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Angels bust out nine run inning in Garrett Richards' return to Boston
Angels bust out nine run inning in Garrett Richards' return to Boston

What started well did not end that well for Angels right-hander Garrett Richards on Friday night. Richards held the Boston Red Sox to three runs in the first six innings of an eventual 12-5 victory at Fenway Park, a game in which a struggling Angels offense busted out for nine runs in the fifth inning, sending 13 batters to the plate, amassing six hits, including two home runs, three walks and batting for 39 minutes. Then Richards gave up two runs on three hits, a walk and an error in the seventh and was pulled after Dustin Pedroia hit a line drive off the back of his surgically repaired left knee. Richards was fine, but the Angels held a six-run lead at the time, and he was not...

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