Player Profile: Termarr Johnson

Player Profile: Termarr Johnson
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Termarr Johnson was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on June 11, 2004. He played high school baseball at Mays High School in Atlanta, GA. He was the top-ranked shortstop and the second-ranked overall player in Georgia.

Johnson played in 21 games at Mays High School, hitting .390 and had a .543 OBP with 23 hits, four doubles, two triples, nine home runs, 18 RBI, and 28 runs scored. He also pitched, making four appearances, going 2-1 with a 3.50 ERA and 14 strikeouts.

Johnson was the top-ranked shortstop in the country and the third-ranked overall player.

When Was Termarr Johnson Drafted?

Johnson was committed to playing college baseball at Arizona State, but entering the 2022 draft, he was the fourth-ranked prospect, which is when the Pittsburgh Pirates selected him. He signed with them, forgoing his commitment to Arizona State. Before being drafted, he was playing in the Sunbelt Baseball League for the 2022 Atlanta Blues, where he slashed .273/.412/.382 with a .794 OPS; he had four doubles, one triple, ten RBI, 18 runs scored, six stolen bases, and 13 walks.

Player Profile: Termarr Johnson

Termarr Johnson Pirates Tenure


Johnson played for the Pirates rookie ball team and Single-A Bradenton. He played in 23 games and slashed .222/.366/.365 with a .731 OPS; he had six doubles, one home run, six RBI, seven runs scored, six stolen bases, and 16 walks.


In 2023, Johnson played for Single-A Bradenton and High-A Greensboro, he played in 105 games and slashed .244/.422/.438 with a .860 OPS; he had 12 doubles, one triple, 18 home runs, 59 RBI, 83 runs scored, ten stolen bases, and 101 walks.


ITD ranks Johnson as the 19th overall prospect in all of baseball entering 2024 and the Pirates number two prospect. He is expected to make his debut in 2025, he will likely start the season at Double-A Altoona after making it to High-A last season.

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