1:06 AM EDT, Fri October 09, 2015

Photos: Ichiro pitches in majors for first time

 Ichiro Suzuki took the mound to make his Major League Baseball pitching debut in the eighth inning of the Miami Marlins' season finale. He allowed one run and has a career ERA of 9.00.

Twinsights: Ricky Nolasco admires hard-luck friend Josh Johnson

You won’t catch Ricky Nolasco wallowing in self-pity after a second straight injury-marred season. Despite landing on the disabled list with a pair of elbow issues, in addition to surgery on his right ankle in mid-July, Nolasco need only look west for inspiration as he tries to make it back before the season ends. San Diego Padres right-hander Josh Johnson, his former Miami Marlins teammate, learned this week he would need a third Tommy John surgery on his throwing elbow. Nolasco quickly reached out to his longtime friend with words of support. Unable to take the mound in a big-league...
Gaslamp Ball Sep 17, 2015

Josh Johnson knew he had torn ligament 10 weeks ago but tried to pitch anyway

ESPN's Jerry Crasnick said yesterday on Twitter that Padres pitcher Josh Johnson knew that his arm ligament was torn 10 weeks ago but with support from Padres management tried to pitch anyway.  The result was arm soreness in a start in Lake Elsinore and soon his third Tommy John surgery. TwitLonger — When you talk too much for Twitter #Padres pitcher Josh Johnson is "committed to giving it one more shot'' as he prepares to undergo his third elbow reconstruction sometime in the next two weeks, said his agent, Matt Sosnick. Johnson, who hasn't pitched in the big leagues since 2013, knew...

Friar talk: J.J. knew he had torn ligament?

Josh Johnson's agent says Padres supported pitcher's decision to try to pitch through injury.
Gaslamp Ball Sep 16, 2015

Josh Johnson to undergo third Tommy John

CBS's Jon Heyman is reporting that Josh Johnson will be undergoing his third Tommy John surgery.  Earlier in the month it was reported that Johnson had been shut down for the season after more arm soreness.  It takes a special kind of stubbornness and tenacity to continue this comeback that has been in the making since his last MLB start on August 6, 2013. Josh Johnson, aiming for comeback, to have third Tommy John surgery - CBSSports.com Jon Heyman Baseball Insider Follow Jon Josh Johnson, aiming for comeback, to have third Tommy John surgery September 16, 2015 11:07 am ET Padres...

Josh Johnson Photos

Padres Player News