Minor MLB Transactions: 7/20/16

Here are the day’s minor moves, all via Matt Eddy of Baseball America: The Red Sox have released lefty Wesley Wright, per Eddy. Wright, 31, had carved out a role as a useful pen piece, working to a 3.26 ERA in 173 2/3 frames over 2011 through 2015. But he has battled through some shoulder issues and has seen his velocity and strikeout rate plummet of late. Wright was carrying...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wesley Wright inks deal with Boston

Wesley Wright and the Boston Red Sox have come to terms to a minor league deal. This is per the MLB’s transaction page on the sport’s official website. The 31-year-old left-handed pitcher had been in camp with the Arizona Diamondbacks, but was released late in Spring Training when he didn’t make the major league club. Wright split the 2015 season between the Baltimore Orioles...
Via Today's Knuckleball
April 12, 2016

Orioles LHP Wesley Wright designated for assignment

BALTIMORE (AP) Left-hander Wesley Wright has been reinstated from the 60-day disabled list and designated for assignment by the Baltimore Orioles. Wright pitched in two games out of the bullpen with Baltimore before going on the 15-day DL on April 11 with a left trapezius strain. He was transferred to the 60-day disabled list May 24. The 30-year-old Wright finished his rehabilitation...
Via Associated Press
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Orioles place LHP Wright on DL, call up RHP Gamboa

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Orioles have placed left-handed reliever Wesley Wright on the 15-day disabled list with a shoulder injury. Wright experienced discomfort in his shoulder Friday while pitching against Toronto. He didn't feel better on Saturday, so he has been put on the DL with a strained trapezius. It is Wright's first stint on the disabled list since 2009, when he strained...
Via Associated Press
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Wright and Orioles finalize $1.7 million, 1-year contract

BALTIMORE (AP) Reliever Wesley Wright and the Baltimore Orioles have finalized a $1.7 million, one-year contract. The deal, announced Friday, includes a $50,000 performance bonus if the left-hander appears in 60 games. The 29-year-old had a 3.17 ERA in 58 games with the Chicago Cubs in 2014, his third straight season with at least 55 appearances. He allowed two home runs in 48 1...
Via Associated Press
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Deadline moves that weren’t made

  Often times when discussing the trade deadline we tend to look only at the moves a team made, especially when a team was as active as the Chicago Cubs were. But what about the moves that the team did not make? Was it a good decision not to trade certain pieces, or was there just not enough interest in those pieces. These are questions that can be asked of a team regardless of...
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Wainwright, Holliday lead Cards past Cubs, 1-0

CHICAGO -- Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings and Matt Holliday hit a solo homer to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 1-0 victory and a series win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. The Cardinals won two of the three games at Wrigley Field in the weekend set. The Cubs have not won a home series since taking two of three from the Miami Marlins June 6-8. Wainwright allowed...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 27, 2014  |  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...
Via Associated Press
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays re-sign Jose Molina, non-tender Fuld, Wright

The Tampa Bay Rays chose not to tender outfielder Sam Fuld and reliever Wesley Wright before Monday's deadline, making them free agents. The team also announced it signed catcher Jose Molina to a two-year, 4.5 million deal. In addition, the Rays tendered contracts to their other arbitration-eligible players: left-hander David Price, right-hander Jeremy Hellickson, catcher Jose Lobaton...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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