Garrett Richards RUMORS & NEWS

  • Garrett Richards' return encouraging for Angels, in desperate need of rotation help

    USA Today "The wobbly Los Angeles Angels rotation has been seeking a salve, if not a savior. Not since Aug. 28 has an Angels starter completed six innings, and manager Mike Scioscia has been running through so many pitchers — and American League-record 12 on Monday and 43 in the last five games — that the..." September 06

  • Angels' Richards to start Tuesday after 5-month layoff

    Orange County Register "Garrett Richards is past the point of being just a hope or a maybe. After Richards successfully passed his final test with a bullpen session on Saturday, the Angels announced that he will start on Tuesday in Oakland, It will be his first big league game since he pitched — coincidentally — in..." September 03

  • Angels plan to activate Richards this weekend

    CBS Sports "Richards (biceps) is expected to be activated from the disabled list over the weekend, Pedro Moura of The Los Angeles Times reports. According to Moura, Richards' rehab outing Wednesday was impressive as he topped out at 98 miles per hour on his fastball in a two-inning appearance. " September 01

  • Angels' Richards cleared to throw off mound Friday

    Los Angeles Times "The Angels hope to insert Garrett Richards into their rotation this season, but they are up against time. Eight weeks remain in this season, and Richards should require roughly six weeks to ramp up his pitching. Any setback, and he’ll run out of wiggle room. After three weeks of playing catch..." August 04

  • Garrett Richards begins his throwing program

    Orange County Register "The baby steps have begun for Garrett Richards. Richards, who has been out for more than three months with a biceps nerve irritation, has been cleared to begin activating his arm. Richards played light catch for the second day on Saturday. “Anytime you are allowed to start throwing, it’s..." July 16

  • Angels transfer Richards to 60-day DL after discovering nerve irritation

    MLB Trade Rumors "When a biceps strain forced Angels right-hander Garrett Richards to the 10-day disabled list April 7, there was optimism that he’d return quickly. Now, unfortunately for both Richards and the Halos, he’s line to sit out at least into the summer. The Angels are moving him to the 60-day DL, per an..." April 23

  • Angels could face extended period with Garrett Richards on the disabled list

    Los Angeles Times "The Angels do not plan to activate ace Garrett Richards from the 10-day disabled list when he is eligible Sunday. Richards has not yet been cleared to resume throwing, and reliever JC Ramirez will replace him in the Angels’ rotation on Friday. “Right now, there’s no time frame for how long..." April 13

  • Garrett Richards has biceps nerve irritation, elbow structurally sound

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Angels got back some good news on their ace pitcher Friday. Pedro Moura of the LA Times reports that an MRI on right-hander Garrett Richards showed that his elbow is structurally sound. However, Richards has been diagnosed with biceps nerve irritation and will likely miss his..." April 07

  • Garrett Richards looks like old self in 2017 debut before leaving with an injury

    CBS Sports "One of the many reasons the Angels went 74-88 in 2016 was an injury to staff ace Garrett Richards. Richards was limited to only six starts by an elbow injury, specifically a tear in his ulnar collateral ligament. That usually requires Tommy John surgery. Richards, however, opted to rehab the..." April 06

  • Angels: Garrett Richards only has biceps cramp

    Yardbarker "Garrett Richards gave Angels fans a scare when he left his season debut on Wednesday night in the fifth, but the early word on him seems encouraging. "Right now it looks like a cramp in his biceps," Angels manager Mike Scioscia said after the game. "It's not related at all to what he was..." April 06