Christopher Dalton Johnson...married to Tia; they have a son,Greyson (12/22/15)...is a 2003 graduate of Bishop Verot High School in Fort Myers, Florida...attended Stetson University from 2005-06...his father, Ron, appeared in 22 Major League games with Kansas City (1982-83) and Montreal (1984) and was Boston's first base coach from 2010-11.
Split season between Atlanta (56 games) and Cleveland (27)...Was traded to Cleveland on August 7 and hit .529 (9x17) with three doubles over first five games in the American League...Made four errors in 159 total chances between first base (20 games, 120 TC) and third base (23/39) for the Braves; did not commit an error in 14 games for Cleveland, with 10 games at first base (77 TC) and four at third base (6 TC).
In his second season with Atlanta, batted .263 (153-for-582) with 27 doubles, 10 home runs and 58 RBI...Logged his sixth consecutive season of at least 20 doubles and his third consecutive campaign with more than 25 doubles. Collected 18 doubles in 92 games prior to the All-Star break and nine doubles in 61 contests after the break...Played in 150 games at third base, including 149 starts. Made one appearance at first base (2.0 innings)...Posted a career-high .978 fielding percentage, committing six errors in 271 total chances...Led the National League and ranked second in the Majors with a .395 batting average (45-for-114) vs. left-handed pitchers...Batted .316 (90-for-285) in the Braves' 74 wins, compared to a .212 (63-for-297) mark in Braves' losses (79)...Put together his best month in June: .327 (36-for-110), six doubles, one home run, 10 RBI, .754 OPS...Had a .293 (43-for-147) batting average with 10 doubles, five home runs, 49 RBI and an .800 OPS when batting with runners in scoring position...Went 5-for-11 (.455) in bases loaded situations...Had 43 multi-hit contests, the third highest mark on the team. His 12 three-hit contests were second-most...Clubbed five home runs over a nine-game span, 7/12-24...Batted .320 (24-for-75) with 10 extra-base hits and 20 RBI over 19 games, from 7/12-8/5...Had 11 multi-hit contests in a 24-game span, 5/1-26. Went 28-for-92 (.304) in that span...Signed a three-year contract extension, with a club option for 2018, on May 2.
Finished the 2013 campaign ranked fifth in the Majors and second in the National League (behind COL's Michael Cuddyer, .331) with a career-high .321 (165-for-514) batting average in his first season with Atlanta. Eclipsed offensive highs set in 2012 with a .321 batting average, 34 doubles and 514 at-bats in 142 games. Made his first career appearance in the postseason. Started all four the the National League Division Series games vs. LAD and carried a .438 (7-for-16) batting average with five runs driven in. Went 4-for-6 (.667) with five RBI with runners in scoring position during the NLDS. His two-out RBI-single in the fourth inning of Game 2 put the Braves ahead 2-1. Hit safely in 85 of his final 114 games of the season, from 5/13 through the end of the year. Posted a .324 (134-for-413) batting average and in that span, went hitless in back-to-back starts just twice (6/17-18, 8/5-6), and his three-game skid, 9/22-25, was his longest hitless spell in that span. Ranked sixth in the National League and second on the Braves with 36 two-out RBI. His .336 (39-for-116) batting average with runners in scoring position ranked 10th in the National League. Ranked fifth in the NL with a .390 (23-for-59) batting average with runners in scoring position and two outs. His 146 hits ranked second among National League third baseman, trailing only ARI's Martin Prado. Led the National League with a .381 (40-for-105) batting average in the month of July. Posted 50 multi-hit games, tied for seventh most in the National League and second on the team. Had 13 games with three or more hits, seventh most in the NL. Tied a Braves franchise record (since 1900) by notching eight consecutive multi-hit games (7/26-8/2). Led the Majors with a .381 (51-for-134) batting average vs. left-handed pitchers. His .300 average vs. righties ranked tied for 14th in the National League. Had two spans of 15 or more games in which he maintained a .390-plus batting average, including 6/23-7/19 (.20 games; 390, 30-for-77) and 4/8-30 (18 games; .392, 29-for-74). Made his first career start at 1B on 4/7 vs. CHI in place of the injured Freddie Freeman. Overall made 10 starts at first base and 12 total appearances. Did not commit an error in 112 total chances. Drove an 0-2 pitch from C. Lee over the left-centerfield wall for his 12th homer in 9/27's eighth inning for the only run scored in the Braves 1-0 victory. Matched his career high with four hits on 8/31, including a one-out single in the 11th inning that resulted in the winning run (pinch-runner Paul Janish scored) on B.J. Upton's two-out single. Provided the game-winning hit vs. CLE on 8/28 in the ninth-inning, with a two-out RBI-single to left field for a 3-2 Braves victory. Acquired by the Braves along with OF Justin Upton from Arizona on January 24, 2013.
