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JOSH JOHNSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Padres Injury Update: Josh Johnson plays catch for first time since surgery

The San Diego Padres won 77 games this season despite finishing 30th in the Major Leagues in runs scored. The strength of the team was a strong pitching staff that ranked fourth in ERA at 3.27. One pitcher who hopes to bolster the staff even further is Josh Johnson, who is coming off Tommy John surgery. The good news is that Johnson played catch for the first time in five months...
Via MLB Injury News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Josh Johnson Gamble

Just because the Josh Johnson experiment failed doesn’t mean it was the wrong move this past offseason. Padre fans are annoyed and disappointed right now.  I get it.  Potential staff ace, Josh Johnson, needs Tommy John surgery and will not throw a pitch this year (and possibly ever) for the Padres. Then, the comments began:  — What a stupid contract! — Same old, cheap Padres...
Via Friarhood
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Johnson to undergo Tommy John Surgery

The Padres announced today that RHP Josh Johnson would undergo Tommy John surgery tomorrow on his ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in his right elbow after experiencing tightness and discomfort in his arm for the past several weeks. The news broke Wednesday afternoon on Twitter as a collective groan spread across the Padres fan base. Josh Johnson will undergo Tommy John surgery tomorrow...
Via Friarhood
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Padres Public
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Johnson signs one-year deal with Padres

According to reports, free agent starting pitcher Josh Johnson has signed a one-year deal with the San Diego Padres. The deal is reportedly worth $8 million with additional contract incentives. Johnson’s deal with #padres includes additional performance bonuses based on games started, source says. — Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) November 20, 2013 The additional performance bonus […]
Via Full Scale Sports
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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Jays P Josh Johnson bumps head in dugout

Your browser does not support iframes. Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Josh Johnson bumped his head on a dugout ceiling heater between innings during Tuesday night's game at Progressive Field in Cleveland. The heaters on the ceiling of the Progressive Field visitors dugout do not seem to be compatible with tall people like Johnson, who stands 6-foot-7. The Blue Jays...
Via Holdout Sports
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Josh Johnson: Big Money Free Agent?

Is Josh Johnson still worth a big money contract? It is well known around the Toronto Blue Jays front office and fan base that one of the prized off-season acquisitions, pitcher Josh Johnson is a free agent at the end of the season. If this were 2009 or 2010, one could make the argument that Johnson would receive a contract as fat as one similar to Felix Hernandez or Matt...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

AP source: Marlins trade Josh Johnson to Blue Jays

A person familiar with the deal says the Miami Marlins have traded right-hander Josh Johnson to the Toronto Blue Jays. The person confirmed the trade to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the teams weren't commenting amid talk they had agreed to a blockbuster deal. Johnson, who led the NL in ERA in 2010, went 8-14 this year with a 3.81 ERA for the...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss
LET'S MAKE A DEAL

Jays, Marlins pull off blockbuster

The Hot Stove season is officially underway with a massive trade between Miami and Toronto that sent Jose Reyes and others up north.

Via The Outside Corner
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox looking to acquire Josh Johnson

Boston general manager Ben Cherrington has gone on the record stating that the Red Sox would consider making sizable moves prior to the July 31st trade deadline. According to Joe McDonald of ESPNBoston, one such bold move would be the acquisition of ace Josh Johnson from the Miami Marlins. McDonald writes regarding Boston’s pitching woes: “The Red Sox have scored a major league...
Via RotoStars.com
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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