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Wesley Wright | Relief Pitcher | #40

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (31) / 1/28/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 180
Bats / Throws: Right / Left
College: None
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 7 (0) / LA
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Red Sox released LHP Wesley Wright.
Wright had a 4.31 ERA and 1.56 WHIP through 19 appearances this season at Triple-A Pawtucket. The left-handed reliever will likely have to settle for another minor league contract on the open market. Jul 20 - 1:50 PM

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Red Sox signed LHP Wesley Wright to a minor league contract.

Wright was released by the Diamondbacks at the end of spring training despite posting decent numbers in the Cactus League. He will operate as organizational left-handed relief depth for the Red Sox.
Source: MLB.com
Apr 12 - 5:15 PM

Diamondbacks released LHP Wesley Wright.

Wright had a solid 2.16 ERA and 8/3 K/BB ratio over 8 1/3 innings this spring, but it wasn't enough to win a spot in Arizona's bullpen. However, the lefty specialist should draw interest on the open market.
Mar 28 - 5:46 PM

Diamondbacks signed LHP Wesley Wright to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Wright was limited to 11 appearances between the Orioles and Angels in 2015 due to a shoulder injury. The left-hander had a nice run from 2012-2014 and will have a shot at a bullpen job in Arizona if he makes it through the spring fully healthy. Wright, 30, has held left-handed batters to a .237/.313/.334 slash line for his career.
Jan 11 - 3:35 PM

Angels purchased the contract of LHP Wesley Wright from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Wright was released by the Orioles last month after being limited to just two appearances due to a shoulder injury. He held a 1.42 ERA over 12 appearances at Salt Lake and will give the Halos another lefty option in the bullpen.
Tue, Sep 1, 2015 06:57:00 PM

Angels signed LHP Wesley Wright to a minor league contract.

Wright was released by the Orioles a week ago after being limited to just two appearances due to a shoulder injury. He's healthy now, though, and is a good depth add for the Halos.
Wed, Jul 29, 2015 12:56:00 PM

Orioles released LHP Wesley Wright.

He had been designated for assignment last week. It didn't work out for Wright with the Orioles, as he was limited to just two appearances due to a shoulder injury. If he's healthy, he should be scooped up quickly.
Wed, Jul 22, 2015 02:29:00 PM

Orioles activated LHP Wesley Wright from the 60-day disabled list; designated him for assignment.

Wright is over the shoulder ailment that's kept him out for most of the season, but the O's decided they had a better use of a 40-man roster spot. It shouldn't take the southpaw long to find a new home.
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 09:57:00 PM

Wesley Wright (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Norfolk on Tuesday.

Wright has been out since mid-April with a strained left trapezius muscle. It's not clear how many rehab appearances he'll need before being activated.
Mon, Jun 15, 2015 05:36:00 PM

Wesley Wright (shoulder) will go on a rehab assignment after Friday's extended spring training game.

Wright isn't eligible to return for a few more days, but he likely won't be ready until after a few rehab outings. The left-hander has been on the disabled list since April 11 with a strained left trapezius muscle.
Source: MASN Sports
Wed, Jun 10, 2015 07:45:00 PM

Orioles transferred LHP Wesley Wright from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move clears space on the 40-man roster for Chaz Roe. Wright is throwing in extended spring training games as he works his way back from a shoulder injury but now won't be eligible to return until mid-June.
Sun, May 24, 2015 11:44:00 AM

Wesley Wright (shoulder) is expected to need 1-2 more appearances in extended spring training before being activated from the disabled list.

Wright made his first appearance in extended spring on Tuesday. It sounds like he'll avoid a rehab assignment, potentially putting him in line to return next week.
Wed, May 20, 2015 09:01:00 AM

Wesley Wright (shoulder) will appear in an extended spring training game on May 19.

He should be ready for a rehab assignment shortly after that. Out since mid-April with inflammation in his left shoulder, Wright could rejoin the Orioles' bullpen before the end of the month.
Sun, May 3, 2015 12:00:00 PM

Wesley Wright will be sidelined for 4-6 weeks after an MRI revealed inflammation in his left shoulder.

It's obviously good news that no structural damage was found, as he'll be able to rehab with rest rather than surgery. But, the left-hander will still be on the shelf for a while, with a return probably well into May looking like the best-case scenario.
Mon, Apr 13, 2015 10:41:00 PM

Wesley Wright has a strained left trapezius muscle.

Wright was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday afternoon with what was described as a left shoulder injury. The left trapezius strain will likely keep him on the shelf for the remainder of April.
Sat, Apr 11, 2015 07:09:00 PM

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SS1Xander Bogaerts
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5Robbie Ross
6Joe Kelly
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11Carson Smith
12Kyle Martin
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