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Steven Wright Might Miss Next Start With Lingering Shoulder Discomfort

The Boston Red Sox’s rotation might not be fully healthy again after all. Red Sox manager John Farrell said Friday before Boston’s game against the Oakland Athletics that Steven Wright might miss his next start against the Padres in San Diego with lingering discomfort in his throwing shoulder. The knuckleballer injured his shoulder on Aug. 7 while pinch-running in an interleague...
September 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Steven Wright Activated From DL As Red Sox Prepare For Royals Series

Steven Wright has rejoined the Boston Red Sox’s rotation. The Red Sox activated Wright from the 15-day disabled list Friday before starting a three-game series against the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park. The knuckleballer will toe the rubber in the series opener, making his first start since Aug. 5. To make room for Wright on the 25-man roster, Boston optioned right-hander Heath...
August 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s Steven Wright Elaborates On What Went Wrong In Career-Worst Start

Nothing seemed to go Steven Wright’s way Tuesday night. The Boston Red Sox pitcher had the worst outing of his career in a 9-8 loss to the Detroit Tigers, allowing eight earned runs in just 4 2/3 innings of work. The All-Star discussed what went wrong during the start in the clubhouse after the game, as seen on NESN’s “Red Sox Final.” Check out Wright’s comments in the video above.
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Steven Wright Overcomes Bumpy Sixth Inning In Victory Over Yankees

Steven Wright hit a bit of a speed bump in the sixth inning during the Boston Red Sox’s 5-3 win over the New York Yankees on Friday, but the rest of his outing couldn’t have gone much better. Wright allowed three earned runs (all in the sixth) on three hits while striking out four in the win. Hear what Wright said about his performance in the win in the video from “Red Sox Final” above.
July 15, 2016  |  Discuss

The Wright Man For The Job

Steven Wright was struggling in the low minors and considered what he might start doing after baseball. What about working as a contractor or valeting cars while taking classes? His need to make those plans suddenly change when a few coaches spotted him fooling around with a knuckleball. Impressed by the movement, they tell Wright to use the pitch in games. After finding success...
Via The Sports Quotient
June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Steven Wright throws impossible knuckleball for strikeout

Boston Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright had the Orioles swinging at air all day in the Sox’ 7-2 victory, where Wright threw a complete game, his third on the year in what has been a breakout season for the right-hander. While the whole game was a beauty from a pitching perspective, there was one particular knuckleball that Wright caught Orioles slugger Chris Davis with that stuck...
Via The Comeback
May 30, 2016  |  Discuss

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