Found September 24, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Left-handed starter Eric Stults is forcing the Padres to take a second look at their future pitching plans. As it is now, the Padres have only two starting pitchers -- left-hander Clayton Richard and right-hander Edinson Volquez -- they can depend on going into 2013. Right-hander Jason Marquis will file for free agency. Left-hander Cory Luebke certainly won't be ready for the start of next season following elbow reconstruction surgery. And you can't depend 100 percent on anyone from the long list of rehabbing starters. In fact, the Padres' careers of Tim Stauffer and Dustin Moseley are likely over. Which brings us to the 32-year-old Stults. The Padres signed Stults on May 17 as an emergency replacement for the injury-depleted rotation. The Padres also signed Marquis, Kip Wells and Ross Ohlendorf with no promises of retaining any of the four past the end of the season. In fact, they have already released Wells and Ohlendorf. Marquis is on the disabled list. But ...
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