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Pirates Prospect Interview: Blair Johnson

Pirates pitching prospect Blair Johnson is healthy again and hoping to build on a strong showing in the Hawaii Baseball League, where he posted a 3-1 record and 3.26 ERA. The 23-year old right-hander was hampered during the regular season at Lynchburg with shoulder and forearm injuries and went 1-4 with a 6.82 ERA in eight starts. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko spoke with Johnson.

GVB-- You struggled during your season at Lynchburg, were you discouraged by the numbers? BJ-- Yeah, it was very frustrating, but we nipped it in the bud. GVB-- You are feeling better physically, were you pleased with the way you pitched in Hawaii? BJ-- When I spent most of my time down in Florida trying to get my arm back into shape and the whole time in the back of my head I'm hoping to get...

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