Atlanta's third base alternative

...but he has an eye at the plate and the swing is quicker than Johnson's. Market options include Chase Headley and Kelly Johnson, which gives you an idea of how thin the position is. Headley is an everyday player and will get paid, while Johnson...

Rich get richer: Price traded to Tigers

...Louis for right-hander Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig.In another trade, Boston obtained third baseman Kelly Johnson from the New York Yankees for shortstop Stephen Drew.Drew hit .253 for the World Series champion Red Sox last year...

Johnson solidifies his spot in the lineup

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Kelly Johnson is again just going by Kelly Johnson these days, not the Kelly Johnson Experiment. No, the laboratory is closed on the former left fielder and minor...

Tennis, anyone?

Kelly Johnson, 10, of Aiken, empties tennis balls back into a cart Friday at Odell Weeks Activity Center. Kelly retrieved balls for her sister, Laura Johnson, who has been taking tennis lessons for two months.

Escobar remains at second

...Cox decided to go with Yunel Escobar at second over Kelly Johnson, though the Braves manager shrugged off any talk of...faced Washington Nationals southpaw Micah Bowie. "Kelly Johnson hits lefties as good as you want to see," Cox said...

Trying to be second to none

...second baseman, talk surfaced from the organization that Kelly Johnson would be a top candidate to win the job in 2007. The...confidence from Braves general manager John Schuerholz. "Kelly Johnson is a young man we think offensively with no doubt can...

Macon edges GreenJackets, 1-0

...left a fastball up in the zone, and Macon shortstop Kelly Johnson left the yard, connecting for a ninth-inning home...improve to 2-1. Turning point: Braves shortstop Kelly Johnson, a first-round draft pick by Atlanta last year...

Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston enjoys chance to face Yankees in exhibition

...RBI double for the Yankees, who played their spring training opener.Joining Gardner and Ryan in the lineup were Kelly Johnson and Francisco Cervelli.Florida State football head coach Jimbo Fisher threw the ceremonial first pitch in front of...

Carlos Beltran hopes to win his first title with Yankees

...Beltran said. "I believe the lineup that we have, we have a pretty good lineup."Beltran joined Brian Roberts, Kelly Johnson and Eduardo Nunez three days before the first full-squad workout. After batting practice, instead of taking fly...

A-Rod's suspension frees up money for the New York Yankees

...Exactly how much space has been created in their luxury tax payroll?Among the internal options at third base, Kelly Johnson has played 16 major league games at third ? all with Tampa Bay last year, and Brendan Ryan has played 29 games at...