O's game blog: Mike Wright on the mound in Toronto series opener - Steve Melewski

When the Orioles (8-3) open a series against the Toronto Blue Jays (7-7) tonight at Camden Yards, right-hander Mike Wright will once again be pitching on extra rest. Wright's first scheduled start was pushed back twice - once by a rainout - and he didn't make his first start until ... Read More
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Wright finally gets a second chance - School of Roch

The Orioles should be able to play tonight's game without any delays, without the sky opening and the tarp unrolling. The forecast calls for temperatures in the upper 70s during the day and dipping to 47 in the evening. No chance of precipitation. Rain doesn't return until Friday when the ... Read More
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

His first start pushed back yet again, Mike Wright looks forward to his season debut - Steve Melewski

Orioles right-hander Mike Wright left spring training as the club's No. 4 starter. He was set to make his first 2016 start on Friday night against Tampa Bay. Then Chris Tillman pitched just two innings opening day due to rain and had his next start moved up to Friday. Wright ... Read More
April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Wright holds Red Sox to one run in six innings - School of Roch

FORT MYERS, Fla. - As the Orioles continue to set their rotation for opening day, the importance of Mike Wright's outing today can't be understated. The same is true of Tyler Wilson's relief appearance that follows. But let's start with the starter. Wright allowed one run and four hits over ... Read More
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Orioles Wright helps stranded motorist change flat tire

Baltimore Orioles rookie pitcher Mike Wright played the role of Good Samaritan following the team’s 8-2 home win over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday when he came to the assistance of a stranded motorist after leaving the ballpark. But Wright didn’t stop at calling AAA or anything like that. He actually helped change a flat tire. The pitcher happened upon the motorist having...
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September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Orioles rookie pitcher Wright helped a guy change a flat tire, gave him tickets to a game

Baltimore Orioles rookie pitcher Mike Wright ascended to the big leagues this season but it sounds like he's still got AAA chops, too. While walking home from Camden Yards on Sunday night, Wright spotted a guy struggling to jack up his car and replace a flat tire when he sprung into action. “He was there trying to crank it up and he was obviously struggling,” Wright told the...
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September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Wright turns in another impressive start for Orioles

What can you really say about a rookie pitcher who turns in his second consecutive scoreless start, as Baltimore Orioles’ right-hander Mike Wright did yesterday against the Miami Marlins. Wright, who tossed 7.1 scoreless innings last Sunday to beat the Los Angeles Angels and record his first Major League victory, followed that performance up with 7.0 innings of shutout, three-hit...
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May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitcher Mike Wright Impressive in Debut Start for Orioles

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Mike Wright makes his major league debut against the Los Angeles Angels in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton) The Baltimore Orioles were forced to jumble their starters around a bit, owing to Bud Norris fighting bronchitis and Chris Tillman experiencing some back issues. But in this case...
Via The Sports Journal
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown #37: Wright makes Angels look wrong – Orioles 3, Angels 0

After Saturday’s win, I commented on how the Angels had won five in a row but done so in an uninspiring way: This is the part where everyone calls me a pessimist, but this is one of the least confidence inspiring 5-game winning streaks ever, no? — Garrett Wilson (@Garrett_MWAH) May 17, 2015 I fully expected to get shouted down, but I wasn’t. In fact, everyone agreed...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baltimore Orioles rookie gets first career pie after first career win

Mike Wright can officially call himself a member of the Baltimore Orioles. After shutting down the Los Angeles Angels offense for 7 1/3 innings, the rookie was unofficially christened to his new team with a pie to the face, courtesy of Adam Jones:    
Via FOX Sports
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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