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Kris JohnsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2013-2014
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Played in Japan
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-220Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKristofer Michael Johnson
Height6-4Weight170BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateOctober 14,1984 [33.187]PlaceWest Covina,California
High SchoolBlue Springs (Blue Springs,MO)
CollegeWichita State University (Wichita,KS)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 1st round (40th overall) of the 2006 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Anaheim Angels [Team Picks] in the 50th round (1475th overall) of the 2003 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$850,000Signing ScoutsErnie JacobsService Time0.043 (2013)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2007-BOS-#9
MLB DebutAugust 18,2013 [28.308]
OrganizationsBOS [6] PIT [2] MIN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID48504Retrosheet IDjohnk004MLBAM ID453241
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (60.48%) -- Slider (20.24%) -- Changeup (16.43%) -- Curveball (1.67%) -- Fastball (1.19%)
Fastball Velocity [2014] - 92.20 - [2013] - 92.77
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts46Walks56Hittable63SO/BB52vsPower63Hitting3Durability69Team.538Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2004Wichita StateMVCNCAA-1Fr25S/R19702.0113112100071.2542216128660001.146.780.133.528.292.361.000-
2005Wichita StateMVCNCAA-1So25ST20300.98440000018.0134208191001.156.38--3.939.332.381.000-
2006Wichita StateMVCNCAA-1Jr25ST21624.8615150000053.2573829121455001.459.560.173.527.552.14.750-
2006Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-bos39ST21020.8814131000030.2257307271001.047.34--2.057.923.86.000-
2007Lancaster JetHawksCalifA+bos35ST22975.56272700000136.0148918420571003201.519.791.323.776.621.75.563-
2008Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos25ST23893.63272700000136.014770555561086201.499.700.333.707.131.93.471-
2009Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos35ST24036.35330000017.022141215121001.5911.650.532.656.352.40.000-
2009Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos25ST243136.3522220000096.01287768844657001.7911.960.754.116.071.48.188-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST03166.35252500000113.01509180949778001.7611.910.713.896.111.57.158-
2010Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos25ST256134.88282440020132.215281721552799001.5410.311.023.535.361.52.316-
2011Kansas City T-BonesAmerAssocInd--ST26633.23161602100111.0984440551646001.347.920.404.125.171.25.667-
2011Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos25S/R262212.63835000020.241312976121002.2717.853.052.615.232.00.500-
2012Altoona CurveEastAApit19S/R27322.091596003156.0501913324424001.328.040.483.866.751.75.600-
2012Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit31Rel27524.5320416005045.2422523718332001.318.281.383.556.501.83.714-
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0843.193513220081101.29244361042756001.328.140.893.726.641.79.667-
2013Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit17S/R281042.39262151022135.21163736643948001.177.700.402.856.242.19.714-
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit60S/R28026.10413002010.012770492011.5510.45--3.487.842.25.0002.76
2014Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin11ST291073.48232302000132.011558518551027001.297.840.553.756.951.85.588-
2014Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin53ST29014.73330000013.0177729121001.9511.481.356.088.101.33.0005.31
2015Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl-ST301471.85282801100194.014643405671503101.106.760.233.106.952.24.667-
2016Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl-ST311572.15262603200180.0154504311491413001.137.690.552.457.042.88.682-
2017Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl-ST32634.0113130000076.0794034425532001.369.310.472.956.252.12.667-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter035.32743002023.2291414213213011.7711.030.764.947.991.62.0001.10
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter56644.272131763730123936.09865104468036767449401.449.450.773.526.461.84.467-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter36414.4612797303092560.05943092795121838534001.449.500.823.486.151.77.468-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11143.44453960031209.02191038098516211201.459.420.393.656.961.91.440-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter975.56272700000136.0148918420571003201.519.791.323.776.621.75.563-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter020.8814131000030.2257307271001.047.34--2.057.923.86.000-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter633.23161602100111.0984440551646001.347.920.404.125.171.25.667-
Intl Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter35172.33676704300450.1379133117201413448101.157.560.402.816.862.44.673-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1622.94323021000142.212464472571306001.267.770.133.578.142.28.889-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter026.10413002010.012770492011.5510.45--3.487.842.25.000-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter014.73330000013.0177729121001.9511.481.356.088.101.33.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings0285.3265372800190220.02701301301912119528091.7711.030.764.947.991.62.0001.10
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13154.27504191031220.0231119104198615811101.449.450.773.526.461.84.464-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Altoona CurveEastAApit19p2754010000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.2210.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2012Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit31p27105000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         159010000000300000.111.111.111.222109.167.000.000.0980.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2013Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit17p28812120001002403000.167.286.167.4532017.250.000.167.22511.7623.532.000.000.000.00
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit60p2842000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2014Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin53p2931000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2015Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl-3028605910010022902000.150.177.167.34410164.290.017.050.1563.1345.3114.500.000.0011.11
2016Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl-31265516100000120010000.109.125.127.2527166.171.018.036.1131.5230.3020.000.000.0016.67
