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Garrett Richards

26-Year-Old Pitcher – Los Angeles Angels

2014 Stats

W-L

13-4

ERA

2.61

WHIP

1.04

K

164

SV

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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...

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STATUS:  60-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Knee     EST. RETURN:  4/1/2015
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 215   DOB: 5/27/1988
BORN: Riverside, CA   COLLEGE: Oklahoma  

August 21, 2014  –  Garrett Richards News

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Updating a previous report, Richards (knee) will now have his surgery performed Friday, instead of sometime next week, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.

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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
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3-Year Averages     28 9 0 76.7 81 37 7 52 28 3 4 0 1 3 4.34 1.42

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Garrett Richards Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Aug. 20 @Bos 1.7 5 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.61 1.04
Aug. 15 @Tex 7.3 7 2 2 0 0 7 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 2.53 1.01
Aug. 9 Bos 6.3 3 3 1 0 2 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.54 1.01
Aug. 4 @LAD 9.0 5 0 0 0 2 9 0 2 1 W 0 0 0 2.58 1.02
Jul. 30 @Bal 7.0 6 4 4 1 0 4 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 2.74 1.04
Jul. 24 Det 6.0 7 4 4 0 2 5 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 2.62 1.05
Jul. 19 Sea 8.0 3 1 1 0 1 7 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.47 1.03
Jul. 11 @Tex 7.0 5 0 0 0 2 8 1 1 0 W 0 0 0 2.55 1.06
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 1.7 IP/G
1.7 5 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 10.80 3.60
Last 60 Days
8 Games:  Avg. 6.5 IP/G
52.3 41 16 14 1 10 45 2 6 1 3-2 0 0 0 2.41 0.97

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Garrett Richards Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20143709127661403.194
201336059309112010.281
20121652524441113.321

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014308732458802.209
20132604214601112.252
2012153221033804.239

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201475.0520662213.241.13
201369.7430512464.261.36
201240.7210291854.431.40

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201493.7820982942.110.96
201375.3351502064.061.33
201230.3221181625.041.78
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
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
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3-Year Averages     28 9 76.7 6.10 3.29 1.86 0.82 70.6% 4.34 4.13 .311

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2014 Stat Review for Garrett Richards    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2013 (min 140 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.22 K/BB
GOOD
8.75 K/9
GOOD
2.72 BB/9
AVERAGE
96.3 MPH Fastball
ELITE
0.3 HR/9
ELITE
1.98 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.61 ERA
ELITE
1.04 WHIP
ELITE
2.67 FIP
ELITE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.276 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
74.1% Strand Rate
AVERAGE

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

The Angels are optimistic Richards (knee) will be ready to return during spring training, Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports reports.

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Richards suffered a patellar tendon tear during Wednesday's start and will undergo season-ending surgery next week, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports. He will require six-to-nine months of recovery time and was placed on the 60-day DL.

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According to manager Mike Scioscia, Richards (knee) suffered a "significant injury" in Wednesday's game against the Red Sox, Mike DiGiovanna of the LA Times reports.

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Richards left Wednesday's game with a left knee patellar injury, but the extent of the injury is not yet known, the Los Angeles Times' Mike DiGiovanna reports.

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Richards was carted off the field during Wednesday's game after his knee buckled as he was trying to cover first base, the Los Angeles Times' Mike DiGiovanna reports.

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Richards allowed two runs on seven hits in 7.1 innings to pick up his 13th win of the season against the Rangers on Friday. He struck out seven without walking a batter in the contest.

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Richards allowed three runs (one earned) in 6.1 innings while allowing three hits en route to a no-decision against the Red Sox on Saturday. He walked two and struck out five in the contest.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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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.