Berman said on the 6 PM sportscenter today that Johnson wanted to be there, but that Diamondbacks management decided they wanted him to stay home.
Mean Gene: "You know, I don't think it's a question - Goldberg, I don't think it's a question of who's next, I think it's a question of who's left?" Goldberg: "No, see, that's where you're wrong. It ain't who's left, it's - WHO'S NEXT?"
"Just how hardcore am I? Well this morning, I drank milk that was two days past the expiration!" -Norman Smiley
For you Padres fans not in SoCal, the Giants/Friars game will be part of the MLB Extra Innings Free Opening Week package. And since the Giants announcers are pretty decent (I think it's still Kuiper and Krukow), the game won't be horrible to listen to.