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Good Morning San Diego - December 8, 2021

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Everything you need to know about MLB news and your San Diego Padres for Wednesday, December 8, 2021.

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San Diego Padres News

San Diego Padres preach patience, allude to more moves (Call To The Pen)

Pitcher Robert Suarez guaranteed $11M over 2 years in deal with San Diego (ABC 10 News)

MLB News

When the Braves became the Bees (MLB.com)

What to know for Wednesday’s Rule 5 Draft (MLB.com)

Mets to interview 6 for manager job (source) (MLB.com)

Yanks’ No. 1 prospect talks ‘impressive year’ (MLB.com)

Durham Bulls unveil ‘Bull Durham’ uniforms (MLB.com)

6 candidates emerge for A’s skipper (source) (MLB.com)

Virginia Tech, Maryland set for Pinstripe Bowl (MLB.com)

Padre of the Day

Clayton Richard

San Diego Padres v Los Angeles Dodgers Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

Richard spent two separate stints with the Friars, from 2009-2013 and again from 2016-18. During his eight seasons in San Diego, Richard went 58-68 with a 4.37 ERA. In his best season in 2012, Richard won a career-high 14 games. He retired following the 2019 season after one year with the Toronto Blue Jays.

Ben Fadden spoke with Richard on the latest edition of the Talking Friars podcast, which went out on Tuesday!