Heard Josh Johnson is talking to 5-6 teams. Nothing imminent, but the Padres remain his first choice.
San Diego Union-Tribune "Josh Johnson has yet to throw a pitch for the Padres. It is unclear if he ever will. The right-hander will undergo his second Tommy John surgery Thursday. The procedure will be performed in Pensacola, Fla., by Dr. James Andrews. An exam by the noted orthopedic surgeon earlier this week revealed..." April 24
#Padres pitcher Josh Johnson will have TJ surgery tomorrow. Technically a revision of the UCL.
ESPN.com "Free-agent starter Josh Johnson has reached agreement on a one-year, guaranteed $8 million contract with the San Diego Padres, a baseball source told ESPN.com. The deal includes additional performance bonuses based on games started, the source said. Johnson was in San Diego for a physical exam..." November 20
Pirates are finalists for the services of free agent RHP Josh Johnson, according to his agent. Agent says he's considering "3 or 4" teams
The Royals want to work something out with Josh Johnson. He's a good fit financially (one-year deal), possible high reward, good team guy.
ESPN.com "Add veteran starting pitcher Josh Johnson to the list of free agents that interest the Texas Rangers. Johnson’s agent, Matt Sosnick, said he’s talked to nearly every team about Johnson, including the Rangers. “He’s always had interest in playing in Texas,” Sosnick said Thursday. “He’s from..." November 07
Sportsnet.ca "The Toronto Blue Jays will not extend right-hander Josh Johnson a qualifying offer by Monday’s deadline, sportsnet.ca has learned. The Blue Jays can still sign Johnson, but the 29 other MLB teams can also bid for his services once free agency begins in earnest Tuesday. Under normal..." November 04
St. Paul Pioneer Press "Just because Josh Johnson is coming off a nightmarish season in Toronto doesn't mean the Twins should expect to lure the veteran right-hander with a multiyear discount deal. Matt Sosnick, Johnson's agent, said Friday in a phone interview that his client still could receive a one-year qualifying..." November 03
MLB Trade Rumors "Righty Josh Johnson underwent minor elbow surgery this morning to remove bone spurs agent Matt Sosnick tells MLBTR. Dr. James Andrews performed the procedure telling Johnson he feels the discomfort caused by the spurs was the cause of his struggles with the Blue Jays this year. No issues were..." October 01
MLB.com "Blue Jays right-hander Josh Johnson is officially done for the season due to a strained right forearm. The news hardly comes as a surprise considering Johnson hasn't pitched since Aug. 6 but after a visit with renowned surgeon James Andrews it was determined that Johnson should not throw for at..." August 28
Dr. Andrews confirmed Josh Johnson's injury as a forearm strain in elbow area. Prescribed no throwing for 2 wks. Probably done for season.
Toronto Star "Blue Jays right-hander Josh Johnson has been added to the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm strain the club announced Tuesday. The 29-year-old who missed six weeks earlier this season with triceps inflammation said he felt discomfort while playing catch on Tuesday. Right-handed..." August 14
CBSSports.com "Blue Jays starter Josh Johnson has cleared waivers sources tell CBSSports.com. Johnson one of the best pitchers in the game a few years back is now eligible to be traded to any other team -- though the likelihood of that isn't known as a couple factors could limit the chances for a..." August 10
Toronto Star "There were likely people around America willing to bet the mortgage on Tuesday’s game that matched the uber-struggling Josh Johnson for the Blue Jays against King Felix Hernandez and the Mariners. Felix had won six in a row last losing on May 25 while Johnson had lost six straight starts with..." August 07
Gibbons on Johnson: "Nothing major that you can't perform but when you land on it if you get that little stinger." #BlueJays
Yahoo! Sports "Though the Toronto Blue Jays sit deep in the cellar of the American League East, they continue to tell teams they have no interest in trading Josh Johnson, two executives told Yahoo! Sports. While some believe the Blue Jays simply are trying to drive up Johnson’s price, others can see the..." July 18
Yahoo! Sports "Though the Toronto Blue Jays sit deep in the cellar of the American League East, they continue to tell teams they have no interest in trading Josh Johnson, two executives told Yahoo! Sports. While some believe the Blue Jays simply are trying to drive up Johnson’s price, others can see the..." July 17
R.A. Dickey moved to Saturday and Josh Johnson bumped to Sunday to give blister on right middle finger an extra day.
