Derek Johnson

Derek Johnson

Position: Pitcher

2011 stats: Redlands College – 13-2, 2.45 ERA, 106.2 IP, 107 K

Favorite MLB team: Seattle Mariners

During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Watching baseball.

How I spent my offseason: Working for Ameripirse Financial in client services.

Which would you rather be a contestant on: American Idol, Dancing with the Stars, Next Food Network Star?: Next Food Network Star. I can make pretty good mac & cheese and top ramen noodles.

What I like to eat most that can't be found on the training table: My favorite food is mashed potatoes.

Major Leaguer I'd most like to face: Albert Pujols, you've got to go up against the best.

Rock Star I'd switch places with: Eric Clapton, he shreds it up pretty good.

Biggest inspiration: My parents, Pat and Jackie Johnson

Why I play baseball: It's a great game. When you win with your teammates, that's the best feeling.

May 07, 2012 6:10 pm  • 
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