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Ernie: 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 get locked into a contract is pitcher Dustin Moseley.
Steve: After a flurry of signings last week the Padres had two remaining players unsigned for 2012, starting pitchers Clayton Richard and Dustin Moseley.
Richard has his season cut short after 18 starts with a shoulder injury. A tough luck pitcher at home, Richard had 2.30 ERA in eight starts, but a record of 1-5. On the road he accrued a 4-4 record, but had a 5.30 ERA in 10 starts. Richard was projected by MLBTR to receive 2,000,000 in 2012. With the contract Richard signed today the Padres 2012 payroll is now unofficially at $54,722,500.
Richard is the only remaining piece the Padres still have as a result of the Jake Peavy trade.
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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 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...
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...
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The San Diego Padres have signed left-handed pitcher Clayton Richard to a one-year contract.
The San Diego Padres have agreed to terms on a $2,705,000, one-year contract with left-handed pitcher Clayton Richard.
Agreement leaves Dustin Moseley as the last player facing arbitration