Johnson's pitching baffles Dodgers

The Marlins pitcher and MLB ERA leader showed Los Angeles what an ace looks like

Updated: July 8, 2010, 10:58 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- So, how good was Josh Johnson, the Florida Marlins' All-Star right-hander and major league ERA leader, on Wednesday night?

Good enough to thwart the Los Angeles Dodgers' stated game plan of driving up his pitch count early and getting him out of the game, carving up the Dodgers' lineup through eight shutout innings. Good enough to stop not only Rafael Furcal's longest hitting streak of the season but also Furcal's run-scoring streak, the longest by any Dodgers player since ...

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