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2015 MLB Trade Rumors: Braves continuing to shop Chris Johnson

The Atlanta Braves are still trying to move third baseman Chris Johnson in advance of the trade deadline.

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The Atlanta Braves are still shopping third baseman Chris Johnson in advance of the July 31 trade deadline. FoxSports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Braves have also tried attaching a player to Johnson to make a deal more enticing for other teams.

According to Rosenthal, the San Francisco Giants were among the teams that the Braves discussed a possible Johnson trade with during the offseason although they are no longer interested. No mention of what specific players Atlanta might be trying to attach to Johnson to get a deal done.

Johnson is under contract through the 2018 season although the deal includes a $1 million buyout in the final year. He has appeared in 40 games with Atlanta this season and is hitting .227 with one home run and seven RBIs.

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