San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - San Diego Padres starting pitcher Clayton
Richard was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a left shoulder
The 6-foot-5 southpaw delivered just two pitches to Dodgers leadoff hitter
Mark Ellis before bowing out of Friday's 5-2 victory with an apparent left
shoulder injury. Richard delivered an 86-mph changeup to Yasiel Puig and
immediately headed to the Padres' dugout.
Richard is 2-5 with a 7.01 earned run average in 12 games (11 starts) this
In addition, the Padres recalled pitchers Anthony Bass and Brad Boxberger
from Triple-A Tucson and optioned outfielder Jaff Decker to the same club.
Bass has a 4.55 ERA in 18 appearances with the Padres this season. He last
played on May 27 against the Seattle Mariners.
Boxberger is making his third stint with San Diego this season. In five relief
outings, he has posted a 3.52 ERA.
Decker was recalled from Tucson on Wednesday and made his major league debut
one day later. He went 0-for-1 with a walk and a run scored in two games.
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