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Jamey Wright is not a great pitcher. He’s been about league average to slightly worse for most of the season. He generally doesn’t see many high leverage situations, mostly relegated to mop-up or long relief. When he does pitch in more important situations, he has been poor. He has a negative clutch score on Fangraphs and he has more meltdowns (causes 6% reduction in win probability...
The Los Angeles Dodgers had an excellent season last year with a record of 92-70. Their pitching staff was a strength with a team ERA of 3.25. Not only do the Dodgers have arguably the best starting pitcher in baseball in Clayton Kershaw, the bullpen was dominating with the likes of Kenley Jansen and J.P. Howell. The Dodgers are not finished adding to their already impressive...
After the Dodgers reportedly agreed to terms with Chris Perez late Sunday night, it was a safe assumption they were done adding pieces to the bullpen. But the Dodgers apparently agreed to a 1-year contract with former Dodger (and just about everyone else) Jamey Wright.I wrote about Wright when the Dodgers reportedly had interest in him at the Winter Meetings."Something to...
Jamey Wright signed a minor league deal with the Tampa Bay Rays over the winter. On Tuesday it was announced that the 38-year-old had won a spot in the bullpen to start the season.
Wright has made several teams opening day rosters after being a non-roster invitee to start the spring.
The Rays figure to use Wright in low pressure situations. This spring the right-handed Wright has...
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. Jamey Wright paused to consider the vision, one that inspires him to this day. Almost 20 years have passed since the Colorado Rockies drafted the Oklahoma City native in the first round, the first of his nine major-league stops, and his tireless chase shows no sign of slowing soon.
Wrights quest makes his resume read like a run-on sentence: The Rockies (from...
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) -- Jamey Wright's bid to make the Tampa Bay Rays his 10th major league team began with a perfect inning that hardly felt like one to the 38-year-old right-hander.
The veteran of 17 seasons is well versed in spring training routine and said Monday that he doesn't remembering ever feeling comfortable on the mound in his first outing.
Veteran reliever Jamey Wright has agreed to a minor league contract with the Tampa Bay Rays. Wright, 38, spent last season as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Wright will look to pitch in his 18th season by winning a job in the Rays bullpen. Last season he had success in a similar arrangement with the Dodgers finishing with a 3.72 ERA and a 1.51 WHIP in 67 2/3 innings of work...
There must be something about the challenge of making a team as a non-roster invitee that brings out the best in pitcher Jamey Wright.
For the seventh consecutive spring, Wright came to camp without any guarantee of making a major league club. Without a single promise. And for the seventh consecutive spring, he has apparently bucked the odds.
A first-round draft pick of the Colorado...
GLENDALE, Ariz. At the age of 37, having spent the bulk of the past 16 years in the big leagues, Jamey Wright finds himself a non-roster invitee to spring training again.
This is the seventh spring in a row that Wright has accepted an invite, no guarantees attached, and the Los Angeles Dodgers are the sixth team in that seven-year stretch to bring Wright to camp for a look-see...