|Hometown:||Long Beach, Calif.|
|High School:||Wilson HS|
Played for the Victoria HarbourCats of the West Coast League with Titan teammate Bryan Conant…batted .226 with 12 runs scored, five doubles, one home run and nine RBIs.
2013 MAJOR LEAGUE DRAFT
Was selected in the 40th round by the Miami Marlins in the 2013 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
A 2013 graduate of Wilson High School in Long Beach, Calif…played three seasons (2011-13) of shortstop for head coach Andy Hall…named first team all-Moore League following his senior season after hitting .350 with one home run…batted .233 at the plate in 2012 as a junior with 20 hits and eight stolen bases…the Bruins lost in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division I playoffs and ended the year 23-8 (9-3 Moore League)…was named second team all-Moore League in 2011 as a sophomore after batting .455 with a .530 on-base percentage, .636 slugging percentage, 18 RBIs, four doubles and three triples.
Born in Long Beach, Calif…parents are Jeff and Torie Richards…has one younger sister (Brooke)…major is kinesiology...superstition is to not wear batting gloves…models his game after Troy Tulowitzki…favorites include: Troy Tulowitzki (baseball player), Dodger Stadium (baseball stadium), Danny Way (athlete), The Rolling Stones (musical artist), Dodgers (baseball team), “The Natural” (movie), “Into the Wild” (book), Natalie Portman (actress).