Richards starts for Angels in 6-3 win over Rangers

Garrett Richards, who figures to open the season in the bullpen, started for the Los Angeles Angels and threw 2 1-3 scoreless innings Wednesday in a 6-3 win over the Texas Rangers.

Richards made his fifth spring appearance and second start. He allowed three hits.

Jerome Williams followed Richards and struck out six in 3 2-3 innings. He gave two runs and six hits.

Lance Berkman hit an RBI double and Adrian Beltre singled home a run for Texas.

Rangers left-hander Brad Mills made his first appearance since being claimed on waivers from the Angels last weekend. He worked four innings and gave up four hits and one run in his second spring start.