Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:45:20 -0800
Updating a previous report, free-agent SP Josh Johnson (Padres) signed a one-year contract with the San Diego Padres Thursday, Dec. 18. The deal is expected to be worth a bit less than $2 million, but incentives could make it worth as much as $8 million.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:13:55 -0800
Free-agent SP Josh Johnson (Padres) is on the verge of signing a one-year contract with the San Diego Padres, according to sources. The deal is expected to include significant incentives for games started.
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 02:47:30 -0800
Free-agent SP Josh Johnson (Padres) is talking with five or six clubs, and the San Diego Padres are among those teams. Johnson has said the Padres remain his first choice.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:58:09 -0700
San Diego Padres SP Josh Johnson's $4 million 2015 club option was declined Thursday, Oct. 30.
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:56:18 -0700
San Diego Padres SP Josh Johnson (elbow) played catch for the first time Oct. 9 since undergoing Tommy John surgery in April. The team has three days after the World Series to decide if they'll exercise Johnson's $4 million option for the 2015 season. The belief is that even if the Padres decline the option, they would still like to re-sign him.
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 13:15:17 -0700
The San Diego Padres designated OF Alex Castellanos for assignment Friday, April 25, and moved SP Josh Johnson (elbow) to the 60-day disabled list.
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:44:52 -0700
San Diego Padres SP Josh Johnson (elbow) will undergo Tommy John surgery Thursday, April 24. This will be Johnson's second ligament-replacement procedure.
Fantasy Tip: Johnson just can't stay healthy. He'll be lost for the rest of the year and at least the beginning of the 2014 season. This bodes well for Robbie Erlin sticking around in the rotation for the long term.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:55:46 -0700
San Diego Padres SP Josh Johnson (forearm) will meet with Dr. James Andrews Tuesday, April 22, according to manager Bud Black. Andrews will check Johnson's ligaments, forearm flexor tendons and the back of his elbow.
Fantasy Tip: Many have likely moved on from Johnson at this point because of his injury history. If you're waiting, you'll have to wait a little longer. There looks like a decent chance he'll have to undergo Tommy John surgery for the second time in his career.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:01:05 -0700
San Diego Padres SP Josh Johnson (forearm) will visit with Dr. James Andrews.
Fantasy Tip: This sounds dubious for Johnson, who just can't seem to stay healthy. A visit to Andrews often times precludes Tommy John surgery. Stay tuned and make plans to replace Johnson on your roster if he receives bad news.
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 20:21:56 -0700
San Diego Padres SP Josh Johnson (forearm) will be re-evaluated this week. The team is concerned Johnson's injury is not getting any better.
Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners of Johnson need to be patient. It appears his recovery process is really slow, and he might be longer than originally anticipated. Stay tuned.