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+ Chicago Cubs Status: Active (MLB)


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Biography Data
Positions: P-270
Proper Name: Clayton Colby Richard
Born: September 12, 1983 (32.230)
Place Lafayette, Indiana
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 225 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: McCutcheon (Lafayette,IN)
College: University of Michigan
Drafted: 2005 -- 8th round (245th overall) by Chicago White Sox (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:July 23,2008 (24.315)
Service Time:5.163 (2015)
TBC Player ID:54327
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2015-12-05 - Chicago Cubs - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($2m) [Avoids arbitration] More
Prospect Ranks:[2009]CHA #3
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($2m) [Avoids arbitration] by Chicago Cubs (2015-12-05)
Organizations:CHA, SDN, ARI, PIT, CHN
Signed by:Nathan Durst
Other Sports:College Football QB (2003-2004)
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (51.55%) -- Slider (17.55%) -- Changeup (15.74%) -- Fastball (10.08%) -- Curveball (4.73%) -- Cutter (0.34%)
Fastball Velocity: [2016] - 91.4 - [2015] - 90.76 - [2013] - 90.12 - [2012] - 90.64 - [2011] - 90.33 - [2010] - 91.15


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2015MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2015-12-05Chicago CubsRPActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($2m) [Avoids arbitration]40man
    2015-08-06Chicago CubsRPActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($0m)40man
    2015-08-06RPFAMLBRefused minor league assignment, declared free agent---
    2015-08-04Chicago CubsRPDFAChicago CubsMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2015-08-03Chicago CubsRPActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBRecalled from Iowa (AAA)40man
    2015-07-24Chicago CubsRPMinorsIowaAAAAssigned to Iowa (AAA)40man
    2015-07-23Chicago CubsRPDFAChicago CubsMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2015-07-04Chicago CubsRPActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBTraded from Cubs to Pirates for cash40man
    2015-05-11Pittsburgh PiratesSPMinorsIndianapolisAAAAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA)---
    2015-05-07Pittsburgh PiratesSPMinorsBradentonA+Assigned to Bradenton (A+)---
    2014
    2014-12-04Pittsburgh PiratesSPMinorsPittsburgh PiratesMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2014-11-08SPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2014-08-25Arizona DiamondbacksSPMinorsRenoAAAAssigned to Reno (AAA)---
    2014-08-10Arizona DiamondbacksSPMinorsMobileAAActivated from disabled list---
    2014-08-07Arizona DiamondbacksSPD7MobileAADL-7 Injured---
    2014-08-04Arizona DiamondbacksSPMinorsMobileAAAssigned to Mobile (AA)---
    2014-07-30Arizona DiamondbacksSPMinorsArizona DiamondbacksMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2013
    2013-10-30SPFAMLBActivated from DL. Refused minor league assignment, declared free agency---
    2013-07-12San Diego PadresSPDL-60San Diego PadresMLBTransferred to 60-day DL---
    2013-06-23San Diego PadresSPDL-15San Diego PadresMLBDL-15 Left shoulder strain [Left start after 2 pitches]40man
    2013-05-27San Diego PadresSPActive-MLBSan Diego PadresMLBActivated from DL40man
    2013-05-16San Diego PadresSPDL-15TucsonAAAAssigned to Tucson (AAA) for rehab40man
    2013-05-05San Diego PadresSPDL-15San Diego PadresMLBDL-15 Intestinal virus40man
    2013-02-17San Diego PadresSPActive-MLBSan Diego PadresMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($5.24m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    2012
    2012-05-07San Diego PadresSPActive-MLBSan Diego PadresMLB40man
    2012-01-23San Diego PadresSan Diego PadresMLB---
    2011
    2011-02-27San Diego PadresSan Diego PadresMLB---
    2010
    2010-03-03San Diego PadresSan Diego PadresMLB---
    2009
    2009-02-24Chicago White SoxChicago White SoxMLB---
    2008
    2008-07-21Chicago White SoxChicago White SoxMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Traded by White Sox with Adam Russell, Aaron Poreda and Dexter Carter to Padres for Jake Peavy
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Chicago White Sox in 8th round (245th overall) of 2005 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2016Chicago Cubs$ 2,000,0003841657$ 507,500$ 4,325,690
    2015Chicago Cubs$ 507,500784400$ 507,500$ 3,571,2832015-12-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($2m) [Avoids arbitration]
    2015-08-06 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($0m)
    2013San Diego Padres$ 5,240,000197579$ 490,000$ 3,021,5312013-02-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($5.24m) Avoiding arbitration
    2012San Diego Padres$ 2,705,000289769$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-01-23 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($m)
    2011San Diego Padres$ 468,8005491640$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-02-27 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($0.4688m)
    2010San Diego Padres$ 423,7005821536$ 400,000$ 2,812,4122010-03-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.4237m)
    2009Chicago White Sox$ 405,0006702816$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-02-24 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.405m)
    2009San Diego Padres$ 405,0006702216$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-02-24 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.405m)
    2008Chicago White Sox$ 390,000753390$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-07-21 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.39m) Contract purchased from minors

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