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Mike Wright | Relief Pitcher | #59

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/3/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'6" / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: East Carolina
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 3 (0) / BAL
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Orioles recalled RHP Mike Wright from Triple-A Norfolk.
Wright will be available out of the O's bullpen for Thursday's make-up game against the Yankees. The 27-year-old right-hander holds a 5.11 ERA in seven appearances this season at the major league level. Sep 7 - 10:25 AM

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The Orioles are expected to call up Mike Wright from Triple-A on Thursday or Friday.

Wright will be up with the O's for sure by Friday, when the club begins a three-game weekend set with the Indians. However, if Wednesday's game against the Yankees is rained out -- very much a possibility -- he would be called up in advance of the expected make-up game on Thursday. The 27-year-old right-hander has struggled to a 5.11 ERA in seven appearances with Baltimore this season.
Sep 6 - 4:52 PM

Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Triple-A Norfolk.

Wright only made one appearance during his short stay with the O's. Donnie Hart has been called up from the minors in a corresponding 25-man roster move.
Aug 28 - 3:01 PM

Orioles recalled RHP Mike Wright from Triple-A Norfolk.

Wright has posted a 5.56 ERA in six relief outings for the O's this year. He'll be used as a long man.
Aug 25 - 12:56 PM

Orioles activated RHP Mike Wright from the 10-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A Norfolk.

Wright is healthy again after a month-long bout with shoulder bursitis but the Orioles don't have a spot for him right now. He's logged a 5.56 ERA in six relief outings for the O's this year.
Jul 22 - 4:06 PM

Mike Wright (shoulder) will pitch two innings in Saturday's rehab appearance with the Gulf Coast Orioles.

Wright is hoping for a better outing Saturday after being lit up for four runs in 2/3 of an inning in his first rehab appearance on Monday. The 27-year-old has spent the past month recovering from shoulder bursitis. Look for him to return as a long reliever.
Jul 20 - 4:47 PM

Mike Wright (shoulder) gave up four runs over two-third of an inning Monday in his first minor league rehab appearance with the Gulf Coast League Orioles.

Not the best results, but Wright is finally over his bout of shoulder bursitis. He'll likely pitch in long relief upon his return.
Jul 17 - 2:55 PM

Mike Wright (shoulder) will begin a minor league rehab assignment on Monday.

Wright resumed throwing about two weeks ago and is finally ready to test his arm against minor league competition. After landing on the DL in late May, Wright is finally nearing a return from shoulder bursitis. He'll occupy a long relief role upon activation.
Jul 15 - 6:34 PM

Mike Wright (shoulder) will begin his throwing program on Monday.

Wright landed on the disabled list last month with right shoulder bursitis and ended up missing more than the minimum after receiving a cortisone injection. He figures to return in a long relief role once he's back to full health.
Jul 3 - 12:56 PM

Mike Wright (shoulder) has been cleared to resume a throwing program.

Wright was given a cortisone injection for his shoulder last week and it evidently helped. He's battling bursitis in his right shoulder.
Jun 30 - 4:53 PM

Mike Wright (shoulder) was given a cortisone injection last week.

Battling bursitis in his right shoulder, Wright will report to the Orioles' spring training complex to begin his rehab. It's unclear when he might be ready to return.
Jun 20 - 9:58 AM

Orioles placed RHP Mike Wright on the 10-day disabled list with right shoulder bursitis.

Wright underwent an MRI on his shoulder Friday in Baltimore after experiencing discomfort following a relief appearance Wednesday against the White Sox. It's not clear how long he might sidelined. Vidal Nuno has been added to the Orioles' bullpen in a corresponding 25-man roster move.
Jun 16 - 5:16 PM

Mike Wright is headed back to Baltimore to have his right shoulder examined.

Wright felt some discomfort during a relief appearance Wednesday night against the White Sox. Consider the right-hander day-to-day for now, though it's quite possible he'll require a disabled list stint.
Jun 15 - 12:47 PM

Orioles recalled RHP Mike Wright from Triple-A Norfolk.

Wright spent a day in the majors earlier this month but did not make an appearance. The right-hander owns a 4.19 ERA and 1.42 WHIP in 53 2/3 innings (10 starts) this season at the Triple-A level. He'll presumably work in long relief for Baltimore.
May 31 - 3:51 PM

Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Triple-A Norfolk.

The Orioles needed to clear a roster spot for closer Zach Britton, who is back from the disabled list. Wright was only up in the majors for one day and didn't make an appearance. He'll probably be called on to make a spot start or two later in the year.
May 2 - 3:52 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Caleb Joseph
2Chance Sisco
1B1Chris Davis
2B1Jonathan Schoop
SS1Tim Beckham
2J.J. Hardy
3B1Manny Machado
2Ryan Flaherty
LF1Trey Mancini
2Craig Gentry
3Joey Rickard
CF1Adam Jones
2Austin Hays
RF1Seth Smith
2Anthony Santander
DH1Mark Trumbo
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Kevin Gausman
2Jeremy Hellickson
3Dylan Bundy
4Ubaldo Jimenez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Zach Britton
2Brad Brach
3Darren O'Day
4Mychal Givens
5Richard Bleier
6Miguel Castro
7Donnie Hart
8Gabriel Ynoa
9Tanner Scott
10Jimmy Yacabonis
11Mike Wright