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Steven Wright | Relief 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. Sep 26 - 10:26 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.
Sep 23 - 4:18 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.
Sep 1 - 10:08 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.
Aug 20 - 4:22 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.
Aug 17 - 11:13 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.
Aug 4 - 8:27 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.
Aug 3 - 9:40 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.
Jun 5 - 1:53 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.
May 26 - 2:44 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.
Apr 7 - 2:22 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.
Mar 27 - 9:54 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.
Feb 16 - 3:31 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

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2Jemile Weeks
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SS1Xander Bogaerts
2Carlos Rivero
3B1Will Middlebrooks
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RF1Allen Craig
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3Daniel Nava
DH1David Ortiz
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S1Clay Buchholz
2Rubby De La Rosa
3Joe Kelly
4Allen Webster
5Anthony Ranaudo
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R1Edward Mujica
2Junichi Tazawa
3Koji Uehara
4Craig Breslow
5Burke Badenhop
6Tommy Layne
7Alex Wilson
8Steven Wright
9Drake Britton
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