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Nick JohnsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2001-2012
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Positions1B-1222, DH-128, LF-2Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameNicholas Robert Johnson
Height6-3Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateSeptember 19,1978 [40.055]PlaceSacramento,California
High SchoolMcClatchy (Sacramento,CA)

DraftedSelected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (89th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsGreg OrrService Time9.041 (2009)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1999-MLB-#18 ... 1999-NYA-#1 ... 2000-MLB-#5 ... 2000-NYA-#1 ... 2001-MLB-#10 ... 2001-NYA-#1 ... 2002-MLB-#13 ... 2002-NYA-#2
MLB DebutAugust 21,2001 [22.336]
OrganizationsNYA [9] WAS [4] BAL [1] CLE [1] MIA [1] MON [1] Awards6
TBC Player ID892Retrosheet IDjohnn001MLBAM ID276376
RelationshipsNephew of Larry Bowa
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (1B) in 2002
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed39Power75Contact51XBH69RBIs66Runs34Hitting57Durability45Team.506Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-1b1747157314511123300303590305.287.422.408.8306414199.350.121.312.38015.0817.591.171.0178.5031.11
1997Greensboro BatsSALAnya-1b181274337711823116751637699180615.273.398.441.83919140533.315.168.374.37614.2618.571.303.0027.0633.90
1998Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-1b199230369961411758146876190335.317.466.5381.00416332393.371.221.436.43917.3019.341.124.3317.8233.33
1999Norwich NavigatorsEastAAnya-1b2013242011414533514878612388370169.345.525.5481.07323052581.411.203.500.47421.1715.150.722.4130.0035.86
2000Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-2112000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2001Columbus ClippersILAAAnya241b22110359689220018499281105140536.256.407.462.86916638459.307.206.451.38117.6522.881.303.9219.9441.30
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya601b22236761320280071540003.194.308.313.62121478.220.119.224.2868.9719.232.142.5633.5030.77
2002Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-1b23311110000001400001.091.167.091.2581012.143.000.091.1338.3333.334.000.000.000.00
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya361b-dh23129378569215015581348981230511.243.347.402.74915230441.291.159.280.33110.8822.222.043.4025.2032.61
2003Trenton ThunderEastAAnya-1b24412351001005010001.417.611.5001.1116118.417.083.500.50427.780.000.000.000.0020.00
2003Columbus ClippersILAAAnya311b24310152013002200000.500.5831.0001.58310312.571.500.700.64116.6716.671.008.3310.0060.00
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         7224103014007210001.455.600.7271.32716430.474.272.591.55923.336.670.293.3322.0040.00
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya361b-dh24963246092190144752705783149.284.422.472.89415333406.307.188.414.39317.2414.040.813.4523.1435.87
2004Brevard County ManateesFSLA+mon-1b25621340015004600011.190.320.333.6537125.214.143.333.28216.0024.001.504.0021.0025.00
2004Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAmon-1b2539221000004300001.222.462.333.7953113.333.111.556.38230.7723.080.750.000.0050.00
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         930561015008900012.200.368.333.70110238.250.133.400.31721.0523.681.132.6330.0033.33
2004Montreal ExposNLMLBmon241b2573251356316073363405830125.251.359.398.75710023295.299.147.319.33613.5619.661.452.3735.8636.51
2005New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAwas-1b2636000000001200000.000.143.000.143007.000.000.167.10014.2928.572.000.000.000.00
2005Washington NationalsNLMLBwas241b261314536613135315743880871202815.289.408.479.88721753547.329.190.355.38514.6315.901.092.7430.2040.46
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas241b2714750010014546023771031109913231512.290.428.520.94826069628.320.230.464.40417.5215.760.903.6621.7447.59
2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas241b293810915248052000332540142.220.415.431.8464713147.238.211.514.37422.4517.010.763.4021.8054.17
2009Jupiter HammerheadsFSLA+flo-1b3023011000000200000.333.333.6671.0002131.000.334.333.4190.0066.670.000.000.00100.00
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas241b309835347104162644226366602311.295.408.402.81014224424.346.107.286.36614.8615.571.051.4258.8323.08
2009Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo201b303510424298021802361861314.279.477.413.8904310150.310.134.462.40724.0012.000.501.3352.0034.48
2009Totals for NL-NL         133457711332428622499841215415.291.426.405.83118534574.338.114.326.37617.2514.630.851.3957.1325.56
2010New York YankeesALMLBnya36dh3124721212402801242320002.167.388.306.69422698.213.139.458.33624.4923.470.962.0436.0050.00
