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Garrett Richards goes the distance in Angels' 3-0 win over Red Sox

Garrett Richards goes the distance in Angels' 3-0 win over Red Sox

Garrett Richards' pitch count stood at 104 through eight scoreless innings against the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night, the Angels right-hander's second career shutout and third complete game well within reach. But Huston Street's 300th career save was also there for the taking, and with a three-run lead and the Angels closer warming, Manager Mike Scioscia had a difficult decision for the ninth: Stick with Richards or give Street a shot at history. “It was close,” Scioscia said. “Garrett was maintaining his stuff. He felt strong. The way he was feeling, it was worth a shot.” Richards had one advantage over Street. He was in the dugout and had...

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