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Los Angeles Angels: projecting the playoff rotation

Now that the Los Angeles Angels have clinched a playoff berth and their first AL West title since 2009, one question remains: Who will they choose for their playoff rotation? Playoff rotations are generally comprised of the top three pitchers on the team as the post season in more spread out than the regular season. This means that often the starters who are left out become part...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down Garrett Richards's Torn Patellar Tendon

Garrett Richards has been nothing short of a sain​t to the Los Angeles Angels this season. One of the more dominating pitchers in the American League this year, Richards has a record of 13–4 with a 2.61 ERA and 164 strikeouts. The 26-year-old has also allowed a league-low 0.3 home runs per 9 innings. While covering first base on a potential double play against the Red Sox...
Via The Sports Post
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Garrett Richards and the AL West Division Race

It has been awhile since we have seen the Los Angeles Angels play to the level of our expectations. They haven't reached the playoffs since 2009, and have finished no higher than third in their division in consecutive seasons. Yet now, after Sunday night's victory over the Oakland Athletics, they've reclaimed sole possession of first place in the AL West—albeit by one...
Via The Sports Post
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Garrett Richards to miss six to nine months

The Los Angeles Angels of  Anaheim took a huge blow when starter Garrett Richards went down on Wednesday with a patellar tendon tear. The Angels got more bad news on Thursday when it was announced that Richards will need surgery to repair his patellar tendon tear and will be out 6-9 months. Mike DiGiovanna of […]
Via Full Scale Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Angels survive without Garrett Richards?

This time yesterday the Angels were on top of the MLB world having surged to the top of the AL West, proud owners of the best record in baseball. Then Garrett Richards collapsed in a heap of agony, blowing out his knee, ending his season and dealing a crushing blow to the World Series hopes of his Angels. The knee injury to Richards is the most devastating non-Trout-related injury...
Via The Outside Corner
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Garrett Richards sustains left knee injury

BOSTON - Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Garrett Richards suffered a left knee injury Wednesday night on a play at first base. Richards was diagnosed with a left knee patellar injury after a play in the second inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox.Severity of the injury is still to be determined but on scene, Richards looked to be in serious pain and was carted off the...
Via In The Neutral Zone
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels’ Garrett Richards Leaves Game Against Red Sox With Apparent Leg Injury

BOSTON — Once the shock of Garrett Richards’ freak injury wore off, it was almost as sobering to consider what it could mean to the Los Angeles Angels’ season. Richards went down awkwardly while trying to cover first base in the bottom of the second inning Wednesday at Fenway Park. Replays appeared to show a right knee injury, although the specific nature of the injury was...
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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.
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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