U-E Grad Johnson Moves West
Union-Endicott Graduate Jim Johnson has become a Los Angeles Dodger. Johnson was traded from the Atlanta Braves to the Dodgers just before the Major League trading deadline. With the Braves Johnson was 2-3 in 49 appearances. He has seen action in one game for the Dodgers and had no decision. His ERA is 2.39 and he has saved nine games overall.
Johnson was a standout athlete at Union-Endicott High School. He was drafted in 2001 in the fifth round by the Baltimore Orioles. He was selected to represent the American League in the 2012 Major League All-Star game.