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Birth Date12-7-1990
Height6' 4"
Weight235 lbs
Age26 years, 6 months, 17 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2013
2014
0.12015
2016
0.32017
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2015 BOS MLB 1 1 4.3 0 1 0 3 4 3 0 .264 104 6.2 8.3 0.0 6.2 33% .250 .243 1.62 4.48 8.31 100 3.57 83.4 0.1
2017 BOS MLB 4 4 21.0 2 0 0 24 5 17 5 .260 98 10.3 2.1 2.1 7.3 36% .292 .277 1.38 5.32 4.29 103 4.67 98.8 0.2
CareerMLB5525.3210279205.261999.63.21.87.135%.286.2711.425.184.971024.3994.30.3

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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2012 LOW A- 4 4 5.7 0 0 0 2 1 4 0 .263 90 3.2 1.6 0.0 6.4 93% .143 .114 0.53 2.44 0.00 86 3.24 96.1
2013 GRN A 15 15 69.0 1 6 0 50 28 69 4 .264 103 6.5 3.7 0.5 9.0 47% .251 .233 1.13 3.62 2.87 95 2.78 92.8
2013 SLM A+ 2 2 11.0 1 0 0 9 5 8 0 .256 109 7.4 4.1 0.0 6.5 59% .281 .232 1.27 3.25 1.64 99 4.39 101.6
2013 RSX Rk 2 2 5.0 0 0 0 1 2 7 0 .243 97 1.8 3.6 0.0 12.6 75% .125 .088 0.60 1.85 0.00 90 3.33 97.8
2014 SLM A+ 5 5 25.7 3 1 0 23 7 33 0 .264 103 8.1 2.5 0.0 11.6 41% .333 .232 1.17 1.75 3.86 78 2.48 89.4
2014 PME AA 20 20 118.0 10 2 0 78 32 99 6 .258 101 5.9 2.4 0.5 7.6 48% .229 .198 0.93 3.14 1.75 85 1.96 81.3
2015 BOS MLB 1 1 4.3 0 1 0 3 4 3 0 .264 104 6.2 8.3 0.0 6.2 33% .250 .243 1.62 4.48 8.31 100 3.57 83.4
2015 PAW AAA 18 18 96.0 9 6 0 74 32 90 6 .259 89 6.9 3.0 0.6 8.4 47% .264 .235 1.10 3.21 2.53 85 2.24 86.5
2016 LOW A- 2 2 11.0 0 0 0 7 2 11 0 .257 113 5.7 1.6 0.0 9.0 37% .259 .182 0.82 1.81 0.00 87 2.55 92.1
2016 PAW AAA 15 15 77.0 5 6 0 74 36 54 9 .254 95 8.6 4.2 1.1 6.3 36% .284 .269 1.43 4.72 4.09 117 5.27 109.5
2016 RSX Rk 2 2 7.0 0 1 0 7 2 9 0 .247 92 9.0 2.6 0.0 11.6 33% .389 .245 1.29 1.59 3.86 93 3.54 100.2
2017 BOS MLB 4 4 21.0 2 0 0 24 5 17 5 .260 98 10.3 2.1 2.1 7.3 36% .292 .277 1.38 5.32 4.29 103 4.67 98.8
2017 PAW AAA 8 8 46.3 2 0 0 45 17 42 2 .252 95 8.7 3.3 0.4 8.2 41% .314 .242 1.34 3.19 2.72 100 3.59 79.9

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
2015 87 0.4023 0.3563 0.8065 0.4857 0.2692 0.8824 0.7143 0.1935
2017 358 0.4832 0.5056 0.8232 0.6243 0.3946 0.9074 0.6986 0.1768
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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
2013-06-04 2013-07-21 Minors 47 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2012-08-19 2012-09-05 Minors 17 17 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 BOS $
2016 BOS $
2015 BOS $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 12 dJet Sports1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Boston 3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Boston 3/2/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Boston 7/11/15.
  • Drafted by Boston 2012 (1s-31) (Florida). $1.575M signing bonus (slot amount).

