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Devil Rays | Johnson Returns to Club

Updating previous items, the Associated Press reports Tampa Bay Devil Rays C Charles Johnson rejoined the team Tuesday, April 12, after taking a five-day leave of absence to tend to a personal matter. Johnson had been placed on the restricted list without pay Friday, April 8. "There were some personal things I had to take care of back at home," said Johnson. "Unfortunately, I had to leave the club." Johnson hasn't elaborated on the nature of his absence, other than telling MAN Lou Piniella that "it's a very private matter."

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