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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...

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