2011Akron AerosEastAAcle511b3225010000003110001.200.556.200.756109.250.000.600.41133.3311.110.330.000.000.00
2011Columbus ClippersILAAAcle451b325318420376061301265251025.201.316.332.6486112216.246.131.266.29412.0424.072.002.7830.6732.43
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         5518920386061301295361026.201.326.328.6546212225.246.127.275.29912.8923.561.832.6731.5031.58
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36dh3338879184041120112640004.207.324.391.715348102.246.184.333.32010.7825.492.363.9221.7544.44
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter83226984307231735953982924522572749134278.268.399.441.84011912733316.307.173.369.00015.7417.251.102.8628.4037.76
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter588193538955211287532434164244761041181640.285.435.468.9039051952482.340.183.411.00017.0819.181.123.0225.8035.33
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter175579921372902565931151681915513.237.377.416.79324154719.286.179.389.00015.9923.371.463.4823.1639.42
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter138437117151345148886131893901611.346.528.5421.07023753608.409.196.501.00021.5514.640.682.3031.2135.10
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter100327721011511863147284190346.309.456.526.98217234421.364.217.428.00017.1019.951.174.2818.1733.66
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1274337711823116751637699180615.273.398.441.83919140533.315.168.374.00014.2618.571.303.0027.0633.90
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter48159314511123300303690305.283.418.403.8216414201.347.120.308.00014.9317.911.201.0079.5031.11
Washington Nationals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4141415228404105549215151328627735283040.286.416.471.8876661591746.324.185.389.00016.3815.860.972.8128.8839.36
New York Yankees Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter27284113420940033121661491932661925.249.378.414.792348731023.286.165.342.00014.5718.871.303.2325.4834.93
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter73251356316073363405830125.251.359.398.75710023295.299.147.319.00013.5619.661.452.3735.8636.51
Florida Marlins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3510424298021802361861314.279.477.413.8904310150.310.134.462.00024.0012.000.501.3352.0034.48
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter38879184041120112640004.207.324.391.715348102.246.184.333.00010.7825.492.363.9221.7544.44
Average MLB - Per 162 games162525841413411877651021111423815.268.399.441.84023253646.307.173.369.00015.7417.251.102.8628.4037.76
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625331071523122189941171312905411.285.435.468.90324954684.340.183.411.00017.0819.181.123.0225.8035.33

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1996Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya171B36--31419325336333.9919.25------4776.662.1
1997Greensboro Bats SALAnya181B126--117659169912511235.9879.80------12799.290.0
1998Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya191B90--785581258855843.9869.37------9297.864.7
1999Norwich Navigators EastAAnya201B132--1070852010311751155.9838.75------132100.093.0
2001Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya221B109--856631087929919.9898.43------11099.176.2
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya221B15-102905-495951.0006.330.93-----2365.29.4
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya22DH6---------------2326.13.8
2002Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya231B3--214-325251.0008.33------3100.02.1
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya231B78-55051944746570563.9887.221.02-----12960.548.4
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya23DH50---------------12938.831.1
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya23LF2-72---221.0001.000.29-----1291.61.2
2003Trenton Thunder EastAAnya241B4--433-746461.00011.50------4100.02.8
2003Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya241B2--191122120.95210.00------366.71.4
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya241B606052951234544551546.9919.101.03-----9662.537.0
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya24DH33---------------9634.420.4
2004Brevard County Manatees FSLA+mon251B6--486-254541.0009.00------6100.04.8
2004Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmon251B3--242-326261.0008.67------3100.02.1
2004Montreal ExposNLMLBmon251B737061061843469665661.9949.051.08-----73100.045.1
2005New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAwas261B3--103-213131.0004.33------3100.02.1
2005Washington NationalsNLMLBwas261B1291261098101795510911171112.9968.621.01-----13198.579.6
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas271B1471431252116593159112731258.9888.561.00-----147100.090.7
