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Veteran quarterback Byron Leftwich was demoted Monday, clearing the way for Josh Johnson to start for Tampa Bay at Washington next week. Leftwich started all of the Buccaneers' games this season, all of which ended in losses.
Rex Grossman threw two touchdown passes in the first half Friday and Houston held on for a 27-20 exhibition victory over Tampa Bay. Grossman completed 9-of-17 passes for 197 yards while filling in for starter Matt Schaub. Schaub sat out the game with a sprained ankle, but is expected to be ready for Houston's regular-season opener against the New York Jets. Grossman threw second-quarter scoring passes of 87 yards to Jacoby Jones and 11 yards to rookie James Casey, giving the Texans a 14-3 lead.
Ronny Paulino hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the fifth Wednesday and Josh Johnson fanned seven over six innings, leading Florida past the New York Mets 5-3. Johnson (13-3) improved to 7-0 lifetime against the Mets, giving up three runs on nine hits without a walk.
Josh Johnson worked six innings and helped his own cause with a three-run homer in the fourth Wednesday, lifting Florida to a 6-3 victory over Atlanta. Johnson (10-2) allowed three runs on eight hits to record his third straight win.
Josh Johnson struck out eight and allowed two runs over 7 2/3 innings Thursday in addition to hitting a three-run homer that lifted Florida past Milwaukee 4-3. Johnson (5-1) limited the Brewers to five hits and Matt Lindstrom, despite giving up a lead-off single in the ninth, earned his 11th save. The Marlins took three games in the four-game series.
Josh Johnson hurled a complete-game five-hitter Sunday, leading the Florida Marlins' 2-1 win over the New York Mets. The workhorse, 6-foot-7 right-hander threw 113 pitches and rose to 2-0 in his second complete game to start the 2009 season. At one point, he retired 15 straight batters.
Michael Bush ran for 177 yards and two touchdowns for Oakland, which wrecked Tampa Bay's playoff hopes Sunday with a 31-24 win over the Buccaneers. JaMarcus Russell passed for two more touchdowns for the Raiders (5-11). Johnnie Lee Higgins caught six passes for 52 yards and Chaz Schilens hauled in another
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