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Garrett Richards delivers a pitch for the Angels in Boston on Aug. 20. The Angels' right-hander had surgery on his injured left knee last week, and joined the team on crutches Friday night in Anaheim. (credit: Rich Gagnon/Getty Images

Richards On Crutches As He Rejoins Teammates At Angel Stadium

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards was on crutches Friday when he rejoined his teammates for the first time since his season-ending knee injury.

08/29/2014

Garrett Richards delivers a pitch for the Angels in Boston on Aug. 20. The Angels' right-hander had surgery on his injured left knee last week, and joined the team on crutches Friday night in Anaheim. (credit: Rich Gagnon/Getty Images

Angels’ Richards Has Surgery On Left Knee

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards underwent surgery on Friday to repair the torn patellar tendon in his left knee.

08/22/2014

Angels Manager Mike Scioscia checks Garrett Richards #43 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim after Richards suffered a leg injury against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning at Fenway Park on August 20, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (credit: Rich Gagnon/Getty Images)

Angels Lose Ace Richards In 8-3 Win Over Sox

Garrett Richards lay on the ground for several minutes, his left knee damaged and his season seemingly over.

08/20/2014

Garrett Richards #43 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitches in the first inning the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on August 4, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Angels Rout Dodgers 5-0 In Freeway Series Opener

Garrett Richards pitched a five-hitter for his first career shutout, Mike Trout and Albert Pujols had RBI doubles in a four-run first inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened the Freeway Series with a 5-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.

08/04/2014

Robinson Cano puts the tag on a sliding Josh Hamilton in the 11th inning. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images Sport)

Mariners Score Twice In 12th To Down Angels, 3-2

The Angels’ only hit against Felix Hernandez through the first six innings was a leadoff double to left-center in the fourth by All-Star MVP Mike Trout.

07/19/2014

Garrett Richards #43 of the Los Angeles Angels pitches against the Houston Astros during th first inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 6, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Richards Has 11 Ks, Angels Top Astros 6-1

There was a lot of grumbling in the Los Angeles Angels’ clubhouse following Garrett Richards’ latest strong performance.

07/06/2014

Garrett Richards #43 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim throws a pitch against the Texas Rangers at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 20, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Garrett Richards Becomes A Force In Angels Rotation

Garrett Richards credits one change for his rapid evolution into an elite starting pitcher with the Los Angeles Angels.

06/24/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - MAY 2: Todd Frazier #21 of the Cincinnati Reds grounds out during the fourth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Great American Ball Park on May 2, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Milwaukee defeated Cincinnati 2-0.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 7 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

05/09/2014

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Pujols, Richards Lead Angels Over Indians, 5-2

Albert Pujols tripled and doubled to back a scoreless start by Garrett Richards in the Los Angeles Angels’ 5-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.

03/23/2014

Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates his two run homerun with Jed Lowrie #8 for a 7-4 lead over the Los Angeles Angels during the fifth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 23, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Richards Gets Shelled As A’s Roll Past Angels 10-5

Jed Lowrie hit a three-run homer, Brandon Moss added a two-run shot and the Oakland Athletics kept rolling toward the postseason with their fifth straight victory, 10-5 over the Angels on Monday night.

09/23/2013

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Richards Helps Angels Pound Rays 11-2

Garrett Richards worked around a career-high seven walks over five innings and Erick Aybar drove in four runs, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat the Tampa Bay Rays 11-2 on Monday night.

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Trumbo Helps Angels Snap Skid, Blast Blue Jays 8-2

Mark Trumbo homered in the Angels’ four-run first inning, Garrett Richards allowed four hits over seven strong innings, and Los Angeles snapped its six-game losing streak with an 8-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday.

08/01/2013

Peter Bourjos #25 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim scores in the seventh inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 17, 2012 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Angels Place Outfielder peter Bourjos On 15-Day DL With Sore Right Wrist

The Los Angeles Angels have placed outfielder Peter Bourjos on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right wrist and promoted right-hander Garrett Richards from Triple-A Salt Lake.

08/22/2012

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Angels Call Up Richards For Start Against Tigers

The Los Angeles Angels have recalled right-hander Garrett Richards from Triple-A Salt Lake to start Tuesday night at Detroit.

07/17/2012

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