Johnson has been pretty much a full-timer for most of his career, categorizing him as a career backup who needs to prove himself as an everyday player
Tell me, if you need an OF, you have a guy like Gardner that can play center and play it well, and can run, and then after that you have Colby Rasmus
Murphy can't field but he plays every day. I think Kelly Johnson would be fine at 2nd base. He needs to make the transition from a backup player to
And that's why the only way to get better is to spend right now...
So how about they try to extend him and make him the everyday LF (Soriano to DH) and if he refuses then trade him (for quality, of course)?
This is the year our minor leaguers have to turn it around. No more injuries. No excuses. We'll see what happens.