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Garrett Richards
Birthdate: 5/27/1988 (28 y, 9 m, 25 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/210     Position: P
Drafted: 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1s, Pick: 10, Overall: 42, Team: Los Angeles Angels
Contract: $6.8M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: Richards made his second start of the spring, tossing 2.1 shutout innings while walking two and striking out four in a loss to the Dodgers. (3/12/2017)
Profiles:  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Richards is going to be a pretty divisive player come draft day, as he is coming back after deciding to not have Tommy John surgery last year. In late-season bullpen sessions, he got his velocity up and stated he is ready to go in 2017. Everything may not be ready, however. No one knows for sure how he will perform until he starts throwing. He could pull a Masahiro Tanaka and pitch fine, or he could blow out his elbow before the season even starts. When healthy, Richards has shown potential with his 95-mph fastball and 53% career ground ball rate. An 8.0 strikeouts per nine innings rate and a 3.0 walks per nine rate should be expected from him. Those numbers aren’t great, but they put him among the top 40 starters. The problem is that he has had problems staying healthy with DL trips each of the past three seasons. Determining a value for him will depend on league depth and the draft’s date. In a 12-team league, the replacement level is so much higher that he'll be worth more. In deeper leagues, his playing time will be limited, and no decent replacements will be available once he goes on the DL. Additionally, owners will have a better idea of his health as he throws, or doesn’t throw, during spring training. (Jeff Zimmerman)

The Quick Opinion: Richards has been an effective pitcher when healthy. However, he begins the 2017 season with questions surrounding his health after electing to not have Tommy John surgery.

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2009Angels (R)3108835.17.641.020.00.35286.1 %  1.532.69  
2010Angels (A)8401919108.18.972.820.50.29567.2 %  3.413.40  
2010Angels (A+)4107734.210.642.341.04.37073.1 %  3.893.75  
2011Angels (AA)12202221143.06.482.520.63.27072.0 %  3.153.86  
2011Angels0207314.05.794.502.57.28669.0 %43.5 %30.8 %5.796.954.41-0.3
2012Angels (AAA)730141477.07.604.090.58.34676.0 %  4.214.42  
2012Angels43130971.05.964.310.89.30865.3 %45.5 %9.2 %4.694.624.910.2
2013Angels7814717145.06.272.730.74.30168.6 %57.9 %11.3 %4.163.663.581.4
2014Angels13402626168.28.752.720.27.26474.9 %50.9 %3.9 %2.612.603.154.3
2015Angels (AAA)010115.09.007.201.80.37562.5 %  9.006.60  
2015Angels151203232207.17.643.300.87.27471.8 %54.9 %12.0 %3.653.863.802.6
2016Angels1306634.28.833.890.52.30270.1 %45.8 %7.1 %2.343.323.910.7
2017Depth Charts11802626161.08.443.240.84.30273.6 %  3.573.66 2.7
2017Steamer10802626158.08.273.150.81.29773.6 %51.2 % 3.513.633.852.7
2017Fans (6)10802626158.08.323.360.63.29179.0 %  2.833.44 3.0
2017ZiPS8601818114.08.613.320.87.29873.7 %  3.633.70 1.9
Total- - -4032214893640.27.463.190.70.28470.7 %52.8 %9.7 %3.583.613.729.0

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2009Angels (R)311.5388000  35.1141376604024030
2010Angels (A)843.411919200  108.14439248416340311108
2010Angels (A+)413.8977000  34.214738171549014141
2011Angels (AA)1223.152221300  143.0579123585010400870103
2011Angels025.79730000014.062161194700209
2012Angels (AAA)734.211414000  77.0348873636535066065
2012Angels434.693090015271.0318774637734132047
2013Angels784.16471710151145.06201517367124441110101
2014Angels1342.61262611000168.2678124514955117221164
2015Angels (AAA)019.0011000  5.0267551400005
2015Angels15123.65323211000207.18651819484207625170176
2016Angels132.34660000034.214831169215113034
2017Depth Charts1183.572626  00 161.0 14669641558 5  151
2017Steamer1083.5126261000 158.066414768611455 5  145
2017Fans (6)1082.832626  0  158.0 13454501159 6  146
2017ZiPS863.631818  0  114.0 1014946114214110109
Total- - -40323.5814893322103640.2269158029125550227917571531

