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Johnny Monell | Catcher

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 3/27/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 209
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Dodgers acquired C Johnny Monell from the Orioles in exchange for cash considerations.
He'll provide depth at Triple-A Albuquerque. Monell has batted .209/.280/.286 with one homer over 30 games at the Triple-A level this season. May 28 - 2:55 PM

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Orioles sent C Johnny Monell outright to Triple-A Norfolk.

Monell had been designated for assignment, but he's cleared waivers and will remain in the organization. The 27-year-old is a career .267/.351/.456 hitter in the minors.
Mar 28 - 3:13 PM

Orioles designated C Johnny Monell for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the O's 40-man roster for utilityman Steve Lombardozzi, who was acquired Monday from the Tigers for non-roster shortstop Alex Gonzalez. Monell, 27, has eight career major league at-bats.
Mar 24 - 9:40 AM

Orioles optioned C Johnny Monell to Triple-A Norfolk.

This means that Steve Clevenger has won the backup job to Orioles starting catcher Matt Wieters. Monell will serve as organizational depth this year for Baltimore.
Mar 19 - 4:36 PM

Johnny Monell went 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBI in the Orioles' win over the Twins on Wednesday.

Monell struck out in three of his first four at-bats this spring, but the 27-year-old couldn't miss on Wednesday. Monell stroked two singles to go with his three-run home run off Jared Burton in the third inning. The catcher, who was acquired from the Giants in November, has always been a threat at the plate. If the Orioles can stomach his defense behind it, he could find his way onto the Opening Day roster as backup to Matt Wieters.
Mar 5 - 10:24 PM

Orioles acquired catcher Johnny Monell from the Giants for cash considerations.

The 27-year-old Monell hit .275/.364/.494 as Triple-A Fresno's starting catcher last season, but defense behind the plate has held him back. While the Orioles could consider carrying him as Matt Wieters' backup, they'll likely continue to look at alternatives.
Sat, Nov 30, 2013 06:28:00 PM

Giants designated C Johnny Monell for assignment.

Monell was removed from the 40-man roster when the Giants claimed Jose De Paula off waivers from the Padres. The 27-year-old had one hit in eight at-bats this past season. He batted .275/.364/.494 in 415 at-bats with 20 home runs for Triple-A Fresno as well.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 10:37:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1A.J. Ellis
2Drew Butera
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2B1Dee Gordon
2Justin Turner
SS1Hanley Ramirez
2Miguel Rojas
3Darwin Barney
3B1Juan Uribe
LF1Carl Crawford
2Scott Van Slyke
CF1Yasiel Puig
RF1Matt Kemp
2Andre Ethier
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Zack Greinke
3Hyun-Jin Ryu
4Dan Haren
5Roberto Hernandez
6Kevin Correia
7Josh Beckett
8Paul Maholm
9Chad Billingsley
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Brian Wilson
3J.P. Howell
4Chris Perez
5Brandon League
6Jamey Wright
7Carlos Frias
8Paco Rodriguez
9Chris Withrow
10Onelki Garcia
11Pedro Baez