Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:55:35 -0700
Free-agent P Kris Johnson (Twins) signed a deal with the Hiroshihma Carp of the Japanese League for "mid-six figures," according to a source.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:37:21 -0700
Minnesota Twins SP Yohan Pino picked up his first major league win Thursday, July 10, with one run and seven hits given up in a 4-2 win over the Seattle Mariners. Pino was optioned to Triple-A Rochester following the game to make room for P Kris Johnson on the roster.
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:59:56 -0700
Minnesota Twins SP Kris Johnson will be recalled from Triple-A Rochester, and he's expected to start Friday, July 11, according to a source. SP Yohan Pino could be optioned back to the minors after his next start.
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 00:01:31 -0700
The Minnesota Twins announced P Kris Johnson will be called up from Triple-A Rochester to act as the 26th man on the roster. The Twins are playing a doubleheader with the Los Angeles Dodgers and this will enable Johnson to serve as a starting pitcher for one of the games.
Tue, 19 Nov 2013 14:03:35 -0800
The Minnesota Twins acquired P Kris Johnson from the Pittsburgh Pirates Tuesday, Nov. 19, in exchange for RP Duke Welker.
Sun, 01 Sep 2013 12:48:54 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled SP Kris Johnson and RP Kyle Farnsworth from Triple-A Indianapolis. In addition, they have activated OF Travis Snider (toe) from the 15-day disabled list.
Thu, 29 Aug 2013 19:48:47 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates are expected to recall P Kris Johnson and RP Ryan Reid from Triple-A Indianapolis when the rosters expand in September.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 22:32:06 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates optioned P Kris Johnson to Triple-A Indianapolis Monday, Aug. 19, and recalled RP Ryan Reid to take his place.
Sun, 18 Aug 2013 13:16:19 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates have called up P Kris Johnson from Triple-A Indianapolis. He was 10-4 with two saves and led the International League with a 2.41 ERA. Johnson will pitch out of the bullpen, although he started 20 of the 25 games he appeared in at Indianapolis. "Kris gives us the most innings and pitches available," general manager Neal Huntington said. "We looked at the reliever group at Triple-A, and Kris has put himself in a position to be a legitimate September (call-up) candidate. He was our best guy available to help this club today."
Tue, 09 Apr 2013 21:04:59 -0700
If Pittsburgh Pirates SP Wandy Rodriguez (hamstring) cannot start Sunday, April 14, SP Phillip Irwin or Kris Johnson could be candidates to be recalled and fill in.