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Red Sox recall RHP Wright; option RHP Ramirez

BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox have bolstered their bullpen by recalling right-hander Steven Wright from Triple-A Pawtucket on Saturday. To make room, they optioned Friday's loser Noe Ramirez to Pawtucket. The 30-year old Wright (3-2) is with the club for the fourth time this season. The knuckleballer has started four games and worked out of the bullpen seven times. Ramirez, selected from...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox need to add Steven Wright to the rotation

The Boston Red Sox starting rotation has struggled to find any footing this season. A change needs to happen, and knuckleballer, Steven Wright, might be the change they need. The Red Sox (31-40) have yet to live up to expectations this season. While the pitching continues to struggle, the offense has turned it around (.294 batting average in June). However, a team will find it hard...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Steven Wright Lays Groundwork For Thrilling Win Over A’s

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Finally, the Red Sox broke out their brooms. The Red Sox earned their first sweep of the season Sunday by defeating the Oakland Athletics 7-4 at Fenway Park. It wasn’t an ordinary win for the Red Sox, though, as they trailed 4-0 entering the bottom of the eighth inning before exploding for seven runs to cap a...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Steven Wright Comes As Advertised In Final Rotation Audition

BOSTON — This is what you’re going to get from Steven Wright. Through six starts this season with the Red Sox, the 30-year-old knuckleballer has been remarkably consistent — not dominant by any means, but consistent. Wright has tossed between five and 6 1/3 innings in each outing while allowing either two or three earned runs. That included his most recent start Thursday,...
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Wright Falls Victim To ‘Nature Of The Beast’ In Red Sox’s Loss

This embed is invalid" /> True Life: I’m a knuckleballer. The latest episode of Steven Wright’s tenure in the Red Sox’s rotation was much like the first two in that he gave Boston a chance to win. It’s really all anyone can ask of Wright, who’s been as advertised since taking Justin Masterson’s spot, and Friday’s 7-4 loss to the Texas...
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Mariners Blank Sox; Split Series

The Red Sox lead the series 2-1 coming into Sunday’s day game.  The Sox had knuckleballer Steven Wright on the mound vs. James Paxton for the Mariners.  Wright was recently called up to replace Justin Masterson in the rotation.  Wright gave up a few runs, but had himself a positive spot start.  However since the Sox offense couldn’t scratch out a single run against the Mariners...
Via Fenway West
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Wright: ‘Whenever I’m (With The Red Sox), I’m Happy’ (Video)

Steven Wright is pleased to be back in the bigs. The Boston Red Sox pitcher is scheduled to make his first start of the season Sunday in place of the injured Justin Masterson — an opportunity the knuckleballer certainly is excited for. “Whenever I’m here, I’m happy,” Wright told NESN sideline reporter Guerin Austin before Saturday’s matchup with the Seattle Mariners...
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Wright is back with the Boston Red Sox.

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterPhoto by Derick E. Hingle from USA Today Sports.The Red Sox today recalled the knuckleballer Steven Wright from Triple-A Pawtucket and optioned Heath Hembree to the same team. After making the Major League team in Spring Training, Steven Wright made one appearance for the Red Sox and it was during the marathonic game against the Yankees. The knuckleballer...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Wright as a Joe Kelly Alternative

Today, Joe Kelly took the mound in Ft. Myers, and it didn’t go well; he gave up seven hits in 2 2/3 innings before leaving with an injury currently being called biceps tightness Kelly said he had biceps tightness that limited him to fastballs; 'not concerned.' Says he's had it before. 'Usually doesn't last too […]
Via Fangraphs
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

7 questions you always wanted to ask a Red Sox knuckleball pitcher

Steven Wright (#65)Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer This is a bit of a different story than you usually encounter here, one that came together a bit by chance, a bit by luck and due to the willingness of an athlete to impart knowledge on an inquisitive fan.This story is about Steven Wright, the only knuckleball pitcher since Tim Wakefield to break into the Red Sox rotation.We...
Via RedSoxLife
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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