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GARRETT RICHARDS RUMORS

Richards, Heaney put faith in stem-cell therapy

On May 2, Dr. Steve H. Yoon, a physician at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Southern California, extracted stem cells from Andrew Heaney's bone marrow and injected them into the damaged ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow. Fourteen days later, Dr. Yoon did the same with Garrett Richards.
Via Angels.com
4 days ago

Lack of pain helped Angels' Garrett Richards decide to wait on surgery

ANAHEIM – In the end, Garrett Richards decided to listen to his elbow, and not an MRI. Richards, who spoke to the media Wednesday for the first time since he opted to have a stem-cell injection instead of Tommy John surgery, said the fact that he...
Via The OC Register
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Garrett Richards picks stem cell treatment over Tommy John

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards has an elbow injury that he has been told will require Tommy John surgery, but the right-hander is trying to avoid the procedure for the time being. Richards received a stem cell injection on Monday and will be reevaluated in six weeks to see how — or if — his torn ulnar collateral ligament is healing. “It’s done just in hopes...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Garrett Richards decides against Tommy John surgery

Angels pitcher Garrett Richards had a stem-cell injection in his right elbow on Monday.Manager Mike Scioscia says there's no timetable for his return. The right-hander went on the 15-day DL on May 6, leaving the injury-riddled team without their best starting pitcher.Richards decided on the injection as a way to avoid surgery for the torn ligament in his arm, although it will be...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels' Garrett Richards has stem-cell injection in elbow

LOS ANGELES (AP) Angels pitcher Garrett Richards had a stem-cell injection in his right elbow on Monday. Manager Mike Scioscia says there's no timetable for his return. The right-hander went on the 15-day DL on May 6, leaving the injury-riddled team without their best starting pitcher. Richards decided on the injection as a way to avoid surgery for the torn ligament in his arm...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels' Garrett Richards has stem cell injection, seeks to avoid Tommy John surgery

LOS ANGELES — Garrett Richards, the Angels’ ace who is out indefinitely with a torn ulnar collateral ligament, will not undergo Tommy John surgery in the near future as previously expected. Richards received a stem cell injection Monday...
Via The OC Register
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Los Angeles Angels lose ace Richards to Tommy John

This week, the Los Angeles Angels skipped Garrett Richards start for what they originally called fatigue. Turns out, that wasn’t the case. It was revealed Friday that the young Angels’ ace would be sidelined for at least a year with a tear in his ulnar collateral ligament. Richards will undergo Tommy John surgery within the upcoming weeks, although the righty is seeking a second...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

The Garrett Richards Injury and the Mike Trout Question

For the last week or so, the Angels have been pretty vague about what’s going on with Garrett Richards. He missed a start due to “fatigue” and “dehydration”, but they hadn’t given any real indicators that his arm was bothering him. Apparently it was, however, as Jeff Passan dropped this bomb this morning. Source: Angels ace Garrett Richards has torn ulnar collateral...
Via Fangraphs
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Angels' Garrett Richards to undergo Tommy John surgery

The hits keep coming for the struggling Los Angeles Angels. Currently two games under .500 and closer to last place than first place in the American League West, the team is now likely going to be without ace pitcher Garrett Richards for the next year-plus. According to Yahoo Sports MLB insider Jeff Passan, Richards has a torn ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in his right elbow...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

This Is a Garrett Richards Changeup

There’s not a lot of footage out there of Garrett Richards throwing a changeup. This is because he would pretty much never throw a changeup, and this is because doing so never made him feel all that comfortable. So, in the past, Richards wouldn’t throw many changeups, but, below, you can see Richards throw a changeup from just a few weeks ago. As a bonus, I’ll also include...
Via Fangraphs
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss
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