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If Steven Wright is only a little bit like Tim Wakefield, we’ll take it

Bill Foley (@Foles74)Contributing WriterMay 27, 1995 was one of my best days in a lifetime of following the Red Sox. That was the day I learned that the Tim Wakefield was a member of the team. The way I found out about Wakefield joining the Red Sox was somewhat hard to believe.I was at the Scoop Thirst Parlor in my home town of Butte, Montana, on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend...
Via RedSoxLife
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Napoli Homers Twice In Sox Win!

The Red Sox were coming off a pretty brutal loss as they headed into Saturday game with the Angels.  The Sox had knuckleballer Steven Wright on the mound vs. CJ Wilson for the Angels.  Wright struggled out of the gate, but settled down nicely and let the Sox offense get those runs and then some back for him. Wright got into trouble in the 1st and the Sox were losing before the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Wright’s Relaxed Temperament A Nice Touch To Red Sox’s Rotation

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — A living, breathing human took the mound Saturday for the Red Sox. He did a damn good job. Red Sox manager John Farrell joked after Boston defeated the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 at Fenway Park that starter Steven Wright’s incredibly laid-back demeanor makes one question his existence. Nothing seems to rattle the...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners Blank Sox; Split Series

The Red Sox lead the series 2-1 coming into Sunday’s day game.  The Sox had knuckleballer Steven Wright on the mound vs. James Paxton for the Mariners.  Wright was recently called up to replace Justin Masterson in the rotation.  Wright gave up a few runs, but had himself a positive spot start.  However since the Sox offense couldn’t scratch out a single run against the Mariners...
Via Fenway West
9 days ago  |  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...
11 days ago  |  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 Falters, But PawSox Still Win

PAWTUCKET, R.I. – The last time Steven Wright was in action, he was bailing out a beleaguered Boston Red Sox bullpen – in last Friday’s 19-inning marathon at Yankee Stadium. Wright tossed five innings of two-run ball in a game Boston eventually won 6-5. Suffice to say the difference between the Wright who tamed the hitting-impaired Yankees and the Wright who pitched Thursday...
Via Fire Brand AL
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Wright provides stability to shaky starting rotation

(STEVEN SENNE/ASSOCIATED PRESS)Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer Manager John Farrell said it best after watching Steven Wright toss three scoreless knuckleball filled innings Monday against the Mets, "Steven Wright is a guy that in my mind gives us a lot of comfort..."It has not been pretty for a few of the projected starting pitchers this spring.Yesterday we watched as Joe Kelly...
Via RedSoxLife
March 17, 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 […]
Via Fangraphs
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Wright Could Emerge As Valuable Contributor For Boston Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> No one is saying Steven Wright is going to win 200 games in a Red Sox uniform. He might never earn an All-Star selection, pitch in a playoff game or even carve out a permanent spot in Boston’s rotation. But Tim Wakefield comparisons aside, the 30-year-old knuckleballer could become a meaningful player for the Sox in 2015...
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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