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Sherman Lee Johnson (born July 15, 1990) is an American professional baseball infielder in the Cincinnati Reds organization. He previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Los Angeles Angels.
Johnson with Florida State in 2012
|Born: July 15, 1990|
|September 19, 2018, for the Los Angeles Angels|
|Career statistics |
(through 2018 season)
|Runs batted in||0|
Los Angeles AngelsEdit
After graduating from Braulio Alonso High School in Tampa, Florida, Sherman enrolled at Florida State University where he played college baseball for the Florida State Seminoles. In 2012, as a junior at FSU, he batted .263 with five home runs and 38 RBIs in 67 games (all starts). Johnson was drafted by the Angels in the 14th round of the 2012 MLB Draft and signed.
After signing with the Angels, Sherman was assigned to the Orem Owlz and spent the whole season there, batting .269 with three home runs and twenty RBIs in 54 games. In 2013, he played with the Burlington Bees and the Inland Empire 66ers, posting a combined .264 batting average with four home runs, 34 RBIs, and 23 doubles in 111 games, and in 2014, he played for Inland Empire where he compiled a .276 batting average with 17 home runs, 78 RBIs, and an .847 OPS in 136 games. Sherman spent 2015 with the Arkansas Travelers where he batted .204 with seven home runs and 53 RBIs in 135 games, 2016 with both Arkansas and the Salt Lake Bees where he collected a combined .246 batting average with 12 home runs, 54 RBIs, and 21 doubles in 127 games, and 2017 with Salt Lake and the Mobile BayBears where he posted a combined .258 batting average with five home runs and 57 RBIs in 120 games.
Sherman began 2018 with Salt Lake. The Angels promoted him to the major leagues on September 18, and he made his major league debut the next day. He was outrighted to the minors on November 1, 2018. He elected free agency on November 2, 2018.
On February 11, 2019, Sherman signed a minor league deal with the Cincinnati Reds.
- "Sherman Johnson Stats, Highlights, Bio - MiLB.com Stats - The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". MiLB.com. Retrieved May 19, 2018.
- Eddy, Matt (November 6, 2018). "Minor League Free Agents 2018". Baseball America. Retrieved November 12, 2018.