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Beat reporter Corey Brock answers burning questions from Padres fans in the latest Inbox. Included are questions about Jesus Guzman, the starting rotation and Chase Headley.

Padres Agree to Contract with Clayton RIchard to Avoid Arbitration

According to Bernie Wilson, the Padres have agreed on a contract with lefty pitcher Clayton Richard to avoid arbitration. The contract is worth $2,705,000 and we don't have to go through the messiness of arbitration. Richard is expected to be part of the starting rotation when the season starts and he is coming off of shoulder surgery.   Now the only player that we need to...

Padres 2012 Organizational Depth: First Base

Now that it appears that the majority of the changes are done for the 2012 Padres, it seems a good time to look at the depth in the organization at all the positions. This is the time of year that the writers of Baseball America and the notable baseball writers and commentators in this country put out their top prospect lists and their top prospects at each position. Many of the...

Daily Friar 1.24.12

  And we're down to one. The Padres came to terms with Clayton Richard yesterday leaving Dustin Moseley as the lone Padre left heading towards arbitration. I'm always happy when teams can sort things out before heading into an arbitration hearing because in my opinion it doesn't strain the team and player relationship. As much as they say it doesn't, I'm sure...

Padres agree to terms on one-year contract with LHP Clayton Richard

(Padres Press Release) SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres today announced they have agreed to terms on a one-year contract for the 2012 season with left-handed pitcher Clayton Richard. Executive Vice President/General Manager Josh Byrnes made the announcement. Since joining the Padres in 2009, the 28-year-old southpaw has gone 24-20 with a 3.84 ERA (156 ER/365.1 IP) over 63...

Padres and Pints: Episode 2 (Part1)

Hey, hey, hey! What do we have here? A video posted on time? CHECK. A video that you can hear the audio? DOUBLE CHECK. RJ's Fro & Avenging Jack Murphy drinking beers whilst chatting with MLB/Padres writer Corey Brock? CHECK, CHECK & CHECK. For Episode 2 of Padres and Pints, we ventured into the Fro's backyard of El Cajon. The El Cajon Brewing Co. is only a few months...

Padres sign LHP Richard to one-year deal

The San Diego Padres have signed left-hander Clayton Richard to a one-year, $2.7 million contract, the team announced Monday. Richard went 5-9 with a 3.88 ERA in 18 starts last season. His campaign was cut short because of shoulder surgery on July 29. The 28-year-old has been with the Padres since 2009, going 24-20 with a 3.84 ERA in that time. Right-hander Dustin Moseley is the...

Padres give P Richard one-year deal

The San Diego Padres have signed left-handed pitcher Clayton Richard to a one-year contract.

Padres agree on 1-year deal with lefty Richard

The San Diego Padres have agreed to terms on a $2,705,000, one-year contract with left-handed pitcher Clayton Richard.

Richard agrees to terms with Padres

Agreement leaves Dustin Moseley as the last player facing arbitration
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