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• San Diego pitcher Clayton Richard, on the disabled list with an intestinal virus, will pitch on Thursday for the Padres' Triple-A affiliate, the Tucson Padres, in a game in Des Moines, Iowa. Richard is expected to throw between 75-90 pitches and feature new mechanics that have him pitching from a higher arm slot. He had a simulated game Saturday in St. Petersburg with good results.

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View Full Game Coverage • San Diego pitcher Clayton Richard, on the disabled list with an intestinal virus, will pitch on Thursday for the Padres' Triple-A affiliate, the Tucson Padres, in a game in Des Moines, Iowa. Richard is expected to throw between 75-90 pitches and feature new mechanics that have him pitching from a higher arm slot. He had a simulated game Saturday in St. Petersburg with good results.

Corey Brock is a reporter for MLB.com. Keep track of @FollowThePadres on Twitter.

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