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Pirates Prospect Interview: Blair Johnson

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.'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... Recommended Stories

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