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Garrett Richards

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Los Angeles Angels

2015 Stats

W-L

8-5

ERA

3.54

WHIP

1.24

K

68

SV

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Richards was well on his way to completing the breakout campaign owners were hoping for before a rather innocuous looking cover play at first base in a game against the Red Sox in August led to a torn...

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2015 ADP:  141.97

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 210   DOB: 5/27/1988   BORN: Riverside, CA   COLLEGE: Oklahoma      Show ContractHide Contract

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Garrett Richards Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $3.2 million contract with the Angels in January of 2015, avoiding arbitration.

June 27, 2015  –  Garrett Richards News

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Richards (8-5) was sharp Saturday, striking out six while holding the Mariners to two runs on seven hits and a walk over 7.2 innings in a 4-2 victory.

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Garrett Richards Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2009 21 R ORE 8 8 0 35.3 37 6 0 30 4 3 1 0 1.54 1.16
2010 22 A+ RAN 7 7 0 34.2 38 15 4 41 9 4 1 0 0 0 3.89 1.37
2010 22 A CED 7 19 0 108.1 92 41 6 108 34 8 4 0 0 0 3.41 1.17
2011 23 AA ARK 22 21 0 143.0 123 50 10 103 40 12 2 0 0 0 3.15 1.14
2011 23 MAJ LAA 7 3 0 14.0 16 9 4 9 7 0 2 0 0 0 5.79 1.64
2012 24 AAA SAL 14 14 0 77.0 87 36 5 65 35 7 3 0 0 0 4.21 1.58
2012 24 MAJ LAA 30 9 0 71.0 77 37 7 47 34 4 3 1 2 5 4.69 1.56
2013 25 MAJ LAA 47 17 0 145.0 151 67 12 101 44 7 8 1 1 5 4.16 1.34
2014 26 MAJ LAA 26 26 1 168.7 124 49 5 164 51 13 4 0 0 0 2.61 1.04
2015 27 AAA SAL 1 1 0 5.0 7 5 1 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 9.00 2.20
2015 27 MAJ LAA 14 14 0 86.3 74 34 7 68 33 8 5 0 0 0 3.54 1.24
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3-Year Averages     34 17 0 128.2 117 51 8 104 43 8 5 0 1 3 3.58 1.25

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Garrett Richards Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jun. 27 Sea 7.7 7 2 2 1 1 6 0 2 0 W 0 0 0 3.54 1.24
Jun. 21 @Oak 6.0 8 3 3 0 2 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.66 1.26
Jun. 16 Ari 7.0 4 1 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.59 1.22
Jun. 11 @TB 7.0 4 2 2 1 1 7 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.97 1.25
Jun. 6 @NYY 0.7 5 6 6 1 2 1 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 4.14 1.31
Jun. 1 TB 6.0 6 3 3 1 3 4 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.26 1.21
May. 27 SD 6.7 8 5 3 1 2 6 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.12 1.17
May. 22 @Bos 6.0 9 5 5 1 2 1 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.98 1.13
May. 17 @Bal 7.7 5 2 2 0 1 7 0 2 0 L 0 0 0 2.29 1.02
May. 10 Hou 6.7 1 1 1 0 4 10 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.27 1.07
May. 5 Sea 7.0 5 1 1 0 2 5 1 3 0 - 0 0 0 2.52 1.16
Apr. 30 @Oak 6.0 4 1 1 0 3 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.00 1.22
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 6.9 IP/G
20.7 19 6 5 1 6 13 0 2 0 2-1 0 0 0 2.18 1.21
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 5.7 IP/G
34.3 34 17 16 4 12 25 0 3 0 4-2 0 0 0 4.19 1.34
Last 60 Days
12 Games:  Avg. 6.2 IP/G
74.3 66 32 29 6 26 59 3 8 0 7-4 0 0 0 3.51 1.24

Garrett Richards Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015189351538503.222
20143709127661403.194
201336059309112010.281

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015174331836604.237
2014308732458802.209
20132604214601112.252

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201548.0510401832.251.08
201475.0520662213.241.13
201369.7430512464.261.36

