Johnson did the same this season to Tampa Bay Rays reliever Joel Peralta, touching off a firestorm between him and Rays Manager Joe Maddon. So, when Howell saw Johnson on Saturday, the first thing Howell said was, “You at it again.”
“He made an early exit,” Johnson added. “It didn’t help in that one, either. So, it was fun to see him.”
Stephen Strasburg (9-2, 2.60 ERA) is on the mound. As always, talk about the game here.