July 5 vs Yakult at Mazda Stadium – Johnson picked up the win and notched the fortieth victory of his Carp career. His forty wins tied Bryan Bullington’s Carp record for wins by a foreign player.
August 28 vs Hiroshima at Tokyo Dome – Johnson extended his winning streak to eight and set a new Carp record for foreign pitchers. The previous record was set by Bryan Bullington in 2013. Johnson also set a new Carp record for foreign pitchers with the third double-digit win of his NPB career (fourteen in 2015, fifteen in 2016, and ten so far in 2018).