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Kelly Johnson
Birthdate: 2/22/1982 (35 y, 1 m, 2 d)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 6-1/205     Position: 2B
Drafted: 2000 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1s, Pick: 8, Overall: 38, Team: Atlanta Braves
Contract: $2M / 1 Years (2016)
RotoWire News: Johnson has heard from the Reds, Braves and Blue Jays about a non-roster deal, but he's waiting on a major league contract, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports. (3/18/2017)
Profiles:  2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: After witnessing first hand how Daniel Murphy transformed into a power hitter, Kelly Johnson asked “why not me?” This became all the more easier when, for the second time in two seasons, he was traded from the Braves to the Mets and could continue playing under the tutelage of Kevin Long, a hitting coach that specializes in teaching left-handed batters to pull for power. Johnson posted 23.4% and 18.4% home run-to-fly ball rates for the Mets in 2015 and 2016 respectively. While neither of these figures are career highs, they represent significant jumps in performance relative to his time with other teams in recent years - and he has spent a lot of time with other teams, having played for six organizations in the past four years. (Andrew Perpetua)

The Quick Opinion: He’s an aging backup infielder, but he is focusing on recognizing pitches he can pull in the air, so you might see a late-career bump in home runs.

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SeasonBatting 3rdGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2005Batting 3rd932384210165604000400.125
2007Batting 3rd2880000000002000000.000
2008Batting 3rd186773221650111105014010011.328
2009Batting 3rd4661010020000000000.167
2010Batting 3rd341321513524605161317041002421.265
2011Batting 3rd1551010001002000000.200
2013Batting 3rd1456631163026115017110120.196
2014Batting 3rd2331010001002000000.333
2015Batting 3rd619213200113209000000.158
2016Batting 3rd2992200000001000000.222
TotalBatting 3rd92337377805218010424435092122952.237

SeasonBatting 3rdBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2005Batting 3rd15.8 %10.5 %1.50.125.263.250.513.125.1112-2.6.24443
2007Batting 3rd0.0 %25.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.000-1-2.2.000-100
2008Batting 3rd6.8 %19.2 %0.36.328.370.448.818.119.396111.8.359117
2009Batting 3rd0.0 %0.0 %0.00.167.167.333.500.167.1670-0.6.21019
2010Batting 3rd11.3 %27.2 %0.41.265.349.424.773.159.349202.9.345106
2011Batting 3rd0.0 %40.0 %0.00.200.200.400.600.200.3330-0.2.25450
2013Batting 3rd7.9 %27.0 %0.29.196.270.357.627.161.2375-1.8.27875
2014Batting 3rd0.0 %66.7 %0.00.333.333.6671.000.3331.00010.3.428175
2015Batting 3rd9.5 %42.9 %0.22.158.238.316.554.158.2221-1.1.24853
2016Batting 3rd0.0 %11.1 %0.00.222.222.222.444.000.2500-0.9.19518
TotalBatting 3rd9.3 %24.4 %0.38.237.309.380.689.142.29539-4.4.30786

SeasonBatting 3rdGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2005Batting 3rd1.087.4 %48.1 %44.4 %16.7 %8.3 %7.7 %0.0 %50.0 %28.6 %21.4 %32.1 %42.9 %25.0 %1446282
2007Batting 3rd2.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %50.0 %16.7 %291118
2008Batting 3rd1.1727.8 %38.9 %33.3 %0.0 %5.6 %4.8 %0.0 %35.2 %31.5 %33.3 %11.1 %55.6 %33.3 %293108185
2009Batting 3rd0.6716.7 %33.3 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %50.0 %16.7 %33.3 %50.0 %18414
2010Batting 3rd1.0324.2 %38.5 %37.4 %0.0 %14.7 %8.6 %0.0 %39.8 %32.3 %28.0 %9.7 %53.8 %36.6 %608233375
2011Batting 3rd0.000.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %33.3 %66.7 %20614
2013Batting 3rd0.4612.5 %27.5 %60.0 %16.7 %8.3 %9.1 %0.0 %25.0 %45.0 %30.0 %22.5 %47.5 %30.0 %26099161
2014Batting 3rd0.000.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %1037
2015Batting 3rd0.3320.0 %20.0 %60.0 %0.0 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %30.0 %60.0 %10.0 %10.0 %40.0 %50.0 %973859
2016Batting 3rd1.3312.5 %50.0 %37.5 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %37.5 %25.0 %37.5 %25.0 %62.5 %12.5 %341123
TotalBatting 3rd0.8719.5 %37.4 %43.1 %6.6 %9.4 %6.5 %0.0 %36.6 %34.1 %29.3 %15.7 %51.0 %33.3 %1513575938