Weather Authority Alert: Frost Advisory expires at 9:00 AM on 4/17, issued at 2:29 PM Belmont, MS | Burnsville, MS | Corinth, MS | Dennis, MS

Blue Jays scratch Johnson

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Updated: 4/26/2013 9:40 am

Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - The Toronto Blue Jays scratched pitcher Josh Johnson from his scheduled start Friday against the New York Yankees because of tightness in his right triceps.

Johnson has struggled in his first year with the Blue Jays, who acquired him as part of the blockbuster trade with Miami in the offseason. He is 0-1 with a 6.86 ERA in four starts this season.

Aaron Laffey, just claimed off waivers from the New York Mets, is set to take the ball on Friday. He pitched to an ERA of 7.20 in four outings, two of which were starts, for the Mets before being designated for assignment this past Sunday.

The 28-year-old lefty spent 2012 with Toronto and posted a record of 4-6 with a 4.56 ERA in 22 games, including 16 starts.

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.

Copyright © 2009–2014 WTVA Inc. | Terms Of Use | Privacy | EEO Report | FCC Public Inspection File