|Dec. 3 10:03 PM PT11:03 PM MT12:03 AM CT1:03 AM ET1:03 ET6:03 GMT14:03 CST11:03 PM MST1:03 AM EST1:33 AM VEN10:03 UAE12:03 AM CT-The Oakland Athletics have acquired Johnson from the Baltimore Orioles for infielder Jemile Weeks and a player to be named.
Analysis: The two-time AL West champions found their closer to replace All-Star Grant Balfour, who became a free agent after the season. The 30-year-old Johnson converted 50 of 59 save opportunities in 2013, going 3-8 with a 2.94 ERA. He was tied with Atlanta's Craig Kimbrel for the major leagues saves lead.
|Aug. 10 2:07 PM PT3:07 PM MT4:07 PM CT5:07 PM ET17:07 ET21:07 GMT5:07 CST2:07 PM MST4:07 PM EST4:37 PM VEN1:07 UAE (+1)4:07 PM CT-Johnson choked away a save in a 5-2, 10-inning win Friday over the Giants.
Analysis: Johnson blew his seventh save but after he gave up a game-tying hit to Hunter Pence with no outs in the ninth and then worked out of the jam to gain the victory.
|May 27 10:19 AM PT11:19 AM MT12:19 PM CT1:19 PM ET13:19 ET17:19 GMT1:19 CST10:19 AM MST12:19 PM EST12:49 PM VEN21:19 UAE12:19 PM CT-Johnson saw his recent woes continue in Sunday's 6-5, walkoff loss at Toronto.
Analysis: It's been a rough couple of weeks for Johnson, who's blown four of his last five save chances while surrendering 12 runs in his last six appearances spanning five innings.
|May 21 8:44 AM PT9:44 AM MT10:44 AM CT11:44 AM ET11:44 ET15:44 GMT23:44 CST8:44 AM MST10:44 AM EST11:14 AM VEN19:44 UAE10:44 AM CT-Johnson blew his third save in as many chances during Monday's 6-4, 10-inning loss to the Yankees.
Analysis: Johnson, who entered last week having converted a franchise-record 35 saves in a row, is 0-2 with a 30.86 ERA over his last three appearances.
|Feb. 10 10:19 AM PT11:19 AM MT12:19 PM CT1:19 PM ET13:19 ET18:19 GMT2:19 CST11:19 AM MST1:19 PM EST1:49 PM VEN22:19 UAE12:19 PM CT-Johnson will make $6.5 million and pitcher Jason Hammel will earn $6.75 million under their one-year contracts with the Baltimore Orioles.
Analysis: Johnson can earn an additional $50,000 in performance bonuses under Friday's agreement: $50,000 each for 50 and 55 games finished.
|2006||Bal||0||1||0 - 0||1||1||0||3.0||9||8||8||1||3||0||0||4.00||24.00||-$11.00|
|2007||Bal||0||0||0 - 0||1||0||0||2.0||3||2||2||0||2||0||1||2.50||9.00||-$1.50|
|2008||Bal||2||4||1 - 1||54||0||0||68.2||54||18||17||0||28||3||38||1.19||2.23||$61.67|
|2009||Bal||4||6||10 - 16||64||0||0||70.0||73||32||32||8||23||3||49||1.37||4.11||$89.00|
|2010||Bal||1||1||1 - 6||26||0||0||26.1||32||11||10||2||5||1||22||1.41||3.42||$27.83|
|2011||Bal||6||5||9 - 14||69||0||0||91.0||80||30||27||5||21||3||58||1.11||2.67||$128.50|
|2012||Bal||2||1||51 - 54||71||0||0||68.2||55||21||19||3||15||1||41||1.02||2.49||$218.67|
|2013||Bal||3||8||50 - 59||74||0||0||70.1||72||26||23||5||18||4||56||1.28||2.94||$223.33|
|Career||18||26||122 - 150||360||1||0||400.0||378||148||138||24||115||15||265||1.23||3.11|
|2012||Bal||Total||0||1||2 - 3||5||0||0||5.1||8||6||5||2||1||0||4||8.44|
|0||1||2 - 3||4||0||0||4.1||6||6||5||2||0||0||4||10.38|
|0||0||0 - 0||1||0||0||1.0||2||0||0||0||1||0||0||0.00|
|Career||0||1||2 - 3||5||0||0||5.1||8||6||5||2||1||0||4||8.44|
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