Cubs sign Wesley Wright

Last night the Cubs signed Wesley Wright to a 1-year deal just a couple days after being non-tendered. Wright will be paid $1.425 million in 2014. He’s been quite good the last two seasons and this is a good signing for the Cubs. Wright has struckout around 24% of the batters over the last two seasons and walked just under 8%. Steamer projects a 3.40 FIP and Oliver projects a...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

AP Source: Cubs agree to deal with Wright

APNewsNow. Will stand. By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago Cubs have agreed to a one-year contract with reliever Wesley Wright. The person spoke Wednesday on the condition of anonymity because the deal is pending a physical. The financial terms were not known. Wright posted a 3.69 ERA in 70 games with Houston and Tampa Bay last...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs sign LHP Wright to 1-year deal

The Chicago Cubs bolstered the left side of their bullpen Wednesday night by agreeing to terms on a one-year contract with free agent left-hander Wesley Wright. Wright, 28, was not tendered a contract Monday night by the Tampa Bay Rays. Wright posted a 3.69 ERA in 70 games with the Houston Astros and Rays. He has a lifetime 4.37 ERA in six seasons. Wright posted a 2.92 ERA in 16...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Reach Agreement With Wesley Wright

The Chicago Cubs reached an agreement with lefty reliever Wesley Wright on a one0year deal with $1.425 million. Wright spent last season with the Houston Astros and Tampa Bay Rays. He joined Tampa Bay via a waiver claim during the stretch drive last summer. He had a combined 3.69 ERA in 53 2/3 innings for the two teams. He went 0-0 with a 2.92 ERA in 16 appearances for the Rays...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs agree to terms with Wesley Wright

As most of the baseball talk in Chicago's north side continues to center around whether or not Jeff Samardzija has been placed on the trading block, the Cubs made a minor move late-Wednesday signing left-handed reliever Wesley Wright to a 1-year contract, for a reported $1.42 mm.The #Cubs signed left-handed reliever Wesley Wright to a one-year contract believed to be for $1.425...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

New reliever Wesley Wright eager to contribute to Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Wesley Wright thought his season would end much differently. After the non-waiver trade deadline passed July 31, the left-handed reliever pictured his season closing with the Houston Astros, the only franchise he had known since making his major league debut in 2008. But plans changed, as they often do this time of year in the nomadic baseball world. When...
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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays claim lefty reliever Wesley Wright off waivers

The Tampa Bay Rays claimed reliever Wesley Wright off waivers Monday, the team announced. The left-hander, formerly of the Houston Astros, is expected to join the team prior to the game Tuesday night against the Seattle Mariners at Tropicana Field. A corresponding move for the 25-man roster will be made at a later time. Wright, 28, is in his sixth season in the majors, having spent...
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August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays claim LHP Wesley Wright from Houston

The Tampa Bay Rays have bolstered their bullpen, claiming durable lefty Wesley Wright off waivers from the Houston Astros. The Rays made the move Monday. Tampa Bay is in the thick of the races for the AL East and the wild-card spots. Wright is expected to join the Rays for Tuesday night's home game against Seattle. The 28-year-old Wright is 0-4 with a 3.92 ERA and leads AL...
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August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros make two pitching changes before throwing a pitch...and umpires allow it (Video)

Another embarrassing fiasco involving major league baseball umpires not knowing basic rules took place Thursday night when the Houston Astros were allowed to make two pitching changes without throwing a pitch. Your browser does not support iframes. In the top of the seventh with two outs, the Astros called to the bullpen to have Wesley Wright replace Paul Clemens, and the Los Angeles...
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May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros' Wright gets it done one at-bat at a time

Astros lefty reliever Wesley Wright has evolved into the ultimate situational pitcher. The 27-year-old lefty rarely faces more than one or two hitters every time he hits the mound. While his season statistics are not impressive with his 4.76 earned run average, his effectiveness lately has been. Wright who was originally a Rule V draftee from the Dodgers in 2008 has been sent into...
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May 02, 2012  |  Discuss

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