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Height: 6' 0" Weight: 175 lbs
College Experience: California State University, Fullerton
Resides: Gig Harbor, Washington
Jairus Richards is in his second professional season, both with the ThunderBolts, in 2022. He signed as a free agent on October 20, 2020 and hit .221 with a .321 on-base percentage as a rookie. He stole 34 bases and drove in 31 runs.
Jairus played for two years at Cal State Fullerton, where he hit .282 with a .401 on-base percentage in 89 career games. He starred as a senior, earning Second Team All-Big West honors. That year, he had a .320 batting average and .465 on-base percentage while stealing nine bases. He also spent two years at Cabrillo Junior College. As a sophomore, he hit .333 with a .421 on-base percentage, 16 stolen bases and 37 runs scored. He attended high school at Bellarmine Preparatory School in Tacoma, Washington.