Richards (7-2) fired a perfect sixth inning while striking out two, earning the win in Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Orioles. Richards entered the game with the Blue Jays down 1-0. However, after he fired a scoreless inning, Toronto put up 11 runs in the seventh inning to give Richards the win. He is 2-0 with nine strikeouts in seven scoreless innings over his last seven appearances.
Richards (5-2) 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 got the ball for the top of the 10th inning, but he allowed the go-ahead run to score before Adam Cimber allowed two inherited runners to cross the dish. The 28-year-old Richards has allowed five runs (four earned) in two innings across his last three appearances, enduring a bit of a rough patch. For the year, he owns a 3.75 ERA, 1.06 WHIP and 64:18 K:BB through 48 innings for three teams.
Richards (5-1) earned the win in the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Angels after tossing two scoreless innings, walking one and fanning two. Richards was charged with his first loss of the season July 26 against the Red Sox, but he has been excellent since then and has tossed five straight scoreless appearances, giving up just two hits across 6.1 innings in that span. In fact, Richards has allowed just three runs across 14 innings (12 appearances) since the beginning of July and owns a 1.93 ERA with a 19:5 K:BB in that span.
Richards (4-1) allowed two runs on a hit and two walks with one strikeout in 1.1 innings, taking the loss Monday versus Boston. Richards allowed a two-run home run to Alex Verdugo in the eighth inning, and Toronto was unable to pull even again. This was Richards' first loss in 27 appearances between three teams this year. The right-hander owns a 3.72 ERA, 1.09 WHIP and 53:14 K:BB across 38.2 innings, and he's not expected to contend for saves in Toronto's bullpen.
Richards (4-0) struck three batters out while allowing a hit over an inning, earning the win over the Mets on Saturday. Richards entered the fifth inning in a tie game with one out and runners on first and second base. He earned his first win with the Blue in his fifth appearance with his new team. Since joining Toronto, he's allowed just one run in 5.2 innings while striking out 11 batters. The 28-year-old owns a 3.38 ERA in and 52 strikeouts in 37.1 innings.
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