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Josh Johnson to have shoulder examined by Andrews

  OAKLAND -- Josh Johnson will have his injured right shoulder examined on Wednesday by Dr. James Andrews.

   "The update is that J.J. says that shoulder does not feel 100 percent and is going to see Andrews tomorrow before proceeding further with the throwing program," said Larry Beinfest, the Marlins' president of baseball operations.

     In a text message, Johnson's agent, Matt Sosnick said there is "nothing serious," but that Johnson was turning to Andrews for a second opinion.

  Sosnick said it was his understanding that Johnson was continuing to perform bullpen work as he works his way back from inflammation in his right shoulder, which landed him on the disabled list in mid-May.

  Johnson was eventually placed on the 60-day disabled list, and the Marlins were anticipating for him to come off the DL and pitch again shortly after the All-Star break in mid-July.

  The pitcher, who is in the second year of a four-year deal that pays him $39 million, made nine starts (3-1, 1.64) before going on the DL. He is eligible to come of the DL on July 16.

   Johnson threw off a bullpen mound in Jupiter on Friday.

   Meanwhile, reliever Clay Hensley (right shoulder sprain) threw his fourth bullpen today (45 pitches) and is scheduled to throw in a sim game on Thursday.

   "All good," Hensley wrote in a text message. "On track. Very pleased with pitches and the way the arm is responding."

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