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2009Angels (R)7.641.027.500.0021.3 %2.8 %18.4 %.2741.16.35286.1 %  2.69
2010Angels (A)8.972.823.180.5024.4 %7.7 %16.7 %.2271.16.29567.2 %  3.40
2010Angels (A+)10.642.344.561.0427.9 %6.1 %21.8 %.2771.36.37073.1 %  3.75
2011Angels (AA)6.482.522.580.6317.8 %6.9 %10.9 %.2321.14.27072.0 %  3.86
2011Angels5.794.501.292.5714.5 %11.3 %3.2 %.2911.64.28669.0 %1481756.95
2011Average7.133.112.300.9418.6 %8.1 %10.5 %.2511.32.29172.5 %  4.12
2012Angels (AAA)7.604.091.860.5818.7 %10.1 %8.6 %.2831.58.34676.0 %  4.42
2012Angels5.964.311.380.8914.8 %10.7 %4.1 %.2741.56.30865.3 %1211164.62
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %11.8 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2013Angels6.272.732.300.7416.3 %7.1 %9.2 %.2631.34.30168.6 %110963.66
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Angels8.752.723.220.2724.2 %7.5 %16.7 %.2001.04.26474.9 %72712.60
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Angels (AAA)9.007.201.251.8019.2 %15.4 %3.9 %.3182.20.37562.5 %  6.60
2015Angels7.643.302.320.8720.4 %8.8 %11.6 %.2311.24.27471.8 %95983.86
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Angels8.833.892.270.5223.0 %10.1 %12.8 %.2351.33.30270.1 %58803.32
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Depth Charts8.443.242.610.84   .2431.27.30273.6 %  3.66
2017Steamer8.273.152.620.8121.8 %8.3 %13.5 %.2431.28.29773.6 %  3.63
2017Fans (6)8.323.362.470.63   .2311.22.29179.0 %  3.44
2017ZiPS8.613.322.600.87   .2391.25.29873.7 %  3.70
Total- - -7.463.192.340.7019.7 %8.4 %11.3 %.2371.26.28470.7 %94933.61

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2011Angels1.5428.3 %43.5 %28.3 %7.7 %30.8 %10.0 %0.0 %47.8 %39.1 %13.0 %17.4 %47.8 %34.8 %4.731094.41
2012Angels1.3821.6 %45.5 %32.9 %6.6 %9.2 %6.7 %33.3 %32.5 %40.6 %26.9 %14.5 %56.0 %29.5 %4.931194.91
2013Angels2.5219.1 %57.9 %23.0 %6.6 %11.3 %7.5 %16.7 %41.4 %38.3 %20.3 %14.6 %55.4 %30.0 %3.63903.58
2014Angels1.8221.1 %50.9 %28.0 %10.2 %3.9 %5.6 %0.0 %37.1 %34.9 %28.1 %21.7 %58.1 %20.2 %3.20833.15
2015Angels1.9617.1 %54.9 %28.0 %10.2 %12.0 %8.3 %25.0 %40.8 %34.5 %24.7 %22.9 %53.1 %24.0 %3.94943.80
2016Angels1.5725.0 %45.8 %29.2 %7.1 %7.1 %6.8 %50.0 %39.8 %39.8 %20.4 %15.3 %49.0 %35.7 %4.22923.91
Total- - -1.9219.8 %52.8 %27.4 %8.7 %9.7 %7.2 %22.6 %39.2 %36.7 %24.2 %19.0 %54.9 %26.1 %3.84933.72

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2011Angels2013131200392161253
2012Angels10576505731494587341192
2013Angels267106887201228488614652351
2014Angels231127961313208897616512627
2015Angels3271671021727123102117520753250
2016Angels442824232114233382615
Total- - -99451737345723173403820646810288

