The Toronto Blue Jays acquired left-hander Clayton Richard and cash considerations from the San Diego Padres on Sunday, it was announced.
Toronto will send minor league outfielder Connor Panas to San Diego.
Richard, 35, was designated for assignment last week by the Padres. He was 7-11 with a 5.33 ERA in 27 starts last season.
To make room for Richard on the roster, right-hander Oliver Drake was designated for assignment by the Blue Jays.