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Yankees | J. Johnson out a month

Wed, 29 Apr 2009 09:50:05 -0700

The Journal News' Peter Abraham reports New York Yankees P Jason Johnson (shoulder) is expected to miss a month due to a small labrum tear.

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Yankees | J. Johnson impressive in minor league game

Sat, 04 Apr 2009 10:37:26 -0700

New York Yankees SP Jason Johnson (eye) hurled 5 2/3 scoreless innings Saturday, April 4, in a minor league spring training game, according to The Associated Press. He allowed two hits.

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Yankees | Two pitchers reassigned to minor league camp

Sat, 21 Mar 2009 11:13:40 -0700

New York Yankees SPs Jason Johnson and Sergio Mitre have been reassigned to minor league camp, according to The Associated Press.

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Yankees | Johnson to debut Saturday

Fri, 13 Mar 2009 18:12:53 -0700

Correcting a previous item, The Associated Press reports New York Yankees SP Jason Johnson (eye) will make his spring debut Saturday, March 14. He is still in the mix to win a spot in long relief.

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Yankees | J. Johnson to debut Friday

Tue, 10 Mar 2009 08:53:38 -0700

George A. King III, of the New York Post, reports New York Yankees SP Jason Johnson (eye) will make his spring debut Friday, March 13.

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Yankees | J. Johnson could pitch later this week

Sun, 08 Mar 2009 11:28:28 -0700

New York Yankees RP Jason Johnson (eye) threw his first batting practice session Saturday, March 7 and will have another session Monday, March 9, according to The Associated Press. He could pitch in a game later this week.

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Yankees | Johnson to throw in bullpen Monday

Sun, 01 Mar 2009 21:06:09 -0800

The Bergen Record reports New York Yankees RP Jason Johnson (eye) will throw a 35-pitch bullpen session on March 2, in his first outdoor work since being diagnosed with retinal cancer of his right eye.

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Yankees | Johnson diagnosed with cancer of right retina

Sun, 22 Feb 2009 11:39:35 -0800

New York Yankees SP Jason Johnson (retina) has been diagnosed with cancer of the right retina, according to Kat O'Brien and Ken Davidoff of New York Newsday. After visiting an optometrist in Tampa for new contact lenses earlier this month, Johnson was sent to a retina specialist when the doctor noticed something unusual. He was told he had choriodial melanoma of the right retina, and had a radioactive plaque put in his eye for several days. There is a 98 percent recovery rate for people with his stage of cancer. For now, his vision remains blurry, he is not allowed to pitch outside and he has been limited to minimal baseball activities.

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Yankees | Johnson misses workout

Tue, 17 Feb 2009 03:22:13 -0800

The Bergen Record reports New York Yankees P Jason Johnson missed workouts on Feb. 16 due to personal reasons, but he is expected back on Feb. 17.

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Yankees | Room for long relief

Sun, 15 Feb 2009 20:32:41 -0800

The Bergen Record reports there is room for a long reliever and/or spot starter on New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi's staff, and Girardi is considering P Brett Tomko, P Dan Giese, P Jason Johnson and P Alfredo Aceves among the pool of competitors.

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