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Dustin Richardson

Dustin Richardson 51 P

Salt Lake Bees

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Dustin A Richardson
  • Age: 30 (January 9, 1984)
  • Birthplace: Newton, KS
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 6" Wt: 220
  • Draft: Round 5 (2006, BOS)
  • MLB Debut: 09/28/2009
  • School: Texas Tech
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Dustin Richardson Stats Summary

Dustin Richardson Career Stats

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Dustin Richardson Awards and Honors

Dustin Richardson  51 P

  • Full Name: Dustin A Richardson
  • Born: January 9, 1984
  • Age: 30
  • Birthplace: Newton, KS
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 6"
  • Weight: 220
  • Draft: Round 5 (2006, BOS)
  • School: Texas Tech
  • MLB Debut: 09/28/2009

Selected by the Boston Red Sox in the fifth round (their ninth pick, No. 163 overall) of the 2006 First-Year Player Draft. ... Signed by Jim Robinson. ... Went 4-2 with one save and a 4.17 ERA for Texas Tech University (Lubbock, Texas) in 2006, his senior year... played baseball and basketball at Newton Senior (KS) High School... was a First-Team all-league selection three years... threw a no-hitter as a sophomore in the regional final game... was the league batting champion as a junior with a .527 average... went to Cowley (KS) Community College... tallied a combined record of 15-3 in two years and earned First-Team All- Conference honors... drafted in the 16th round by the Tigers in 2003 but did not sign... attended Texas Tech University and compiled a 5-3 career mark and a 4.81 ERA for the Red Raiders in 35 appearances (12 starts) over 2 years... recorded 89 strikeouts over 91.2 innings... competed for a spot on the Texas Tech basketball team as a finalist on ESPN reality show Knight School... pitched in 29 games from 2009-2010 for Boston before the Red Sox traded him to Florida in November for Andrew Miller... Braves claimed him off waivers June 22, 2011... received a 50-game suspension from Major League Baseball on Jan. 25, 2011 as a Minor League free agent after testing positive for an amphetamine, Letrozole and metabolite, Methandienone metabolite, Methenelone and metabolite, and Trenbolone and metabolite. The suspension is effective immediately upon his signing with a Major League organization.