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Clayton Richard
Birthdate: 9/12/1983 (30 y, 9 m, 28 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-5/245     Position: P
Drafted: 2005 June Amateur Draft - Round: 8, Pick: 15, Overall: 245, Team: Chicago White Sox
Contract: Add New Contract
RotoWire News: Richard (shoulder) cleared outright waivers and elected free agency Monday, MLB.com reports. (10/28/2013)
Injury: Shoulder, Day-to-Day



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2006White Sox (A)660181795.25.082.630.00.35069.1 %  3.673.23  
2006White Sox (A+)1304423.24.562.280.76.32554.2 %  4.564.15  
2007White Sox (A+)81202827161.15.523.290.61.29066.0 %  3.634.15  
2008White Sox (AA)660131383.25.701.720.22.25468.5 %  2.473.03  
2008White Sox (AAA)6007744.06.750.820.61.23876.9 %  2.453.05  
2008White Sox25013847.25.482.450.94.33355.2 %49.7 %10.9 %6.044.104.010.7
2008White Sox000206.18.534.260.00.31387.5 %43.8 %0.0 %1.422.663.91 
20092 Teams9503826153.06.714.181.00.29972.0 %48.3 %10.9 %4.414.504.401.3
    2009White Sox430261489.06.673.741.01.31070.0 %47.8 %10.6 %4.654.424.351.2
    2009Padres520121264.06.754.780.98.28374.8 %48.9 %11.3 %4.084.614.460.0
2010Padres14903333201.26.833.480.71.31174.9 %46.1 %7.7 %3.753.814.041.9
2011Padres590181899.24.793.430.72.29469.3 %50.2 %7.6 %3.884.214.490.2
2012Padres141403333218.24.401.731.28.27271.4 %53.8 %15.0 %3.994.624.16-0.2
2013Padres (AAA)0102212.09.000.000.00.30372.7 %  2.251.82  
2013Padres250121152.24.103.592.22.28762.0 %51.9 %25.5 %7.016.544.66-1.2
2014Steamer000001.05.162.450.94.33368.3 %  4.444.16 0.0
2014Oliver67 2120122.04.442.301.41.29573.0 %  4.444.93 -0.2
2014ZiPS59 2019112.74.632.321.28.29268.7 %  4.714.72 -0.4
Total- - -46470147129773.15.593.061.05.29570.4 %50.0 %11.6 %4.334.434.242.7
Postseason- - -000206.18.534.260.00.31387.5 %43.8 %0.0 %1.422.663.91 


SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2006White Sox (A)663.671817000  95.24231174739028078054
2006White Sox (A+)134.5644100  23.210429181226011012
2007White Sox (A+)8123.632827100  161.168415986651159054299
2008White Sox (AA)662.471313110  83.2327662923216043053
2008White Sox (AAA)602.4577100  44.016733121234010233
2008White Sox256.041380000047.2215613732513201129
2008White Sox001.4220000 06.1255110300006
20092 Teams954.41382610000153.0663154817517710373114
    2009White Sox434.6526141000089.03879450461037035266
    2009Padres524.0812120000064.0276603129734002148
2010Padres1493.75333311000201.2861206898416786442153
2011Padres593.8818180000099.24271045243838223153
2012Padres14143.99333311000218.29102281109731424642107
2013Padres (AAA)012.2522000  12.046103300011012
2013Padres257.0112110000052.22396544411321100024
2014Steamer004.4400  0  1.0411000 0  1
2014Oliver674.442120     122.05161386560193123  60
2014ZiPS594.712019     112.7 12363591629232158
Total- - -46474.3314712932000773.13315818413372902631515199480
Postseason- - -001.4220000 06.1255110300006

