Wesley Wright

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  • B/T: R/L
  • 5' 10"/185
  • Age: 31

Wesley Wright Postseason Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
0-0 0.00 0.2 1 3.00

Wesley Wright MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
10-18 4.16 307.0 295 1.40

Wesley Wright Bio

  • Full Name: Dequam LaWesley Wright
  • Born: 1/28/1985 in Montgomery, AL
  • Draft: 2003, Los Angeles Dodgers, 7th rd. (211th overall)
  • High School: Goshen, AL
  • Debut: 3/31/2008
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
Postseason Career Stats 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0.2 1 3.00
MLB Career Stats 10 18 4.16 372 4 2 307.0 295 1.40
  • Status: Released

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March 29, 2016 at 6:05 AM ET

D-backs trim Spring Training roster

The D-backs made seven roster moves Monday.

January 12, 2016 at 6:09 AM ET

D-backs invite 23 non-roster players to Spring Training

The D-backs will have 23 non-roster players in Major League camp when the club reports to Spring Training next month, headlined by right-hander and No. 2 prospect Braden Shipley.

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Season G Rank
2012 77 6th in NL
2013 71 10th in AL

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Season HLD Rank
2012 19 18th in NL

Wesley Wright Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 11, 2016 Pawtucket Red Sox released LHP Wesley Wright.
April 14, 2016 Pawtucket Red Sox activated LHP Wesley Wright from the temporarily inactive list.
April 12, 2016 Boston Red Sox signed free agent LHP Wesley Wright to a minor league contract.
April 12, 2016 LHP Wesley Wright assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox.
April 12, 2016 Pawtucket Red Sox activated LHP Wesley Wright.
March 28, 2016 Arizona Diamondbacks released LHP Wesley Wright.
January 12, 2016 LHP Wesley Wright assigned to Reno Aces.
December 22, 2015 Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent LHP Wesley Wright to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2015 LHP Wesley Wright elected free agency.
September 1, 2015 Los Angeles Angels selected the contract of LHP Wesley Wright from Salt Lake Bees.
August 3, 2015 LHP Wesley Wright assigned to Salt Lake Bees.
July 30, 2015 Los Angeles Angels signed free agent LHP Wesley Wright to a minor league contract.
July 22, 2015 Baltimore Orioles released LHP Wesley Wright.
July 14, 2015 Baltimore Orioles designated LHP Wesley Wright for assignment.
July 14, 2015 Baltimore Orioles activated LHP Wesley Wright from the 60-day disabled list.
June 15, 2015 Baltimore Orioles sent LHP Wesley Wright on a rehab assignment to Norfolk Tides.
May 24, 2015 Baltimore Orioles transferred LHP Wesley Wright from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
April 11, 2015 Baltimore Orioles placed LHP Wesley Wright on the 15-day disabled list. Left trapezius strain
December 19, 2014 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent LHP Wesley Wright.
December 2, 2014 LHP Wesley Wright elected free agency.
May 29, 2014 Chicago Cubs activated LHP Wesley Wright from the paternity list.
May 27, 2014 Chicago Cubs placed LHP Wesley Wright on the paternity list.
December 16, 2013 Chicago Cubs signed free agent LHP Wesley Wright.
December 2, 2013 LHP Wesley Wright elected free agency.
August 12, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays claimed LHP Wesley Wright off waivers from Houston Astros.
August 12, 2013 Wesley Wright roster status changed by Tampa Bay Rays.
August 20, 2011 Houston Astros recalled Wesley Wright from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
August 10, 2011 Houston Astros optioned Wesley Wright to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
August 6, 2011 Houston Astros recalled Wesley Wright from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 21, 2011 Houston Astros optioned Wesley Wright to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 18, 2011 Houston Astros recalled Wesley Wright from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 9, 2011 Wesley Wright roster status changed by Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 5, 2011 Oklahoma City RedHawks placed LHP Wesley Wright on the temporarily inactive list.
March 30, 2011 Wesley Wright assigned to Houston Astros.
March 24, 2011 Houston Astros optioned LHP Wesley Wright to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
September 1, 2010 Houston Astros recalled Wesley Wright from Round Rock Express.
August 31, 2010 Wesley Wright roster status changed by Round Rock Express.
August 16, 2010 Round Rock Express placed LHP Wesley Wright on the 7-day disabled list.
August 9, 2010 Houston Astros optioned LHP Wesley Wright to Round Rock Express.
July 20, 2010 Houston Astros recalled Wesley Wright from Round Rock Express.
July 20, 2010 Wesley Wright roster status changed by Houston Astros.
June 22, 2010 Houston Astros optioned Wesley Wright to Round Rock Express.
May 28, 2010 Houston Astros recalled Wesley Wright from Round Rock Express.
March 26, 2010 Houston Astros optioned Wesley Wright to Round Rock Express.
September 1, 2009 Wesley Wright roster status changed by Houston Astros.
August 27, 2009 Wesley Wright assigned to Round Rock Express.
August 12, 2009 Houston Astros placed LHP Wesley Wright on the 15-day disabled list. left shoulder strain
July 16, 2009 Houston Astros recalled Wesley Wright from Round Rock Express.
June 30, 2009 Houston Astros optioned Wesley Wright to Round Rock Express.
June 17, 2009 Houston Astros recalled Wesley Wright from Round Rock Express.
June 13, 2009 Houston Astros optioned Wesley Wright to Round Rock Express.
June 12, 2009 Houston Astros recalled Wesley Wright from Round Rock Express.
May 28, 2009 Houston Astros optioned Wesley Wright to Round Rock Express.

