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Garrett Richards

Garrett Richards 43 P

Los Angeles Angels

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Garrett Thomas Richards
  • Age: 26 (May 27, 1988)
  • Birthplace: Riverside, CA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 210
  • Draft: Compensation A (2009, LAA)
  • MLB Debut: 08/10/2011
  • School: Oklahoma
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Garrett Richards Career Stats

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Garrett Richards Awards and Honors

Garrett Richards  43 P

  • Full Name: Garrett Thomas Richards
  • Born: May 27, 1988
  • Age: 26
  • Birthplace: Riverside, CA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 210
  • Draft: Compensation A (2009, LAA)
  • School: Oklahoma
  • MLB Debut: 08/10/2011
Selected by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim out of University of Oklahoma in Compensation round A (No. 42 overall and the Angels' 4th pick) of the June 2009 First-Year Player Draft... signed with the Angels on Nov. 20, 2009... received a 02,800 signing bonus... played with the Mat-Su Miners in the Alaska Baseball League in the summer of 2008... in the summer of 2007, pitched for the Cotuit Kettleers of the Cape Cod League and finished the season with a 1-1 record and 21 strikeouts in 15 appearances... was a four-year letter winner at Edmond (Okla.) Memorial High School under Kyle Roberts... majored in human relations at Oklahoma... full name is Garrett Thomas Richards... born May 27, 1988 in Riverside, Calif.... parents are Tommy and Terri Richards... made his Minor League debut on 7/24/09 with Rookie-level Orem against Idaho Falls... earned first professional victory on Aug. 18 with Orem... named Pioneer League Pitcher of the Week on 8/24/09... split his second season with Class A Cedar Rapids (2010 Midwest League All-Star) and Class A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga... threw first career complete game on 5/9/10, striking out 10 in a four-hitter against Wisconsin... struck out career-best 11 over six innings on 5/31/10 against Wisconsin... threw rain-shortened five-inning complete-game 5/10/10 against Great Lakes... held South Bend to one hit over six innings on 6/11/10... named Midwest League Pitcher of the Week on 6/14/10... invited to Angels Spring Training in 2010 and appeared in five exhibition games... made Double-A debut on 4/7/11 with Arkansas... earned first Double-A win on 4/12/11 against Frisco... held Tulsa to two hits with nine strikeouts over eight innings on 5/15/11... named Texas League Pitcher of the Week on 6/28/11 after holding NW Arkansas to three hits over seven innings.