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Josh Johnson/Padres Agree To One-Year Deal

Posted By Charles Mager On November 20, 2013 @ 4:05 PM In MLB | No Comments

Source: Tim Keeney, CNN Bleacher Report [1]

Johnson [2]An inconsistent, injury-plagued 2013 wasn’t enough to scare off the San Diego Padres from free-agent starter Josh Johnson, as the team is betting on a bounce-back year for the former Cy Young candidate.

According to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick, the two sides have agreed upon a one-year deal worth a guaranteed $8 million.

“The deal includes an additional $1.25 million in performance bonuses if Johnson makes 26 starts, the source said. Johnson was in San Diego for a physical exam Tuesday and the contract is expected to be announced by the club Wednesday,” Crasnick reports.

Yahoo! Sports’ Jeff Passan adds a unique detail about the contract:


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[1] Tim Keeney, CNN Bleacher Report: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1858031-josh-johnson-reportedly-agrees-to-1-year-deal-with-san-diego-padres

[2] Image: http://www.sportstalkflorida.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Johnson.jpg

[3] November 20, 2013: https://twitter.com/JeffPassan/statuses/403023586954199040

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