Clayton Richard SP ARI 7 Days

Richard allowed three runs in seven innings for Double-A Mobile against the Mississippi Braves on Wednesday.

Richard, who missed two years due to shoulder surgeries, has put together two quality starts. His record remains at 0-2 for the year. He allowed six runs in his first start with Mobile. It remains to be seen whether Richard will make a run at the Diamondbacks this season.

Clayton Richard SP ARI 17 Days

Richard allowed six runs on nine hits and one walk while striking out two in three innings of work for Double-A Mobile.

This was Richard's first game since June 21, after undergoing two shoulder surgeries. He is 46-47 in his six-year career and holds a 4.33 ERA. The start means he's at least close to 100 percent again. He could add depth to the Diamondbacks' rotation or stay at Triple-A Reno at the end of the season.

Clayton Richard SP ARI 1 Month

Diamondbacks signed LHP Clayton Richard to a minor league contract.

He'll make a start for the Arizona League Diamondbacks this weekend. Richard underwent AC joint surgery last summer and thoracic outlet surgery over the offseason but is finally ready for game action again after a long rehab. He could possibly come up with the D'Backs in September if he looks good in the minors.

Clayton Richard SP ARI 10 Months

Clayton Richard has elected free agency.

Richard had been outrighted off the Padres' 40-man roster. He was going to be non-tendered eventually, so it's just a matter of him hitting free agency sooner. The left-hander posted a 7.01 ERA over 52 2/3 innings this season before undergoing surgery to shave down part of his left clavicle. He's expected to be fine for spring training and should land in someone's rotation.

Clayton Richard SP ARI Jul 20 '13

Clayton Richard underwent successful left shoulder surgery on July 15.

Richard is expected to begin a throwing program in three months. The 29-year-old left-hander is entering his final year of arbitration and will likely be a non-tender candidate this offseason.

Clayton Richard SP ARI Jul 11 '13

Clayton Richard will undergo season-ending surgery to shave down part of his left clavicle.

The procedure is being done so that he doesn't encounter future problems with his acromioclavicular joint. The good news is that an MRI showed no damage to the AC joint in Richard's shoulder, and he should be fine for spring training next year. The left-hander is entering his final year of arbitration this winter and is probably a non-tender candidate.

Clayton Richard SP ARI Jun 25 '13

Clayton Richard underwent an MRI which showed no damage to his shoulder joint.

While that's good news, Richard has a possible inflamed bursa sac pressing on a nerve. He was given a cortisone shot in the shoulder in attempt to help with the inflammation. There's no timetable for his return.

Clayton Richard SP ARI Jun 22 '13

Padres placed LHP Clayton Richard on the 15-day disabled list with a left shoulder injury.

Richard made an early exit from his start Friday against the Dodgers after experiencing pain in his left AC joint. The Padres will likely have him visit a specialist.

Clayton Richard SP ARI Jun 22 '13

Clayton Richard (shoulder) is expected to be placed on the disabled list.

Richard was removed his start Friday after just two pitches with pain in his left AC joint. The injury is to the same shoulder he had surgery on in 2011. Burch Smith, Tyson Ross, and Robbie Erlin are candidates to replace him in the starting rotation.

Clayton Richard SP ARI Jun 21 '13

Clayton Richard was removed from Friday's game with left AC joint pain.

The injury is to the same shoulder that Richard had surgery on in 2011. The Padres will have him undergo further evaluation before determining the extent of the damage, but a stint on the disabled list is very possible.