Injury ends Josh Johnson's season
MIAMI -- Josh Johnson woke up Monday without back pain for the first time in weeks. It wasn't enough to save his season.
Johnson was shut down for the remainder of the year by the Marlins, who remain in the postseason chase only in a mathematical sense. After losing 11-4 to Philadelphia, Florida is nine games behind Atlanta in the NL wild-card race and 10 games back of first-place Philadelphia in the NL East with 19 games remaining.
"It's just the smart thing to do," Johnson said.
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