Red Sox Notes: Craig Breslow, Steven Wright on placed on DL

The Boston Red Sox announced last night that they have placed two pitchers, lefty reliever Craig Breslow and  right-hander Steven Wright, on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21. Both are eligible to return April 4. Breslow is working his way through a left shoulder strain, and. according to Quinn Roberts of, Boston has taken a slow approach with Breslow,...
Via Sports Injury Alert
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Place Breslow, Wright On 15-Day DL

FORT MYERS, FL – Prior to tonight’s game against the Twins, the Boston Red Sox made the following roster moves: Left-handed pitcher Craig Breslow was placed on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to March 21) with a mild left shoulder strain. Additionally, right-handed pitcher Steven Wright was placed on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to March 21) while recovering from...
Via Sox and Dawgs
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Wright Struggles to Contain Knuckleball, Uses First Major League Start As Learning Experience (Video)

Steven Wright‘s first career start didn’t go exactly the way he had planned. The right-hander lasted just one inning and gave up three runs on one hit. Wright combined with catcher Ryan Lavarnway for a record-tying four passed balls in the inning. Wright’s first spot start gave the starting rotation some rest, and the Red Sox came out on top, despite the early pitching struggles...
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Steven Wright to make first ML start for Boston Red Sox on Tuesday

In an attempt to give some pitchers some extra rest this upcoming week, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell told the media on Sunday morning that knuckleballer Steven Wright will make his first career start on Tuesday night in Houston.  This news shouldn’t come as a surprise since Wright has been throwing the ball well all year in Triple-A Pawtucket and now in a brief stint with...
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August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Steven Wright Plays Role of Unsung Hero in Red Sox’ Improbable, Come-From-Behind Win

BOSTON — Steven Wright went from mop-up reliever to unsung hero Thursday. Wright, who entered with the Red Sox trailing 7-1, pitched three scoreless innings, and, in the process, gave Boston a chance to eventually walk off with a dramatic, 8-7 victory. “I think it just proves that you can never take an inning off,” Wright said. “I mean you come in and I’m down 7-1, you’re...
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump...where Wright bails out Sox

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. With Red Sox starter Ryan Dempster struggling mightily, manager John Farrell summoned Steven Wright in the fourth inning of a marathon matinee against the Mariners. Seattle had already scored six...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Steven Wright Opens Eyes, Makes Case for Bigger Role With Huge Relief Performance

Steven Wright just made a name for himself. Wright, who was recalled by the Red Sox on Wednesday, was a candidate to start Sunday’s game in Oakland, but that’s presumably no longer the case. Instead, opportunity knocked early, and Wright accepted the challenge with open arms, perhaps setting himself up for an even larger role amid a fluctuating pitching situation. Wright, who...
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Steven Wright Thankful for Support From Teammates After Making Major League Debut in Loss to Athletics (Video)

Steven Wright‘s outing on Tuesday night would normally be a forgettable one, except the circumstances surrounding the knuckleballer’s performance would in fact make it memorable. Despite allowing five runs in 3 2/3 innings of work against the Oakland A’s, Wright was all smiles after the game. It was, after all, his major league debut. The 28-year-old was happy to have done...
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Recall Steven Wright From Minors

MLB News: The Boston Red Sox purchased the contract of pitcher Steven Wright from Triple-A Pawtucket. He replaces Joel Hanrahan who was just placed on the 15-day disabled list. Wright, a knuckleball pitcher, will be making his major league debut. Fantasy Ramifications: Wright is expected to be thrown into a middle-reliever role. Other than possibly an occassional start here or there...
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April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: December 14

Steven WrightAround the Farm (ATF) takes a quick look at some of the daily performances by Indians prospects. This is a special winter ball version of ATF that recaps all the offseason action by Indians players in the Caribbean Leagues.  The positions listed below are where the player was playing in the game.Here is the rundown of what Indians players in winter ball did yesterday...
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December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

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