Cubs Sign Former Outfielder Reed Johnson to Minor League Deal — Wrigley Field 1/13/11

Posted on 13 January 2011 by Lou

The Chicago Cubs have signed Reed Johnson to a minor league contract – he will be a 2011 Spring Training Invitee.  Johnson played in 102 for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2010.  Johnson had a .262 batting average with 2 home runs.  Johnson played a pivotal role in the Cubs winning the NL Central Division in both 2007 and 2008.  It is uncertain if Johnson will be healthy and productive enough to secure an opening day roster position.  But Johnson certainly has a great attitude and is always a productive veteran to have in the clubhouse.  We’ll keep you posted with any updates on Johnson’s health and his chances of making the team at the end of March…

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