Josh Johnson and the San Diego Padres have agreed to a one-year contract.
The right-hander was acquired by Toronto in a blockbuster trade with Miami last offseason but went 2-8 with a 6.20 ERA 16 appearances this year. He missed significant time with a triceps injury.
The 29-year-old Johnson had arthroscopic surgery to remove a bone spur in his elbow at the end of the season. He...
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November 20, 2013
Morosi: Josh Johnson OKs 1-year deal with Padres.
The news is breaking now. It seems that Josh Johnson has gotten $8 million dollars from the Padres to pitch in 2014, according to Jerry Crasnick. By itself, that is an interesting match — Johnson gets to go to the National League and reboot his value in a pitcher’s park, and the Padres get a high-variance player for a little bit more than the price of a win.
But then I heard...
Josh Johnson to Sign with Padres
All of a sudden, the Padres look to have a real solid rotation heading into 2014. According to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick, the Padres have signed SP Josh Johnson to a 1-year deal worth $8MM. Tim Dierkes of MLBTradeRumors.com also reports that Johnson can earn an additional $1.25MM if he makes at least 26 starts.
Josh Johnson is a San Diego Padre
As first reported by Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com, the Padres and free agent starting pitcher Josh Johnson have agreed to a one-year deal.
Pitcher Josh Johnson signs one-year, guaranteed $8M deal with #padres. http://t.co/v7ub77GhWs
— Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) November 20, 2013
The deal includes an additional $1.25 million in performance bonuses...
As a member of the Florida Marlins from 2005-2010, starting pitcher Josh Johnson was one of the most dominant pitchers in the National League — when healthy. Since his right shoulder strain that limited him to only nine games in 2011, though, he just has not pitched as effectively. He pitched a full 2012 for the Miami Marlins and had a solid 3.84 ERA in 31 starts (8-14 record)...