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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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20 days ago  |  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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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles place RHP Wright on DL, recall RHP Rondon

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Orioles have placed right-hander rookie Mike Wright on the 15-day disabled list because of a left calf strain. Wright was recalled from Triple-A Norfolk on Friday night. He entered in the fourth inning and got three outs before the injury forced him from the game. It was Wright's seventh game with Baltimore, the first as a reliever. He's 2-3 with a 4...
Via AP on Fox
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Wright battles for win

Baltimore Orioles’ rookie right-hander Mike Wright entered the nightcap of yesterday’s twinbill with the Chicago White Sox with a 0.00 ERA and 14.1 straight scoreless innings to start his career. That flawless earned run average lasted all of one batter. Adam Eaton took Wright deep leading off the game, and the scoreless streak was over. Wright did not make a terrible pitch to...
Via Baseball Essential
May 29, 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...
Via Baseball Essential
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

Mike Wright shines in his MLB debut as Orioles blank Angels

  Mike Wright's major league debut was over. The right-hander had just turned in a sparkling performance on the mound, and as he headed toward the dugout many of 41,733 fans at Camden Yards stood and cheered. "I just wanted to kind of savor it," Wright said. "Most of the advice I got was that you only make your debut once. There's plenty of games, but you only make your debut once...
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May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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