Clayton Richard opted for free agency after being outrighted. #padres
MLB.com "Pitcher Clayton Richard will have season-ending surgery to his left shoulder as soon as next week, though there is some upside to his malady. Richard, who has been on the 15-day disabled list since June 22, will have surgery to essentially shave down part of his left clavicle so he doesn't..." July 12
#Padres will flip tomorrow and Sunday's starters, sending RHP Jason Marquis to mound Saturday, LHP Clayton Richard on Sunday.
San Diego Union-Tribune "In the second of what probably will be two minor-league rehab starts, LHP Clayton Richard was sharp again. Facing Omaha on Tuesday, Richard threw six innings, allowing six hits and two runs in a 5-2 Tucson win Richard didn't walk a batter and had four strikeouts. He threw 94 pitches, 65..." May 22
San Diego Union-Tribune "When they first came out for afternoon warm-ups at Citi Field on Wednesday, players from both the Padres and New York Mets were dressed more for one of those outdoor NHL games, rendered virtually unidentifiable by ski masks covering all but their eyes. Somebody could’ve gotten a paper cut from the..." April 04
San Diego Union-Tribune "At 7 last Sunday morning, Clayton Richard was running alone across the outfield grass at the Padres training facility. “I’ve seen guys who work hard,” observed Padres pitching coach Darren Balsley. “But I’ve never seen anyone work harder than Clayton and Trevor Hoffman.” Richard’s workout..." March 20
San Diego Union-Tribune "Clayton Richard, the Padres last arbitration-eligible player for 2013, agreed to terms Saturday night. The left-handed pitcher will make $5.24 million on a one-year contract. Richard would have been seeking $5.5 million in an arbitration hearing scheduled for Tuesday. The Padres were offering..." February 17