Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson #61

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 4" /235
  • Age: 26

Brian Johnson 2017 Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
5 2-0 4.33 27.0 21 1.48

Brian Johnson MLB Career Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
6 2-1 4.88 31.1 24 1.50

Brian Johnson Bio

  • Full Name: Christopher Brian Johnson
  • Born: 12/7/1990 in Lakeland, FL
  • Draft: 2012, Boston Red Sox, 1st rd. (31st overall)
  • College: Florida
  • Debut: 7/21/2015
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2017 Stats 2 0 4.33 5 5 0 27.0 21 1.48
MLB Career Stats 2 1 4.88 6 6 0 31.1 24 1.50
  • Status: Reassigned to Minors

Brian 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 Red Sox AL 243 Four-seam FB 87.52 87.91 2,095.17 6.51 89.33
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.19 92.82 2,254.6 6.17 87.33
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 Red Sox AL 243 Four-seam FB 87.52 87.91 2,095.17 6.51 89.33
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.19 92.82 2,254.6 6.17 87.33

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July 28, 2017 at 12:11 PM ET

Red Sox to place Price on disabled list

A topsy-turvy season for Red Sox lefty David Price has added another twist, as the starting pitcher will miss his start Friday and will go back on the 10-day disabled list with recurring left elbow woes.

July 19, 2017 at 1:20 AM ET

Johnson strikes out four in quality start

Red Sox left-hander Brian Johnson took the no-decision after giving up three runs on eight hits and three walks with four strikeouts over six innings Tuesday against the Blue Jays.

Awards

Brian Johnson Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Boston AL
2015 Boston AL

Baseball America Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Pawtucket INT

Baseball America Double-A All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Portland EAS

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Pawtucket INT

INT Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/26/2015 Pawtucket INT
05/07/2017 Pawtucket INT

EAS Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
06/16/2014 Portland EAS

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Portland EAS

CAR Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/21/2014 Salem CAR
04/28/2014 Salem CAR

Brian Johnson Leaderboards

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2017 1 5th in AL

Shutouts

Season SHO Rank
2017 1 3rd in AL

Brian Johnson Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 5, 2017 Boston Red Sox reassigned LHP Brian Johnson to the minor leagues.
October 2, 2017 Boston Red Sox recalled LHP Brian Johnson from Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 5, 2017 Pawtucket Red Sox activated LHP Brian Johnson from the 7-day disabled list.
July 29, 2017 Pawtucket Red Sox placed LHP Brian Johnson on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to July 27, 2017. Left shoulder inflammation.
July 19, 2017 Boston Red Sox optioned LHP Brian Johnson to Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 18, 2017 Boston Red Sox recalled Brian Johnson from Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 6, 2017 Boston Red Sox optioned LHP Brian Johnson to Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 5, 2017 Boston Red Sox sent LHP Brian Johnson on a rehab assignment to Pawtucket Red Sox.
June 30, 2017 Boston Red Sox sent LHP Brian Johnson on a rehab assignment to Lowell Spinners.
June 15, 2017 Boston Red Sox placed LHP Brian Johnson on the 10-day disabled list. Left shoulder impingement.
June 9, 2017 Boston Red Sox recalled LHP Brian Johnson from Pawtucket Red Sox.
May 28, 2017 Boston Red Sox optioned LHP Brian Johnson to Pawtucket Red Sox.
May 27, 2017 Boston Red Sox recalled Brian Johnson from Pawtucket Red Sox.
May 26, 2017 Pawtucket Red Sox placed LHP Brian Johnson on the reserve list.
April 19, 2017 Boston Red Sox optioned LHP Brian Johnson to Pawtucket Red Sox.
April 18, 2017 Boston Red Sox recalled Brian Johnson from Pawtucket Red Sox.
March 14, 2017 Boston Red Sox optioned LHP Brian Johnson to Pawtucket Red Sox.
October 12, 2016 Brian Johnson roster status changed by Boston Red Sox.
October 6, 2016 Boston Red Sox reassigned LHP Brian Johnson to the minor leagues.
October 3, 2016 Boston Red Sox recalled LHP Brian Johnson from Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 24, 2016 Pawtucket Red Sox activated LHP Brian Johnson from the 7-day disabled list.
July 14, 2016 Pawtucket Red Sox sent LHP Brian Johnson on a rehab assignment to Lowell Spinners.
July 4, 2016 sent LHP Brian Johnson on a rehab assignment to GCL Red Sox.
June 6, 2016 Pawtucket Red Sox placed LHP Brian Johnson on the 7-day disabled list.
May 21, 2016 Pawtucket Red Sox placed LHP Brian Johnson on the temporarily inactive list.
March 24, 2016 Boston Red Sox optioned LHP Brian Johnson to Pawtucket Red Sox.
October 5, 2015 Boston Red Sox recalled Brian Johnson from Pawtucket Red Sox.
September 28, 2015 Pawtucket Red Sox activated LHP Brian Johnson from the 7-day disabled list.
August 3, 2015 Pawtucket Red Sox placed LHP Brian Johnson on the 7-day disabled list.
July 22, 2015 Boston Red Sox optioned LHP Brian Johnson to Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 11, 2015 Boston Red Sox selected the contract of Brian Johnson from Pawtucket Red Sox.
February 16, 2015 Boston Red Sox invited non-roster LHP Brian Johnson to spring training.
September 9, 2014 LHP Brian Johnson assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox from Portland Sea Dogs.
May 2, 2014 LHP Brian Johnson assigned to Portland Sea Dogs from Salem Red Sox.
August 24, 2013 LHP Brian Johnson assigned to Salem Red Sox from Greenville Drive.
July 21, 2013 Brian Johnson roster status changed by Greenville Drive.
July 10, 2013 Greenville Drive sent LHP Brian Johnson on a rehab assignment to GCL Red Sox.
June 9, 2013 Greenville Drive placed LHP Brian Johnson on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 31, 2013.
April 2, 2013 LHP Brian Johnson assigned to Greenville Drive from Lowell Spinners.
September 20, 2012 Brian Johnson roster status changed by Lowell Spinners.
August 19, 2012 Lowell Spinners placed LHP Brian Johnson on the 7-day disabled list.
July 11, 2012 LHP Brian Johnson assigned to Lowell Spinners.
June 27, 2012 Boston Red Sox signed LHP Brian Johnson.

