Garrett Richards RUMORS & NEWS

  • Garrett Richards Will Not Undergo Tommy John Surgery

    MLB Trade Rumors "Angels righty Garrett Richards has elected not to undergo Tommy John surgery at this time,’s Alden Gonzalez reports (Twitter links). He’ll receive a stem-cell therapy treatment on his elbow, take a six week hiatus, and attempt to rehab his injured right elbow. That’s promising news for..." May 17

  • Angels ace Garrett Richards expected to undergo Tommy John surgery

    Yahoo! Sports "Los Angeles Angels ace Garrett Richards has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and is expected to need Tommy John surgery, a source with knowledge of the situation told Yahoo Sports. The 27-year-old Richards, one of the hardest-throwing starters in the major leagues, would miss..." May 06

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    Alden Gonzalez @Alden_Gonzalez

    Source: Angels, Garrett Richards avoid arbitration. $6.425M.

  • Adrian Beltre Sent Garrett Richards An Invoice For His Broken Bats

    Deadspin "Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre got worked over pretty good by Angels starter Garrett Richards on Friday night. Beltre faced Richards three times in six innings, and ended up with nothing more than three broken bats to show for it. Richards really fucked those bats up! As you can see in the..." April 27

  • Garrett Richards returned from knee surgery throwing gas

    Hardball Talk "Angels right-hander Garrett Richards returned from the disabled list Sunday to make his first start since suffering a season-ending knee injury in late August and he looked pretty good against the Astros. Richards walked four batters and allowed four runs in five innings, but he also averaged..." April 20

  • Angels' Richards expected to make season debut Sunday

    The Score "Los Angeles Angels right-hander Garrett Richards is on pace to kick start his season on Sunday against the Houston Astros. Richards, who is recovering from season-ending knee surgery, is scheduled to pitch for Triple-A Salt Lake on Tuesday and will be activated from the disabled list if things..." April 15

  • Garret Richards throws simulated game in comeback from knee surgery

    Hardball Talk "Angels right-hander Garret Richards took a major step in his comeback from August knee surgery, throwing a two-inning simulated game Tuesday. He threw 41 total pitches, sitting in the dugout between simulated “innings” and afterward getting positive reviews from general manager Jerry Dipoto." March 11

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    Jeff Fletcher @JeffFletcherOCR

    Garrett Richards will throw a bullpen and do simulated PFP in OF today. #Angels expecting him ready 2-3 wks into season.

  • Angels' Garrett Richards cleared to throw off mound

    Orange County Register "Garrett Richards received medical clearance Thursday to begin throwing from a mound, a key point in the rehab for the Angels' best starter. Richards, who has been rehabbing from left knee surgery in Arizona, was examined Thursday morning in Southern California. Richards is scheduled to throw..." February 12

  • Spring training will present a test for Angels pitcher Garrett Richards

    Los Angeles Times "It could happen as early as mid-March, during a spring-training game of little meaning for everyone except the guy on the mound. A grounder will be hit to first base, Angels pitcher Garrett Richards will sprint to the bag to cover, and his mind will flash back to the August night at Fenway Park..." February 12

  • Garrett Richards agrees to $3.2M deal

    Orange County Register "Garrett Richards agreed with the Angels on a one-year, $3.2-million deal on Saturday, settling just above the midpoint and avoiding arbitration. Richards had asked the Angels for $3.8 million and the Angels offered $2.4 million. Matt Joyce is the Angels only remaining arbitration eligible..." February 01

  • Garrett Richards’ arbitration hearing set for February 11

    Hardball Talk "According to beat writer Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times, an arbitration hearing for Angels starter Garrett Richards has been scheduled for February 11. Teams and players usually come to terms before hearings are needed — thus avoiding any drama — but Richards is a complicated case." January 29

  • Angels still 'optimistic' about Garrett Richards' rehab

    Orange County Register "With just over three weeks to go before the start of spring training, Garrett Richards is still moving forward in his rehab from knee surgery, leaving general manager Jerry Dipoto "optimistic" about his progress. The Angels remain hopeful that Richards will be ready for opening day. If Richards..." January 27

  • Angels' Richards could miss start of season

    ESPN Los Angeles "The Los Angeles Angels don't expect starting pitcher Garrett Richards to be ready for the start of the 2015 season, manager Mike Scioscia said Wednesday. Richards had surgery after tearing a tendon in his left knee while covering first base in a game at Boston on Aug. 20. He was 13-4 with a..." December 11

  • Angels don’t expect Garrett Richards to be ready until May

    Hardball Talk "Not only aren’t the Angels counting on right-hander Garrett Richards to be recovered enough from knee surgery for Opening Day, manager Mike Scioscia told reporters that they expect him to miss the first 4-6 weeks of the season. Richards tore the patellar tendon in his left knee while covering..." December 10

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    Jeff Fletcher @JeffFletcherOCR

    #Angels Garrett Richards has a torn patellar tendon. Surgery next week. Will miss 6-9 months.

  • Mike Scioscia confirms Garrett Richards has a 'significant injury'

    ESPN "Angels pitcher Garrett Richards is scheduled to fly back to Los Angeles on Thursday to be examined by team doctors for what manager Mike Scioscia called a "significant injury" to his left patellar tendon. Richards sustained the injury Wednesday night against the Red Sox while covering first..." August 21

  • Angels RHP Richards suffers patellar injury

    ESPN Los Angeles "Los Angeles Angels ace Garrett Richards was carted off the field on a stretcher in the second inning with what appeared to be a serious injury to his left knee Wednesday night against the Red Sox. The Angels announced midgame that Richards had sustained a patellar injury to his left knee but..." August 21

  • Angels won't limit Garrett Richards

    ESPN Los Angeles "The Los Angeles Angels won't limit Garrett Richards' workload down the stretch this season, especially with the Oakland Athletics squarely in their sights. Richards has emerged as Los Angeles' top pitcher this season but is on pace to eclipse 200 innings, well over his previous career..." July 22

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    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    #Angels have removed Joe Blanton from their rotation. Garrett Richards to start in his place.

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