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Johnson's shoulder has no structural damage

Posted on: June 29, 2011 6:03 pm
Edited on: June 29, 2011 8:05 pm
By Matt Snyder

Marlins ace Josh Johnson has been sidelined for quite a while with a shoulder injury, so a visit to Dr. James Andrews Wednesday could have brought pretty bad news. Instead, the MRI and examination of his right shoulder came out with "best-case scenario" results (Fish Tank blog). Johnson received a cortisone shot and will resume his throwing program in 10 days. There is currently no specific timetable for Johnson's return to the Florida starting rotation, but he's definitely not out for the season.

Before the shoulder injury, Johnson was among the NL leaders in several pitching categories. He's 3-1 with a 1.64 ERA, 0.98 WHIP and 56 strikeouts in 60 1/3 innings. He hasn't made a start since May 16. The Johnson injury is obviously not the only reason, but it's worth noting the Marlins are 10-29 since he's been out. They were 24-16 prior to his injury.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 5, 2011 12:33 pm

Johnson's shoulder has no structural damage

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Since: Oct 7, 2011
Posted on: October 19, 2011 1:33 pm

Johnson's shoulder has no structural damage

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Since: Sep 13, 2006
Posted on: June 30, 2011 10:05 am

Johnson's shoulder has no structural damage

I am glad to see this. Seeing an Ace get injured hurts the game and usually the injuries are severe. I love lots of offense just as much as the next guy, but great pitching is also fun to watch.

From being a fan of the Phillies, I am not a fan of this lol...

Since: Sep 9, 2009
Posted on: June 29, 2011 9:54 pm

Johnson's shoulder has no structural damage

What exactly is there to risk? You arent making any sense. They just said  there is no structural damage, so what is he risking?

Since: Aug 31, 2010
Posted on: June 29, 2011 9:45 pm

Johnson's shoulder has no structural damage

Why Risk it and bring him back ? let him sit on the DL and Rehab the rest of this year and all offseason, so next year, when the hitters mature a little, and the new manager gets his ducks in a row, they are ready to make a run, instead of Bringing him back, risking a long term injury, and getting very little reward (in the big picture).

Since: Jun 15, 2011
Posted on: June 29, 2011 9:00 pm

Johnson's shoulder has no structural damage

finally something positive going for the Marlins. His return will be important but i don't think it'll turn this season around, but its a start

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