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Johnson Adapts to Life in the 'Pen

Grant Johnson has no quarrels with relief pitching

Through 10 starts this season, Grant Johnson had been struggling at Class A Daytona. After a stint on the disabled list kept him sidelined for almost a month, he returned and was moved to the bullpen, where he's been for over two months and will remain indefinitely.

In 10 starts, Johnson was 4-5 with a 5.17 ERA in 54 innings. He won three of his 14 starts a season ago at Peoria and posted a 3.82 ERA in 73 innings. The cause behind a move to the bullpen may seem fairly obvious to some: Johnson wasn't putting up the results many had come to expect. While there is some truth to that, it doesn't tell the entire story, as Cubs Director of Player Development... Recommended Stories

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