Exercise Josh Johnson’s 2015 Option Now!

Exercise Josh Johnson‘s 2015 option? Exercise it now when there’s news that he’s on his way to see Dr. James Andrews, likely putting an end to his 2014 season? Before you dismiss this suggestion as the ravings of a lunatic (and is lunacy for no other reason than options don’t get picked up until the season ends and performance thresholds are met or missed), resist for but...
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Padres Injury Updates: Chase Headley, Josh Johnson, Ryan Jackson, Max Fried

The San Diego Padres are 7-9 to start the season but they've done it despite injuries to some key players.  They also have some top prospects battling injuries.  The Padres host the division leading San Francisco Giants tonight to kick off a three-game set.  They'll hand the ball to Tyson Ross (1-2) as he takes on Matt Cain (0-2) at 7:10pm Pacific.  Let's go over...
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99 Josh Johnson Problems

Reports surfaced yesterday that the Padres Josh Johnson, signed as a free agent over the winter, would be seeking a second opinion from Dr James Andrews on his injured forearm. Then again, perhaps it was his elbow that he was getting checked. He had already had ligament replacement (Tommy John) surgery on it once before, in 2007, and Dr Andrews cleaned it up in October of last year...
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Padres' Josh Johnson to see Dr. James Andrews

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Josh Johnson hasn't had the kind of start he was hoping for in 2014. After a tough season with the Toronto Blue Jays, the big right-hander was hoping to revive his career after signing a one-year deal with the Friars. A forearm injury that hasn't gotten any better could prevent that from happening.     Corey Brock of reported...
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Padres' Josh Johnson set for further evaluation

SAN DIEGO (AP) San Diego Padres starting right-hander Josh Johnson, who has yet to pitch this season, will undergo further evaluation this week.
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Josh Johnson to see Dr. James Andrews about troublesome elbow

Padres right-hander Josh Johnson will soon visit Dr. James Andrews about his problematic elbow, reports's Corey Brock. The righty has not pitched this season after suffering a forearm/elbow strain in spring training. "I don't know if I would say he's had a setback," said manager Bud Black to Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune. "He just hasn...
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Padres concerned that Josh Johnson (forearm) is not progressing

San Diego Padres starter Josh Johnson was already expected to miss all of April. The word out of San Diego, however, now sounds more pessimistic. Scott Miller of Bleacher Report tweeted that the Padres are set to re-evaluate the right-hander this week due to concerns that his condition is not improving as expected:Injured #Padres starter Josh Johnson (right forearm) will be re...
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Padres' Josh Johnson will miss all of April with forearm strain

More bad fortune has hit the San Diego Padres pitching staff. First, Cory Luebke went down for the season for Tommy John surgery. Next, Joe Wieland will have surgery and miss the first half. Now, Josh Johnson will miss at least a month due to a right flexor strain. The announcement comes from Padres beat writer Corey Brock of news for the #Padres; Josh Johnson out for...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Johnson Out For 4-5 Weeks

Josh Johnson becomes the latest Padre pitcher to succumb to the injury bug. Johnson suffered a flexor strain in his right forearm; in a best-case scenario he’ll be back in 4-5 weeks according to Bud Black. Prior to the injury, Johnson had been enjoying a successful spring. Johnson signed a 1 year $8MM contract with the Padres during the offseason. However, the Padres get a $4 million...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Bounce-Back Candidate: Josh Johnson

2013 was a complete disaster, breakdown, meltdown, injury-riddled and inconsistent season for Josh Johnson. Johnson got the ball rolling in the Toronto Blue Jays‘ massive overhaul in the 2012-2013 off-season. Johnson went 2-8 with a 6.20 ERA in 16 starts for the Blue Jays. On the surface, these statistics are absolutely atrocious. It is clear he did not adjust well to the Rogers...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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