Found January 23, 2012 on
(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 starts, including an 11-11 mark with a 2.72 ERA (57 ER/188.2 IP) in 31 career starts at Petco Park over that span. Richard was 5-9 with a 3.88 ERA (43 ER/99.2 IP) and 53 strikeouts against 38 walks over 18 starts in 2011. He underwent season-ending shoulder surgery on his left shoulder last season on July 29, performed by Dr. Heinz Hoenecke and Dr. Jan Fronek at Scripps Clinic in Torrey Pines.
Originally selected by the Chicago White Sox in the eighth round of the 2005 First-Year Player Draft, Richard has gone 30-28 with a 4.20 ERA (234 ER/502.0 IP) in 102 games, 85 starts over parts of four Major ...
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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...
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...
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...
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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