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Garrett Richards threw 3.1 innings against the Dodgers on Monday, allowing one unearned run on four hits and one walk, while striking out four.
Richards has now tallied 5.1 innings this spring without allowing an earned run. He's also struck out six while touching high-90s with his fastball. He has sleeper potential if he is able to stay healthy in 2020.
Garrett Richards pitched two scoreless innings in his Grapefruit League debut Tuesday, allowing one hit and striking out two. His fastball registered 96-97 mph.
Richards struggled in his return from Tommy John surgery late last season, but he appears poised for a 'comeback' campaign in 2020. His fastball is on par (a tick higher, actually) with his velocity before his elbow surgery.
Garrett Richards received a no-decision on Saturday against the Diamondbacks, allowing one run on one hit over 3 1/3 innings.
The only hit he allowed was a solo homer to Christian Walker. Richards also struck out four and walked four as he struggled with his control. The 31-year-old made three starts this year in his return from injury and will hopefully have a normal off-season to get ready for 2020.
Garrett Richards gave up four runs on four hits in just 1 2/3 innings on Sunday against the Diamondbacks.
Richards has now given up seven runs in five innings (two starts) since returning from Tommy John surgery this month. He'll likely make one more start this year before beginning his preparations for the 2020 season.
Garrett Richards took the loss in his first start of 2019, giving up three runs on five hits over 3 2/3 innings pitched against the Brewers.
The good news is Richards struck out five and didn't walk anyone. However, he got tired quickly, which is understandable. He likely won't have much fantasy value this month but is a name to remember for 2020.