FORT MYERS -- Josh Johnson made his third start of spring training start on Saturday, and it wasn't pretty. The Marlins' staff ace was knocked around by the Boston Red Sox to the tune of five runs on nine hits and a walk in only 3 2/3 innings of work. It was the second stinker of the spring for Johnson, whose ERA now stands at a hefty 10.00. He's allowed 17 hits -- including a pair of home runs -- in nine innings.
Johnson said afterward that he was continuing to mess around with a changeup that's not been working for him so far. And catcher John Buck also said Johnson threw a lot of two-seamers, which were elevated and hittable.
Here's what Johnson had to say about the performance: