Ugh, lousy lousy lousy. So crushing.
I hate to say it, but I've been watching these guys all season and Jim Johnson, IMO, had been living on borrowed time for a while. At the beginning of the season, his sinker was filthy, but as the season's gone on, it seems like it's had less movement. It also seems that he's lost a few MPH and also a bit of command. It was easy in May-June; all he had to do was throw low. Now he's got to try to paint inside-outside because the stuff's not there. A few saves have been shaky recently, and he's been poor in non-save opps. I was actually upset to see him warming up in the 8th.
But hey, who am I to second-guess Buck. The man is a genius. Sometimes one doesn't work out for you.