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Angels' Mike Scioscia cautious about Garrett Richards' return
Angels' Mike Scioscia cautious about Garrett Richards' return

Garrett Richards, who underwent surgery in August for a torn tendon in his left knee, was cleared by doctors Monday to begin throwing, and his agent said the right-hander was "on track" to be ready by the 2015 season opener. But Angels Manager Mike Scioscia has a different timetable for the hard-throwing Richards, who emerged as one of the best young pitchers in 2014, finishing 13-4 with a 2.61 earned-run average. "I don't think we're going to see Garrett on opening day, but I think the prognosis of having him back somewhere in the first month to six weeks of the season looks very good," Scioscia said at the winter meetings. "We'll see. It's...

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