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Angels' Garrett Richards isn't so dominating in 5-2 loss to Astros
Angels' Garrett Richards isn't so dominating in 5-2 loss to Astros

Jered Weaver had a feeling Garrett Richards' national profile was about to grow on April 27, as the Angels prepared to face Japanese sensation Masahiro Tanaka in Yankee Stadium on ESPN's national Sunday night telecast. “I told Garrett that all the hype will be on Tanaka tonight,” said Weaver, the Angels' ace, “but after this game, a lot of people are going to be talking about you.” Richards battled Tanaka to a draw, both giving up two runs, Richards on three hits in seven innings and Tanaka on five hits in 61/3 innings. Dozens of reporters from his native Oklahoma didn't start chronicling Richards' every move the way the Japanese media...

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