Josh Johnson might just be the most overlooked superstar since some guy that we're probably overlooking.

It's not enough that the Florida Marlins ace is always overshadowed in the National League, in seasons past by the likes of Tim Lincecum and this season by the phenomena known as Ubaldo Jimenez and Stephen Strasburg. It's not enough that the Marlins seem intent on staging stunts that steal the spotlight from their ace -- selling tickets after the fact to a game in which they were the victims of perfection or importing vuvuzelas for a night.

No, even when he's making history by becoming just the eighth player in history to allow one or fewer runs in eight consecutive starts, Johnson cedes the headlines to the Tampa Bay Rays, the team that dropped out of first in the AL East after losing to Johnson.

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