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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...

Garrett Richards leaves game in ambulance following knee injury

getty images Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards left his start on Wednesday night against Boston with a left knee injury. Richards was taken away from Fenway Park in an ambulance after his left knee game out while he was running to cover first base. The right hander had to be placed on a stretcher and was carted off the field. While there have been no reports about Richards...

Wade LeBlanc realled from Salt Lake in wake of Garrett Richards injury

getty images With the loss of starting pitcher Garrett Richards on Wednesday night in Boston, the Los Angeles Angels have recalled Wade LeBlanc from Triple-A Salt Lake. Richards is likely to be announced out for the rest of the 2014 season after suffering a knee injury while attempting to cover first base. The 30-year-old LeBlanc has two appearances this season, one each for the...

Mike Trout Still Shattering Convention With Angels, Just As He Did In Youth

BOSTON — It’s hard not to be biased when it comes to Mike Trout. Maybe someone could watch a player grow up, from a 13-year-old dominating his hometown youth leagues to the best major leaguer on the planet, and maintain a level of detachment. But not in this case. Not with Trout, a player who was surrounded with a family and support system that assured that if he made it big...

Angels Manager Mike Scioscia Frustrated With Josh Hamilton’s Struggles

            While the Los Angeles Angels are tied for the best record in baseball and things are finally looking up for the Halos, all is not exactly perfect in the clubhouse. After going 2 for 9 with seven strikeouts over the weekend against the Texas Rangers, his former team, Hamilton sat out the series finale to clear his head. Angels manager Mike Scioscia expressed...

Dennis Raben is a Beast - Weekly Prospect Hotlist (August 11 - August 17, 2014)‏

By Adrian Noche, Staff Reporter - 1. Dennis Raben, 1st Baseman, Inland Empire 66ersPast 10 games: .417 AVG  15 H  1 Double  1 Triple  6 HR  3 SBOverall: .296/.368/.586Dennis Raben is playing like a man possessed out there in the California League. The hulking first baseman’s slash line currently sits at .296/./.368/.586. However, his numbers were not always...

Angels OF Hamilton out of lineup for second straight game

  Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton is out of the lineup again for Monday night's game against the Red Sox, a day after asking for a day off. Angels manager Mike Scioscia said that Hamilton needs another day to relax and he would be coming to the park early Tuesday to work on things. ''He's going to come out early Tuesday, work on a couple of things and...

Garrett Richards suffers knee injury covering first, carted off

Garrett Richards was carted off the field during the bottom of the second inning of the Angels-Red Sox game Wednesday after suffering a knee injury while covering first base.

Jered Weaver, ace no more

I love Jered Weaver. You love Jered Weaver. Love only goes so far though. It is high time we set that love aside and admit what we’ve all known but been to ashamed to admit: Jered Weaver isn’t an ace anymore. This has been something of a debate in the Angelsphere this year. Is Weaver the ace or Garrett Richards the ace? A lot of that answer depends on your definition of “ace...

Angels Injury Update: Garrett RIchards carted off with apparent knee injury

In the bottom of the second inning, with runners on first and second, Brock Holt hit a ground ball to the first baseman Albert Pujols. Pujols threw to second, and Angels pitcher, Garrett Richards ran over to cover first base. As he ran to cover first, his knee buckled and he fell to the ground.Players and coaches ran over to check on Richards, who was lying on the ground, screaming...

The Devastation of Losing Garrett Richards

It doesn’t take a statistical expert to recognize that Garrett Richards has been an outstanding starting pitcher this season. He’s been great by the numbers that everyone knows, and he’s been great by the numbers that fewer people know, and when all the indicators agree, there’s no doubting the conclusion. Garrett Richards has been awesome. […]

Hamilton drives in 3 runs, Angels beat Red Sox 8-3

BOSTON -- Josh Hamilton broke out of a slump with two hits and three RBIs, Howie Kendrick drove in two runs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Boston Red Sox 8-3 to increase their AL West lead on Wednesday night. Hamilton was in a 5-for-41 slump with 18 strikeouts but hit two sacrifice flies and then singled in the Angels' final run in the ninth inning. The Angels' seventh...

Angels beat Red Sox 4-2 to extend AL West lead

BOSTON (AP) Mike Trout and Albert Pujols hit consecutive RBI doubles, and the Los Angeles Angels extended their AL West lead with a 4-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. It was the fifth win in six games for the Angels, who moved a half-game ahead of idle Oakland. David Ortiz reached base four times with a double, single and two walks for the Red Sox, who have lost...

Garrett Richards injures knee in Angels victory over Red Sox

The Angels huddled around first base Wednesday night as medical personnel tended to Garrett Richards, who lay on his back, writhing in so much pain that first baseman Albert Pujols, on one knee, held the pitcher's hand to comfort him. Richards, the hard-throwing right-hander who has emerged as one of baseball's best pitchers in his first full season as a starter, suffered...

Iannetta's double in 9th lifts Angels over Red Sox

BOSTON -- Chris Iannetta hit his second double of the game, a tiebreaking drive in the ninth inning off Red Sox closer Koji Uehara that sent the Los Angeles Angels over Boston 4-3 on Tuesday night. Brennan Boesch had a ground-rule double with two outs off Uehara (5-3) for the Angels' first hit since the fourth. Iannetta then lined a double off the left-field wall, just above...
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