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Name  Reed Johnson
Born  12/8/1976
Height  5-10
Weight  180
Number  4
Position  LF
Bats  R
Throws  R
7/30/2013 9:58:00 AM
Description: Atlanta Braves backup outfielder Reed Johnson has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with left Achilles tendinitis.
Insight: Johnson (.263) is a career backup with no power or speed therefore this injury shouldn't change any fantasy lineups.
4/23/2013 1:42:00 PM
Description: Atlanta Braves backup outfielder Reed Johnson should get a start when Jon Garland is on the hill for the Rockies in the first game of a doubleheader as he's a career .615 hitter (8-for-13) in their matchups.
Insight: Johnson (.125) is likely to start with Jason Heyward sidelined due to appendectomy surgery on Monday.
12/6/2012 8:56:00 PM
Description: The Atlanta Braves announced on the team's Twitter page that Reed Johnson has agreed to a new one-year deal.
Insight: Johnson hits for a high average but he's just a utility player. We don't envision him cracking 300 at bats next season.
6/25/2012 10:30:00 AM
Description: Cubs outfielder Reed Johnson is likely one of the few hitters who enjoys seeing Johan Santana take the hill. He's a career .520 hitter (13-for-25) against the Mets lefty with a 1.316 OPS.
Insight: Johnson doesn't play everyday, but if you see his name in the Cubs lineup, put him in yours.
12/10/2010 8:29:00 PM
Description: The Mets have some interest in Reed Johnson as a bench OF. SOURCE: ANDY MARTINO
Insight: Johnson would be a nice spark for the Mets off the bench since he is one of the tougher players in baseball. However, his fantasy value will be minimal wherever he goes.
8/20/2010 8:09:00 AM
Description: Johnson went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run on Thursday against the Rockies.
Insight: Johnson has hits in three straight games and is now batting .302 with one homer and eleven RBI in 75 games this year. (
4/9/2010 8:41:00 AM
Description: Johnson went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored on Thursday against the Pirates.
Insight: Johnson got his first start of the season in place of Manny Ramirez and he followed through with a strong game. (
3/25/2010 8:43:00 AM
Description: Johnson went 1-for-2 with a RBI on Wednesday against the A's.
Insight: Johnson knocked in his eight run of the Spring as he continues to have a strong Spring. He is now batting .306 so far this Spring. (
3/23/2010 8:23:00 AM
Description: Johnson went 3-for-5 with a RBI on Monday against the Brewers.
Insight: Johnson is now batting .294 with seven RBI so far this Spring as he looks to win a bench spot on the Dodgers. (
2/2/2010 8:43:00 AM
Description: reports that the Dodgers have interest in signing Johnson.
Insight: Johnson hit .313 with four home runs and 22 RBI last season with the Cubs.(
Cold7/31/2009 11:49:00 AM
Description: Johnson was returned to the disabled list after fracturing his foot. He will miss at least a month.
Insight: Johnson was getting playing time against left-handed pitching and had a .306 average against southpaws. He was hitting just .200 in July and his playing time will go to Kosuke Fukudome and the recently recalled Sam Fuld. (
Steady5/30/2009 8:18:00 PM
Description: Johnson had a big day for the Cubs. He went 3-for-3 with his third homer of the season.
Insight: Johnson is hitting .270. He doesn't play every day so he is probably not worth much mixed league attention, but NL-only owners should take note of his decent play. (
Steady2/14/2009 9:57:00 AM
Description: Johnson could platoon with Kosuke Fukudome, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Insight: This is the role that Johnson played last year in a platoon with Jim Edmonds. He hit .303 and .333 against lefties. With Fukudome having something to prove just to get playing time, Johnson could grab the every day starting role and be a decent fantasy outfielder. (

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