2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas291B353430030214-213163161.0009.031.05-----3892.121.7
2009Jupiter Hammerheads FSLA+flo301B2--93-212121.0006.00------2100.01.5
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas301B969280683367773907900.9929.381.12-----9898.059.3
2009Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo301B333226019224522221216.9776.550.83-----3594.320.4
2010New York YankeesALMLBnya31DH19---------------2479.211.7
2010New York YankeesALMLBnya311B221718--118181.0009.001.06-----248.31.2
2011Akron Aeros EastAAcle321B1--311154.8004.00------250.00.7
2011Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle321B32--23025327258255.9887.97------5360.422.2
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33DH20---------------3852.612.3
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal331B5543513175554.98210.801.26-----3813.23.1
MLB Totals for 1B - 10 season(s)-   1B673564556753174224948757885739.9928.531.03-----6730.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH128---------------1280.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF2-72---221.0001.000.29-----20.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B152--1160981412412721258.9898.28------1520.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B137--1116892111112261205.9838.80------1370.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B98--842671262921909.9879.28------980.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B126--117659169912511235.9879.80------1260.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B36--31419325336333.9919.25------360.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1996Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya17--36--------
1997Greensboro Bats SALAnya18--126--------
1998Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya19--90--------
1999Norwich Navigators EastAAnya20--132--------
2001Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya22--109--------
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya22--15-------6
2002Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya23--3--------
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya23--78---2---50
2003Trenton Thunder EastAAnya24--4--------
2003Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya24--2--------
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya24--60-------33
2004Brevard County Manatees FSLA+mon25--6--------
2004Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmon25--3--------
2004Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25--73--------
2005New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAwas26--3--------
2005Washington NationalsNLMLBwas26--129--------
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27--147--------
2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas29--35--------
2009Jupiter Hammerheads FSLA+flo30--2--------
2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas30--96--------
2009Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo30--33--------
2010New York YankeesALMLBnya31--2-------19
2011Akron Aeros EastAAcle32--1--------
2011Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle32--32--------
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33--5-------20

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB23311120001001500000.182.250.182.4322012.333.000.0918.3341.675.000.000.000.00
2003New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB24413211002003210000.077.294.154.4482117.091.077.30817.6511.760.670.000.00100.00
2003New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB24726461013002400011.231.286.385.67110228.238.154.2317.1414.292.003.5726.0033.33
2003New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB24617351000002300001.294.368.353.7216119.357.059.17610.5315.791.500.000.0020.00
2006Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27235851020270191510100.172.290.310.60018469.190.138.27613.0421.741.672.9029.0040.00
2008Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2918523164014007920101.308.403.442.84523562.349.134.26911.2914.521.291.6152.0031.25
2009Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB302151812303901121200002.235.381.471.85224663.250.236.45119.0519.051.004.7617.0050.00
2010New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB311739121030381013900100.256.434.564.99822653.250.308.66724.5316.980.695.6613.0060.00
2012Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB33174841450140081000001.292.393.458.85122656.351.166.33314.2917.861.251.7948.0042.86
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs962483262170103212495530304.250.376.440.81610927303.280.190.38316.1718.151.123.3024.8043.55
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs724331003004710000.125.276.167.4434129.176.042.20813.7924.141.750.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs726461013002400011.231.286.385.67110228.238.154.2317.1414.292.003.5726.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs617351000002300001.294.368.353.7216119.357.059.17610.5315.791.500.000.0020.00

