The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


Roster Recap: Steven Wright Gets No Respect

Welcome to BP Boston’s Roster Recap series! We continue to break down every player on Boston’s 40-man roster and many of the top prospects in order to provide a comprehensive overview of the roster’s strengths and weaknesses, as well as what we can expect moving forward. There’s no better time than the offseason to review the best (there was some best!) and worst (there was...
Via BP Boston
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s Steven Wright Visits Five Overseas Military Bases On USO Tour

Steven Wright has spent his offseason giving back. The Boston Red Sox knuckleballer participated in a USO tour of five military bases in early December, and it was an eye-opening experience for Wright. In fact, it meant a lot to him to be invited in the first place. “I’m no Dustin Pedroia or David Ortiz,” Wright told The Boston Globe’s Pete Abraham. “But when they asked...
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Finding a Wright way to recover from concussion

(Elsa/Getty Images)Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer It was in August the last time we heard anything from Steven Wright, the Red Sox knuckleball pitcher. That was when he was hit by a line drive during batting practice while finishing his workout in the Marlins outfield. As Gorden Edes revealed, the ball hit Wright in the back of the neck right on the bone at the top of his spine...
Via RedSoxLife
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Wright Wins Amica Pitcher Of The Week For Dominance Of Yankees

Steven Wright’s knuckleball was ON Wednesday night. The Boston Red Sox right-hander twirled a gem at Yankee Stadium against the New York Yankees, allowing just one run on four hits over eight innings while striking out nine and walking one. That dominant performance in Boston’s 2-1 win earned him Amica Pitcher of the Week. Wright, whose only earned run came via a Carlos Beltran home...
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Wright stole Severino's night.

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterAP Photo/Katy WillensSteven Wright took the mound last night in New York, in a game that was supposed to be about the Yankees' top pitching prospect, Luis Severino. Similar to the hype Henry Owens brought the game before, Severino is supposedly taking a starter's role in the rotation by being one of the most prodigious prospects of his organization...
Via RedSoxLife
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Wright’s Knuckleball Vs. Yankees Looks Sick In Slow-Motion (GIF)

This embed is invalid" /> Not all knuckleballs are created equal. Steven Wright makes a living out of floating knucklers for the Boston Red Sox, yet the unique pitch understandably can be difficult to harness. Some nights are better than others. Wright’s knuckleball looked lethal early in Wednesday’s game against the New York Yankees at Yankee...
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Wright Happy With First Relief Outing Since Moving To Bullpen (Video)

Steven Wright has been the consummate professional. The 30-year-old knuckleballer has done everything the Boston Red Sox have asked of him, and his 3.65 ERA and 1.16 WHIP indicate he’s been highly successful when he does. After being shifted to the bullpen Sunday — “demoted” seems like too harsh a word for someone who has pitched so well — Wright was simply happy to be...
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

On Kobe Bryant and taking greatness for granted

Bucks need to choose between wins, development

Fantasy booking WrestleMania 32

Unrestricted free agents each team must consider re-signing

QUIZ: Name the winners of the NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Thank you Daniel Bryan

The timeless greatness of Jaromir Jagr

The NCAAB power rankings

Report: Kings to keep coach George Karl

Was Alain Vigneault right about NHL's lack of punishment towards Wayne Simmonds?

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker