Tue, 29 Jan 2013 00:13:59 -0800
Free-agent 1B Nick Johnson (Orioles) has decided to retire from baseball, according to WFAN in New York, and later acknowledged by Johnson on his Twitter feed. Johnson left the Baltimore Orioles in late June due to a wrist injury that had plagued him in his career, and he never returned. Johnson was attempting to come back from injury after not playing at all in the majors in 2011.
Fri, 11 Jan 2013 06:28:42 -0800
The Boston Red Sox explored free-agent 1B Nick Johnson (Orioles) and 1B Casey Kotchman (Indians). They also checked in on Seattle Mariners 1B Justin Smoak.
Mon, 22 Oct 2012 23:49:10 -0700
Baltimore Orioles OF Endy Chavez, SS Bill Hall, 1B Nick Johnson, OF Nate McLouth, SP Joe Saunders, DH Jim Thome and SP Randy Wolf are all eligible for free agency following the season. The Orioles likely will make a run at McLouth, Saunders and perhaps Thome. The rest are likely gone.
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 09:50:49 -0700
Baltimore Orioles RP Troy Patton (ankle) will throw in Florida to test his ankle Thursday, Aug. 30. 3B Wilson Betemit (wrist) felt good after receiving four at-bats with Double-A Bowie Wednesday, Aug. 29, and he'll play again Thursday, Aug. 30. 1B Nick Johnson (wrist) isn't improving, and he won't return this season.
Mon, 06 Aug 2012 14:35:29 -0700
Baltimore Orioles 1B Nick Johnson's (wrist) wrist injury is not getting any better, and the team believes he is a long shot to return in September.
Tue, 17 Jul 2012 16:16:18 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles moved 1B Nick Johnson (wrist) to the 60-day disabled list Tuesday, July 17, to make room for P Brad Bergesen on the roster. Johnson's wrist is still bothering him.
Fri, 13 Jul 2012 14:01:05 -0700
Baltimore Orioles 1B Nick Johnson (wrist) received a cortisone shot in his sore wrist. He is not close to returning to the team.
Fri, 29 Jun 2012 21:18:59 -0700
Updating a previous report, Baltimore Orioles 1B Nick Johnson (wrist) had an MRI which did not reveal any structural damage. The test revealed some scarring from previous surgeries. Johnson will wear a brace for a week.
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 17:12:44 -0700
Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter said the team does not think 1B Nick Johnson's (wrist) wrist injury is as severe as previous wrist injuries.
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 13:31:07 -0700
Baltimore Orioles 1B Nick Johnson (wrist) will undergo an MRI exam on his wrist Friday, June 29.