Christopher Brian Johnson Bio Info

Full name is Christopher Brian Johnson. Signed by Anthony Turco (Red Sox). Went 22-12 with a 3.85 ERA (104 ER/243.1 IP) and 196 SO in 49 appearances (46 GS) over 3 seasons at the University of Florida from 2010-12...Also played 1B, batting .324 (155-for-478) with 29 2B, 3 3B, 15 HR, and 91 RBI... As a junior in 2012, named a First-Team All-American by the NCBWA, earned his 2nd straight First-Team All-SEC selection, and was a finalist for the John Olerud 2-Way Player of the Year Award...Named to the SEC's All-Freshman Team as a starting pitcher and a DH in 2010...Chosen as a Freshman All-American by Baseball America. Was a member of the USA Collegiate National Team in 2010 and 2011. Earned Florida Today Player of the Year and Brevard County Player of the Year honors in 2008 at Cocoa Beach HS.

2016

Made 15 starts with Triple-A Pawtucket, going 5-6 with a 4.09 ERA (35 ER/77.0 IP). Placed on Pawtucket's temporary inactive list on 5/21 to seek treatment for anxiety...Did not appear in a game until starting twice for the Rookie-level GCL Red Sox on 7/4 & 7/9, going 0-1 with a 3.86 ERA (3 ER/7.0 IP) and 9 SO. Made his next 2 starts with Short-A Lowell, holding opponents scoreless over 11.0 IP and striking out 11. Returned to Pawtucket to make 8 starts from 7/24-9/1, going 3-3 with a 3.68 ERA (18 ER/44.0 IP). In his 2nd start after returning to the PawSox (7/29 vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre), dealt 6.0 innings of a combined shutout...Allowed just 6 ER over 5 starts from 7/29-8/22, going 3-1 with a 1.76 ERA (6 ER/30.2 IP) and 20 SO. With Pawtucket, held opposing LHH to a .197 AVG (14-for-71) and a .230 OBP.

