Found July 11, 2013 on NESN.com:
Steven Wright just made a name for himself. Wright, who was recalled by the Red Sox on Wednesday, was a candidate to start Sunday’s game in Oakland, but that’s presumably no longer the case. Instead, opportunity knocked early, and Wright accepted the challenge with open arms, perhaps setting himself up for an even larger role amid a fluctuating pitching situation. Wright, who comes equipped with a knuckleball, pitched 5 2/3 scoreless innings in relief of Ryan Dempster on Thursday to earn his first major league win. He allowed just three hits, struck out three and walked two while throwing 83 pitches (54 strikes) in Boston’s 8-7, 10-inning victory over Seattle. It was a brilliant bullpen performance by a 28-year-old making just his second big league appearance. “He was the story of the day from the pitching side of things, clearly,” manager John Farrell said. “Compared to where he was the first time with us, many more strikes, much greater action and consistent action to his knuckleb...
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