As part of their roster maneuvering today, the Giants announced that righty Chase Johnson was outrighted to Triple-A after clearing waivers. With the move, the club still has four openings on its 40-man roster.
Johnson is a 26-year-old hurler who has dealt with some health issues in the recent past. He was able to turn in 18 starts at the Double-A level in 2018 after recovering from Tommy John surgery, though he was sidelined for a stretch with a concussion.
While he has shown an intriguing power arsenal in the past, Johnson’s most recent effort obviously did not impress the organization. Over 58 1/3 innings, he worked to a 3.86 ERA but accumulated only 37 strikeouts to go with 21 walks. He’ll still have a chance to get back into the MLB mix if he can bounce back after resting up over the winter.
Just making room to sign Bryce Harper.
That won’t make ey happy
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