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Knuckleballer Steven Wright Off To Hot Start In Pawtucket (Video)

Knuckleball pitchers are like a fine wine. They get better with age. The Boston Red Sox saw that with Tim Wakefield. Now, they’re watching it happen with 29-year-old Steven Wright, who’s off to a hot start in Pawtucket with a 1-1 record, 1.35 ERA, 23 strikeouts and only five walks in three starts. Wright likely would have had a chance to make the Boston Red Sox roster during...
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury News: Steven Wright first rehab game

The Boston Red Sox defeated the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday by the score of 6-3. The win improved the Red Sox to 22-29 on the season. The Red Sox have struggled most of the season, in the lower half of the league in both runs scored and ERA. There is some good news on the pitching front, as Steven Wright made his first rehab start since being placed on the 60-day disabled list....
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox move Steven Wright to 60-day DL

The Boston Red Sox enter a weekend series against the Texas Rangers with a 17-17 record, third in the American League East. There is news on the injury front regarding pitcher Steven Wright, who hasn't pitched all season due to a sports hernia.#175707245 / reported that the Red Sox moved right handed pitcher Steven Wright to the 60-day disabled...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 09, 2014  |  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...
Via CLNS Radio
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...
Via Ted's Army
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...
Via FF Locker Room
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...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
December 15, 2011  |  Discuss
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