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Clayton Richard

CLAYTON RICHARD LEFT HANDED PITCHER   Born: September 12, 1983Height: 6’5″Weight: 245Bats: LeftThrows: LeftDrafted: 8th Round, 245th Overall, 2005 (White Sox)How Acquired: Minor League Free AgentCollege: University of MichiganAgent: SFX WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES Richard is a lefty who had solid seasons, each with 200+ innings pitched, for the Padres in...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates sign pitcher Richard to minor league deal

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed pitcher Clayton Richard to a minor league contract and invited him to big league camp. The 31-year-old Richard has a 46-47 career record with the Chicago White Sox and San Diego Padres. He last pitched in the majors in 2013, going 2-5 with a 7.01 ERA in 12 games with the Padres. Richard spent 2014 in Arizona's minor league system...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates Sign Clayton Richard to Minor League Deal

In an effort to help possibly bring in another veteran arm to their rotation or bullpen, the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed Clayton Richard to a minor league deal with a spring training invite, the team announced via it’s Twitter account Wednesday morning. The #Pirates have signed LHP Clayton Richard to a minor league contract with an invitation to big league camp. — Pittsburgh...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates Sign Left-Hander Clayton Richard to a Minor League Deal

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed left-hander Clayton Richard to a minor league deal with an invitation to Major League camp. Richard missed a lot of the 2014 season after recovering from AC joint surgery in 2013, and thoracic outlet surgery during the 2013-14 off-season. He signed a minor league deal with Arizona mid-season, but only made four appearances between Double-A and Triple...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 09.09.14

HR CALL: None Pine Tar Press Playoff Performer of the Day: Aaron Brooks  7.0 IP  4 H  2 R  1 BB  5 K  Omaha Storm Chasers 6                  Reno Aces 2                Chasers lead series 1-0Aaron Brooks once again pitched great as the Chasers jumped out to a series lead.  The offense jumped on Aces' starter Clayton Richard and chased him out of the game...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks sign Clayton Richard to a minor league deal

The Arizona Diamondbacks have reached an agreement with left-handed pitcher Clayton Richard on a minor-league deal. He has been sidelined the whole season, so far, while recovering from thoracic outlet syndrome. Richard will make his first start with the organization this weekend, according to reports. His deal with Arizona will be finalized once he passes […]
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Seth Smith: The Final Piece Rises

Before this year, I had no idea how big Seth Smith was. I knew he was a perpetual 4th outfielder while playing for the A’s and Rockies, always getting plenty of playing time but never really making a name for himself. I knew he killed the Padres, but I always thought of him a Chris Denorfia type of player: right around 6 feet tall, right around 200 pounds, more slap-hitter than...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The ‘Effectively Wild’ Padres Preview

Fresh off a trip to Peoria, Arizona to watch the Padres maneuver their way through spring, our very own Geoff Young hooked up with Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller of Baseball Prospectus to preview the 2014 season. The format of the Effectively Wild podcast previews is to talk about the team with one person who had a hand in the writing of the Baseball Prospectus 2014 annual (Geoff Young...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

2014: A Year of Hope and Extra Beer Gardens

It’s been a rough few seasons for Padres fans. Since Cinderella’s shoe slipped off late in 2010 San Diego has posted win totals of 71, 76 and 76 to retain their position in the meaty part of the league’s bell curve. Away from contention, but too respectable to be called a rebuilding effort. Another stronger-than-expected finish to the season isn’t fooling most Padres fans...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Not Your Average Spring Training Fluff Piece

Finding the Wife a New Fluffer By Billy Lybarger I’m old. No really, I’m just old. The sooner I came to grips with this fact, the easier my life became. Full blown acceptance of this fact has come with its perks, but also with its heartaches. I now park in the handicap parking spaces. I’ve been disabled for nine years. I didn’t get a placard for the first 6 years of my disability...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres 2014 FanFest: Once More Unto the Breach, Dear Friends, Once More

The 2014 Padres FanFest has come and gone. We can now consider the season underway. I love FanFest. Always have. Even back in the days of Jack Murphy Stadium, when it was more or less just a glorified baseball card show, I loved it. Of course, it has come a long way since those days. Join me, will you, for a rather long look at my day on Saturday. The Line I arrived at 8am and...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Padres HATE History?

Welcome to my 7th Annual “Padres Hate History” post. I say it every year and yet it constantly falls on deaf ears for one reason or another. Fingers crossed this is the last one? Why do I say this? Because it’s true. Consistently year in and year out this team completely ignores its past for some reason. Granted they don’t have as rich of a history as teams like the Yankees...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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