Culture Map had a profile on Maybe 3B Chris Johnson as he prepared to leave for Spring Training, and that dude had some interesting things to say.
What happened in 2011 for Johnson?
“Last year was tough. I came into the season thinking I was the shit. I had to get out of my own way. Pitchers and teams started looking at me and they had a game plan of how to handle me at the plate."
And on realism replacing optimism for 2012:
“We’re a young team. There’s no denying that. As a team we need to stay away from super lofty goals and keep improving. We’re headed in a really good direction — there’s really only one way to go."
Click the link for the full piece, it's a good one.