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201538.3340281545.171.43
201493.7820982942.110.96
201375.3351502064.061.33
Garrett Richards Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2009 21 R ORE 8 8 35.3 7.64 1.02 7.50 0.00 85.4% 1.54 1.84 .347
2010 22 A+ RAN 7 7 34.2 10.79 2.37 4.56 1.05 74.4% 3.89 3.20 .380
2010 22 A CED 7 19 108.1 8.99 2.83 3.18 0.50 70.8% 3.41 2.95 .304
2011 23 AA ARK 22 21 143.0 6.48 2.52 2.58 0.63 73.9% 3.15 3.68 .273
2011 23 MAJ LAA 7 3 14.0 5.79 4.50 1.29 2.57 1.50 73.7% 94.8 MPH 5.79 7.13 .282
2012 24 AAA SAL 14 14 77.0 7.60 4.09 1.86 0.58 73.5% 4.21 3.95 .350
2012 24 MAJ LAA 30 9 71.0 5.96 4.31 1.38 0.89 1.36 71.2% 95.0 MPH 4.69 4.72 .314
2013 25 MAJ LAA 47 17 145.0 6.27 2.73 2.30 0.74 2.78 69.9% 94.8 MPH 4.16 3.81 .311
2014 26 MAJ LAA 26 26 168.7 8.75 2.72 3.22 0.27 1.98 74.1% 96.3 MPH 2.61 2.67 .276
2015 27 AAA SAL 1 1 5.0 9.00 7.20 1.25 1.80 60% 9.00 6.20 .397
2015 27 MAJ LAA 14 14 86.3 7.09 3.44 2.06 0.73 1.99 73% 95.3 MPH 3.54 3.93 .276
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 1 5.7 8.22 2.82 2.91 0.47 72.4% 3.28 2.99 .300
Rest Of Season     0 15 95.0 8.22 2.96 2.77 0.54 73.3% 3.28 3.14 .298
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3-Year Averages     34 17 128.2 7.30 3.02 2.42 0.56 71.7% 3.58 3.39 .297

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2015 Stat Review for Garrett Richards    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2014 (min 145 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.06 K/BB
POOR
7.09 K/9
WEAK
3.44 BB/9
POOR
95.3 MPH Fastball
ELITE
0.7 HR/9
GOOD
1.99 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.54 ERA
AVERAGE
1.24 WHIP
AVERAGE
3.93 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.276 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
73.0% Strand Rate
AVERAGE

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Garrett Richards: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Richards allowed three runs on eight hits while striking out three and walking two over six innings in a loss to the A's on Sunday.

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Richards moved to 7-4 and allowed just one unearned run in Tuesday's win over Arizona. He struck out four, walked three and allowed four hits.

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Richards (6-4) pitched seven inning Thursday, giving up two runs and four hits while striking out seven in a win over the Rays.

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Richards had a meltdown on the mound Saturday, lasting just two-thirds of an inning while allowing six runs on five hits against the Yankees.

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Richards struck out four and walked three while giving up three runs on six hits over six innings in a winning effort against the Rays on Monday night.

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Richards (4-3) took the loss Wednesday against San Diego, allowing three earned runs on eight hits across 6.2 innings.

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Richards allowed five runs on nine hits, walking two and striking out just one over six-plus innings of a 12-5 win over Boston on Friday night.

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Richards allowed two runs on five hits with seven strikeouts over 7.2 innings in a loss to the Orioles on Sunday.

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Richards was stellar against the Astros on Sunday, striking out 10 and allowing just one run on one hit across 6.2 innings to earn his third win of the season.

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Richards allowed just one run on five hits while striking out five and walking two in a win over the Mariners on Tuesday.

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Richards (2-1) gave up just one run on four hits and three walks while striking out five Thursday in a win over the A's.

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Richards allowed two runs on three hits while walking three and striking out five in seven innings en route to a win over the Rangers on Friday.

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2015

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2014

Richards had something of an eventful 2013, as he began the year as a long reliever, was moved to the starting rotation twice, and even picked up a save on the season. Though he was initially replaced by Jerome Williams in the rotation after he struggled in late April and early May, Richards received his second chance after Joe Blanton was removed from the rotation. Richards flourished the second time around, pitching to an ERA of 3.59 after the All-Star break, with a 2.8 BB/9 during that time. Though his composite numbers are not very impressive, Richards' performance down the stretch compelled general manager Jerry Dipoto to bestow upon him a rotation spot in 2014 before the end of last season, but in order to be more than a true fourth or fifth starter, the hard-throwing 25-year-old will have to get back to the strikeout numbers he posted in the lower levels of the Angels' minor league system.

2013

Richards started nine games for the Angels last season and made 21 appearances out of the bullpen, compiling a 4.69 ERA and 47:34 K:BB over 71 innings. He was considered to be the best pitching prospect in the organization at one point, but it may be time to re-evaluate that given his low strikeout rates in the major leagues and upper levels of the minors. Despite the worrisome numbers, one also has to consider how quickly Richards has been rushed through the Angels' system, tossing just 143 innings at Double-A and 77 innings at Triple-A. Richards is likely to begin the season at Triple-A after the Angels acquired several veteran starters, but he should be the first pitcher called up if there's an opening.

2012

A big 2011 season established Richards as the Angels' top pitching prospect. Richards went 12-2 with a 3.15 ERA and 103:40 K:BB ratio in 22 games, including 21 starts, with Double-A Arkansas. Richards will likely open 2012 with Triple-A Salt Lake. He will be challenged in the hitter-friendly Pacific Coast League, but with four pitches in his arsenal, expect him to be up to the task.

2011

Richards followed up a strong rookie season by striking out 149 batters and walking just 43 in 143 minor league innings last season. Richards is still a few years away from the big leagues, but he has top-of-the-rotation stuff with a four-pitch repertoire that includes a mid-90s fastball, two breaking pitches and a developing changeup. He may be the Angels' top pitching prospect heading into the 2011 season.