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
What You Need to Know: Every Man Wants to Be a Macho ManAshley Varela2017-06-19
Expert FAAB Review: Week 11Mike Gianella2017-06-13
Prospectus Feature: The 2012 Re-DraftBaseball Prospectus2017-06-12
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of May 26th-29thMark Anderson2017-05-30
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 7Mark Barry2017-05-12
Short Relief: Business Decisions, Minor League Affinities, and Unforgettable Oral HistoriesMo Bjonski2017-04-19
Short Relief: Business Decisions, Minor League Affinities, and Unforgettable Oral HistoriesJason Wojciechowski2017-04-19
Short Relief: Business Decisions, Minor League Affinities, and Unforgettable Oral HistoriesJames Fegan2017-04-19
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of April 13thWilson Karaman2017-04-14
Looking Back on Tomorrow: Boston Red SoxBen Carsley2017-03-21
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2017Ben Carsley2017-02-27
Transaction Analysis: Overstocked Red Sox Deal BuchholzBryan Grosnick2016-12-22
Transaction Analysis: Overstocked Red Sox Deal BuchholzJarrett Seidler2016-12-22
This article requires BP Premium access2017 Prospects: Boston Red Sox Top 10 ProspectsJeffrey Paternostro2016-12-02
This article requires BP Premium access2017 Prospects: Boston Red Sox Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2016-12-02
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, August 16thWilson Karaman2016-08-17
Transaction Analysis: Red Sox Swing Big For PomeranzChristopher Crawford2016-07-15
Transaction Analysis: Red Sox Swing Big For PomeranzBen Carsley2016-07-15
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Game of Thursday, July 14thMark Anderson2016-07-15
This article requires BP Premium accessWeekly Wrap: May 27, 2016Will Haines2016-05-27
Prospectus Q&A: Rich Hill, Ace PitcherTim Britton2016-05-23
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week ThreeScooter Hotz2016-04-21
This article requires BP Premium accessWho to Watch: International LeagueChristopher Crawford2016-04-15
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, April 11thChristopher Crawford2016-04-12
Rubbing Mud: Injuries to Boston's Lefties Might Turn Out All RightMatthew Trueblood2016-03-23
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Starting Pitching Depth, RankedJeff Long2016-03-08
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2016Ben Carsley2016-02-26
2016 Prospects: Boston Red Sox Top 10 ProspectsChristopher Crawford2016-02-23
2016 Prospects: Boston Red Sox Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2016-02-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Wade-Ing is the Hardest PartChristopher Crawford2015-12-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Wade-Ing is the Hardest PartBryan Grosnick2015-12-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Wade-Ing is the Hardest PartJ.J. Jansons2015-12-08
Transaction Analysis: Oh, Hello DavidBen Carsley2015-12-02
Transaction Analysis: Oh, Hello DavidJ.J. Jansons2015-12-02
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 17th Edition, 2015J.J. Jansons2015-08-13
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 16th Edition, 2015J.J. Jansons2015-08-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 15th Edition, 2015J.J. Jansons2015-07-30
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, July 28thJeff Moore2015-07-29
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 61: I Would Rather Have Sugar RayBret Sayre2015-07-16
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 61: I Would Rather Have Sugar RayGeorge Bissell2015-07-16
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 61: I Would Rather Have Sugar RayMike Gianella2015-07-16
Transaction Analysis: Pitchers and PicksBret Sayre2015-07-08
Eyewitness Accounts: July 2, 2015BP Prospect Staff2015-07-02
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: June 15, 2015BP Prospect Staff2015-06-15
BP Boston: John Henry's Final Plea for PatienceBen Carsley2015-06-03
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Eduardo RodriguezMark Anderson2015-05-28
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Eduardo RodriguezBen Carsley2015-05-28
Expert FAAB Review: Week SevenMike Gianella2015-05-19
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, April 21, 2015Jeff Moore2015-04-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2015Craig Goldstein2015-02-23
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2015Ben Carsley2015-02-23
2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational RankingsMark Anderson2015-02-17
2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational RankingsBP Prospect Staff2015-02-17
2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational RankingsJeff Moore2015-02-17
This article requires BP Premium accessBefore They Were Pros: AL EastPatrick Ebert2014-12-11
This article requires BP Premium accessBefore They Were Pros: AL EastTodd Gold2014-12-11
This article requires BP Premium accessBefore They Were Pros: AL EastDavid Rawnsley2014-12-11
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Boston Red Sox Top 10 ProspectsChris Mellen2014-12-01
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Boston Red Sox Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2014-12-01
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Boston Red SoxBen Carsley2014-11-03


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Brian Johnson has thrown 441 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2015 and 2017, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2017, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (88mph) and Curve (74mph), also mixing in a Slider (80mph). He also rarely throws a Change (79mph), Cutter (83mph) and Sinker (86mph).