Garrett Richards will undergo left knee surgery on Friday, Angels have announced.
Richards will be out 6-9 months following a knee injury suffered on Wednesday night, which has ended his season with a 12-4 record while maintaining a 2.61 ERA, 1.04 WHIP and a 164:51 K:BB rate over 168.2 innings. Barring any setbacks along the way, Richards is expected to be ready for the start of the 2015 season. ANALYST: Matthew Beck
Jake Marisnick was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored on Thursday night against the Royals.
Jake Marisnick had two hits from the bottom of the order which included a double and a run scored in Houston’s 5 -2 win over Kansas City on Thursday night. His double in the second inning with two outs kept the inning alive and Marisnick scored on a single by Jose Altuve before Yordano Ventura left the game after a rain delay in the second inning. Although Marisnick struggled in the second half, he did finish September/October with a .275 average with three home runs and seven stolen bases. Analysis: Greg Jewett