After four nights at Saint Agnes Hospital, Orioles reliever Jim Johnson was finally released Friday morning after a severe case of food poisoning.
Johnson, who has converted 15 straight save opportunities dating to last season, acknowledged the experience was frustrating and frightening.
"A little of both, depending on the time," Johnson said. "It was pretty bad."
Doctors conducted various tests to rule out specific illnesses, and eventually, food poisoning — including when and where — was pinpointed. He was back in the clubhouse Friday, worked out a little and played catch.
"I'm just kind of lethargic, I guess, right...