Dequam LaWesley Wright Bio Info

Wesley is in his first full season with the Cubs after signing a one-year major league contract with the club in December of 2013 … is 10-15 with two saves and a 4.37 ERA (122 ER/251.1 IP) in six major league seasons with Houston (2008-13) and Tampa Bay (2013)... Has struck out 253 hitters compared to 113 walks in 251.1 career innings, an average of 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings... Primarily used as a left-handed specialist, has limited left-handed opponents to a career .231 batting average (103-for-445) with 137 punchouts... Appeared in a career-high 77 games in 2012, which marked the third-highest total among lefthanders in Astros history... Has pitched and played right field in the same game twice in his career: July 27, 2012 vs. Pittsburgh and Aug. 23, 2011 at Colorado ... in 2011 became the first pitcher in franchise history to play a non-pitching position (source: Elias)... Posted a 19-game consecutive scoreless appearance streak (10.2 IP) at the major league level from August 8-September 26, 2011... Voted by the Houston Chapter of the BBWAA as Astros Rookie of the Year in 2008... Owns a 27-20 record with six saves and a 3.56 ERA (176 ER/445.0 IP) in eight minor league seasons... Originally selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the seventh round of the 2003 draft... Is a 2003 graduate of Goshen (Ala.) High School.

2014

Held opponents scoreless in 46-of-58 relief outings...Logged holds in four straight appearances, June 4-10...Finished fifth among Cubs relievers with 58 appearances...Allowed only 7-of-39 inherited runners to score (17.9%), the second-best mark among Chicago (NL) relievers (min. 20IR)...Surrendered just two home runs, the second-fewest single-season total of his career (1, 2011) and posted the lowest home run per 9.0 innings ratio of his career (0.37)...His 22.1 swing-and-miss percentage was his highest since 2012 (24.0%)...Induced a career-high tying five groundball double plays (also 2009).

