Published July 29, 2012
| Sports Network
Phoenix, AZ – The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired third baseman Chris Johnson from Houston in exchange for outfielders Marc Krauss and Bobby Borchering.
The 27-year-old Johnson hit .279 with eight home runs and 41 RBI in 92 games with the Astros this season.
Johnson has hit .274 with 26 homers in parts of four seasons in his career with Houston.
Krauss, 24, hit .283 with 15 home runs and 61 RBI in 104 games with Double-A Mobile this season. He was Arizona's second-round pick in 2009.
Borchering, 21, was the 16th overall pick in 2009 and has hit .247 with 20 homers and 68 RBI between Single-A Visalia and Mobile. Borchering played first and third base before moving to the outfield in 2012.