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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...
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13 days ago  |  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...
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Wright Earns Amica Pitcher Of The Week For Win Vs. White Sox

The Boston Red Sox already had lost three straight to the Chicago White Sox and fell into an early hole to start Game Four on Thursday night. Enter Steven Wright. After surrendering a two-run homer to Jose Abreu in the first inning, the Red Sox knuckleballer battened down the hatches and held the White Sox scoreless for the next six innings to help Boston earn an 8-2 win. Wright...
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Swing Coming Up In Final Pre-All Star Tilt

Wright (Left); Wright (Right)Today's 'rubber match' between The Bronx Embalmers and your Carmine Hose is a petty big one—maybe even the prototypical "biggest game of the year". The final game before the All-Star Break is always big—because it sets the attitudinal tone for the second half. Win it and you go out on a high note. Lose it, and you carry that funk for days. This year...
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July 12, 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

Steven Wright Super Cool About Red Sox’s Decision Regarding Rotation

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Steven Wright is just happy to be here. It’s perhaps the cliché of clichés in the sports realm, particularly when it comes to baseball, where so many players shuttle back and forth between the majors and the minors over the course of a season. But Wright genuinely seems excited to be in The Show, so much so...
June 07, 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 […]
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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