2013

Began the season in Houston's bullpen before being claimed off waivers by Tampa Bay, August 12 … combined to go 0-4 with a 3.69 ERA (22 ER/53.2 IP) and 55 strikeouts in 70 games between the two clubs ... made two appearances in the ALDS against the Red Sox, his first time reaching the postseason... His 55 strikeouts were the most since he fanned 57 during his rookie campaign in 2008... Limited the opposition to a .148 average (8-for-54) with 20 strikeouts with runners in scoring position... Excelled in day games, holding opponents to a .182 mark (12-for-66) compared to a .298 average (42-for-141) in night games... Enjoyed an 8.2-scoreless innings streak from April 17-May 1 (seven appearances)... Posted a 2.92 ERA (4 ER/12.1 IP) with a 0.97 WHIP in 16 games with Tampa Bay after being claimed off waivers... Tossed a season-high 2.1 innings twice: April 17 at Oakland and August 26 at Kansas City.

2012 Appeared in a career-high 77 games, which led the club and ranked tied for sixth in the NL (tied for second among lefties)...marked the third-highest total among left-handers in Astros history...his .226 (45x199) opponent's batting average ranked fifth in the NL among lefty relievers...posted a 2.16 ERA (6ER/25IP) away from Minute Maid Park...led the club with 19 holds...generated a career-high 2.38 groundballs/flyball ratio (81GB/34FB)...had a 19-game consecutive scoreless appearance streak (9.1IP) from April 16-May 25...his 43 first-half appearances were the most by an Astros LHP since he appeared in 44 first-half games as a rookie in 2008...on July 27 vs. PIT, pitched, moved to right field for one hitter and then returned to the mound...marked his second career appearance in RF (also Aug. 23, 2011 at COL)...earned his second career save on Oct. 1 at CHC with 1.1 scoreless innings...marked his first save since July 29, 2008 vs. CIN (his rookie season)...from Sept. 1 through the end of the season, held left-handed hitters to a .043 (1x23) average, which was tops in the Majors over that span...over the last two seasons, lefties have hit .170 (25x147) against him. 2011 Appeared in 21 games primarily as a lefty specialist...allowed only one single in 26 at-bats against lefties (.038)...stranded 16 of 20 inherited runners...had three stints with the Astros in 2011 from July 18-20, Aug. 6-10, and Aug. 20 through the remainder of the season...had a 19-game consecutive scoreless appearance streak (10.2IP) at the Major League level from Aug. 8-Sept. 26...including his minor league time during that span, combined to toss 23 consecutive scoreless apps. (17IP) at the MLB (19 apps-10.2IP) and Triple A (4 apps-6.1IP) levels...pitched and played right field in the 8th inning on Aug. 23 at COL... marked his first ML appearance at a non-pitching position...became the first pitcher in franchise history to play a non-pitching position (source: Elias)...in 39 games for Oklahoma City in 2011, including three starts, was 3-1 with two saves and a 2.07 ERA (15ER/65.1IP)...had 52 strikeouts in 65.1 innings...held Triple A opponents to a .207 batting average. 2010 Finished his campaign 1-2 with a 5.73 ERA (21ER/33IP) in 14 games, including four starts, over his three stints with the club...spent the majority of the season as a starter, the first time he's worked primarily as a starter in any professional season... prior to his first MLB start on July 20, all 126 of his MLB appearances had been in relief...began the year in the minors for the first time since 2007...recalled on May 28 and made six relief appearances before being optioned back to Triple A Round Rock on June 22...recalled on July 20 to join the starting rotation and made four starts before another option on Aug. 9...recalled on Sept. 1 and finished the year in the Astros bullpen...during his time at Triple A, posted a 4-1 record and a 4.65 ERA (36ER/69.2IP) in 15 games, including 14 starts...had career highs in strikeouts (six) and innings pitched (7.0) in his first MLB win as a starter on Aug. 1 vs. MIL...had a solid July at Round Rock, going 1-0 with a 1.65 ERA (3ER/16.1IP) in three starts...allowed just eight hits in 16.1 innings over that span...pitched 4.0 innings out of the bullpen on May 29 at CIN, his longest MLB relief appearance and the longest by an Astro in 2010. 