Bryce Miller: Mike Clevinger’s sunshine-y outlook returns as Padres launch into spring

PEORIA, Ariz. — The spring seemed destined to become “Sunshine” Mike Clevinger’s time to, well, shine. A playoff run under his belt. Time to grow more comfortable with teammates and surroundings. The front-line pitching pearl harvested at the Padres’ dizzying trade deadline, poised to become mound maestro of the most anticipated 162-game march in franchise history. Clevinger, with a mane straight out of “Dazed and Confused” and leg whip like a World Cup striker, delivered needed playoff experience from the Indians’ 2016 World Series run and trips to the AL Division Series against the Yankees a…

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