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
Scott Boras' deal is to tell the player "I will get you the best deal, but don't worry about where it is or how long it takes." That's how A-Rod ended up in Texas and why lots of his draft picks hold out.