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Major league pitcher and local talent Steve Johnson returns to Ripken Stadium
Major league pitcher and local talent Steve Johnson returns to Ripken Stadium

Former MIAA baseball star and major league pitcher Steve Johnson had a homecoming of sorts on Wednesday, when the 25-year-old right-hander tossed 2-1/3 innings for the IronBirds at Ripken Stadium. Johnson, a graduate of the Brooklandville's St. Paul's School, who has gone 5-1 with in 17 appearances with the Baltimore Orioles over the last two seasons, pitched at the IronBirds' home field almost a decade ago, when, before starting the senior season of his sparkling high school career, he was selected to take part in the August 2004 AFLAC All-American Baseball Classic, which was played at Ripken Stadium. The Kingsville native, son of former Orioles pitcher and MASN broadcaster...

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