An MRI of Espinosa's shoulder showed no new damage, and he will start a rehab schedule where he plays three innings in one game, five innings the next and seven for his final.
"I asked if he is a relief pitcher or starting pitcher, or what is he?" Johnson joked of Espinosa's schedule. "But they're just taking it easy with him."
Ian McCue is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.