Garrett Richards loses no-hitter after six innings

Garrett Richards has quite the outing going in Anaheim.
Garrett Richards has quite the outing going in Anaheim. (USATSI)

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Angels starting pitcher Garrett Richards had gotten through six innings without having allowed a hit to the Red Sox Saturday evening in Anaheim. He walked two, so this isn't a perfecto, but it was obviously newsworthy nonetheless. Dustin Pedroia broke it up to lead off the seventh, though.

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Richards, 26, only has one career shutout and that actually came in his last outing, Monday against the Dodgers.

The Angels are no strangers to the no-hitter. Their last one came in 2012 when Jered Weaver threw one and there are 10 in franchise history.

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