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Clayton Richard
ERA S K
6.43 1 7
Team: San DiegoHt / Wt: 6-5 / 240 NFBC ADP: 642.55
Position: RPBorn: 9/12/1983 Birthplace: Lafayette, Indiana
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: 8th Round by White Sox (2005)


Latest News
Dec. 20 12:28 PM PT1:28 PM MT2:28 PM CT3:28 PM ET15:28 ET20:28 GMT4:28 1:28 PM MST3:28 PM EST3:58 PM VEN0:28 UAE (+1)2:28 PM CT-The Padres have agreed to re-sign Richard to a one-year deal.
Analysis: Richard returned to the Padres last August and went 3-3 with a 2.52 ERA in 11 appearances (nine starts). He spent the first four months of the season as a reliever for the Chicago Cubs. Richard, 33, also pitched for the Padres from 2009-13. He won 14 games in both 2010 and 2012.
Sep. 20 9:53 AM PT10:53 AM MT11:53 AM CT12:53 PM ET12:53 ET16:53 GMT0:53 9:53 AM MST11:53 AM EST12:23 PM VEN20:53 UAE11:53 AM CT-Richard was charged with two runs and six hits over six-plus innings in the Padres' 3-2 win over the Diamondbacks on Monday.
Analysis: Since joining the rotation in mid-August, Richard is 3-2 with a 1.71 ERA in six starts. ''I feel like I'm better now than I have been in my career,'' Richard said.
Sep. 9 9:24 AM PT10:24 AM MT11:24 AM CT12:24 PM ET12:24 ET16:24 GMT0:24 9:24 AM MST11:24 AM EST11:54 AM VEN20:24 UAE11:24 AM CT-Richard blanked the Rockies for seven innings Thursday, giving up six hits and two walks with eight strikeouts to earn his second victory in three starts.
Analysis: Mostly used in relief for a year and a half with the Cubs before rejoining San Diego last month, Richard has suddenly become a fantasy relevant starter. Richard, who turns 33 on Monday, has a 0.90 ERA in five starts since joining the Padres' rotation. He's averaged six innings in those games.
Aug. 27 7:54 PM PT8:54 PM MT9:54 PM CT10:54 PM ET22:54 ET2:54 GMT10:54 7:54 PM MST9:54 PM EST10:24 PM VEN6:54 UAE (+1)9:54 PM CT-Richard put together a stunning performance on Saturday, allowing eight hits over seven innings in a 1-0 win over the Marlins.
Analysis: Richard has pitched well for the Padres, posting a 1.00 ERA in three starts since coming over from the Cubs.
Aug. 15 9:55 AM PT10:55 AM MT11:55 AM CT12:55 PM ET12:55 ET16:55 GMT0:55 9:55 AM MST11:55 AM EST12:25 PM VEN20:55 UAE11:55 AM CT-Richard pitched well in his first major league start of the season, allowing two solo homers among three hits in five innings in Sunday's loss to the Mets.
Analysis: Signed by the Padres on Aug. 6 after being released by the Cubs, Richard will get another turn in the rotation Saturday at home against Arizona.
June 21 2:38 PM PT3:38 PM MT4:38 PM CT5:38 PM ET17:38 ET21:38 GMT5:38 2:38 PM MST4:38 PM EST5:08 PM VEN1:38 UAE (+1)4:38 PM CT-Richard was activated from the 15-day disabled list Friday.
Analysis: Sidelined with a blister on his left middle finger, Richard is 0-1 with a 7.30 ERA and one save in 22 appearances for the Cubs this season.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2008 CWS 2 5 0 - 0 13 8 0 47.2 61 37 32 5 13 2 29 1.55 6.04
2009 CWS 4 3 0 - 0 26 14 1 89.0 94 50 46 10 37 0 66 1.47 4.65
2009 SD 5 2 0 - 0 12 12 0 64.0 60 31 29 7 34 0 48 1.47 4.08
2009 Tot 9 5 0 - 0 38 26 1 153.0 154 81 75 17 71 0 114 1.47 4.41
2010 SD 14 9 0 - 0 33 33 1 201.2 206 89 84 16 78 6 153 1.41 3.75
2011 SD 5 9 0 - 0 18 18 0 99.2 104 52 43 8 38 2 53 1.42 3.88
2012 SD 14 14 0 - 0 33 33 1 218.2 228 110 97 31 42 4 107 1.23 3.99
2013 SD 2 5 0 - 0 12 11 0 52.2 65 44 41 13 21 1 24 1.63 7.01
2015 ChC 4 2 0 - 0 23 3 0 42.1 47 18 18 3 7 1 22 1.28 3.83
2016 ChC 0 1 1 - 1 25 0 0 14.0 23 14 10 0 7 3 7 2.14 6.43
2016 SD 3 3 0 - 0 11 9 0 53.2 58 21 15 4 24 0 34 1.53 2.52
2016 Tot 3 4 1 - 1 36 9 0 67.2 81 35 25 4 31 3 41 1.66 3.33
Career 53 53 1 - 1 206 141 3 883.1 946 466 415 97 301 19 543 1.41 4.23

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2009 CWS 27 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .667
2009 SD 12 20 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 9 0 0 .050 .048 .050
2009 Tot 39 23 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 10 0 0 .087 .083 .130
2010 SD 33 61 5 9 2 0 0 5 1 21 0 0 .148 .172 .180
2011 SD 20 28 0 3 1 0 0 2 1 12 0 0 .107 .138 .143
2012 SD 36 69 5 6 2 0 1 7 1 40 0 0 .087 .099 .159
2013 SD 14 14 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .214 .214 .214
2015 ChC 23 14 1 2 2 0 0 3 1 6 0 0 .143 .200 .286
2016 ChC 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2016 SD 11 16 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 9 0 0 .063 .118 .063
2016 Tot 37 17 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 9 0 0 .059 .111 .059
Career 215 226 14 26 8 0 1 21 5 103 0 0 .115 .136 .164

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2008 CWS Total 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 6.1 5 1 1 0 3 0 6 1.42
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 6.1 5 1 1 0 3 0 6 1.42
2015 ChC Total 0 0 0 - 0 6 0 0 4.2 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 0.00
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.00
    LCS 0 0 0 - 0 4 0 0 4.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.00
Career 0 0 0 - 0 8 0 0 11.0 8 1 1 0 4 0 9 0.82


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 798 95 86 90.8 73.55
Slider 135 84 78 81.4 12.44
Changeup 142 88 81 84 13.09
Cut Fastball 10 89 84 87.3 .92

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