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2011Angels-0.48-1.140.67-4.56-0.450.640.660.800.715-0.65-0.0901
2012Angels-1.28-5.924.65-11.96-1.240.920.941.091.2326-1.11-0.2736
2013Angels-0.94-9.999.04-7.76-0.850.880.870.891.1440-0.81-0.2765
2014Angels1.90-9.7611.6623.112.520.980.980.871.08253.06-1.1200
2015Angels-0.28-15.3115.04-1.25-0.121.001.000.871.22310.16-0.4300
2016Angels-0.18-2.802.621.560.171.011.010.870.886-0.01-0.1600
Total- - --1.25-44.9243.68-0.860.040.950.950.921.141330.63-1.95912

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2011Angels60.7% (94.5)33.7% (85.8)  5.6% (85.7)  0.4%
2012Angels67.2% (95.0)24.3% (85.8) 3.0% (76.8)5.4% (86.0)  0.8%
2013Angels68.1% (94.8)26.0% (85.7) 4.5% (77.5)1.5% (87.8)  0.8%
2014Angels63.8% (96.3)30.0% (86.9) 5.6% (78.9)0.6% (89.1)  0.2%
2015Angels61.0% (95.5)33.3% (87.3) 5.7% (79.4)0.0% (91.0)  0.2%
2016Angels62.4% (95.6)24.9% (88.5) 3.6% (79.5)9.2% (87.8)  0.7%
Total- - -64.1% (95.5)29.2% (86.7) 4.8% (78.7)1.8% (87.1)  0.4%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2011Angels44.2 % 16.5 %   33.7 %   5.6 %   
2012Angels38.4 %21.1 %8.1 %   24.8 %2.1 %  5.6 %   
2013Angels47.8 %5.7 %15.2 %   26.6 %4.3 %  0.4 %   
2014Angels36.0 %22.2 %6.1 %   29.9 %5.7 %  0.1 %   
2015Angels24.1 %11.9 %24.8 %   33.3 %5.7 %  0.2 %   
2016Angels32.7 %21.0 %7.7 %   24.4 %3.6 %  10.6 %   
Total- - -35.2 %14.4 %14.7 %   29.4 %4.7 %  1.6 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2011Angels94.5 94.4   85.7   85.5  
2012Angels94.994.994.9   85.576.0  85.4  
2013Angels94.894.594.4   85.677.4  86.8  
2014Angels96.496.096.0   86.879.0  87.2  
2015Angels95.795.595.2   87.279.4  92.0  
2016Angels95.795.795.1   88.479.5  88.5  
Total- - -95.595.595.0   86.678.7  87.0  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2011Angels-2.9-2.2  -0.3  -1.89-2.61  -2.49  
2012Angels-3.80.7 -0.9-2.9  -0.480.23 -2.44-4.59  
2013Angels0.11.9 0.9-2.0  0.010.31 0.89-5.93  
2014Angels14.315.3 2.0-0.9  0.851.94 1.35-6.01  
2015Angels3.95.8 0.20.0  0.200.54 0.10-3.63  
2016Angels1.7-0.1 -0.1-1.4  0.44-0.06 -0.30-2.44  
Total- - -13.221.3 2.2-7.6  0.200.71 0.43-4.13  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2011Angels-2.6 -0.4   -2.1   -0.3  
2012Angels-2.0-0.1-1.2   0.5-0.7  -2.5  
2013Angels-1.62.11.2   2.11.2  -2.2  
2014Angels13.60.40.1   16.42.0  0.1  
2015Angels7.9-9.27.9   6.20.2  -0.1  
2016Angels1.5-0.71.8   1.9-0.1  -2.0  
Total- - -16.7-7.49.5   24.92.6  -7.2  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2011Angels-2.35 -0.88   -2.51   -2.40  
2012Angels-0.44-0.02-1.20   0.18-2.79  -3.86  
2013Angels-0.151.600.33   0.341.14  -21.95  
2014Angels1.440.070.09   2.101.33  1.84  
2015Angels1.01-2.380.99   0.570.12  -2.87  
2016Angels0.73-0.553.81   1.27-0.30  -3.14  
Total- - -0.46-0.500.63   0.830.54  -4.42  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2011Angels26.6 %66.4 %46.8 %66.7 %87.1 %81.4 %50.8 %69.4 %8.7 %
2011Average29.9 %65.0 %45.6 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %44.6 %59.4 %8.8 %
2012Angels34.7 %67.3 %47.8 %68.6 %86.3 %78.6 %40.3 %55.7 %10.2 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Angels29.9 %63.4 %45.3 %58.9 %90.9 %79.5 %45.9 %53.6 %9.2 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Angels31.6 %60.3 %44.2 %54.4 %89.8 %75.6 %43.8 %55.5 %10.8 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Angels31.1 %64.3 %45.9 %53.9 %88.8 %75.7 %44.5 %60.0 %11.1 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Angels30.3 %67.9 %47.0 %58.3 %85.9 %76.0 %44.4 %57.4 %11.2 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -31.3 %63.7 %45.6 %57.6 %89.0 %77.0 %44.3 %56.9 %10.4 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2011Angels26.9 %66.2 %47.4 %71.9 %83.7 %80.5 %52.2 %21.9
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Angels32.0 %66.0 %47.9 %62.2 %86.9 %78.1 %46.9 %23.8
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Angels31.3 %59.9 %45.4 %54.7 %92.7 %79.4 %49.2 %24.5
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Angels31.2 %59.5 %44.3 %51.6 %90.3 %75.6 %46.2 %23.2
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Angels32.2 %60.9 %45.9 %52.1 %89.2 %75.5 %47.6 %22.8
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Angels32.3 %66.3 %47.0 %55.4 %89.7 %76.3 %43.2 %26.0
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -31.6 %61.3 %45.7 %54.3 %89.8 %76.9 %47.4 %23.6

