Angels' Garrett Richards rejoins team

Updated: August 29, 2014, 9:20 PM ET
Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards was on crutches Friday when he rejoined his teammates for the first time since his season-ending knee injury.

Richards hobbled out to center field for the official team photo. The picture might not be too promising for the 26-year-old righty to start next season on time, but the prognosis is for a full recovery.

"I think Garrett's finally exhaled," Angels manager Mike Scioscia said. "There was obviously a lot of anxiety ...

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