Johnson took advantage of his time off with injuries to work on his changeup in 2015, the Cubs' official site reports. "I was able to throw it for strikes, and that was huge," he said of the pitch. "Just having the confidence in that pitch made it that much better."
Ranier Racing with MDM will compete in a limited schedule in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards in 2016. Full-time NASCAR XFINITY Series driver Jones and Jones' NXS crew chief, Mike Hillman, Jr will team for several races in the truck series, A2B Strategies reports.