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Garrett Richards injures knee in Angels victory over Red Sox
Garrett Richards injures knee in Angels victory over Red Sox

The Angels huddled around first base Wednesday night as medical personnel tended to Garrett Richards, who lay on his back, writhing in so much pain that first baseman Albert Pujols, on one knee, held the pitcher's hand to comfort him. Richards, the hard-throwing right-hander who has emerged as one of baseball's best pitchers in his first full season as a starter, suffered what Manager Mike Scioscia called a "significant" left knee injury while covering first base on a potential double-play grounder in the second inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Richards spent eight minutes on the ground before being wheeled out on a stretcher. His 2014 season...

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