OAKLAND -- Good news for Josh Johnson, who saw Dr. James Andrews in Alabama today. Tests showed no structural damage to Johnson's injured right shoulder, according to the pitcher's agent, Matt Sosnick.
However, Johnson's return to the mound for the Marlins would appear to be delayed beyond the mid-July target date as Sosnick said the pitcher will be put on no-throw status for 10 days before resuming his program.
Johnson is on the 60-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation and had begun pitching off a bullpen mound in preparation for his return. But after completing a throwing session on Friday, he complained of discomfort in the shoulder and traveled to see Andrews.
Most likely, it'll be August before Johnson returns to the mound for the Marlins.