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Trevor Richards took the loss Friday versus Detroit. He allowed three runs (two earned) on a hit and a walk with two strikeouts in two-thirds of an inning.
Richards is now 5-2 on the season with a 3.75 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, and 64:18 K:BB through 48 innings for three teams. The 28-year-old reliever is only worth owning in deeper leagues that count holds as a category.
Trevor Richards was credited with a save against the Royals on Tuesday, pitching three innings and allowing one run on one hit while striking out four.
Richards got his first career save but pitching the final three innings of the game with the Rays having a big lead. The 27-year-old has allowed five earned runs over eight innings so far this season, but he given up only six hits while posting a 10:1 K:BB.
RHP Trevor Richards was recalled by the Rays on Monday.
Richards didn’t make the Opening Day roster after a rough spring. He allowed eight runs across seven 1/3 innings. The 27-year-old could join the Rays rotation after RHP Chris Archer was placed on the injured list. Richards owned a 5.91 ERA, 1.72 WHIP, and 27 strikeouts across 32 innings for the Rays in 2020.
The Tampa Bay Rays optioned Josh Fleming, Chris Mazza, and Trevor Richards to Minor League camp Sunday, according to a report from MLB.com's Adam Berry.
Richards struggled in spring training and failed to earn a roster spot, but he is likely to see time as either a bulk reliever or spot starter with the Rays this season at some point. In 2020, Richards pitched to a 5.91 ERA with 27 strikeouts in 32 innings.
Trevor Richards has been added to the Rays roster as a replacement for Oliver Drake, who sustained an elbow injury.
Richards had a rough regular season with a 5.91 ERA, 1.72 WHIP, and a 27:11 K/BB ratio across 32 innings of work. He'll work out the Rays' bullpen if he were to make any appearances in the ALDS.