Diamondbacks trade Kelly Johnson
PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks tried everything to give second baseman Kelly Johnson a spark, from pep talks to days off.
With Johnson eligible to become a free agent at the end of the season and the team in dire need of an offensive spark, the Diamondbacks decided to go in a different direction.
Arizona traded the struggling Johnson to the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday, picking up second baseman Aaron Hill and infielder John McDonald in return.
"He's struggled to ...
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