Wed, 20 Nov 2013 10:23:02 -0800
San Diego Padres general manager Josh Byrnes said SP Josh Johnson (elbow) should be ready for the start of spring training. Johnson underwent surgery Oct. 1, to have bone spurs removed from his elbow.
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 08:26:44 -0800
San Diego Padres SP Josh Johnson can make an additional $1.25 million in incentives next year if he makes 26 starts, according to a source. Johnson is taking his physical Wednesday, Nov. 20. He went 2-8 with a 6.20 ERA last season with the Toronto Blue Jays.
Tue, 19 Nov 2013 20:36:28 -0800
Free-agent SP Josh Johnson (Blue Jays) reached an agreement with the San Diego Padres Tuesday, Nov. 19, on a one-year, guaranteed $8 million contract, according to a baseball source. The deal includes additional performance bonuses on games started. The team is expected to announce the deal Wednesday, Nov. 20.
Fantasy Tip: Johnson struggled mightily in an injury-plagued season in 2013, but working on a one-year deal in a pitcher's park should help him establish himself. He remains a solid back-end fantasy rotation option in most formats heading into 2014.
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:13:46 -0800
Free-agent SP Josh Johnson (Blue Jays) told the San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres they were at the top of his list because of the proximity to his Las Vegas home.
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 19:45:06 -0800
The Kansas City Royals have shown interest in free-agent SPs Phil Hughes (Yankees), Tim Hudson (Braves) and Josh Johnson (Blue Jays) in case they are not able to re-sign free-agent SP Ervin Santana.
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:48:29 -0800
The Kansas City Royals are interested in free-agent SP Josh Johnson (Blue Jays).
Mon, 04 Nov 2013 12:04:52 -0800
The Toronto Blue Jays won't make qualifying offers to free-agent SP Josh Johnson, OF Rajai Davis, RP Darren Oliver or RP Ramon Ortiz.
Mon, 04 Nov 2013 11:46:05 -0800
The Toronto Blue Jays are not have any contract extension talks with impending free-agent SP Josh Johnson.
Tue, 01 Oct 2013 13:04:25 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays SP Josh Johnson (elbow) underwent surgery to have loose bodies and a bone spur in his right elbow removed Tuesday, Oct. 1. The surgery, performed by Dr. James Andrews, was a success, and he is expected to be ready for spring training next season.
Fri, 06 Sep 2013 01:42:30 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays will talk to their medical and training staff and try to decide by mid-October whether or not they will extend a qualfying offer of roughly $14MM to SP Josh Johnson, who is a free agent at year's end.