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Athletics Sign O’s Closer Jim Johnson

Posted By Sports Talk Florida On December 3, 2013 @ 8:26 AM In MLB,News and Rumors | No Comments

Jim Johnson [1]The Oakland Athletics acquired AL saves leader Jim Johnson from the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night as a replacement for All-Star closer Grant Balfour.

The A’s got Johnson on Monday for infielder Jemile Weeks and a player to be named, capping a busy day for general manager Billy Beane.

The teams announced the trade late Monday.

For more on this story visit: Janie McCauley, UT San Diego [2]

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