Blue Jays put Josh Johnson on DL

Updated: May 2, 2013, 4:00 PM ET
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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Josh Johnson has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right triceps.

Johnson, 29, was scratched from his scheduled start against the New York Yankees last week after feeling tightness in the triceps. The right-hander underwent an MRI that revealed no structural damage.

To replace Johnson on the active roster, Toronto recalled reliever Brad Lincoln from Triple-A Buffalo.

The Blue Jays also announced Thursday that ...

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