Report: Padres agree to one-year deal with Josh Johnson
Pitcher Josh Johnson has agreed to a one-year contract with the Padres, Yahoo's Jeff Passan reports. The deal is worth $1 million in base salary with an additional $6.25 million in bonuses based on the number of games Johnson starts, according to Passan.
Johnson, who turns 31 next month, signed a one-year deal with San Diego prior to last season but underwent Tommy John surgery in April and did not pitch in 2014. It was the second Tommy John surgery of Johnson's career.
Johnson was once one of the top pitchers in baseball. In 2010 he finished fifth in Cy Young Award voting after recording the best ERA in the National League.
He last pitched with the Blue Jays in 2013 and had a 6.20 ERA in 16 starts.
- Dan Gartland