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Red Sox Notes: Steven Wright Shines For Boston In Best Outing Of Career

BOSTON — Steven Wright turned in the best performance of his major league career Thursday night, and he picked the perfect time to do it. After the Boston Red Sox dropped the first three game of their series with the Chicago White Sox in humiliating fashion, Wright was able to serve as an unlikely stopper. The knuckleballer notched career highs in strikeouts (eight) and innings...
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Game 103 Preview: White Sox at Red Sox

The White Sox will try to sweep the Red Sox tonight at Fenway, which if they are successful, will bring their winning streak to 8 games. This streak that the White Sox have been on has vaulted them back into contention for the Wild Card and will look to get back to .500 baseball. They are now looking to add pieces in the trade market, something that Red Sox fans would love to be...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sox Can’t Win 2 in a Row as Tigers Best Wright

The Red Sox came off a win that snapped an 8 game losing streak and were looking for another win to add to the books.  The Sox had knuckleballer Steven Wright on the mound and hoped that his knuckleball would get the hot hitting Tigers lineup off their game.  Unfortunately the Tiger bats had Wright’s number and got to him early and often.  Even if that wasn’t the case, the...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Sweep Sox, Have Lost 5 Games In A Row

The Red Sox took the field in the night cap of the doubleheader having lost the previously three to the Angels.  The Sox put all their hopes of not being swept to knuckleballer Steven Wright.  Unfortunately the Angels got all over Wright and his knuckleball and the Sox offense wasn’t able to fight back.  The Sox got swept by the Angels and have now lost 5 games in a row. The...
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9 days ago  |  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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18 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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June 23, 2015  |  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...
June 08, 2015  |  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: ‘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

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