What Will Happen To Nick Johnson?

Posted: 14th October 2009 by Gabriel Smith in MLB
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Nick Johnson, the player that came to the Marlins in the final minutes of the trade deadline, is now a free agent.á To obtain Johnson, the Marlins had to send starting pitcher Aaron Thompson to the Washington Nationals. Nick is known for his patience at the plate. During his '09 season he posted a .426 on base percentageùwhich leads all free agents. He may not have very good power numbers, but if a team needs consistency he provides it. During his 35 games with the Marlins, he walked 36 times and was consistentlyáon base every time Hanley was at the plate.á He not only provides a good on-base percentage, but he also provides a veteranápresenceáin the club house. He has encyclopedic knowledge on almost every pitcher in the game. Hisápresenceáand knowledge molded young players like C ...

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