Garrett Richards

State of the Angels

There’s no way around it: 2016 has been a lost season all the way around for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. While many pundits and projection systems had the Angels out of the playoff picture before the season,  the…

The Angels’ Complicated 2016 Summer

The Angels’ Complicated 2016 Summer

63 games into the season on June 13th, the Angels currently sit in 4th place in the American League West with a 27-36 record, only a half game up on the last place Oakland Athletics. The rash of injuries have…

Angels acquire RHP Jhoulys Chacin

Angels acquire RHP Jhoulys Chacin

With the Angels rotation depth completely depleted, the team made a move Wednesday to acquire right handed starter Jhoulys Chacin in exchange for 23 year old left hander Adam McCreery. With Garrett Richards, Andrew Heaney, Tyler Skaggs and C.J. Wilson…

Series Recap 5/6-5/8 vs TBR

Friday 5/6: L 2-5 As if losing again to move to a 13-15 record wasn’t enough, the Angels received terrible news prior to the game regarding 2 important cogs of their pitching staff. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported that Garrett…

Garrett Richards to undergo Tommy John Surgery; Andrew Heaney has UCL damage

Garrett Richards to undergo Tommy John Surgery; Andrew Heaney has UCL damage

In stunning news Friday morning, it was announced by Yahoo’s Jeff Passan that Garrett Richards will be undergoing Tommy John surgery to repair a torn UCL(Ulnar Collateral Ligament). To make matters worse, Andrew Heaney‘s UCL is also damaged but it’s…

Series Recap 4/18-4/21 @CHW

Series Recap 4/18-4/21 @CHW

Monday 4/18: W 7-0 In impressive fashion, the Angels shutout the White Sox for their first shutout win of the 2016 season. Led by an early offensive attack and Hector Santiago, the team was able to essentially win the game right…

Series Recap 4/15-4/17 @MIN

Friday 4/15: L 4-5 The Angels bullpen struggled to hold any leads on Friday night and ended up being the deciding factor in their loss. Greg Mahle, Mike Morin and Fernando Salas each gave up runs and Jose Alvarez blew a…

Series Recap 4/7-4/10 vs TEX

Thursday 4/7: W 4-3 The Halo was lit in Anaheim for the 1st time in 2016 on Thursday night as Albert Pujols ended the game as a hero. With 2 outs and the bases loaded in a 3-3 tie in the 9th…