Blue Jays starting pitcher Josh Johnson made it into Monday's lineup against the Rockies after being pushed back an extra day because of a blister on his pitching hand. Johnson last took the hill June 9 against the Rangers, allowing three earned runs in five innings during a no-decision.
Johnson is 7-10 with a 3.48 ERA in 23 career starts after receiving at least six days of rest between starts.
Blue Jays starter Josh Johnson has been pushed back again, this time to Monday, according to TSN Radio 1500.
Johnson has been dealing with a blister, and was initially pushed back to Sunday. Chien-Ming Wang will instead get the call Sunday, and will pitch on normal rest. Johnson has a 5.40 ERA in 31 2/3 innings this year.
Josh Johnson was originally scheduled to pitch against the
Texas Rangers on Saturday, but the Toronto Blue Jays have decided to push him
back a day due to a blister that has developed on his right middle finger,
according to Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com.
The blister developed during Johnson’s most recent start,
which came against the Rangers on June 9. He received treatment during the
The Blue Jays have pushed back pitcher Josh Johnson an extra day due to a blister. Johnson will start Saturday, while R.A. Dickey will take the mound Saturday against the Rangers. Johnson has yet to pick up a win with his new club. He is 0-2 with a 5.40 ERA in six starts this season.