Kelly Johnson

Johnson caps Mets’ comeback for 6-4 win over Braves

ATLANTA (AP) – Kelly Johnson’s pinch-hit double drove in the go-ahead run in New York’s four-run eighth inning, and the Mets rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-4 on Friday night for their sixth straight win. Curtis Granderson, who hit a two-run homer in the sixth, had a run-scoring single to tie the game. Johnson’s double…

Mets reacquire Kelly Johnson from Braves

NEW YORK (AP) – Kelly Johnson is back with the New York Mets. The Mets acquired the utilityman from the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday for right-hander Akeel Morris. As part of the deal, the Braves will pay the Mets $450,000 on Aug. 1 to cover part of the $1,267,760 remaining of Johnson’s $2 million salary. The 34-year-old was hitting .215…