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Texas Rangers: Game 162 executed to perfection

The Rangers found themselves in quite the quandary after their monumental collapse during Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels. Dropping Saturday’s game placed some serious pressure on Sunday’s game, game number 162. Sunday’s game would decide whether the Rangers would play a comforting best of five series, or the much dreaded one-game wildcard to open the playoffs...
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Daily Pitcher Duels: Oct. 4

The MLB regular season draws to a close with a jam-packed slate with a solid ace matchup that has a lot at stake as well as a bunch of aces rounding out their seasons. Check ’em out: Garrett Richards (LAA) vs. Cole Hamels (TEX) 3:05 p.m. ET The Angels clearly need Richards to bring the money, as they enter game No. 162 needing a win and an Astros loss to force a game 163. Richards...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown #153: Finally – Angels 8, Mariners 4

When Garrett Richards threw the first pitch of this game the Rangers had a sizable lead on the Astros in the middle innings of their contest. It looked likely that if the Angels won this game, they would move to only a half-game behind Houston for the second Wild Card and, perhaps more importantly, tie them in the loss column. With arguably the Angels’ best pitcher on the mound...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Series Preview: Angels vs. Mariners vs. Time

The Angels ended their road trip about as well as possible, winning five of seven games against the teams directly in front of them in the Wild Card race. Time is running out for the Halos, though, and each loss puts them closer October tee times. With ten games left and one loss to make up on Houston, 8-2 sounds like a reasonable and essential goal. Much worse and the Angels are...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

A year later, Angels' Richards looks back on 2014 knee injury

It has now been one year since Los Angeles Angels right-hander Garrett Richards tore his left patellar tendon in a freak injury covering first base at Fenway Park on August 20, 2015. He's returned to form nicely for the Halos, essentially picking up where he left off en route to a 12-9 record and 3.50 ERA in 23 starts this season. Speaking with's David Adler about his season...
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August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Beltre sends Richards invoice for three broken bats

Garrett Richards displayed his Cy Young contender stuff during a win Friday against the Texas Rangers in just his second start of the season. The 26-year-old went seven strong innings allowing just three hits, three walks, and two runs in the Angels’ 3-2 win. Among his highlights included holding Rangers cleanup hitter Adrian Beltre to...Read More
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels: What went wrong in the ALDS

On Sunday night the Kansas City Royals completed their sweep of the Los Angeles Angels with an 8-3 win. After the loss, the Angels became just the second team since 1969 to feature the best regular season record and get swept out of the playoffs. The Angels scored only six runs in the entire series and looked nothing like the team that led baseball in runs scored. In the first game...
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels: projecting the playoff rotation

Now that the Los Angeles Angels have clinched a playoff berth and their first AL West title since 2009, one question remains: Who will they choose for their playoff rotation? Playoff rotations are generally comprised of the top three pitchers on the team as the post season in more spread out than the regular season. This means that often the starters who are left out become part...
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Garrett Richards to miss six to nine months

The Los Angeles Angels of  Anaheim took a huge blow when starter Garrett Richards went down on Wednesday with a patellar tendon tear. The Angels got more bad news on Thursday when it was announced that Richards will need surgery to repair his patellar tendon tear and will be out 6-9 months. Mike DiGiovanna of […]
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Garrett Richards - Knee Injury

In last nights win over the Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Angels Ace Garrett Richards blew out his knee trying to cover first base. Richards was carted off the field, and has been diagnosed as a "significant" patella injury, but no timetable has been released. #453879230 / gettyimages.comRichards finished the first half of the season with an 11-2 record, a 2.55 ERA and 127 strikeouts...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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