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Angels' Garrett Richards, Tyler Skaggs pitch to hitters at training facility

Angels' Garrett Richards, Tyler Skaggs pitch to hitters at training facility

The games are going, but at this early stage in this spring, much of the Angels’ attention from inside and outside the organization is focused away from them, on their starting pitchers who are still working their way to participating in games.

On Sunday, two of the team’s young starters pitched to hitters at the club’s facility while most other members bused to Hohokam Stadium for the second Cactus League game of 2017.

Garrett Richards, 28, had not faced an opponent since Oct. 13, when he threw 55 pitches in his final test to prove his stem cells had regenerated his torn ulnar collateral ligament. He took the next two months...

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