Rather than squirm behind a microphone on a podium, Randy Johnson did it his way. He called it quits on a conference call, and his timing was fitting.
Randy Johnson will hold a conference call Tuesday to "discuss his baseball future," his agents at Octagon said.
With the All-Star Game now in the rearview mirror, Starting 9 looks ahead at the top things to keep a close eye on in the second half of the season.
Randy Johnson versus ... John Kruk in the 1993 All-Star Game ... a dove ... the Braves in 2004. Here's a look at some of the most memorable moments -- good and bad -- in the Big Unit's storied career.
To quadrigenarians Jamie Moyer, Gary Sheffield and Randy Johnson, age is just another number in their illustrious careers.
Randy Johnson is feeling confident, healthy and quite spry. It showed in his second Cactus League start this spring, as Johnson pitched shutout ball and struck out seven Diamondbacks in three innings of work.
Randy Johnson needs just five wins to reach a career total of 300, but his goals are a bit loftier.
The Giants could be dangerous in the NL West if they can add another productive bat to their lineup.
From Randy Johnson to Felipe Lopez to Juan Rivera, "Starting 9" highlights the free agents who could prove to be a nice value for a relatively bargain price.
From Randy Johnson to Mike Mussina to Greg Maddux, Starting 9 looks at older, accomplished pitchers who might call it a career at the end of 2008.
Jimmy Rollins and Randy Johnson are among nine players who have put together impressive numbers in the final month of the season.
The Indians needed help from a timely plague of insects to rattle Joba Chamberlain and take a 2-0 series advantage.
The 2005-06 free-agent crop looks like a downer – short on starting pitching and long on aging icons.
The Yankees used to spark a league-wide whine-a-thon. Now it's more a sigh and a sense of resignation.
Will the Dodgers have enough money to satisfy Adrian Beltre and Eric Gagne? Plus, answers to other questions.
In his first trip to the All-Star Game as a Yankee, Alex Rodriguez's biggest task may be to recruit Randy Johnson.