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  1. Could O's bring back Johnson?

    Doug Mittler

    The Oakland Athletics are looking to part ways with Jim Johnson, designating the struggling reliever for assignment after his ERA ballooned to 7.14 following a rocky outing against the Astros on Wednesday. How about a return to Baltimore, where Jo...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  2. Oakland Athletics designate reliever Jim Johnson for assignment

    The Oakland Athletics have designated right-hander Jim Johnson for assignment before Thursday's game against the Houston Astros.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2014
  3. A's getting rid of Johnson?

    AJ Mass

    According to Jane Lee of MLB.com, the Oakland Athletics have designated reliever Jim Johnson for assignment. The move should come as no surprise as the pitcher has struggled mightily during his tenure with the team. On Wednesday night, Johnson fai...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  4. Marlins to make moves in bullpen?

    AJ Mass

    With the trade deadline only a few weeks away, the Miami Marlins may be preparing to swap out one closer for another. Rumors regarding the departure of Steve Cishek are starting to heat up, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Meanwhile, accordi...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  5. Any takers for Jim Johnson?

    Doug Mittler

    Call it addition by subtraction if you want, but the Oakland Athletics are looking to find a new home for reliever Jim Johnson. The Athletics would like to avoid eating the remainder of Johnson's $10 million contract and move him before the deadli...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  6. Ernie Zampese wins PFWA award

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Former Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator Ernie Zampese was named to the inaugural four-man class as winners of the Paul "Dr. Z" Zimmerman Award by the Pro Football Writers of America. Zimmerman was a long-time Sports Illustrate...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  7. Tommy Hunter of Baltimore Orioles placed on DL

    The Baltimore Orioles have placed right-handed reliever Tommy Hunter on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2014
  8. A's bullpen settling into roles

    AJ Mass

    After not wanting to commit to any one pitcher after removing Jim Johnson from the closer's job for the Oakland Athletics in mid-April, manager Bob Melvin has finally seen enough from Sean Doolittle that he has decided to make things official. "Th...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  9. Johnson back as A's closer?

    Doug Mittler

    The Oakland Athletics had no need for a reliever Monday night as Sonny Gray tossed a three-hit shutout over the Rangers. But the next time they do, it may be with Jim Johnson back as the full-time closer. Johnson began the season as the ninth-inni...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  10. Johnson time again in Oakland?

    AJ Mass

    Reliever Sean Doolittle took the loss for the Oakland Athletics on Monday and Luke Gregerson was credited with his third blown save of the season in Tuesday's loss. Meanwhile, Jim Johnson is in the midst of a string of five consecutive outings withou...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  11. A's closer to reinstating Johnson?

    AJ Mass

    (UPDATE: Luke Gregerson came on to pitch the ninth inning of a 4-3 game against the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday and gave up the tying run, blowing his second save of the season and adding fuel to the argument that Jim Johnson should return to the...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  12. Johnson ready to resume role?

    AJ Mass

    It was just last Thursday that the Oakland Athletics announced they were giving Jim Johnson a little vacation from being their closer, as manager Bob Melvin said the pitcher "needs some time away from the role to get things straightened out." Has the...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  13. Mike Trout ties it in 9th, but Athletics trump Angels in 11

    Josh Donaldson drove in Jed Lowrie with an 11th-inning double, and the Oakland Athletics overcame Mike Trout's tying homer in the ninth for a 10-9 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 15, 2014
  14. Who takes over in ninth for A's?

    AJ Mass

    Manager Bob Melvin has seen enough from Jim Johnson, who has gone 0-2 with an 18.90 ERA thus far in 2014. That's why the Oakland Athletics have decided that Johnson will no longer be the team's closer, at least not until he regains the form that enti...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  15. Oakland Athletics take struggling Jim Johnson out of closer role

    Manager Bob Melvin says the Oakland Athletics will move forward with a closer-by-committee approach while they work to get the struggling Jim Johnson back on track.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2014
  16. A's Jim Johnson sinking into a rut

    David Schoenfield

    So these are the results of Oakland A's closer Jim Johnson's five appearances thus far: March 31 versus Cleveland: Entered in a 0-0 game, five batters faced, one out, two runs, two hits, one walk. A's lose 2-0, Johnson credited with the loss. ...

    Blog | April 09, 2014