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Angels' Garrett Richards on track in knee surgery recovery
Angels' Garrett Richards on track in knee surgery recovery

Ten weeks into his recovery from surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon in his left knee, Angels pitcher Garrett Richards remains on track to return to the field during spring training next February or March. Richards’ agent, Fred Wray, said Monday that the hard-throwing right-hander has been riding an exercise bike, walking without crutches and doing strengthening and range-of-motion exercises at a physical-therapy facility in Tempe, Ariz. Richards, 26, is expected to begin jogging on a de-weighted treadmill by the end of November, with the intensity of his workouts and the percentage of his body weight he can bear increasing throughout December. Barring setback, Richards, who...

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