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Garrett Richards will undergo left knee surgery on Friday, Angels have announced.

Richards will be out 6-9 months following a knee injury suffered on Wednesday night, which has ended his season with a 12-4 record while maintaining a 2.61 ERA, 1.04 WHIP and a 164:51 K:BB rate over 168.2 innings. Barring any setbacks along the way, Richards is expected to be ready for the start of the 2015 season. ANALYST: Matthew Beck