Padres pitcher Josh Johnson will be undergoing a third Tommy John surgery soon, sources have told CBS Sports MLB Insider Jon Heyman.
Johnson, who has experienced a setback in his latest comeback attempt while on a rehab assignment, could have the procedure scheduled as early as next week.
The right-hander signed a one-year deal with San Diego over the offseason, but has not been able to pitch for them. He has not appeared in a major league game since Aug. 6, 2013.
Elbow discomfort caused Padres pitcher Josh Johnson to be removed from his rehab start last week, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Johnson is recovering from his second Tommy John surgery and will miss the rest of the season. He will consult Dr. James Andrews on Tuesday.
"It's concerning, especially for a guy like Josh," assistant general manager Fred Uhlman Jr. said. "In my time here, he's worked as hard or harder than anybody to come back from these types of surgeries. From the training room to the weight room to the mound, he's put in a lot of effort. Until we see him, until our doctors take a look at him, we can't [update his status], but it’s disappointing for him because we were hoping to get him 25 pitches [on Friday] and go on to the next outing on Monday."
Padres pitcher Josh Johnson left Friday's rehab game after facing one hitter, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Johnson left with a trainer, but the injury is not known. Johnson is coming off Tommy John surgery. Friday was his first rehab assignment game since the surgery.
Padres starter Josh Johnson, who is coming off Tommy John surgery, will begin a rehab stint Friday with Class A Advanced Lake Elsinore, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.
If that appearance goes smoothly, Johnson will pitch another inning for the same team Monday.
Johnson has not pitched in a major league game since the summer of 2013. He has not completed a season without a major injury since 2012.
Padres pitcher Josh Johnson was able to throw 15 pitches during a simulated game on Tuesday and reported no issues, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Johnson is recovering from his second Tommy John surgery and hopes to begin his rehab assignment over the weekend.
If Padres pitcher Josh Johnson is able to return before the end of the season, he will do so as a reliever, reports The San Diego Union-Tribune.
"I like starting," Johnson said Sunday, "but whatever I can do to help the team."
Johnson is trying to recover from his second Tommy John surgery and he was able play catch from 60 feet Saturday and Sunday. The team hopes to have Johnson on the mound this season.
"We're always hopeful,” assistant general manager Fred Uhlman Jr said. "He's just starting to ramp up, so we can't answer that until he gets back up on a mound."
Padres starting pitcher Josh Johnson will likely begin to start throwing by the end of the week, according to MLB.com.
Johnson, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery, had a setback during a simulated game back in June.
Padres starting pitcher Josh Johnson, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery, will resume his throwing program after an MRI on his elbow was inconclusive, per The San Diego Union-Tribune.
Johnson had the surgery over 14 months ago, but during a simulated game two weeks ago he felt tingling in his fingers and the outing was cut short.
"Because it's a revision, because the ligament had to be redone, the MRI's kind of inconclusive on the condition of the ligament," Padres manager Pat Murphy said Friday. "JJ felt some soreness when he was throwing last time he was throwing, so we shut him down.
"We're going to resume the rehab. He's going to begin throwing soon."
Murphy didn't provide an exact date on when Johnson would resume throwing.
"They don't know about the integrity of the ligament right now," Murphy said. "It's pretty complicated because it is a revision."
Padres right-hander Josh Johnson had his simulated game cut short on Monday after he felt tingling in his fingers. Johnson, who hasn't pitched since 2013 while working his way back from Tommy John surgery, has yet to begin a rehab assignment as he continues to suffer setbacks in his recovery.
Johnson is expected to undergo tests on Wednesday to determine the cause of the latest setback, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Josh Johnson, who is trying to make his way back to the Padres rotation after undergoing his second Tommy John surgery, threw a bullpen session Saturday and is scheduled to throw a simulated game Monday, per MLB.com.
Johnson threw a simulated game in April, but reported tightness in his arm, setting his recovery back. If all goes well, Johnson could be in line for rehab assignments.
Johnson has not pitched in the majors since 2013, when he was a member of the Blue Jays.
After experiencing soreness after throwing a bullpen session Tuesday, Padres pitcher Josh Johnson hopes to play catch sometime this week, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune.
