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Barons Micah Johnson promoted to AAA-Charlotte

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BIRMINGHAM - AL - The Barons Micah Johnson is one step closer to the big leagues.

The Birmingham infielder, along with pitcher Nelvin Fuentes, was promoted to Class AAA Charlotte.

Johnson leads the Southern League in batting average (.329) and hits (48) through the first 37 games of the season. He's also among the league leaders in total bases (3rd, 68)  and on-base percentage (5th, .414).

Johnson was Birmingham's biggest star in last year's playoffs. He was named the Southern League Finals MVP after he hit .450 and helped the Barons win their first championship since 2002.
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