Originally posted on The Bay Cave  |  Last updated 6/13/13
In the Rays 10-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals Thursday night, former Ray Elliot Johnson was amped after his three-run homer against his former team. In fact, Johnson apparently knows the Rays pretty well. Via the team’s communications, he is hitting .545 (6-for-11) with 2 HR and 4 RBI in 3 games vs. the Rays this season compared to .202 (17-for-84) with no homers and 3 RBI in 39 games against all other opponents. More specifically, Johnson has Rays’ pitcher Jeremy Hellickson’s number. Both of his home runs this season have come off fastballs from Hellickson (also May 1 at KC). He has 2 homers in 5 at-bats vs. Hellickson this season and no home runs in 90 AB vs. all other pitchers. How did he feel after his home run off his former teammate? Click here for the video.
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