2017Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl-3213241300000001202000.125.125.125.2503026.250.000.000.1100.0046.150.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter73000000000201000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2321130001002703000.143.217.143.3603026.214.000.095.0007.6926.923.500.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1817120001002503000.118.211.118.3292022.167.000.118.0009.0922.732.500.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter54010000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Intl Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter67139718200100361014000.129.148.144.292202156.231.015.036.0001.9239.1020.330.000.0011.11
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter42000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter31000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626900000000046023000.000.000.000.0000093.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1621487210007001449021000.143.217.143.360210183.214.000.095.0007.6926.923.500.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2006Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos21P14---3--331.0000.21------14100.018.7
2007Lancaster JetHawks CalifA+bos22P27--1325--38381.0001.41------27100.019.3
2008Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos23P27--619-125251.0000.93------27100.019.3
2009Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos24P3---3--331.0001.00------3100.02.1
2009Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24P22--5122-1917.8950.77------22100.015.4
2010Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos25P28--814-322221.0000.79------28100.019.4
2011Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos26P8--1---111.0000.13------8100.05.6
2012Altoona Curve EastAApit27P15--29-111111.0000.73------15100.010.6
2012Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit27P20--111--12121.0000.60------20100.013.9
2013Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit28P26--724-331311.0001.19------26100.018.1
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P41101---111.0000.250.10-10.0-4100.02.5
2014Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin29P23--1014122524.9601.04------23100.016.0
2014Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29P3313-4--441.0001.330.311150.0-3100.01.9
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P742314--551.0000.710.221233.3-70.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P127--327538110107.9730.84------1270.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P45--831-239391.0000.87------450.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--1325--38381.0001.41------270.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14---3--331.0000.21------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2006Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos2114----------
2007Lancaster JetHawks CalifA+bos2227----------
2008Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos2327----------
2009Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos243----------
2009Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2422----------
2010Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2528----------
2011Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos268----------
2012Altoona Curve EastAApit2715----------
2012Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit2720----------
2013Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit2826----------
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit284----------
2014Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin2923----------
2014Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin293----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2009Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB24000.0000000001.0500000005.0045.000.000.000.0000.00.000
2010Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB2501null10100000.022210000----------0null.000
2012Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB27113.8640400104.2532033001.909.640.005.795.791.005.79.500
2013Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28122.7060600406.24220510101.455.400.006.7513.502.002.70.333
2014Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29000.0050500407.0500015000.866.430.001.296.435.000.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs242.7916016009019.321761918101.559.780.474.198.382.003.26.333

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-10-24RPFree Agent -InternationalContractSigned with Hiroshima (Japan)30.010  
2014-07-22RPMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Rochester (AAA)29.281Team Roster on 2014-07-22
2014-07-11RPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Rochester (AAA)29.270Team Roster on 2014-07-11
2014-05-02RPMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Rochester (AAA)29.200Team Roster on 2014-05-02
2014-05-01RPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Rochester (AAA)29.199Team Roster on 2014-05-01
2014-04-12RPMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Rochester (AAA)29.180Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2014-03-16RPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to minors29.153Team Roster on 2014-03-16
2013-11-21RPMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Pirates to Twins for Duke Welker29.038Team Roster on 2013-11-21
2013-09-01RPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Indianapolis (AAA)28.322Team Roster on 2013-09-01
2013-08-20RPPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Indianapolis (AAA)28.310Team Roster on 2013-08-20
2013-08-18RPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Indianapolis (AAA)28.308Team Roster on 2013-08-18
2013-04-08PPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA)28.176Team Roster on 2013-04-08
2012-11-09PPittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)-Minors--Re-signed with Pirates28.026Team Roster on 2012-11-09
2012-08-25PPittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Altoona (AA)27.315Team Roster on 2012-08-25
2012-08-21PPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA)27.311Team Roster on 2012-08-21
2012-07-24PPittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Altoona (AA)27.283Team Roster on 2012-07-24
2012-06-30PPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA)27.259Team Roster on 2012-06-30
2012-06-27PPittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Altoona (AA)27.256Team Roster on 2012-06-27
2012-06-15PPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)-Minors--27.244Team Roster on 2012-06-15
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-12-14ContractSigned by Pirates 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2006Boston Red Sox-21850,000-------850,000Signing Bonus out of 2006 Draft (1st round - 40th overall)
2013Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll28490,0000.04377537-3,023,990490,0001,340,000
2014Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll29500,000-79432-3,256,497500,0001,840,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red