2015

Made ML debut with 1 start for the Red Sox on 7/21 at HOU...Spent the majority of the season making 18 starts with Triple-A Pawtucket, but did not pitch after 8/2 due to left elbow tightness. Recalled for 1st career ML stint on 7/11...Started on 7/21 at HOU and held the Astros to 1 run on 1 hit through the first 4.0 IP...Left the game having allowed 4 ER, 3 H, and 4 BB in 4.1 IP, suffering the loss. Was selected to the International League Mid-Season All-Star Team. Led PawSox with 9 wins in 18 starts...Paced the team with a 2.53 ERA (27 ER/96.0 IP), a 1.10 WHIP, and 8.4 SO/9.0 IP (min. 55.0 IP). In 9 Triple-A starts at home, posted a 2.04 ERA (12 ER/53.0 IP) with a 0.91 WHIP and a .162 opponent AVG. Allowed 1 or no ER in 13 of 18 starts with the PawSox, including 7 of his first 8, 4/9-5/19 (1.13 ERA, 5 ER/39.2 IP). Was Pawtucket's Opening Day starter on 4/9 at Lehigh Valley (W, 5.0 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 6 SO). Tossed the lone PawSox shutout of the season, 2-hitting Buffalo in a 1-0, 7.0-IP victory on 4/21...Named International League Pitcher of the Week for 4/20-26. 16 of his 18 Triple-A starts came before his 7/11 call-up...On 7/22, returned to the PawSox for 2 more starts, allowing 1 ER in 10.1 IP with 9 SO (0.87 ERA). Was placed on the minor league DL with left elbow tightness on 8/3 and missed the remainder of the season. After the season, named to Baseball America's Triple-A All-Star Team and ranked by BA as the No. 6 prospect in the Red Sox system, the top LHP.

2014

Named Red Sox Minor League Pitcher of the Year...Earned a spot on both Baseball America's Minor League All-Star Second Team and Double-A All-Star Team...Went 13-3 with a 2.13 ERA (34 ER/143.2 IP) in 25 starts between High-A Salem and Double-A Portland. Ranked 2nd in the minors in opponent AVG (.197), 3rd in WHIP (0.97), and 4th in ERA (min. 125.0 IP). Led qualifying Sox farmhands in ERA and ranked among leaders in wins (3rd) and SO (2nd). Named an Eastern League mid-season All-Star...Led the EL in ERA (1.75), WHIP (0.93), and opponent AVG (.189). Began the year with Salem and made 5 starts...Promoted to Portland for his Double-A debut on 5/2. Surrendered more than 2 ER in only 1 of his 20 regular season starts with Portland. Allowed only 11 ER over his first 10 Double-A starts between May and June (1.67 ERA, 59.1 IP). Named Red Sox Minor League Pitcher of the Month for June (4-0, 1.13 ERA, 4 starts). In 7 starts after the All-Star break, allowed only 3 ER and 18 hits in 46.1 IP...During that stretch, which began 7/12, had the best opponent AVG in the minors (.118) and the 2nd-best ERA (0.58) and WHIP (0.64). Started playoff games for Portland and Pawtucket, combining for a 2.77 postseason ERA (4 ER/13.0 IP). Following the season, named the Red Sox' No. 5 prospect by Baseball America...Also named the No. 9 prospect in the EL after the season and the No. 82 prospect in baseball.

2013

Combined for a 2.54 ERA (24 ER/85.0 IP) between the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Red Sox (2 starts), Single-A Greenville (15 starts), and High-A Salem (2 starts). Allowed only 50 hits in 69.0 IP with the Drive for a .197 opponent AVG, 5th in the SAL (min. 60.0 IP). Went on the DL (left biceps tendinitis) from 6/4-7/20 and had a 2-start rehab stint in the GCL (5.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R). Started Game 2 of the Mills Cup Semifinals at Myrtle Beach en route to Salem's championship (4.0 IP, 3 R, 2 ER). Ranked by Baseball America as the No. 14 prospect in the Red Sox' system and the No. 3 LHP prospect.

2012

Made 4 starts with Short-A Lowell in his pro debut before suffering a season-ending injury... Did not allow a run and gave up only 2 hits in 5.2 IP. Struck in the face with a line drive in the 1st inning of his 4th professional start on 8/18 vs. Hudson Valley, which was played at Fenway Park...Left the game and missed the remainder of the season on the DL (facial fracture).