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Steven Wright | Starting Pitcher

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (30) / 8/30/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 218
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Steven Wright surrendered a pair of runs on four hits over five innings of work in a losing effort against the Yankees on Friday.
The young knuckleballer racked up four strikeouts on the evening while issuing a pair of free passes. All of the damage against him came in the third inning where Francisco Cervelli had a run scoring single and came around to score on an error. Over his 21 innings with the Red Sox this season, he compiled a 2.57 ERA, 1.19 WHIP and 22/4 K/BB ratio. Fri, Sep 26, 2014 10:26:00 PM

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Steven Wright will make a spot start for the Red Sox on Friday night against the Yankees.

It will be his second major league start. Wright owns a cool 3.38 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, and 18/2 K/BB ratio in 16 innings this season out of the Boston bullpen.
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 04:18:00 PM

Red Sox recalled RHP Steven Wright from Triple-A Pawtucket.

He's the first September callup for the Red Sox and will be available out of the bullpen Monday afternoon against the Rays. Wright has a 4.67 career ERA in the bigs.
Mon, Sep 1, 2014 10:08:00 AM

Red Sox optioned RHP Steven Wright to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Wright was only in the majors for a couple of days this time around. The 29-year-old right-hander will likely be brought back up when rosters expand in September.
Wed, Aug 20, 2014 04:22:00 PM

Red Sox recalled RHP Steven Wright from Triple-A Pawtucket.

He'll give the Sox a fresh bullpen arm. Wright was up with the big club earlier this month but didn't appear in a game. He boasts a 2.81 ERA over 14 Triple-A starts this season.
Sun, Aug 17, 2014 11:13:00 AM

Red Sox optioned RHP Steven Wright to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Wright was only in the majors for a day and did not make an appearance. The Red Sox will bring up a fresh bullpen arm before their series-opener Tuesday in St. Louis.
Mon, Aug 4, 2014 08:27:00 AM

Red Sox recalled RHP Steven Wright from Triple-A Pawtucket.

He gives the Sox a fresh relief arm after the bullpen was needed for 5 2/3 innings Saturday. A knuckleballer, Wright has put up a 2.85 ERA over 12 starts for Pawtucket this season.
Sun, Aug 3, 2014 09:40:00 AM

Red Sox activated RHP Steven Wright from the 60-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Wright is still recovering from late-January surgery for a sports hernia. The 29-year-old righty posted a 5.40 ERA over his first 13 1/3 major league innings last season and is merely organizational relief depth for Boston.
Thu, Jun 5, 2014 01:53:00 PM

Steven Wright (sports hernia) is beginning a rehab assignment on Monday with Double-A Portland.

Wright has been on the disabled list all season following late-January surgery for a sports hernia. He should be an option for the Red Sox bullpen next month.
Mon, May 26, 2014 02:44:00 PM

Red Sox moved RHP Steven Wright (sports hernia) from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The Red Sox needed to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Ryan Roberts, signed early Monday to a one-year deal.
Mon, Apr 7, 2014 02:22:00 PM

Red Sox placed RHP Steven Wright on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with a sports hernia injury.

Wright is still recovering from surgery in late January to repair a sports hernia. It's not clear how long he'll be out, but he'll surely be optioned to Triple-A once healthy.
Thu, Mar 27, 2014 09:54:00 PM

Steven Wright will be sidelined until sometime in May after undergoing surgery in late January to repair a hernia.

Wright was a long shot to crack the Opening Day roster, but at least now he'll get to collect a big league paycheck while on the disabled list. The knuckleballer will likely enter the Triple-A rotation once healthy.
Sun, Feb 16, 2014 03:31:00 PM

Red Sox recalled RHP Steven Wright from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Wright, 29, owns a 5.40 ERA and 10/9 K/BB ratio over 13 1/3 innings of work with the Red Sox this season. The knuckleballer will pitch in long relief.
Tue, Sep 17, 2013 03:39:00 PM

Red Sox optioned RHP Steven Wright to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Wright made a spot start Tuesday night against the Astros, but was only able to make it through one inning. Daniel Nava will take his place on the roster now that he's ready to return from paternity leave.
Thu, Aug 8, 2013 05:12:00 PM

Steven Wright will start on Tuesday against the Astros.

The Red Sox just want to give their rotation some extra rest. A knuckleballer, Wright has posted a 3.65 ERA and 1.46 WHIP in 12 1/3 relief innings this season. Even against the Astros, he should be avoided for fantasy purposes.
Sun, Aug 4, 2013 11:19:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Christian Vazquez
2Ryan Hanigan
3Blake Swihart
4Luke Montz
5Humberto Quintero
1B1Mike Napoli
2Allen Craig
3Travis Shaw
4Bryan LaHair
2B1Dustin Pedroia
2Brock Holt
3Sean Coyle
SS1Xander Bogaerts
2Jeff Bianchi
3B1Pablo Sandoval
2Garin Cecchini
LF1Hanley Ramirez
2Daniel Nava
3Bryce Brentz
4Quintin Berry
CF1Rusney Castillo
2Jackie Bradley
3Blake Tekotte
RF1Shane Victorino
2Mookie Betts
DH1David Ortiz
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clay Buchholz
2Rick Porcello
3Wade Miley
4Joe Kelly
5Justin Masterson
6Brandon Workman
7Eduardo Rodriguez
8Matt Barnes
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Koji Uehara
2Edward Mujica
3Junichi Tazawa
4Craig Breslow
5Robbie Ross
6Anthony Varvaro
7Tommy Layne
8Edwin Escobar
9Steven Wright
10Heath Hembree
11Zeke Spruill
12Dana Eveland
13Mitchell Boggs
14Felipe Paulino