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2011AngelsP7314.0230000000 1   1.000 
2012AngelsP30971.0151010000 8   .857 
2013AngelsP4717145.016212111001 10   .949 
2014AngelsP2626168.210133210000 10   .885 
2015AngelsP3232207.117293302200 6   .939 
2016AngelsP6634.2052020000 4   .714 
Total- - -P14893640.2467611653201 39   .917 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2011AngelsP14.01  001              
2012AngelsP71.0-1  0-1-2              
2013AngelsP145.00  0-1-1              
2014AngelsP168.20  0-1-1              
2015AngelsP207.11  -1-3-4              
2016AngelsP34.20  00-1              
Total- - -P640.21  -1-6-8              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012AngelsP71.00.0%      (0)66.7%      (3)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (3)
2013AngelsP145.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)80.0%     (5)75.0%      (4)100.0%    (16)
2014AngelsP168.20.0%      (1)50.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)50.0%     (2)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (13)
2015AngelsP207.10.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)50.0%      (2)100.0%     (1)75.0%      (4)95.2%    (21)
2016AngelsP34.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (1)80.0%      (5)
Total- - -P640.20.0%      (2)42.9%      (7)40.0%      (5)75.0%     (8)66.7%      (9)96.6%    (58)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2011Angels-0.30.00.00.0-3.4-0.3($2.4) 
2012Angels-0.7-0.3-0.5-0.81.50.2$1.0 
2013Angels0.6-0.2-0.7-0.913.51.4$10.7 
2014Angels4.91.4-0.80.637.34.3$33.0 
2015Angels2.81.0-0.80.224.82.6$20.9 
2016Angels0.50.0-0.2-0.26.90.7$5.8 
Total- - -7.91.9-3.0-1.180.69.0$68.9 

  • $6.8m / 1 Years (2017) (Edit)
    • signed by Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on 1/13/2017 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2017: $6.8M
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $6.4m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on 1/21/2016 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2016: $6.4M
    • Originally Reported By: Alden Gonzalez
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $3.2m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on 1/31/2015 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2015: $3.2M
    • Agent / Agency: Relativity Baseball
    • Originally Reported By: Mike Perchick
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by mo_green
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on 1/1/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Submitted by Dustin Nosler
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on 3/2/2013 (League Minimum)
    • 2013: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on 3/3/2012 (League Minimum)
    • 2012: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.4m / 1 Years (2011) (Edit)
    • signed by Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (League Minimum)
    • 2011: $0.4M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
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  • 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1s, Pick: 10, Overall: 42
    • Team: Los Angeles Angels
    • School: U Oklahoma