Padres Place Pitcher On Injured List

The San Diego Padres have placed Pierce Johnson on the injured list.

Since arriving in San Diego for the 2020 season, Johnson has been a reliable part of their bullpen. His 2022 season hasn't been off to the greatest of starts, however, as he has a 4.50 ERA in six appearances. Yet, once he is officially ready to return, he should have plenty of time to turn this slow start around.

Johnson is currently dealing with elbow tendinitis, so it's hard to exactly determine when he will be able to go again. It's an injury where he cannot be rushed back, but at a minimum, he will be out for the next 10 days and resting. 

Nevertheless, we will have to wait and see when Johnson is ready to return to the 'pen for San Diego.

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