Rob Johnson

San Diego Padres #0 - Relief Pitcher

  • Born: 07/22/82
  • Age: 32
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 220
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

Petco Park History: The First Hit

The first game at Petco Park was played nearly a month before the Padres' 2004 home opener.

Padres Sign RHP Johnson


Having déjà vu?

Yadier Molina's knee laughs at the trade deadline

Whether the St. Louis Cardinals need to trade a pitching prospect for a pitcher is suddenly less important than how they'll make up the difference between Yadier Molina and Tony Cruz.

Cardinals release Ty Wigginton


The St. Louis Cardinals released Ty Wigginton, who struggled in limited playing time on the season.

Cardinals untie Wigginton

The St. Louis Cardinals trade an emergency catcher who was supposed to hit but didn't for an emergency catcher who isn't supposed to hit and won't.

VEB Monitor: Spring links and Memphis blues

Sam Freeman has a new pitch, and the Memphis Redbirds' old new stadium is in prolonged financial trouble on Friday's VEB Monitor.

What you missed on VEB over the weekend


A look at what happened around Viva El Birdos and SB Nation St. Louis while you weren't working. Most of it was about Ty Wigginton.

Does Josh Thole Deserve a Mulligan?

Did the concussion affect Thole more than we all thought?

Cardinals sign Rob Johnson; release Kyle McClellan


The St. Louis Cardinals have released right-hander Kyle McClellan and signed catcher Rob Johnson to a minor league contract.

Season In Review: Mets Catchers


A look back at Mets catchers in 2012 with some preliminary thoughts on 2013.

Mets Acquire Kelly Shoppach from Red Sox


The Mets acquired Kelly Shoppach from the Red Sox for a player to be named later. Amazin Avenue takes a look at the catcher's fit with his new team.

Nite Cap: Mets Lose To Braves, Still In Search Of Offense

The Mets lost to the Braves on Friday night, but Matt Harvey's performance was probably the most important part of the game regardless of its outcome.

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