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2006White Sox (A)5.082.631.930.0012.8 %6.6 %6.1 %.3021.52.35069.1 %  3.23
2006White Sox (A+)4.562.282.000.7611.5 %5.8 %5.8 %.2991.48.32554.2 %  4.15
2007White Sox (A+)5.523.291.680.6114.5 %8.6 %5.8 %.2571.35.29066.0 %  4.15
2008White Sox (AA)5.701.723.310.2216.2 %4.9 %11.3 %.2150.98.25468.5 %  3.03
2008White Sox (AAA)6.750.828.250.6119.8 %2.4 %17.4 %.2040.84.23876.9 %  3.05
2008White Sox5.482.452.230.9413.5 %6.1 %7.4 %.3021.55.33355.2 %134914.10
2008White Sox8.534.262.000.0024.0 %12.0 %12.0 %.2271.26.31387.5 %31592.66
2008Average6.833.392.011.0117.5 %8.7 %8.8 %.2591.39.29671.4 %  4.39
20092 Teams6.714.181.611.0017.2 %10.7 %6.5 %.2611.47.29972.0 %1031064.50
    2009White Sox6.673.741.781.0117.1 %9.6 %7.5 %.2711.47.31070.0 %101974.42
    2009Padres6.754.781.410.9817.4 %12.3 %5.1 %.2481.47.28374.8 %1071194.61
2009Average6.993.462.021.0518.0 %8.9 %9.1 %.2581.39.29571.9 %  4.42
2010Padres6.833.481.960.7117.8 %9.1 %8.7 %.2641.41.31174.9 %1011043.81
2010Average7.133.282.170.9618.5 %8.5 %10.0 %.2531.35.29372.2 %  4.20
2011Padres4.793.431.390.7212.4 %8.9 %3.5 %.2691.42.29469.3 %1101194.21
2011Average7.133.112.300.9418.6 %8.1 %10.5 %.2511.32.29172.5 %  4.12
2012Padres4.401.732.551.2811.8 %4.6 %7.1 %.2651.23.27271.4 %1101284.62
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %11.8 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2013Padres (AAA)9.000.0012.000.0026.1 %0.0 %26.1 %.2220.83.30372.7 %  1.82
2013Padres4.103.591.142.2210.0 %8.8 %1.3 %.2981.63.28762.0 %1971836.54
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Steamer5.162.452.110.9414.3 %6.8 %7.5 %.3001.38.33368.3 %  4.16
2014Oliver4.442.301.941.4111.6 %6.0 %5.6 %.2861.39.29573.0 %  4.93
2014ZiPS4.632.322.001.28   .2791.35.29268.7 %  4.72
Total- - -5.593.061.831.0514.5 %7.9 %6.6 %.2691.40.29570.4 %1141184.43
Postseason- - -8.534.262.000.0024.0 %12.0 %12.0 %.2271.26.31387.5 %31592.66

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2008White Sox1.8523.4 %49.7 %26.9 %8.7 %10.9 %8.2 %50.0 %4.20934.01
2008White Sox1.1718.8 %43.8 %37.5 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %3.70903.91
20092 Teams1.4217.8 %48.3 %33.9 %9.0 %10.9 %8.1 %26.7 %4.561014.40
    2009White Sox1.4018.1 %47.8 %34.1 %11.7 %10.6 %6.8 %40.0 %4.40984.35
    2009Padres1.4517.4 %48.9 %33.7 %4.8 %11.3 %10.0 %20.0 %4.811054.46
2010Padres1.3519.7 %46.1 %34.2 %5.3 %7.7 %6.0 %17.6 %4.221014.04
2011Padres1.5717.9 %50.2 %31.9 %7.6 %7.6 %9.1 %20.0 %4.701174.49
2012Padres1.9318.4 %53.8 %27.8 %5.8 %15.0 %5.0 %27.3 %4.301064.16
2013Padres1.9020.9 %51.9 %27.3 %2.0 %25.5 %3.1 %28.6 %4.941244.66
Total- - -1.6219.1 %50.0 %30.9 %6.5 %11.6 %6.4 %24.6 %4.431064.24
Postseason- - -1.1718.8 %43.8 %37.5 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %3.70903.91

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2008White Sox854640472120282493775
2008White Sox763200023962101
20092 Teams22215682141815491102915992628
    2009White Sox132945011952505909281518
    2009Padres90623239102414396711110
2010Padres281208120111717399119720153212
2011Padres16510559815514059110551646
2012Padres4002071371220113104109220743166
2013Padres975139137223322532854
Total- - -1250773477508057143774513776812281
Postseason- - -763200023962101

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2008White Sox-0.97-4.313.34-8.47-0.860.930.780.591.0010-0.68-0.3700
2008White Sox0.01-0.160.181.700.170.380.460.900.3620.16-0.1200
20092 Teams-0.19-10.2110.02-10.86-1.120.880.810.810.9234-0.820.6122
    2009White Sox-0.31-6.005.69-6.56-0.680.860.790.790.9122-0.20-0.1622
    2009Padres0.12-4.204.32-4.30-0.440.920.840.870.9612-0.630.7600
2010Padres0.10-16.0116.111.970.401.070.940.881.1332-0.800.9000
2011Padres-1.02-6.775.75-13.21-1.420.850.760.880.7818-0.63-0.5800
2012Padres-0.35-15.9815.62-8.10-0.890.970.920.871.0832-0.450.0900
2013Padres-1.46-5.203.74-19.38-2.240.950.871.000.8910-1.750.2210
Total- - --3.89-58.4754.58-58.04-6.140.960.870.840.99136-5.141.0932
Postseason- - -0.01-0.160.181.700.170.380.460.900.3620.16-0.1200

