The Braves have signed veteran reliever Jim Johnson to a one-year contract.
Johnson led the majors in saves in 2012 and 2013 while with the Baltimore Orioles but also blew nine saves in 2013, including a streak of three straight in August.
The reliever was traded to the A's after the 2013 season, where he appeared in 38 games but only recorded two saves. He had a 7.14 ERA and 2.058 WHIP in 40.1 innings before he was released. He pitched 13 innings after signing with the Tigers and had a 6.92 ERA.
- Dan Gartland