Garrett Richards

Garrett Richards

Height/Weight: 6' 2"/210 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Riverside, California
College: Oklahoma
Draft: 2009 Sandwich pick by the
  • Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn.

    Former Twin David Ortiz elected to Hall of Fame; Torii Hunter remains on ballot

    Jan. 26—When Tony Oliva and Jim Kaat are inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this July, they'll do so alongside another former Twin, albeit one who didn't reach his full potential until after he left Minnesota. Red Sox great David Ortiz was voted into the Hall of Fame on the first ballot, the only person to be voted in this year by Baseball Writers' Association of America members. Ortiz ...

  • The Daily News of Newburyport, Mass.

    J.D. Martinez deal has exceeded all expectations

    Jan. 25—When J.D. Martinez signed with the Red Sox in 2018, he was viewed as the missing piece of a championship puzzle and a sound investment in the club's future. As it turned out, he was that and a whole lot more. The Martinez signing has worked out better than anyone could have imagined. The veteran slugger not only helped lead Boston to the 2018 World Series title, but his studious ...

  • Concord Monitor

    Ex-Red Sox slugger only to top 75% vote threshold; Clemens, Bonds rejected

    David Ortiz was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first turn on the ballot, while steroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens were denied entry to Cooperstown in their final year under consideration by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Ortiz, a clutch slugger and 10-time All-Star over 20 seasons mostly with the Boston Red Sox, was named on 77.9% of ballots unveiled Tuesday night, clearing the 75% threshold needed for enshrinement.