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Angels' Garrett Richards looks physically sound in return from injury
Angels' Garrett Richards looks physically sound in return from injury

As Garrett Richards stood on the mound in Minute Maid Park and prepared to deliver his first pitch of the season Sunday, he did not flash back to that ugly August night in Fenway Park, when he blew out his left knee, or to any point during the eight months of grueling rehabilitation it took to get here. "I didn't think about anything but competing today," the Angels pitcher said after making his long-awaited return from knee surgery in a 4-3 loss to the Houston Astros. "It wasn't even a thought in my mind as far as breaking to first or if these guys were going to lay down bunts on me or whatever. "Coming into the game, I was totally prepared. I'm...

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