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Portrait of Kris Johnson

Kris Johnson PTwins

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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 29)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-14-1984
Height6' 4"
Weight205 lbs
Age30 years, 10 months, 18 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2011
2012
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2013 PIT MLB 4 1 10.3 12 4 9 0 .262 93 10.5 3.5 0.0 7.8 47% .375 .282 1.55 2.73 6.10 96 5.74 -0.1
2014 MIN MLB 3 3 13.3 17 9 12 2 .267 123 11.5 6.1 1.4 8.1 51% .366 .301 1.95 0.00 4.72 106 6.42 -0.3
CareerMLB7423.72913212.26511011.04.90.88.049%.370.2931.774.205.321026.13-0.4

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2006 LOW A- 14 13 30.2 25 7 27 0 .266 95 7.5 2.1 0.0 8.0 63% .294 .196 1.06 2.52 0.89
2007 LNC A+ 27 27 136.0 148 57 100 20 .266 120 9.8 3.8 1.3 6.6 46% .300 .264 1.51 5.53 5.56
2008 PME AA 27 27 136.3 147 56 108 5 .260 100 9.7 3.7 0.3 7.1 51% .327 .257 1.49 3.43 3.63
2009 PME AA 3 3 17.0 22 5 12 1 .256 94 11.6 2.6 0.5 6.4 52% .350 .328 1.59 3.55 6.35
2009 PAW AAA 22 22 96.3 128 44 65 8 .248 105 12.0 4.1 0.7 6.1 45% .357 .303 1.79 4.38 6.36
2010 PAW AAA 28 24 132.7 152 52 79 15 .256 94 10.3 3.5 1.0 5.4 43% .309 .294 1.54 4.86 4.88
2010 ESC Wnt 5 5 24.0 20 10 14 1 .000 7.5 3.8 0.4 5.2 0% .257 .000 1.25 3.84 3.00
2011 PAW AAA 8 3 20.7 41 6 12 7 .261 91 17.9 2.6 3.0 5.2 30% .410 .412 2.27 7.49 12.63
2011 ESC Wnt 2 1 4.7 6 2 3 0 .000 11.6 3.9 0.0 5.8 0% .400 .000 1.71 3.03 3.86
2012 ALT AA 15 9 56.0 50 24 42 3 .265 102 8.0 3.9 0.5 6.8 54% .276 .252 1.32 3.84 2.09
2012 IND AAA 20 4 45.7 42 18 33 7 .251 98 8.3 3.5 1.4 6.5 48% .259 .258 1.31 4.95 4.53
2012 ESC Wnt 6 4 27.0 11 6 22 0 .000 3.7 2.0 0.0 7.3 0% .157 .000 0.63 2.14 0.67
2013 PIT MLB 4 1 10.3 12 4 9 0 .262 93 10.5 3.5 0.0 7.8 47% .375 .282 1.55 2.73 6.10
2013 IND AAA 26 21 135.7 116 43 94 6 .247 100 7.7 2.9 0.4 6.2 55% .273 .213 1.17 3.43 2.39
2014 MIN MLB 3 3 13.3 17 9 12 2 .267 123 11.5 6.1 1.4 8.1 51% .366 .301 1.95 0.00 4.72
2014 ROC AAA 23 23 132.0 115 55 102 8 .253 102 7.8 3.8 0.5 7.0 52% .275 .233 1.29 0.00 3.48

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2013 167 0.4251 0.4491 0.7467 0.6056 0.3333 0.8837 0.5625 0.2533
2014 254 0.4331 0.4724 0.7500 0.6636 0.3264 0.8356 0.6170 0.2500
Career4210.42990.46320.74870.64060.32910.85470.59540.2513

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 MIN $
2013 PIT $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 43 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14. Contract rights sold to Hiroshima of Japan 10/22/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Pittsburgh (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Pittsburgh 8/13/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/16/11 (minor-league contract).
  • Released by Boston 5/16/11.
  • Drafted by Boston 2006 (1s-40) (Wichita State). $0.85M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .255 .288 .291 .220
11 vs R (Multi) .344 .460 .548 .337
18 Split (Multi) -.090 -.172 -.257 -.117
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.024 -.027 -.064 -.028
30 vs L (2014) .250 .286 .250 .196
31 vs R (2014) .353 .476 .618 .356
38 Split (2014) -.103 -.190 -.368 -.160
39 LgAvg (2014) -.020 -.022 -.062 -.025

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BP Articles

Kris Johnson is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 17Wilson Karaman2014-07-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessInterleague Report: Week SixJeff Quinton2014-05-05
BP Unfiltered: This Week's New Pitching Lines, 5/2Sam Miller2014-05-02
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: A Busy Thursday in BaseballDaniel Rathman2014-05-02
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Harang UnravelsDaniel Rathman2014-05-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Giant LOOGYSam Miller2013-11-20
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Taking Three Teams' Playoff TemperaturesDaniel Rathman2013-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 20, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-20
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 19, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Infielders Up, Infielders DownR.J. Anderson2013-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Ben Cherington Interview, Part 2Kevin Goldstein2008-07-26
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Red Sox Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2007-11-02
This article requires BP Premium accessWait 'Til Next Year: Hostile EnvironmentsBryan Smith2007-06-12
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: State of the Systems, AL EastKevin Goldstein2007-05-02
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: High-A PreviewKevin Goldstein2007-04-08


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2008-11-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)Rangers get Jav Vasquez & Manny del Carmen, Red Sox get Teagarden & Kiker, White Sox get Coco Crisp & Kris Johnson; who says no?
(niketour2 from oregon)
Rangers ... and I guess now the Royals. (Will Carroll)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Kris Johnson threw 442 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Sinker (93mph) and Fourseam Fastball (93mph), also mixing in a Slider (84mph) and Change (85mph). He also rarely threw a Curve (77mph).