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MLB notebook: Angels obtain Johnson from Braves

(TSX / STATS) -- The Los Angeles Angels acquired right-handed reliever Jim Johnson from the Atlanta Braves on Thursday in exchange for minor league pitcher Justin Kelly.

Johnson converted 22 of 31 opportunities last season for the Braves. The 34-year-old New York native posted a 6-3 mark with a 5.56 ERA in 61 appearances in 2017.

Johnson owns a 33-43 record with a 3.79 ERA in 612 career appearances for the Baltimore Orioles, Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Dodgers and Braves. His 176 saves rank seventh among active pitchers, trailing only Craig Kimbrel (291), Kenley Jansen (230), Aroldis Chapman (204), Joakim Soria (204), Greg Holland (186) and Mark Melancon (179).

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Leaders
AVG: F. Freeman.307
HR: F. Freeman28
RBI: N. Markakis76
SB: E. Inciarte22
W: J. Teheran11
ERA: R. Dickey4.26
Saves: J. Johnson22
K: J. Teheran151
NL East
TeamWLPctGB
X-Washington 9765.599-
Miami 7785.47520
Atlanta 7290.44425
NY Mets 7092.43227
Philadelphia 6696.40731
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .263 (6)
Runs: 732 (20)
Hits: 1467 (6)
Home Runs: 165 (28)
Stolen Bases: 77 (18)
OBP: .326 (14)
SLG: .412 (24)
Total Bases: 2303 (23)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.72 (24)
Runs Allowed: 821 (24)
Saves: 36 (19)
Strikeouts: 1258 (20)
OpBA: .263 (19)
OBP: .339 (25)
SLG: .438 (19)
Run Support: 4.57 (20)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
12/6 C. Colón Signed to a Minor League Contract
12/1 M. Adams Free Agent - No Contract Offer (non-tendered)
12/1 J. Peterson Free Agent - No Contract Offer (non-tendered)
12/1 D. Santana Free Agent - No Contract Offer (non-tendered)
12/1 C. Whitley Acquired Off Waivers Tampa Bay
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Injuries
Date Player Status
9/18 J. Ravin off 60-day DL
9/1 J. Motte off 10-day DL
8/29 T. Flowers off 10-day DL
8/19 L. Jackson off 10-day DL
8/18 D. Santana off 60-day DL
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