Toronto Star "The Toronto Blue Jays activated right-hander Josh Johnson and outfielder Rajai Davis from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday. Johnson, who joined Toronto in the off-season as part of a blockbuster trade with the Miami Marlins, is scheduled to start for the Blue Jays on Tuesday night against..." June 04
Toronto Star "The Blue Jays were trying to finish strong against the San Diego Padres on Sunday night and avoid being swept. The club and its fans are anticipating signs of a turnaround, when the last-place club will perform at the level expected when the star-studded lineup was put together over the..." June 03
Hardball Talk "Blue Jays starter Josh Johnson will return from the disabled list on Tuesday, per Scott Miller of CBS Sports. Johnson was sidelined with a triceps injury after his April 21 start against the Yankees, but felt good after his latest rehab start." June 01
In Dunedin's 4-3 win, Josh Johnson in 1st rehab start: 3IP/3H/1R/0BB/5K. Andy Burns (.329) walkoff RBI single, SF.
#BlueJays starter Josh Johnson to make rehab outing Monday for single-A Dunedin. First of two or three games he needs before return
MLB.com "Right-hander Josh Johnson is expected to be out until at least the start of June because of soreness in his right triceps muscle. Johnson hasn't pitched since April 21 but played catch on Wednesday and will now begin the process of working his arm back into shape. It's going to be a gradual..." May 10
MRIs on #BlueJays RHP Josh Johnson came back clean. Resumes throwing Thur, is expected to need couple rehab starts to build back up 7 ings
TSN.ca "Left-hander Ricky Romero is heading back to Toronto. The club announced on Thursday that starter Josh Johnson has been placed on the disabled list with right triceps inflammation and that Romero would start in his place on Friday against the Seattle Mariners. Romero, who was sent to Single-A..." May 02
Toronto Sun "Josh Johnson is confident that the discomfort he's feeling in the triceps muscle in his right arm is not serious. "After last start it was pretty sore and we just waited on it, did what we could do to make it better but it just stayed the same," said the Blue Jays starter. "We decided to..." April 28
CBSSports.com "Blue Jays right-hander Josh Johnson hopes to rejoin the rotation late next week after an MRI showed only inflammation in his right triceps. He was scratched from Friday's start as a precaution. "Just a little tiny bit of inflammation, and that's it. All good news," said Johnson to reporters on..." April 27
Heard Blue Jays could scratch Josh Johnson from Friday start with biceps tightness. Not thought to be serious. Expected to make next start.
The Globe and Mail "A team needing good news got more of the opposite on Friday morning with right-hander Josh Johnson scratched from his scheduled start against the Yankees with triceps tightness. Left-hander Aaron Laffey, picked up on waivers from the Mets this week, will take the ball instead on Friday..." April 26
Josh Johnson did undergo an MRI today. No results yet, he's confident it will come back clear.
More bad news for #bluejays. Aaron Laffey will start tonight in place of Josh Johnson, who has right triceps tightness.
