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Micah Johnson | Outfielder | #2

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (26) / 12/18/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 200
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: Indiana
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 9 (0) / CWS
Contract: view contract details
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Rays claimed INF/OF Micah Johnson off waivers from the Giants.
Johnson has now been claimed off waivers three times since late October. At this rate, he could technically make it halfway around the league by spring training. Assuming Johnson stays with the Rays, he could be in the mix for a utility role. The 26-year-old is a .224/.291/.259 career hitter in the majors. Nov 27 - 3:41 PM

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Giants designated INF/OF Micah Johnson for assignment.

Johnson has already been on three different teams since September and could add a fourth. He is a career .224/.291/.259 hitter at the major league level.
Nov 20 - 9:14 PM

Giants claimed INF/OF Micah Johnson off waivers from the Reds.

The Reds just claimed Johnson off waivers from the Braves last week, and he's on the move again. Johnson is a 26-year-old utility player who is a career .224/.291/.259 hitter at the major league level.
Oct 30 - 4:53 PM

Reds claimed INF/OF Micah Johnson off waivers from the Braves.

Johnson made just 11 plate appearances at the major league level in 2018 and probably isn't a great bet to crack the Reds' Opening Day roster next spring. The 26-year-old is a .224/.291/.259 career hitter.
Oct 26 - 2:56 PM

Braves recalled INF/OF Micah Johnson from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Johnson has appeared in four games with the Braves this season and batted .289/.377/.400 over 40 games in Triple-A. The 26-year-old figures to contribute in a utility role.
Sep 4 - 2:50 PM

Braves optioned INF/OF Micah Johnson to Triple-A Gwinnett.

With Matt Kemp returning from the disabled list on Saturday, Johnson became the odd-man out on the Braves' bench. He'll continue to provide depth at Triple-A and should be back in September.
Aug 19 - 3:53 PM

Braves recalled INF/OF Micah Johnson from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Johnson was up briefly last month and didn't receive a start. He'll work in a utility role.
Aug 18 - 3:05 PM

Braves optioned INF/OF Micah Johnson to Triple-A Gwinnett.

The move clears a spot for Ozzie Albies' promotion to the majors. Johnson was just activated from the disabled list on Friday and went 0-for-3 in three games.
Aug 1 - 3:43 PM

Braves activated INF/OF Micah Johnson from the 60-day disabled list.

Johnson hit .378/.452/.568 over 11 games with Triple-A Gwinnett after coming back from wrist surgery. He'll operate in a utility role.
Jul 28 - 2:15 PM

Micah Johnson (wrist) has increased the intensity of his batting-cage sessions and is nearing a rehab assignment.

"I watched him in the cage and he was turning it loose," Braves manager Brian Snitker said. Johnson, who is coming back from March wrist surgery, will soon take live batting practice and play in intrasquad games at the team's spring training complex. He hopes to contribute in the second half.
Jun 20 - 9:47 AM

Braves transferred INF/OF Micah Johnson from the 10-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for the addition of Danny Santana. Johnson had wrist surgery in March.
May 8 - 7:35 PM

Braves placed INF/OF Micah Johnson on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to March 30, with a fractured left wrist.

Johnson had surgery on the wrist last month and he will be on the shelf for a while. He figures to get moved to the 60-day DL eventually.
Apr 2 - 11:17 AM

Micah Johnson needs surgery for a fracture in his left wrist.

The initial X-rays turned up negative, but Johnson was sent for an MRI on Wednesday and that exam revealed a broken bone. His recovery timetable is uncertain at this time. It's probably going to be a while. Johnson suffered the fractured left wrist Tuesday while making a diving catch in the outfield during a Grapefruit League game.
Mar 16 - 2:38 PM

Micah Johnson (wrist) will go for more tests.

X-rays came back negative after Johnson rolled his wrist on a diving catch on Tuesday, but the hope is that an MRI will rule out any possible structural damage. There should be more clarity on his status in the next couple of days.
Mar 15 - 12:29 PM

Micah Johnson left Tuesday's Grapefruit League game with a left wrist sprain.

Johnson suffered the injury while making a diving catch in the outfield. It looked concerning, but X-rays came back negative and he's considered day-to-day.
Mar 14 - 3:34 PM