Timber Rattlers Notebook: Key Bats Heating Up

APPLETON, Wisc. – My, how things have changed around the Fox Valley. After a surging first half, the Rattlers find themselves near the bottom of the standings looking up. And while the M's Midwest League affiliate still relies on first-half stars such as Matt Tuiasosopo, Rob Johnson and Marshall Hubbard, there are a few rising stars starting to carry the load.
July 21, 2005

Versatility key for Mariners' 2004 Draftee

APPLETON, Wisc. - Last year was a very long and disappointing season for the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. The team finished the 2004 season 26 games out of first place with an abysmal 57-82 record. <br><br> This season is looking very different. Wisconsin is loaded with talent, with players such as Matt Tuiasosopo, Yung Chi Chen and Asdrubal Cabrera on the roster. A name often overlooked is that of Brent Johnson, a multi-talented OF/3B out of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.
April 13, 2005

Q & A with Brent Johnson

Few Mariners 2004 draftees have had as impressive of a start to their pro career as Everett third baseman/outfielder and 14th round pick Brent Johnson. InsidethePark talked with the former UNLV star recently to learn a little bit more about his versatile approach to the game.
August 7, 2004