2009 Went 3-4 with a 5.44 ERA (27ER/44.2IP) in 49 games between four stints with Houston... posted a 3.38 ERA (10ER/26.2IP) in 25 games at home, including a 2-0 record...in 24 games on the road, was 1-4 with a 8.50 ERA (17ER/18IP)...was on the 15-day Disabled List from Aug. 12-Sept. 1 with a left shoulder strain and missed 19 games...tossed a career-high 3.0 innings of relief twice in 2009, on Aug. 8 vs. MIL and Aug. 4 vs. SF...on July 28 vs. CHC, became the first Astros pitcher to record his first Major League hit in his first plate appearance since RHP Brad Lidge on Sept. 18, 2002...also issued a career-high five walks in his 2.1 innings pitched on July 28, the most walks by an Astros reliever in a single game since Brad Lidge and Brandon Puffer each allowed five in 2002...in 13 games at the Triple A level, went 2-1 with a 3.32 ERA (7ER/19IP)...recorded 18 strikeouts in 19.0 innings pitched...made one start at Round Rock and tossed 3.0 innings, allowing three runs for the loss...was on the Astros Opening Day roster and made 19 appearances, posting a 1-1 record and a 7.24 ERA (11ER/13.2IP) before being originally optioned to Triple A on May 28. 2008 Finished 4-3 with one save and a 5.01 ERA (31ER/55.2IP) in 71 appearances...selected by Houston in the Rule 5 Draft in December 2007...his 71 outings were the most appearances as a rookie in the Majors...ranked tied for fourth all-time among Astros rookies in appearances and tied with Al Osuna (1991) for the most among left-handed rookies...71 appearances are tied for fifth by a left-handed reliever in club history...struck out 57 hitters, second among NL rookie relievers and fifth among MLB rookie relievers...among Astros rookie relievers, his 57 strikeouts ranked 11th all-time and were the most since Chad Qualls struck out 60 in 2005...limited lefthanded batters to a .207 average (19x92) and all opposing hitters to a .214 average...led all NL rookie relievers with four wins and tied for fourth with three losses...did not allow a run in 12 consecutive games from July 8-Aug. 5, a span of 6.2 innings...recorded his first career save on July 29 vs. CIN...was the first Astros rookie to record a save since Chad Qualls on Sept. 12, 2004 at PIT and was the first left-handed Astros rookie to record a save since Trever Miller did so on April 26, 1998 at MON...set a franchise record for the most appearances prior to the All-Star Break by a left-handed rookie (44)...previous record was held by Al Osuna (36, 1991)...earned his first career win on April 4 after retiring the only batter faced...made his Major League debut on March 31 at SD...retired the only batter faced...posted a 2.38 ERA (3ER/11.1IP) in 11 relief appearances during Spring Training. 2007 Posted a combined 3.92 ERA (34ER/78IP) in 44 games (two starts) between Triple A Las Vegas and Double A Jacksonville of the Dodgers organization...pitched 30 games for Jacksonville and was 6-2 with a 2.49 ERA (17ER/61.1IP) and two saves...also recorded 68 strikeouts in 61.1 innings pitched...was 0-1 with a 5.06 ERA (12ER/21.1IP) in 12 games for the Peoria Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League in 2007. 2006 Split the season between Class A Vero Beach and Double A Jacksonville...was 3-3 with a 1.49 ERA (7ER/42.1IP) in 26 games at Class A while going 1-1 with a 4.64 ERA (11ER/21.1IP) in 15 games at Double A...was selected to play for the North Shore Honu of the Hawaii Winter Baseball League following the season...his 1.55 ERA was third-best in the Hawaii Winter Baseball League (minimum 0.8 IP/team game). 2005 Was 1-5 with a 1.93 ERA (13ER/60.2IP) and 68 strikeouts and one save in 30 games for Class A Columbus...promoted to Class A Vero Beach and posted a 9.45 ERA (7ER/6.2IP) in six games. 2004 In 17 games at the Gulf Coast League Dodgers, was 3-3 with a 6.29 ERA (31ER/44.1IP). 2003 Posted a 3.58 ERA (15ER/37.2IP) in 14 games for the Gulf Coast League Dodgers in his first season of play.