Trevor Michael Richards… attended Mater Dei Catholic High School in Illinois… his 230 career strikeouts at Drury University were second-most in program history time of his graduation.
Began season in Miami's rotation, making Major League debut on April 2 vs. Boston...Spent majority of season with Miami, posting a 4-9 record and 4.42 ERA (126.1 ip/62 er). Also made six starts at Triple-A New Orleans, going 3-2 with a 2.06 ERA (39.1/9)...Tossed 7.0 shutout innings on April 14 vs. Pittsburgh, throwing just 82 pitches and giving up just two hits and a walk...In that start, was first Marlins' rookie starter to work at least 7.0 innings and allow two-or-fewer hits since Justin Nicolino on September 26, 2015 vs. Atlanta (7.0 ip, 2 h). Became just the 15th pitcher in Club history to do so (22nd time) ..On April 25 against the Dodgers in Chavez Ravine, struck out 10 in just 4.2 innings. Became just the sixth rookie pitcher since 1913 to record as many as 10 strikeouts in less than 5.0 innings pitched, and first since Jon Gray on Sept. 23, 2016 (10 in 4.0 IP). The others to accomplish the feat were Noah Syndergaard (10 in 4.0 IP on June 2, 2015), Rick Ankiel (10 in 4.2 IP on July 27, 2000), Bobby Witt (10 in 4.2 IP on Sept. 16, 1986), and Bill Caudill (10 in 4.1 IP, Aug. 17, 1979)...In five April starts, he posted an 0-2 record and 4.94 ERA (23.2/13) before being optioned to New Orleans on April 27...Allowed two-or-fewer earned runs in each of his six starts after being sent to Triple- A New Orleans. Tossed a career-high 7.1 innings against Round Rock in his first career game at the Triple-A level, on May 1. Struck out nine batters in that game, a Minor League season-high that he tied on May 26 at Iowa. Posted 37 strikeouts against just four walks with the Baby Cakes...Recalled by Miami June 7 and made start that night in St. Louis, taking the loss after allowing three runs on seven hits, with no walks and four strikeouts, over 5.0 innings...Earned first Major League win on June 12 vs. San Francisco, holding Giants to one run and two hits over 6.0 innings...In his start on June 23 at Colorado, picked up a win after tossing 6.0 innings, allowing just one run on three hits and two walks, with eight strikeouts (tied for third-most strikeouts at Coors Field by a starter in Club history)...From June 23 to August 8, allowed 15 total runs over 48.0 innings pitched in nine starts for a 2.81 ERA. Allowed three-or-fewer runs in eight of the nine starts, and two-or-less six times...From July 8 to August 8, recorded six straight starts with fouror-fewer hits allowed. It tied the second-longest such streak in Marlins history, behind a stretch of eight consecutive games by Dan Straily from April 11-May 20, 2017...On September 23 vs. Cincinnati, tossed 7.0 shutout innings with three hits allowed, one walk and nine strikeouts...Finished season with 13.2 scoreless innings over final two starts, allowing just nine hits and three walks, while striking out 17. Ran season-best scoreless streak to 15.2 innings, including final two innings of Sept. 17 start vs. Washington.
Split second professional season between Single-A Jupiter (13 games, 11 starts) and Double-A Jacksonville (14 starts). Combined to go 12-11 with a 2.53 ERA (146.0 ip/41 er) overall...Opened campaign at Jupiter, going 7-4, 2.17 (70.2/71) to earn Florida State League Midseason All-Star honors...Set career high with 11 strikeouts on June 2 at Dunedin, when he allowed just one hit and no walks over 6.0 shutout innings, earning FSL Pitcher of the Week honors for May 29-June 4...Did not appear in FSL All-Star Game due to starting three days prior (June 14) at St. Lucie, his final start with Jupiter before June 21 promotion to Jumbo Shrimp...Tossed at least 6.0 innings in seven of last nine starts for Hammerheads, including 6.1 on May 27 vs. Bradenton, his season-high with Jupiter...Posted 3-0 record with 0.53 ERA (17.0/1) over final three starts with Jupiter...Won first start with Jacksonville, on June 23 at Jackson (5.1 ip, 7 h, 3 r, 3 er, hr, 3 bb, 3 so)...Started 2-0, 1.93 (23.1/5) over first four starts with 'Shrimp, including 10-strikeout game on July 9 vs. Biloxi, before taking back-to-back losses on July 14 & 20...Set overall season-high with 7.0 innings on July 9 vs. Biloxi and July 26 at Mississippi.