 overall games at the position, posted a .908 fielding percentage (18E)... among NL rookies in July, ranked 7th in hits (25), T-6th in HR (4), 7th in RBI (12), 6th in average (.333) and 4th in slugging (.587)...posted a career-long, 14-game hitting streak from July 16-31...hit .451 (23x51) with four homers, 13 RBI and a .482 on-base percentage during the the time, was the longest streak by an Astro in 2010 (Pence also posted a 14-game streak from July 23-Aug. 8)...was the longest by an Astros rookie since 2000 when Julio Lugo also hit safely in 14 straight from Sept. 3-16...Johnson's streak tied as third-longest by an Astros rookie in franchise history, trailing only Terry Puhl (17g, Aug. 11-Sept. 2, 1977) and Sonny Jackson (16g, July 17-31, 1966) the time, was tied for the fourth-longest active streak in his first seven starts after being recalled on June 22, hit .414 (12x29) with three doubles and six RBI...began the season on the Astros active roster before being placed on the 15-day DL on April 20 with a right intercostal strain...was activated and optioned to Triple A on May 8...was recalled from Round Rock on June his time at Triple A from May 8-June 21, hit .329 (49x149) with 10 doubles, eight homers and 33 RBI in 38 gms... made the Astros Opening Day roster after leading the Grapefruit League in homers (8) and RBI (22)...was third in total bases (49). 2009 Appeared in 11 Major League games for Houston after having his contract purchased from Triple A Round Rock on Sept. 7...was his first appearance on a Major League roster...hit .091 (2x22) and made five starts at third base...made his MLB debut on Sept. 9 vs. ATL after entering the game for the injured 3B Geoff Blum...started three of the next four games and picked up his first MLB hit on Sept. 10 vs. ATL, a single off of RHP Peter Moylan... picked up his only RBI on Sept. 19 at MIL...spent the majority of the season at Triple A Round Rock, where he hit .281 (108x384) with 13 homers and 42 RBI in 104 games...named Round Rock's Offensive Player of the Month for August after hitting .333 (36x108) with seven home runs and 20 RBI...missed almost a month because of injury from April 14-May 12...played in four games at Class A Lancaster on a minor league rehab assignment... following the season, played for Mayaguez in the Puerto Rican Winter League... appeared in 17 games for the Indios, hitting .313 (21x67) with two home runs and 17 RBI...started 17 games, 13 at third base and four as the designated hitter. 2008 Began the season at Corpus Christi (AA), where he earned an All-Star selection after hitting .325 (75x231) with seven home runs and 37 RBI prior the All-Star Break...named the club's Offensive Player of the Month twice, in May and June... in May, he hit .326 with three home runs and 16 RBI and in June he hit .371 (33x89) with six home runs and 23 RBI...his performance at Corpus earned him a midseason promotion to Round Rock (AAA), where he became the Express everyday third baseman on July 29...posted a .218 (22x101) average in 30 games with the Express...following the season, played for the Scottsdale Scorpions of the Arizona Fall League and posted a .296 (29x98) average with two home runs and 19 RBI in 25 games... 2007 Began the season with Lexington (A) hitting .259 (66x255) with eight home runs and 44 RBI...promoted to Advanced A Salem on June 22...went on to hit .263 (59x224) with six home runs and 38 RBI for the Avalanche...named Carolina League Player of the Week for Aug. 20-26 after hitting three home runs and driving in 10 RBI in five games... appeared in four games for North Shore in the Hawaiian Winter League, hitting .308 (4x13) in 14 at-bats... 2006 Made his professional debut with Tri-City and hit .212 (47x222) in 60 games.