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Pierce Johnson returning to Padres in 2022

by Andersen Pickard | Padres Correspondent | Fri, Nov 5th 9:11pm EDT

The Padres exercised their $3 million club option on relief pitcher Pierce Johnson. (Kevin Acee on Twitter)

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Johnson left Japan in 2019 to sign a two-year, $5 million deal that included a $3 million option for 2022. The 30-year-old impressed this past season, posting a 3.22 ERA, 3.31 FIP, 0.8 fWAR, and 11.81 K/9 rate through 58.2 innings out of the bullpen.

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