Bluebird Banter "A great game for Anthony Gose, 3 for 4, home run, 2 stolen bases, 4 runs scored, 2 RBI. He's looking really good this spring, batting a big .375 after today's game. And, speaking of great games, Josh Johnson went 3.2 perfect innings, had 5 strikeouts. Only 2 balls left the infield against him,..." March 08
Toronto Sun "For all the doubtful off-season murmurs, the only early indications emanating from Josh Johnson’s right arm are positive vibes. Through all the early work, and now through his first spring outing, Johnson has looked just like the dominant, intimidating pitcher who not long ago was one of the..." February 26
MLB.com "The 2012 season didn't go exactly as planned for Josh Johnson, but there's hope that in the end he'll become a better pitcher because of it. Toronto's right-hander experienced a drop in velocity last year, which prompted a change in the way he approached hitters. The days of simply overpowering..." February 19
Toronto Sun "Josh Johnson breezed through his first session of live batting practice, looking like the ace he used to be. “We’re counting on him,” said manager John Gibbons. “We need him. It wasn’t too long ago he was in the top two or three pitchers in baseball.” Johnson, no doubt, would like to be in..." February 19
Toronto Star "Jays right-hander Josh Johnson has some hockey background, and that topic made him an instant hit in his first scrum at spring training Wednesday. “It’s the first game I think I ever played,” Johnson said as he spoke in front of a throng of cameras and notepads at Blue Jays spring training. “It..." February 13
Toronto Star "The Blue Jays, flush with the knowledge that major league baseball has okayed the club's controversial trade with Florida, are poised to name their new manager. Baseball commissioner Bud Selig approved the 12-player Jays-Marlins trade on Monday after a longer than usual review. Jays fans —..." November 20
TSN.ca "he Toronto Blue Jays may have gotten the pitching help they've been looking for. According to reports, the Jays have acquired starting pitchers Mark Buehrle and Josh Johnson, as well as shortstop Jose Reyes, from the Miami Marlins in exchange for pitcher Henderson Alvarez and shortstops Yunel..." November 13
Miami Herald "Josh Johnson won't measure success in 2012 in terms of statistics. Johnson will achieve the biggest goal he set for himself Monday night when he makes his final start of the 2012 season against the Mets. If Johnson gets through the start with no issues, he will finish the season without..." October 01
New York Post "Josh Johnson has stifled many batters over the course of his career. But one player he never wants to see is Mets center fielder Andres Torres. The struggling Torres collected two hits off of Johnson and went 3-for-3 with a walk and three RBIs in the Mets' 6-1 win over the Marlins yesterday at..." August 10
MLB.com "Peace of mind for Josh Johnson will come once the non-waiver Trade Deadline passes at 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday. Drafted by the Marlins in 2002, Johnson has made it clear that his priority is to remain with the only franchise he's ever known. But the decision is out of his hands. "This is all I..." July 30
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "If Josh Johnson was auditioning for teams interested in acquiring him before Tuesday's trade deadline then the several scouts in attendance must've come away with mixed reviews. Johnson, who reportedly is near the top of the Blue Jays, Red Sox and Rangers wish-lists, probably impressed the..." July 30
ESPN.com "There's plenty of speculation around Josh Johnson, a pitcher the Rangers scouted once again Sunday and has been on their radar for some time. But reports out of Miami continue to show the asking price is particularly high. Johnson probably didn't increase his stock with his five-inning..." July 29
ESPN.com "If the 2012 trading deadline action is about to rampage toward a dramatic finale, its fate may well be riding on what was transpiring on two different pitcher's mounds Sunday -- one in Little Havana, the other 660 miles to the north in Atlanta. In Miami, the eyes of 15 scouts -- yep, 15 -- were..." July 29
Palm Beach Post "Even as trade rumors continue to swirl, pitcher Josh Johnson said he has never wondered if Sunday's start might be his last for the Marlins. "You hear about it, but it doesn't matter because if it's going to happen, it's going to happen. If not, then I'm still here, which is what I want. No..." July 29
MLB.com "The Rangers, having lost out on Zack Greinke, are still talking to clubs. But the Rangers don't appear to high on Josh Johnson, the Marlins right-hander who is available in the Miami fire sale. The Rangers have a high regard for Johnson's makeup and character. He scores well in that..." July 28
ESPN.com "While the Miami Marlins have made it clear that pitcher Josh Johnson is available in a trade, the team's initial asking price for the All-Star right-hander is so high it's generated skepticism within baseball circles over whether he will be moved by Tuesday's non-waiver trade deadline. Several..." July 28