Jim Johnson

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Once MLB Trade Deadline Dust Settles, Your Fantasy Roster May Need Some Tweaks

It happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you’re lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it’s a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.



5 Things The A’s Must Do This Offseason

The A’s season ended in disappointing fashion last night, falling 9-8 in 12 innings in a one-game wildcard playoff in Kansas City. Oakland had the best record in baseball at the All-Star Break, but went […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/01/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 23:  Jim Johnson #45 of the Oakland Athletics stands on the pitchers mound next to John Jaso #5 and Josh Donaldson #20 after giving up a run against the Houston Astros during the eighth inning at O.co Coliseum on July 23, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Designate RHP Johnson For Assignment

The Oakland Athletics have designated right-hander Jim Johnson for assignment before Thursday’s game against the Houston Astros. Johnson, acquired in a trade with the Baltimore Orioles, was 4-2 with a 6.92 ERA in 38 games […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/24/2014

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – June 11, 2014

The Grant Napear Show talked about the NBA Finals game yesterday talking about the impressive game by the San Antonio Spurs. Grant talked about the game last night with the Oakland A’s and the throw […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/11/2014

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A’s Take Struggling Jim Johnson Out Of Closer Role

The Oakland Athletics brought Jim Johnson into their bullpen when they lost All-Star closer Grant Balfour in free agency. Two weeks into the season, Johnson is 0-2 with an 18.90 ERA and one blown save […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/10/2014

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 04: Craig Kimbrel #46 of the Atlanta Braves pitches in the ninth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Turner Field on October 4, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Relief Pitcher

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top relief pitchers for your fantasy baseball draft.


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Johnson Glad To Get 1st Spring Game Out Of The Way

New Oakland closer Jim Johnson was glad to get through his first outing of the spring with the Athletics, and manager Bob Melvin is allowing him to prepare at his own pace. “Guys like him […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/28/2014

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Jim Johnson Ready To Anchor Talented A’s Bullpen

From Baltimore to the Bay Area, closer Jim Johnson has taken notice of the care with which Oakland’s Bob Melvin and pitching coach Curt Young manage the bullpen. That means a lot for last year’s […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/13/2014

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A’s Acquire Closer Jim Johnson From O’s

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Athletics acquired AL saves leader Jim Johnson from the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night as a replacement for All-Star closer Grant Balfour. The A’s got Johnson on Monday for infielder […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/03/2013