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Video: Richards’ quality start | MLB.com

Garrett Richards, the best pitcher you don’t know.

Jim Furtado Posted: June 10, 2014 at 06:20 AM | 7 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. AROM Posted: June 10, 2014 at 09:14 AM (#4722365)
With some comp picks after the 2008 season, Angels drafted Trout, Grichuk, Skaggs, Richards, and Corbin. They started drafting only after 23 names were taken off the board. Looks like a decent job by Eddie Bane and his staff, but it wasn't up to Tony Reagins' standards.
   2. Jim (jimmuscomp) Posted: June 10, 2014 at 11:24 AM (#4722487)
Yeah - there will still be some growing pains occasionally, but Richards looks really good. His stuff is - at times - unhittable. Just nasty.
   3. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: June 10, 2014 at 11:40 AM (#4722504)
I freaking heart Richards. His average fastball is sitting at 95.8 MPH, and he's throwing that hard late in games with no loss of control. Between Richards and Skaggs, the Angels' rotation from 1 to 4 is really strong, contender strong. If the bullpen doesn't torpedo too many games, this squad could really make some noise late in the season.
   4. Moeball Posted: June 10, 2014 at 03:18 PM (#4722690)
That's funny, yesterday it was Jordan Zimmermann that was the best pitcher I didn't know.
   5. A New Leaf Posted: June 10, 2014 at 03:42 PM (#4722711)
Well, yesterday you met Zimmermann, today you met Richards. Just think what pitcher you'll get to meet tomorrow!
   6. Dock Ellis on Acid Posted: June 10, 2014 at 03:51 PM (#4722720)
Well, yesterday you met Zimmermann, today you met Richards. Just think what pitcher you'll get to meet tomorrow!

Is it Dallas Keuchel??!
   7. Willie Mayspedes Posted: June 10, 2014 at 05:49 PM (#4722841)
Won't be Skaggs

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