Pierce Johnson

Pierce Johnson #48

  • P
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3"/200
  • Age: 26

Pierce Johnson 2017 Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
1 0-0 0.00 1.0 2 3.00

Pierce Johnson MLB Career Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
1 0-0 0.00 1.0 2 3.00

Pierce Johnson Bio

  • Full Name: Pierce William Johnson
  • Born: 5/10/1991 in Denver, CO
  • Draft: 2012, Chicago Cubs, 1st rd. (43rd overall)
  • College: Missouri State
  • Debut: 5/19/2017
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2017 Stats 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 1.0 2 3.00
MLB Career Stats 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 1.0 2 3.00
  • Status: Reassigned to Minors

Pierce Johnson Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2017 Cubs NL 13 Four-seam FB 92.34 90.76 2100.00 5.51 99.72
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.03 92.58 2227.00 6.13 89.75
Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2017 Cubs NL 13 Four-seam FB 92.34 90.76 2100.00 5.51 99.72
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.03 92.58 2227.00 6.13 89.75

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Pierce Johnson 2017 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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1 1 4.70 3 3 0 0 0 0 15.1 14 9 8 2 1 9 0 14 1.50
Cumulative
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1 1 4.41 4 3 0 0 0 0 16.1 16 11 8 2 1 10 0 16 1.59
Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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1 1 4.70 3 3 0 0 0 0 15.1 14 9 8 2 1 9 0 14 1.50
Cumulative
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1 1 4.41 4 3 0 0 0 0 16.1 16 11 8 2 1 10 0 16 1.59

Pierce Johnson News

Pierce Johnson Fantasy News

May 21, 2017 at 2:23 PM ET

Cubs activate Heyward; Happ stays up

After declaring he'd be returning Saturday and the subsequent rainout of Saturday's game, Jason Heyward was activated from the 10-day disabled list and inserted back into the lineup for Sunday's series finale against the Brewers.

Pierce Johnson Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 20, 2017 Chicago Cubs optioned RHP Pierce Johnson to Iowa Cubs.
May 17, 2017 Chicago Cubs recalled Pierce Johnson from Iowa Cubs.
March 30, 2017 RHP Pierce Johnson assigned to Chicago Cubs.
March 17, 2017 Chicago Cubs optioned RHP Pierce Johnson to Iowa Cubs.
November 3, 2016 Pierce Johnson roster status changed by Chicago Cubs.
October 7, 2016 Chicago Cubs reassigned RHP Pierce Johnson to the minor leagues.
October 3, 2016 Chicago Cubs recalled RHP Pierce Johnson from Iowa Cubs.
June 27, 2016 Iowa Cubs activated RHP Pierce Johnson from the 7-day disabled list.
June 23, 2016 Iowa Cubs placed RHP Pierce Johnson on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 20, 2016.
June 13, 2016 Iowa Cubs activated RHP Pierce Johnson from the 7-day disabled list.
May 5, 2016 Iowa Cubs placed RHP Pierce Johnson on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 3, 2016. lat strain
April 21, 2016 Iowa Cubs activated RHP Pierce Johnson from the 7-day disabled list.
April 15, 2016 Iowa Cubs placed RHP Pierce Johnson on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to April 13, 2016.
March 18, 2016 Chicago Cubs optioned RHP Pierce Johnson to Iowa Cubs.
November 20, 2015 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of Pierce Johnson from Tennessee Smokies.
June 11, 2015 RHP Pierce Johnson assigned to Tennessee Smokies from Cubs Extended Spring Training.
April 5, 2015 RHP Pierce Johnson assigned to Cubs Extended Spring Training from Tennessee Smokies.
February 6, 2015 Chicago Cubs invited non-roster RHP Pierce Johnson to spring training.
June 30, 2014 RHP Pierce Johnson assigned to Tennessee Smokies from Kane County Cougars.
June 20, 2014 RHP Pierce Johnson assigned to Kane County Cougars from Tennessee Smokies.
May 22, 2014 Tennessee Smokies placed RHP Pierce Johnson on the 7-day disabled list. strained left calf
April 22, 2014 Tennessee Smokies activated RHP Pierce Johnson from the 7-day disabled list.
April 3, 2014 Tennessee Smokies placed RHP Pierce Johnson on the 7-day disabled list.
March 30, 2014 RHP Pierce Johnson assigned to Tennessee Smokies from Daytona Cubs.
June 20, 2013 RHP Pierce Johnson assigned to Daytona Cubs from Kane County Cougars.
April 1, 2013 Pierce Johnson assigned to Kane County Cougars from Boise Hawks.
August 10, 2012 Pierce Johnson assigned to Boise Hawks from AZL Cubs.
August 1, 2012 Pierce Johnson assigned to AZL Cubs from Boise Hawks.
July 11, 2012 Pierce Johnson assigned to Boise Hawks from AZL Cubs.
June 20, 2012 Pierce Johnson assigned to AZL Cubs from Chicago Cubs.
June 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs signed RHP Pierce Johnson.