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2008White Sox66.7% (89.9)11.5% (80.0) 0.7% (79.0)21.1% (81.0)  1.8%
20092 Teams63.5% (91.7)9.5% (80.4)9.5% (86.8)0.3% (73.8)17.1% (82.8)  1.1%
    2009White Sox66.2% (91.7)10.0% (80.4)6.1% (86.6)0.1% (74.5)17.6% (82.4)  1.3%
    2009Padres59.8% (91.6)8.9% (80.6)14.3% (86.9)0.6% (73.6)16.4% (83.2)  0.8%
2010Padres61.1% (91.3)13.7% (83.8)6.8% (86.4)3.3% (75.2)15.1% (82.5)  2.2%
2011Padres59.9% (90.4)3.7% (81.2)21.1% (85.3)3.4% (76.1)12.0% (82.6)  0.5%
2012Padres62.0% (90.7)10.5% (81.8)9.9% (86.6) 17.6% (84.6)  0.4%
2013Padres63.6% (90.2)13.4% (79.8)9.9% (84.8) 13.1% (84.2)  0.5%
Total- - -62.2% (90.9)10.5% (81.9)9.9% (86.1)1.4% (75.5)16.0% (83.2)  1.1%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2008White Sox65.7 % 0.1 %   7.2 %6.8 %  19.2 %   
20092 Teams51.3 %19.0 %2.0 %   15.0 %1.6 %  11.1 %   
    2009White Sox57.4 %16.1 %1.1 %   12.4 %1.9 %  11.1 %   
    2009Padres43.0 %23.0 %3.1 %   18.5 %1.3 %  11.1 %   
2010Padres26.4 %33.9 %12.7 %   5.5 %3.9 %  17.1 %   
2011Padres12.9 %46.4 %1.7 %   20.7 %3.1 %  14.8 %   
2012Padres1.0 %60.4 %    14.5 %4.1 %  19.6 %   
2013Padres8.3 %52.4 %    9.6 %11.3 %  17.9 %   
Total- - -24.5 %38.4 %4.0 %   12.3 %4.1 %  16.3 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2008White Sox90.0 82.7   81.679.1  81.2  
20092 Teams91.887.685.6   83.776.5  83.6  
    2009White Sox91.886.283.7   83.176.1  83.7  
    2009Padres91.888.986.5   84.277.4  83.4  
2010Padres91.491.185.4   83.475.8  82.8  
2011Padres90.190.386.4   84.376.2  83.3  
2012Padres90.690.6    85.280.0  84.7  
2013Padres91.090.2    84.379.2  84.6  
Total- - -91.290.385.5   84.278.0  83.6  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2008White Sox0.40.6 -0.6-6.3  0.070.74 -12.43-3.95  
20092 Teams6.1-0.6-4.2-0.2-5.1  0.37-0.22-1.69-1.67-1.15  
    2009White Sox1.0-0.9-0.4-0.1-2.1  0.10-0.60-0.47-6.96-0.79  
    2009Padres5.10.3-3.80.0-3.0  0.780.35-2.40-0.15-1.67  
2010Padres13.01.10.4-0.2-7.4  0.680.260.17-0.15-1.56  
2011Padres4.00.2-9.40.7-1.2  0.410.30-2.731.31-0.59  
2012Padres-0.8-1.8-5.4 3.4  -0.04-0.56-1.74 0.62  
2013Padres-5.8-4.3-6.4 -1.0  -1.07-3.80-7.63 -0.86  
Total- - -17.0-4.8-25.1-0.2-17.5  0.22-0.38-2.09-0.12-0.90  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2008White Sox0.3 0.1   1.8-2.0  -5.8  
20092 Teams11.3-1.3-1.8   -2.8-0.1  -5.4  
    2009White Sox1.11.60.3   -0.30.2  -2.9  
    2009Padres10.2-3.0-2.1   -2.5-0.3  -2.5  
2010Padres6.19.2-2.4   5.2-0.9  -8.4  
2011Padres2.04.8-1.1   -7.21.0  -2.2  
2012Padres-0.8-0.2    -9.61.5  5.0  
2013Padres-2.4-3.3    -4.7-4.5  -1.2  
Total- - -16.69.1-5.2   -17.3-5.0  -18.0  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2008White Sox0.07 6.26   3.22-3.86  -3.96  
20092 Teams0.84-0.27-3.49   -0.72-0.24  -1.87  
    2009White Sox0.120.681.86   -0.160.62  -1.76  
    2009Padres2.15-1.16-6.16   -1.24-1.94  -2.02  
2010Padres0.730.86-0.58   2.96-0.70  -1.54  
2011Padres0.940.63-3.89   -2.152.03  -0.90  
2012Padres-2.45-0.01    -2.091.11  0.80  
2013Padres-3.34-0.74    -5.72-4.67  -0.77  
Total- - -0.560.19-1.07   -1.16-1.01  -0.90  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2008White Sox28.3 %64.3 %46.5 %69.8 %90.3 %84.2 %50.7 %61.4 %7.2 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
20092 Teams22.3 %66.6 %43.9 %63.6 %89.6 %82.9 %48.8 %55.1 %7.4 %
    2009White Sox21.8 %67.2 %44.1 %64.9 %90.2 %83.8 %49.0 %56.1 %7.1 %
    2009Padres22.9 %65.8 %43.7 %62.0 %88.9 %81.6 %48.5 %53.6 %7.9 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Padres29.6 %63.1 %45.1 %70.3 %89.2 %82.5 %46.3 %58.0 %7.8 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Padres29.8 %67.4 %48.0 %77.9 %91.7 %87.3 %48.4 %60.9 %6.0 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Padres30.9 %65.7 %47.3 %72.9 %93.4 %86.4 %47.3 %62.9 %6.3 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Padres28.8 %63.3 %45.4 %81.0 %92.2 %88.5 %48.2 %54.4 %5.0 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
Total- - -28.3 %65.2 %45.9 %71.7 %91.0 %84.8 %47.8 %59.1 %6.8 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2008White Sox27.2 %62.6 %46.3 %71.6 %89.5 %84.6 %54.0 %17.0
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
20092 Teams25.8 %60.0 %43.3 %68.1 %89.4 %83.2 %51.3 %17.8
    2009White Sox24.5 %61.1 %43.3 %69.3 %89.6 %84.0 %51.4 %17.8
    2009Padres27.7 %58.5 %43.5 %66.7 %89.1 %82.1 %51.1 %17.7
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Padres26.4 %61.2 %44.3 %68.4 %88.2 %82.5 %51.5 %17.8
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Padres27.9 %65.2 %47.5 %77.0 %91.2 %87.2 %52.7 %18.4
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Padres28.5 %62.4 %46.7 %70.0 %92.6 %86.2 %53.6 %18.4
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Padres27.4 %62.4 %45.3 %75.2 %93.4 %88.0 %51.2 %19.2
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
Total- - -27.1 %62.0 %45.4 %70.6 %90.5 %84.8 %52.3 %18.1

