- After Friday's official announcement, fans and observers weighed in:
- Just over a week ago, team management designated Johnson for assignment, and the clock began to tick:
- — W. Blake Gray (@wblakegray)Thu, Jul 24 2014 16:14:09I keep refreshing the Oakland A's official page hoping to see "Jim Johnson released." It's like waiting for a network to call an election.
- — James Venes (@jamesvenes)Thu, Jul 24 2014 17:01:20Good luck to Jim Johnson wherever he lands. I can't say it was fun, but he handled himself like a professional off the field. #Athletics
Reaction: Oakland @Athletics cut Jim Johnson
Eight months after acquiring the pitcher who led the major leagues in saves last season, fans around the San Francisco Bay Area weighed in as the team designated him for assignment, then released him
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