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1996High School All-American - 2nd Team (1B)1
1999Double-A All-Star (1B) ... Eastern League All-Star Team (1B) ... New York Yankees Minor League Player of the Year3
2004National League Player of the Week (August 9-August 15)1
2005National League Player of the Week (May 30-June 5)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2013-01-291BFree Agent -RetiredRetiredAnnounced retirement34.132  
2012-10-291BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency34.040  
2012-07-171BBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL33.301Team Roster on 2012-07-17
2012-06-28dhBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Sprained right wrist33.282Team Roster on 2012-06-28
2012-04-04dhBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Norfolk (AAA)33.197Team Roster on 2012-04-04
2009-12-081BNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($5.5m) [Free Agent] Mutual option for 201131.080Team Roster on 2009-12-08
2006-03-011BWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 3-year contract for 2007-2009 ($16.5m) [Extension] 5.5--5.5--5.527.163Team Roster on 2006-03-01
2006-01-151BWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($3.2m) [Avoided arbitration]27.118Team Roster on 2006-01-15
2005-01-151BWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($1.45m) [Avoided arbitration]26.118Team Roster on 2005-01-15
2004-02-151BFlorida MarlinsFlorida Marlins (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2004-2004 ($1.25m) [Lost arbitration] Asked for $1.68m25.149Team Roster on 2004-02-15
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-02-10ContractSigned by Orioles 
2011-03-07ContractSigned by Indians 
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-05-20InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2010-05-08InjuredDisabled -- Inflamed Tendon In His Right Wrist 
2009-12-02ContractSigned by Yankees 
2009-09-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-08-26InjuredDisabled -- Strained right hamstring 
2009-07-31TradeTraded by Nationals to Marlins for Aaron Thompson 
2008-10-30InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-06-26InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2008-05-15InjuredDisabled -- Torn tendon sheath 
2007-10-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-05-16InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2007-03-28InjuredDisabled -- Right left fracture 
2005-07-26InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-07-03InjuredDisabled -- deep bone bruise in right heel 
2005-01-14ContractSigned by Nationals (1-year) 
2004-09-14InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2004-08-21InjuredDisabled -- broken right cheekbone 
2004-05-28InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-04-03InjuredDisabled -- - 
2003-12-16TradeTraded by Yankees with Randy Choate and Juan Rivera to Expos for Javier Vazquez. 
2003-07-25InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-09-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-08-10InjuredDisabled -- left wrist 
2000-11-13On disabled list 
1996-06-14Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2001New York YankeesTeam Payroll22200,000-77136-1,897,758200,000200,000
2002New York YankeesTeam Payroll23220,650-70328232,011,045200,000420,650
2003New York YankeesTeam Payroll24364,100-53834332,163,527300,000784,750
2004Montreal ExposTeam Payroll251,250,000-32712642,070,100300,0002,034,7502004-02-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2004-2004 ($1.25m) [Lost arbitration] Asked for $1.68m
2005Washington NationalsTeam Payroll261,450,000-34014632,189,055300,0003,484,7502005-01-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($1.45m) [Avoided arbitration]
2006Washington NationalsTeam Payroll273,200,000-229572++2,365,072327,0006,684,7502006-01-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($3.2m) [Avoided arbitration]
2006-03-01 - Signed to 3-year contract for 2007-2009 ($16.5m) [Extension] 5.5--5.5--5.5
2008Washington NationalsTeam Payroll295,500,000-162283++2,696,252390,00012,184,750
2009Washington NationalsTeam Payroll305,500,0009.041161480++2,746,792400,00017,684,750
2009Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll305,500,0009.041161180++2,746,792400,00017,684,750
2010New York YankeesTeam Payroll315,500,000-1561483++2,812,412400,00023,184,7502009-12-08 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($5.5m) [Free Agent] Mutual option for 2011
2012Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll33800,000-45622502,954,887480,00023,984,750
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red