|July 19 7:30 AM PT8:30 AM MT9:30 AM CT10:30 AM ET10:30 ET14:30 GMT22:30 7:30 AM MST9:30 AM EST10:00 AM VEN18:30 UAE9:30 AM CT-Brian Johnson allowed three runs on eight hits and three walks in 6.0 innings as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Tuesday. Johnson struck out four, ending the game with a 4.33 ERA and 1.48 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Lefties are just 2 for 13 against Johnson, yet right-handers are 30 for 100 with five homers and eight doubles.
|June 15 9:05 PM PT10:05 PM MT11:05 PM CT12:05 AM ET0:05 ET4:05 GMT12:05 9:05 PM MST11:05 PM EST11:35 PM VEN8:05 UAE11:05 PM CT-Johnson (shoulder impingement) was taken off the DL on Thursday and optioned to the minors.
Analysis: The left-hander exited his start in Philadelphia on June 14 after allowing three runs in 2 2/3 innings. He also struggled in his previous start, permitting three runs and eight hits - including two homers - over 4 1/3 innings against Detroit on June 9.
|June 10 9:41 PM PT10:41 PM MT11:41 PM CT12:41 AM ET0:41 ET4:41 GMT12:41 9:41 PM MST11:41 PM EST12:11 AM VEN8:41 UAE11:41 PM CT-Brian Johnson allowed three runs on eight hits and one walk in 4.1 innings as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Friday. Johnson struck out two, ending the game with a 3.44 ERA and 1.31 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: The rookie left-hander couldn't duplicate his previous appearance at Fenway Park, when he beat the Mariners with a five-hit, eight-strikeout shutout on May 27. Johnson should get a few more chances in the rotation with Eduardo Rodriguez out indefinitely with a knee injury.
|May 27 4:13 PM PT5:13 PM MT6:13 PM CT7:13 PM ET19:13 ET23:13 GMT7:13 4:13 PM MST6:13 PM EST6:43 PM VEN3:13 UAE (+1)6:13 PM CT-Brian Johnson improved to 2-0, allowing five hits in a complete-game shutout, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Seattle Mariners 6-0 on Saturday. Johnson struck out eight, ending the game with a 2.57 ERA and 1.07 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Johnson, summoned from Triple-A to make a spot start with David Price set to return, became the first Red Sox pitcher to throw a shutout in his Fenway debut since Pedro Martinez on April 11, 1998. Johnson pitched Boston's first complete game of the season, the team's first shutout since Steven Wright last Aug. 5 and Boston's first at Fenway Park since Rich Hill on Sept. 25, 2015.