San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - The San Diego Padres placed pitcher Clayton
Richard on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday, while activating Tyson Ross
from the 15-day DL.
Richard is suffering from an intestinal virus. He last pitched in Saturday's
8-1 loss against the Diamondbacks, allowing seven runs -- five earned -- on
seven hits and four walks over 3 2/3 innings.
In six starts this season, Richard is 0-4 with an 8.54 ERA and has walked 17
batters in just 26 1/3 innings.
Ross was placed on the disabled list on April 18 with a left shoulder
subluxation. Acquired in a trade from the Oakland Athletics this offseason,
the right-hander is 0-1 with a 3.86 ERA and 12 strikeouts in three starts.
The 26-year-old will be available to pitch in relief for Sunday's game against
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