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Marlins sign Chris Johnson

The Marlins have added veteran infielder Chris Johnson.

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Moments after learning that Wei-Yin Chen was signing with the Marlins, Barry Jackson reported that Miami is also adding Chris Johnson.

While the financial terms have yet to be announced, it's a safe bet that Johnson will get a major-league deal worth the minimum, as he's still being paid by the Indians and Braves from his previous three-year deal for $23.5 million.

Johnson has been an offensive disappointment since 2014, and has little value left. In 225 plate appearances last year, Johnon hit .255/.286/.337, and posted a wOBA of .274, along with a wRC+ of 71. Over the past two seasons, he has failed to produce an average wRC+ or OBP, and has accumulated an fWAR of -0.1.

Even his power has disappeared, as he's now had two consecutive seasons of a below .100 ISO. Despite Johnson's shortcomings, Jackson notes that he's a good fit for the Marlins, and becomes their top right-handed hitter off the bench.

Johnson will likely be used in a strict-platoon role, as he "hit .326 vs. left-handers last season, while [Justin] Bour hit just .221 against lefties, albeit in just 68 at-bats."

With these two additions, the Marlins are likely done dipping into the free agent market, but that doesn't mean their offseason is complete. For months we've been hearing about a potential extension for Dee Gordon, and according to Jackson, they "remain in negotiations with second baseman Dee Gordon on a long-term contract." It's difficult to know how far along those talks are, but with arbitration hearings quickly approaching, we'll likely have an answer on his future soon.