Johermyn joins the Cubs as a non-roster invitee after spending seven seasons in Toronto's (2006-09) and Seattle's (2010-12)
farm systems ... the outfielder owns a .263 batting average (638-for-2,429) with 125 doubles, 22 triples, 89 home runs and
347 RBI in 678 games. ...Originally signed by the Toronto Blue Jays as a non-drafted free agent on
July 14, 2005.
...Acquired by Seattle along with pitcher Brandon League from Toronto,
December 23, 2009, for pitcher Brandon Morrow.
...Was named to the 2010 California League Post-Season All-Star team.
...Honored by Baseball America as the 18th best prospect in the California League heading into the 2010 season.
...Named Single-A Lansing's MVP by the Blue Jays after winning the
team's Triple Crown in 2009.2012Johermyn spent a majority of the season at Double-A Jackson, batting .232 (57-for-246) with 12 doubles, eight home runs
and 26 RBI in 75 games. ...Was on the disabled list, May 6-July 1, with a broken left wrist ... hit
.368 (7-for-19) with two home runs and eight RBI in six rehab games
with the Arizona League Mariners.
...Recorded a .287 batting average (29-for-101) in the first half of the
season compared to a .193 clip (28-for-145) in the second half.
...Registered a season-high four hits, April 28 vs. Tennessee.
...Drew a walk in five-straight contests, July 15-24.
...Played in 21 games for Caribes de Anzoategui in the Venezuela Winter
League ... hit .200 (13-for-65) with two home runs and eight RBI.2011Spent entire season with AA Jackson appearing in 126 games...Ranked 2nd in the Southern League with 18 outfield assist...started a 9-6-5 triple play June 23 at Montgomery...Most productive month in July collecting 5 home runs and 17 RBI, but hit .200 (19x95)...Collected 4 consecutive multi-hit games April 19-22 (.588/10x17) as part of season-high
5-game hit streak...Led team with 14 hit-by-pitch and tied for team lead with 4 sacrifice flies...Hit grand slam July 9 vs. Birmingham...Homered in back-to-back at-bats July 11 vs. Birmingham.2010Spent the entire season with High Desert (A)...hit .315 (168x534) with 30 doubles, 7
triples, 32 home runs and 96 RBI.
...Recorded 2nd consecutive 20+ home run season, setting a career-high with 32 longballs...
has hit 53 home runs over last 2 minor league seasons.
...Among California League leaders, ranked 2nd in home runs (32), runs (109), extra base
hits (69) and total bases (308); 3rd in hits (168) and slugging (.577); 5th in RBI (96) and
T9th in batting average (.315).
...Named to Baseball America's High A All-Star team.
...Recorded 23-game hitting streak July 8-Aug. 3 (.422/38x90, 4 2B, 12 HR, 37 RBI)...had a
26-game home hitting streak (longest in the CL) July 8-end of the season (.416/42x101).
...Went 4-for-5 with 2 home runs and season-high 5 RBI July 9 vs. Visalia.
...Named to the California League Post-Season All-Star team.
...Listed by Baseball America as the No. 18 prospect in the California League.2009Named Lansing's MVP by the Blue Jays...won team's Triple Crown, batting .283
(144x508) with 21 home runs and 89 RBI...ranked 2nd in the Midwest League in
home runs, 3rd in RBI and 5th in hits (144) and runs (87)...played for Magallanes in the
Venezuelan Winter League (.259, 7x27, 2 2B, HR, 4 RBI).2008Appeared in 115 games as a 19-year-old with Lansing (A) in the Midwest League...
recorded season-high 5 RBI April 6 at Fort Wayne (3x5, 2 R, 2 HR, 5 RBI).2007Finished 4th in the Gulf Coast League in on-base percentage (.389) and 10th in
average (.301)...was the recipient of the R. Howard Webster Award for the GCL Blue
Jays...named the July (.309, 4 HR, 9 RBI) and August (.342, 2 HR, 10 RBI) Star of the
Month.2006Began pro career with Pulaski in the Appalachian League, appearing in 36 games.