Jim Johnson

AP Photo/Ben MargotIn this photo from Monday

Oakland Athletics' Johnson designated for assignment

The Oakland Athletics have designated right-hander Jim Johnson for assignment before Thursday's…

 

Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.

A’s rally past Twins in extras after another blown save

Jim Johnson struggled again. The A’s picked up their new closer with…

 

Ben Margot/APA's left-hander Drew Pomeranz landed on the 15-day disabled list after breaking his right hand after punching a chair out of anger.

A's take struggling Jim Johnson out of closer role

The Oakland Athletics brought Jim Johnson into their bullpen when they lost…

 

Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.

A’s win series with Seattle to close homestand

OAKLAND -- Jim Johnson spent the first week of the season making…

Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.
Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.

Jim Johnson ready to anchor talented A’s bullpen

From Baltimore to the Bay Area, closer Jim Johnson has taken notice…

Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.
Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.

Johnson, Jaso agree to 1-year deals with A’s

New closer Jim Johnson agreed to a $10 million, one-year contract with…

Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.