After issuing a brief statement Monday saying he’d never forget the Seattle Mariners, the fans or the friends he’d made here, Kenji Johjima told the team he’d be holding a conference call with the media soon.
Turns out, however, he didn’t mean with the American media.
Joh, who was never comfortable enough with the Northwest press to open up about himself, apparently still isn’t. Willing to talk to the Japanese media about his reasons for walking away from the final two years of his contract, he didn’t even want to talk to the press here long distance.
It’s certainly no …