Athletics designated RHP Jim Johnson for assignment.
Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports that the Marlins "remain interested" in Jim Johnson.
According to John Hickey of the Oakland Tribune, the Athletics remain eager to find a new home for former closer Jim Johnson.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Marlins nearly completed a trade for Jim Johnson before deciding to deal for Bryan Morris instead.
After coming in with the A's down by a run, Jim Johnson gave up two runs and three hits in his inning of relief against the Tigers on Thursday.
Pitching in the sixth inning, Jim Johnson walked three of the six batters he faced, hitting another, before being pulled against the Indians.
Jim Johnson was yanked after allowing a double and a single in the ninth inning of Monday's 5-4 win against the White Sox.
Jim Johnson pitched a perfect ninth with a 2-0 lead on Wednesday to nail down his first save since April 6.
Jim Johnson threw 1 2/3 scoreless innings against the Red Sox on Sunday, earning the victory in the Athletics' 3-2 win.
Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Saturday that Jim Johnson would have been used in a save situation Friday had the game been closer.
Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Thursday that Jim Johnson could be back in the ninth inning mix along with Luke Gregerson and Sean Doolittle.
Athletics manager Bob Melvin indicated Friday that the team will continue to employ a committee to close games.
Jim Johnson earned the win Tuesday night against the Angels by tossing two scoreless innings of relief in the 11-inning, 10-9 win.
Jim Johnson has been removed from the A's closer role.