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2008White SoxP13847.2373030000 6   .769 
20092 TeamsP3826153.09263121100 13   .921 
    2009White SoxP261489.03142021100 8   .895 
    2009PadresP121264.06121100000 5   .947 
2010PadresP3333201.26334043300 8   .907 
2011PadresP181899.25213211100 5   .897 
2012PadresP3333218.217426240100 8   .908 
2013PadresP121152.24121011100 2   .941 
Total- - -P147129773.144141205156700 42   .902 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2008White SoxP47.2-1  00-1              
20092 TeamsP153.03  -1-4-4              
    2009White SoxP89.02  0-2-1              
    2009PadresP64.01  -1-2-3              
2010PadresP201.23  013              
2011PadresP99.22  002              
2012PadresP218.22  013              
2013PadresP52.21  000              
Total- - -P773.110  -1-23              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012PadresP218.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)33.3%      (3)80.0%     (5)50.0%    (10)96.9%    (32)
2013PadresP52.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)90.0%    (10)
Total- - -P773.10.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)50.0%      (4)80.0%     (5)58.3%    (12)95.2%    (42)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2008White Sox-0.4-0.4-0.7-1.17.10.7$3.2 
20092 Teams1.40.00.20.112.91.3$5.7 
    2009White Sox0.9-0.2-0.1-0.412.51.2$5.5 
    2009Padres0.50.20.30.50.40.0$0.2 
2010Padres2.5-0.91.50.618.51.9$7.6 
2011Padres0.1-0.1-0.1-0.12.00.2$0.9 
2012Padres1.01.4-0.11.2-1.9-0.2($0.8) 
2013Padres-1.50.1-0.3-0.2-12.7-1.2($6.0) 
Total- - -3.10.00.40.425.92.7$10.6 

SeasonTeamAgeWLGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%ERAFIPRA9-WARWAR
2014Oliver30672120122.04.442.301.41.29573.0 %4.444.930.5-0.2
2015Oliver31672221124.04.492.251.45.30071.6 %4.644.96-0.6-0.5
2016Oliver32571818110.04.442.221.56.30272.1 %4.775.14  
2017Oliver33672020116.04.422.171.55.30570.7 %4.895.11  
2018Oliver34571919115.04.382.111.64.30771.4 %5.015.23  

  • $2.7m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by San Diego Padres on 1/23/2012 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2012: $2.7M
    • Source: utsandiego.com
    • Submitted by Jeff Zimmerman
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  • 2005 June Amateur Draft - Round: 8, Pick: 15, Overall: 245
    • Team: Chicago White Sox
    • School: U Michigan, MI