Stiff arm puts Josh Johnson on DL

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Josh Johnson. (ALEX GALLARDO/Reuters)

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Josh Johnson. (ALEX GALLARDO/Reuters)

KEN FIDLIN, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 8:16 PM ET

Remember that corner Josh Johnson turned last Tuesday in Seattle? Turns out, it led to yet another dead-end in his season's journey to nowhere.

Johnson came out of his five shutout innings against the Mariners with some minor forearm stiffness that seemed to go away with each passing day. Scheduled to pitch Wednesday against the Red Sox, Johnson's forearm discomfort recurred Tuesday as he played catch during batting practice.


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