Mon, 04 Nov 2013 12:43:36 -0800
The Atlanta Braves declined to pick up OF Reed Johnson's $1.6 million option for the 2014 season Monday, Nov. 4, making him a free agent. The Braves will buy him out for $150,000.
Sun, 03 Nov 2013 11:25:48 -0800
The Atlanta Braves are expected to pick up the 2014 club option for OF Reed Johnson.
Sat, 28 Sep 2013 11:29:10 -0700
Atlanta Braves OF Reed Johnson went hitless in three at-bats against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday, Sept. 27. It was his first start in the outfield since July 25, and he had served exclusively as a pinch hitter since being activated from the disabled list due to an Achilles' injury Sept. 10.
Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:36:44 -0700
Atlanta Braves OF Reed Johnson was suspended one game Thursday, Sept. 26, for his role in a benches-clearing incident with the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday, Sept. 26.
Tue, 10 Sep 2013 15:35:31 -0700
The Atlanta Braves activated OF Reed Johnson (Achilles') from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, Sept. 10.
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 21:22:36 -0700
Atlanta Braves OF Reed Johnson (Achilles') is still having problems running due to his Achilles' tendinitis. He continues to just take batting practice, and is hopeful he'll see improvement in his Achilles' before too long. The team is still hopeful he'll be able to return before the season is over. "It's not ready yet," Johnson said Tuesday, Aug. 20. "It's going to be a little bit I think."
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 16:16:43 -0700
Atlanta Braves OF Reed Johnson (Achilles') has been taking batting practice and throwing for almost a week, but he hasn't been able to run yet. He is having custom orthotics made that will hopefully help him recover when he can run again. "Obviously I want to get back in there as soon as I can," Johnson said. "But at the same time, I don't want to get to a point where I come back a little too soon and reinjure it and all of a sudden it's the playoffs are gone, the season's gone."
Tue, 30 Jul 2013 10:05:53 -0700
The Atlanta Braves placed OF Reed Johnson (Achilles') on the 15-day disabled list with left knee tendonitis Tuesday, July 30, and recalled OF Todd Cunningham from the minors in a corresponding move.
Mon, 29 Jul 2013 13:15:33 -0700
Atlanta Braves OF Reed Johnson (Achilles') is day-to-day and will be a game-time decision Monday, July 29.
Fri, 17 May 2013 12:20:48 -0700
The Atlanta Braves activated OF Jason Heyward (appendix) from the 15-day disabled list Friday, May 17, and placed RP Jordan Walden (shoulder) on the DL with right shoulder inflammation.
Fantasy Tip: Get Heyward back into your lineups as soon as possible. His return takes whatever fleeting value Reed Johnson and Jordan Schafer had in NL-only leagues. It might be tougher to get Evan Gattis into the lineup now, too.