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Angels' Garrett Richards could start Sunday vs. Astros
Angels' Garrett Richards could start Sunday vs. Astros

Garrett Richards will meet the Angels when they arrive in Houston on Wednesday night, but Manager Mike Scioscia wasn’t ready to make a firm commitment to the right-hander pitching Sunday against the Astros. Richards, in the final stage of his recovery from left-knee surgery, allowed four earned runs and seven hits, including a homer, in five innings for triple-A Salt Lake on Tuesday night, striking out five and walking four at Fresno. The right-hander threw 91 pitches, 57 for strikes, and his fastball was clocked at 93-94 mph. Scioscia said Richards also fielded a bunt and covered first base on a grounder to the right side, the same play he ruptured his patellar tendon on in Fenway...

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