"I just want to make sure and take it a little bit slower," Johnson said. "I said that from the beginning and it went so well that it’s kind of hard to do, is to take it slower than what it was. I might as well just continue to be patient, knowing that it’s still a long road."
Johnson is on the 60-day DL as he recovers from Tommy John surgery. He has not pitched this season.
"It's just kind of general soreness, nothing crazy, nothing that's, like, we're really, really worried about it," he said. "It's pretty much all gone. Once it's gone, we're going to take a couple extra days and just make sure we don't have that little setback."
Padres pitcher Josh Johnson was dealing with some soreness after his bullpen session on Tuesday, according to U-T San Diego. He was unable to throw on Saturday as originally scheduled.
Johnson, who was transferred to the 60-day DL on Saturday with an elbow injury, also felt his triceps tighten in his bullpen session last week, but didn't feel as though it was a setback. The veteran is yet to throw this season after undergoing Tommy John surgery last year.
The Padres have claimed left-handed pitcher Eury De La Rosa from the Dodgers and optioned him to their Triple-A affiliate. The team also transferred right-handed pitcher Josh Johnson from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day.
Johnson, who has been dealing with an elbow injury, has not pitched yet this season. He threw a 32-pitch bullpen session on May 15, the first time he threw off a mound since a simulated game on April 28.
Padres pitcher Josh Johnson was able to throw a 32-pitch bullpen session on Friday, his first time on the mound since April 28 when he threw a simulated game.
Johnson felt triceps tightness the next day, but didn't feel it was a setback, according to U-T San Diego.
"I just kind of went after it a little too much. ... Maybe just a little too much bulk and facing hitters for the first time facing hitters the adrenaline's going, so you're going to put a little more into it," Johnson said.
He added he took the week off just to get his body right and make sure everything was good to go.
"I think he came out of it fine, so that's a good sign," manager Bud Black said.
Padres pitcher Josh Johnson, who is on the disabled list with an elbow injury, has begun throwing again after experiencing soreness earlier this month. The Padres are hopeful that Johnson can begin a minor-league rehab assignment soon, according to FoxSports.com. Johnson underwent Tommy John surgery in April 2014, and hasn't thrown a big-league pitch since August 6, 2013.
Padres pitcher Josh Johnson had a setback in his injury rehab.
Johnson has been on the disabled list with an elbow injury. He pitched in a simulated game last week, but he's been shut down since then.
Johnson told the U-T San Diego on Tuesday that he felt tightness in his triceps after the simulated game. The tightness is gone, and he'll try playing catch later this week.
Padres pitcher Josh Johnson was able to throw off the mound to live hitters Tuesday with the front office looking on, according to reporter Marty Caswell.
"This shows that I'm getting pretty close," Johnson said, per MLB.com.
Johnson, who is working his way back from an elbow injury that landed him on the 15-day DL to start the season, was able to throw a 40-pitch bullpen last week. Johnson underwent Tommy John surgery last year and has not appeared in a game since August 2013. Johnson posted a 2-8 record with a 6.20 ERA in 2013.
Padres pitcher Josh Johnson (Tommy John surgery) threw 40 pitches during a bullpen session on Friday and expects to throw his next one on Monday or Tuesday, according to U-T San Diego.
Johnson has been recovering from Tommy John surgery and hasn't pitched in a game since August 2013.
The right hander signed as a free agent with the Padres in January 2015.
Padres pitcher Josh Johnson is set to throw another bullpen session Monday, according to FOXSports.com.
Johnson, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery, said his delivery feels better than it has since 2011, according to the report. Johnson was scheduled to throw 45 pitches in his last bullpen session and is getting closer to his return.
Johnson went 2-8 with a 6.20 ERA in 81 1/3 innings in 2014.
Padres pitcher Josh Johnson will travel with the team during its road trip to start the year and is getting closer to returning to the mound with San Diego, reports U-T San Diego.
Johnson is scheduled to throw another bullpen session Thursday, hoping to reach 45 pitches. He is scheduled for a rehab assignment at the beginning of May.
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