Richards had asked the Angels for $3.8 million and the Angels offered $2.4 million.
Richards, 26, was arbitration eligible for the first time as a "Super Two." He still has four more seasons, including 2015, before he's eligible for free agency.
Last season, Richards made $520,000 in his breakthrough season, one in which he went 13-4 with a 2.64 ERA. (Orange County Register)
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