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So, you wanna pick up Josh Johnson before the trade deadline? Well, it's going to cost you, and it's going to cost you a lot. The Marlins aren't willing to sell everyone off for cents on the dollar, as CBSSports.com reports that the Marlins are seeking a "Teixeira-like" like package in exchange for Johnson. In 2007, Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, who was then playing for the Texas Rangers, was traded to the Atlanta Braves. Along with Teixeira, the Braves also acquired Ron Mahay in exchange for Elvis Andrus, Neftali Feliz, Matt Harrison, Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Beau Jones. Only Jones,...
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There have been plenty of good signs in Josh Johnson‘s return from a season-ending shoulder injury this year. His 2.98 FIP is excellent; he’s striking out nearly eight batters per nine innings and walking well under three. His 9.35 strikeout rate is an improvement over last year’s mark of 8.5%. His 46.9% ground ball rate is healthy, just under his career average. And yet, despite...
The Miami Marlins have been busy, hosting a little bit of a fire sale in recent days. If they ultimately decide to part ways with Josh Johnson, there likely won't be any shortage of suitors. A couple of reports have surfaced linking both the Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays to the Marlins ace. The Rangers are "actively pursuing" Johnson, according to USA Today'...
The Miami Marlins are in full-on sell mode right now and they aren’t done moving pieces. After shipping Omar Infante and Anibal Sanchez to the Detroit Tigers, we have been told the Marlins are ready to start listening to offers for ace starting pitcher Josh Johnson.
The Marlins have been terribly disappointing this year, as they currently have a 45-52 record and sit 12.5 games...
Here's the running list of Josh Johnson rumors leading up to the trade deadline:
– Although Jerry Crasnick of ESPN believes Johnson will be moved, he says that the asking price is extremely high. According to one GM the Marlins “want a ton” in return for Johnson, but given the fact that he's signed through 2013, it gives the Marlins a lot of leverage.
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It takes a lot to steal the spotlight away from Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen, but Elly Hayes, Brooke Buck, Heidi Johnson and Jamie Buehrle did just that in The Franchise. Brooke, wife of Miami Marlins catcher John Buck, Heidi, wife of pitcher Josh Johnson, Elizabeth, wife of catcher Brett Hayes, and Jamie, wife of starting pitcher Mark Buehrle, took a fishing trip recently and,...
According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, the Kansas City Royals may have interest in acquiring 28 year-old starting pitcher Josh Johnson from the Maimi Marlins. The righty may be the next piece dealt away by the Marlins, who have already traded SP Anibal Sanchez, INF Omar Infante and 3B Hanley Ramirez.
The Marlins dropped $191 million on three "elite" free agents in the...
The Texas Rangers could do nothing last night, as they had to sit back and watch their fellow American League West rivals, the Los Angeles Angels, acquire starting pitcher Zack Greinke from the Milwaukee Brewers for a pair of top minor league prospects. While holding a slim lead over the Angels and the surging Oakland Athletics, the Rangers may be feeling the heat as...
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Editor's note: The temperature gauge is a Bill James-created statistic that measures how hot or cold hitters are. We will spotlight Red Sox and opposing team temperatures on game days. The Red Sox are set for an up-close lesson on how to build a hot streak as they head into New York on Friday night for a series against the Yankees. The Yankees, at 59-39, are tied with the Nationals...
The Los Angeles Angels, who are actively pursuing a starting pitcher, had a scout watching Miami Marlins right-hander Josh Johnson on Monday night.
That doesn’t mean, however, that Johnson is their top priority - not when Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Zack Greinke and Tampa Bays righty James Shields also are available in trades.
Johnson, 28, is a top-of-the-rotation starter...
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