Pierce William Johnson Bio Info

Pierce is in his sixth professional season, all with the Cubs organization ... was added to the Cubs 40-man roster, November 20, 2015 ... is 26-19 with a 3.09 ERA (134 ER/390.0 IP) in 87 career minor league games, including 73 starts ... Ranked as the organization's ninth-best prospect by Baseball America entering the 2015 season ... was the sixth-best prospect entering both 2013 and 2014 ... Took part in the Cubs Rookie Development Program in January of 2014 and the Cubs Caravan in 2015 and 2016 ... Named the Cubs Minor League Pitcher of the Month for August of 2013 after going 3-0 with a 1.02 ERA (2 ER/17.2 IP) in four games (three starts) ... Attended Missouri State University where he set the school's single-season record with 119 strikeouts (second in conference) and ranked third in the Missouri Valley Conference in ERA (2.53) in 2012 ... graduated from Faith Christian Academy in Arvada, Colo.

2016

Pierce was 4-6 with a 6.14 ERA (43 ER/63.0 IP) in 22 games, 11 starts, for Triple-A Iowa as injuries hindered him throughout the season ... walked 43 and struck out 75, good for an average of 10.7 strikeouts per 9.0 innings ... Was struck in his pitching arm in his first start of the season, April 11 vs. New Orleans, after tossing 3.0 scoreless innings ... spent 10 days on the D.L. before he was activated, April 21 at New Orleans, and tossed 5.0 innings of one-run ball ... Suffered a lat strain, May 2 at Nashville, and landed on the D.L. the following day ... activated, June 13 ... Landed back on the shelf when he left his June 19 start at Memphis with a blister ... spent the minimum seven days on the D.L. before returning, June 27 at Oklahoma City ... Transitioned to the bullpen, July 26, and went on to go 3-0 with a 3.22 ERA (8 ER/22.1 IP) in 11 outings ... walked 13, struck out 35 and held the opponent to a .176 batting average and a .503 OPS.

2015

After missing most of the first half of the season with a back strain, Pierce Johnson posted a 6-2 record with a 2.08 ERA (22 ER/95.0 IP) in 16 starts with Double-A Tennessee ... was on Tennessee's seven-day disabled list from April 9-June 11. Struck out 72 hitters while walking 32 in 95.0 innings … allowed just four home runs. Went 6-0 with a 1.61 ERA (11 ER/61.2 IP) including six quality starts in his first 11 starts of the year. Allowed zero or one run in 10 of his first 11 starts of the season. Went 4-0 with a 1.74 ERA (8 ER/41.1 IP) at home compared to a 2-2 mark with a 2.35 ERA (14 ER/53.2 IP) on the road. Limited left-handed hitters to a .157 batting average (20-for-127) while righties batted .262 (56-for-214). Opponents were just 5-for-42 (.119) against him with runners in scoring position and two outs in an inning. Struck out a combined 25 hitters while allowing no runs in the second or third innings in any of his 16 starts. 

2014

Pierce made his first appearance at the Double-A level, starting 17 games for the Smokies ... also made two starts with Kane County after returning from the disabled list in June ... Began the season on the disabled list with a right hamstring strain, making his first appearance on April 22 with Double-A Tennessee ... missed nearly a month of action after straining his left calf on May 19, returning on June 22 ... made two appearances with Single-A Kane County upon returning from the second D.L. stint, allowing three earned runs in 11.0 IP (2.45 ERA) ... Spent the rest of his campaign with Double-A Tennessee, where he went 5-4 with a 2.55 ERA (26 ER/91.2 IP) in 18 games (17 starts) ... Went 4-3 with a 1.80 ERA (13 ER/65.0 IP) in 12 starts between July and August ... Righties and lefties sported identical .194 batting averages against him.

2013

Pierce made a career-high 23 appearances, including 21 starts, as he split the season between Single-A Kane County and Single-A Daytona ... Went 11-6 with a 2.74 ERA (36 ER/118.1 IP) between the two clubs ... Went 5-5 with a 3.10 ERA (24 ER/69.2 IP) in 13 starts with Kane County to begin the season ... was promoted after allowing no runs in 7.0 innings against Wisconsin on June 16 ... In 10 games with Daytona, the righty went 6-1 with a 2.22 ERA (12 ER/48.2 IP) ... fanned 50 batters while walking 21 ... Did not allow a single earned run in five of his 10 appearances for the Daytona Cubs ... fanned at least three batters in each outing ... Earned Cubs Pitcher of the Month honors for August after going 3-0 with a 1.02 ERA (2 ER/17.2 IP) in four games (three starts).

2012

Made his professional debut after being selected 43rd overall in the June draft ... started six games between Rookie-League Mesa and Single-A Boise ... Did not allow a run in his two appearances with Mesa, allowing four hits and walking none in 3.0 IP ... Made four starts with Boise, going 2.0 innings in each appearance ... allowed four earned runs in 8.0 innings (4.50 ERA) with 12 strikeouts and three walks.