Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 5/12/12
Left-handed starter Clayton Richard says he is healthy following shoulder surgery that ended his 2011 season after 18 starts. But Richard is struggling. He lost a fifth straight start Friday night in Philadelphia and some of his numbers are concerning. In 2010, Richard went 14-9 with a 3.75 ERA and allowed 16 homers -- or one every 12 2/3 innings. Last year, before his season ended after 18 starts, Richard was 5-9 with a 3.88 ERA while allowing a homer every 12 1/3 innings. This year, the 6-foot-5 former University of Michigan quarterback is giving up a homer every 6 1/3 innings. He gave up two homers Friday night while giving up five runs on eight hits in 5 1/3 innings. His record fell to 1-5 while his ERA climbed to 5.32. His ERA is 6.32 since he held the Dodgers to two hits and no earned runs in his first outing of the season back on April 8. Since then, he has given up 30 runs (26 earned) on 45 hits and 16 walks in 37 innings. Richard has also given up ...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Belichick gives typical reply to question about Brady's freedom

Goodell not attending season opener at Gillette Stadium

Jakub Voracek will donate $1,000 for every point he scores

Dwayne Bowe reportedly in danger of being cut by Browns

Slava Voynov taken into custody by U.S Immigration

The Redskins finally catch a break with Jamison Crowder

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

GM's wife reportedly pressured by Redskins to apologize

Five Nebraska players suspended for opener named

Jason Pierre-Paul reportedly plans to join Giants next week

Curt Schilling suspended by ESPN for rest of MLB season

Report: Roger Goodell buyout would cost roughly $150 million

NFL suspends Denver's T.J. Ward for season opener

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The Gospel Of Harbaugh prepares for its ultimate test of faith

Meet the Utah Utes, the pluckiest program in college football

Iman Shumpert will name daughter Iman Shumpert Jr.

Dallas company celebrates Romo with DirecTV 'crownies'

Top 10 storylines for Week 4 of the NFL preseason

Matt Williams is still hopelessly married to the idea of the closer’s role

Five unique CFB games to watch this weekend

Be careful what you wish for, Jay Gruden

Ryan taking leap of faith with Bills

Top 10 storylines for Week 1 of college football season

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker