The Rift Between Josh Johnson and the Florida Marlins Grows

Posted: 22nd December 2009 by Adam Bernacchio in MLB
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Florida Marlins ace Josh Johnson is really not happy these days. According to a report by , Johnson is ôbeyond pissedö that the Marlins offered free agent Cuban pitcher Aroldis Chapman a five-year deal. ôWeÆre told that Johnson is upset because David Samson and the Marlins front office has always said that they refrain from offering five-year contracts to pitchers, and now it has gone public that the team is offering Chapman a five-year deal, and they were hesitant to give JJ even a four-year deal with no team options.ö WeÆre also told that the Marlins have angered Johnson to the point that he is close to setting a hard-line stance and refusing to accept any offer the Marlins throw at him, and simply waiting two years until he is a free agent.ö If the Ma ...

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