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Sport Angels pitcher Garrett Richards exits start after 2 innings vs. Mariners

01:20  14 june  2018
01:20  14 june  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Garrett Richards pitched 6 2 /3 innings of four-hit ball in the Angels ' shutout of the Mariners on Friday. Angels ' manager Mike Scioscia announced Monday that Garrett Richards will start on Opening Day.

Angels pitcher Garrett Richards left his start in against the Mariners Wednesday after two innings with an apparent injury.

While the team hasn't officially announced the reason for Richards leaving, OCregister.com reports Richards is dealing with a hamstring injury.

The Angels were down 2-1 when Richards exited. Noe Ramirez came on in relief to start the bottom of the third inning.

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Angels starting pitcher Garrett Richards walks off the field after giving up 12 hits-- tying a career high -- to the Mariners . (Ted S. Warren / Associated Press). KEY MOMENT: Mariners ace Felix Hernandez wobbled in the seventh inning when the Angels loaded the bases with one out on Erick

Garrett Richards might not have been an All-Star but he sure pitched like one Saturday night, tossing a perfect game through five innings . The Angels lost 3- 2 in 12 innings . The second contest of a three-game set against Seattle pitted Richards against Mariners ace Felix Hernandez, who started

a baseball player wearing a red hat: Garrett Richards © (Getty Images) Garrett Richards

Richards threw 35 pitches, but saw a dip in velocity during his outing. He has averaged 96.5 mph on his fastball this season but averaged only 94.8 mph Wednesday, according to MLB.com.

Injuries are not new for Richards, who missed most of the 2016 season with an arm injury although he did avoid Tommy John surgery. He returned in 2017, but was limited to six starts due to nerve irritation in his right biceps.

MLB wrap: Red Sox edge Mariners in 34-hit extravaganza .
The Red Sox and Mariners had their hotting shoes on Friday in a thrilling offensive showdown.Boston ultimately won what looked more like a football score, 14-10, after scoring eight runs in its last three innings. J.D. Martinez led the Red Sox with four hits, three runs scored, a home run (23) and five RBIs. He already has 60 RBIs this season.

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