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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.