Acquired on Jan. 24, 2013 from Arizona along with OF Justin Upton in exchange for INF/OF Martin Prado, RHP Randall Delgado, RHP Zeke Spruill, INF Nick Ahmed and INF Brandon Drury...Established career highs in virtually all offensive categories, hitting .281 (137-for-488) with 28 doubles, five triples, 15 home runs and 76 RBI in 136 games with Houston and Arizona...Acquired from the Astros on July 29 in exchange for OF Marc Krauss and OF Bobby Borchering...Totaled 34 RBI after joining Arizona on July 30, fourth-most by an NL third baseman behind Chase Headley (64), Aramis Ramirez (44) and Ryan Zimmerman (40)...All eight of his home runs with Houston came at Minute Maid Park, while all seven of his homers with Arizona came on the road...Ranked 10th in the NL with a .336 average with runners in scoring position (43-for-234) and ninth with a
.347 (25-for-72) mark with RISP and two outs...Reached base safely in seven straight plate appearances from July 26-27 vs. PIT...First player to hit a grand slam in his first game with the D-backs on July 30 at LAD. Was also the first
player to homer in his Arizona debut since Willy Mo Pena on June 21, 2011 at KC...Set a club record with five home runs in his first eight games with the D-backs (Luis Gonzalez, 1999; Troy Glaus, 2005; Carlos Quentin, 2006 each hit four)...Collected three hits as a substitute on Sept. 14 vs. SF, only the second D-backs player in club history to do so in a nine-inning game (Mark Grace on July 17, 2002 at COL).
Appeared in a career-high 107 games during two stints with HOU...was the Astros Opening Day third baseman and was
optioned on July 31 to Triple A...was recalled on Sept. 2 to finish the season at the Major League level...as a PH, went 3x7 with a
HR and two RBI...finished the season 8x20 with two walks, a HR and 4 RBI in his final 9 games...hit .314 (11x35) after his recall...
hit .245 (84x343) in his first 92 games with HOU...in 21 gms for OKC in August, hit .272 (22x81) with seven doubles, four HR and
15 RBI...in his first 30 games of the season, hit .181 (21x116)...in 77 games after ay 10, hit .282 (74x262) with 29 RBI.
Hit a club-best .308 (105x341) with 22 doubles, 11 homers and 52 RBI in 94 games for Houston during his rookie season...
named the Astros 2010 Rookie of the Year by the Houston Chapter of the BBWAA...led all MLB rookies in batting average at .308
(min. 300 ABs)...SF's Buster Posey trailed with a .305 avg....after the All-Star Break, as an everyday player, hit .316 with 11 HR
and 44 RBI (.510 slugging pct.)...ranked 12th among all NL players in hitting in the second half...on Sept. 24, became the 11th
Astros rookie to reach 50 RBI in a season and the first since Hunter Pence in 2007 (69 RBI)... had five homers and 15 RBI in his final
24 games of the season...had seven games during the season in which he recorded three RBI... recorded a career-high four hits in
three games during 2010, on June 25 at TEX, June 30 at MIL and Aug. 24 at PHI...the last Astros rookie with as many four-hit
games in a single rookie season was Pence, who had four in 2007...was just the third Astros rookie with two four-hit games
over a six-day span, joing Rafael Landestoy (1978) and Chuck Harrison (1966)...hit .321 (60x187) with five homers and 28 RBI on
the road in 2010 (49g), which was the third-best road average among all MLB rookies (Posey, .351)...in 45 games at home, hit .
