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Johnson Back, But Struggles

Randy Johnson returned to the mound for the Diamondbacks this season for the first time sine 2004 and got worked. Randy Johnson, six months off of back surgery, pitched five innings, giving up six earned runs, walked four, and struck out seven, as the Diamondbacks are losing to the Padres 10-5. This could be a start for Johnson just getting on track. From what I noticed from the tape, Johnson was throwing strikes that looked like strikes, and balls that look like balls. That will change as he gets more comfortable on the mound, but that usually happens for a new pitcher in his debut back from a injury, especially after a couple rehab assignments.