292 (45x154) with 24 RBI... started 89 games at third base during the season, and in his 90 overall games at the position, posted a .908
fielding percentage (18E)... among NL rookies in July, ranked 7th in hits (25), T-6th in HR (4), 7th in RBI (12), 6th in average (.333)
and 4th in slugging (.587)...posted a career-long, 14-game hitting streak from July 16-31...hit .451 (23x51) with four homers,
13 RBI and a .482 on-base percentage during the streak...at the time, was the longest streak by an Astro in 2010 (Pence also
posted a 14-game streak from July 23-Aug. 8)...was the longest by an Astros rookie since 2000 when Julio Lugo also hit safely
in 14 straight from Sept. 3-16...Johnson's streak tied as third-longest by an Astros rookie in franchise history, trailing only Terry
Puhl (17g, Aug. 11-Sept. 2, 1977) and Sonny Jackson (16g, July 17-31, 1966)...at the time, was tied for the fourth-longest active
streak in MLB...in his first seven starts after being recalled on June 22, hit .414 (12x29) with three doubles and six RBI...began the
season on the Astros active roster before being placed on the 15-day DL on April 20 with a right intercostal strain...was activated
and optioned to Triple A on May 8...was recalled from Round Rock on June 22...in his time at Triple A from May 8-June 21, hit .329
(49x149) with 10 doubles, eight homers and 33 RBI in 38 gms... made the Astros Opening Day roster after leading the Grapefruit
League in homers (8) and RBI (22)...was third in total bases (49).
Appeared in 11 Major League games for Houston after having his contract
purchased from Triple A Round Rock on Sept. 7...was his first appearance on a Major League
roster...hit .091 (2x22) and made five starts at third base...made his MLB debut on Sept. 9 vs.
ATL after entering the game for the injured 3B Geoff Blum...started three of the next four
games and picked up his first MLB hit on Sept. 10 vs. ATL, a single off of RHP Peter Moylan...
picked up his only RBI on Sept. 19 at MIL...spent the majority of the season at Triple A Round
Rock, where he hit .281 (108x384) with 13 homers and 42 RBI in 104 games...named Round
Rock's Offensive Player of the Month for August after hitting .333 (36x108) with seven
home runs and 20 RBI...missed almost a month because of injury from April 14-May
12...played in four games at Class A Lancaster on a minor league rehab assignment...
following the season, played for Mayaguez in the Puerto Rican Winter League...
appeared in 17 games for the Indios, hitting .313 (21x67) with two home runs and 17
RBI...started 17 games, 13 at third base and four as the designated hitter.
Began the season at Corpus Christi (AA), where he earned an All-Star selection after hitting .325 (75x231) with seven
home runs and 37 RBI prior the All-Star Break...named the club's Offensive Player of the Month twice, in May and June...
in May, he hit .326 with three home runs and 16 RBI and in June he hit .371 (33x89) with six home runs and 23 RBI...his
performance at Corpus earned him a midseason promotion to Round Rock (AAA), where he became the Express everyday
third baseman on July 29...posted a .218 (22x101) average in 30 games with the Express...following the season, played for
the Scottsdale Scorpions of the Arizona Fall League and posted a .296 (29x98) average with two home runs and 19 RBI in
Began the season with Lexington (A) hitting .259 (66x255) with eight home runs and 44 RBI...promoted
to Advanced A Salem on June 22...went on to hit .263 (59x224) with six home runs and 38 RBI for the Avalanche...named
Carolina League Player of the Week for Aug. 20-26 after hitting three home runs and driving in 10 RBI in five games...
appeared in four games for North Shore in the Hawaiian Winter League, hitting .308 (4x13) in 14 at-bats...
professional debut with Tri-City and hit .212 (47x222) in 60 games.