Steven Wright

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  • Age: 31

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Steven Wright Stats

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2-3 1.67 32.1 31 1.14

Steven Wright MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
9-8 3.42 139.1 115 1.27

Steven Wright Bio

  • Full Name: Steven Richard Wright
  • Born: 8/30/1984 in Torrance, CA
  • Draft: 2006, Cleveland Indians, 2nd rd. (56th overall)
  • College: Hawaii
  • Debut: April 23, 2013
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2016 Stats 2 3 1.67 5 5 0 32.1 31 1.14
MLB Career Stats 9 8 3.42 31 16 0 139.1 115 1.27

Steven Wright 2016 Splits

Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 2 3 1.67 5 5 0 32.1 22 6 15 31 1.14
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Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
4/22 @ HOU 1 0 0 6.2 4 0 5 6
4/27 vs ATL 1 0 0 7.0 3 1 3 8
5/3 @ CWS 0 1 0 6.0 3 2 4 6
Last 3 Games
4/22 @ HOU
4/27 vs ATL
5/3 @ CWS
2016 Games by Position: SP (5)

Steven Wright Knuckleball Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2016 Red Sox AL 426 Knuckleball 75.04 74.00 163.00 5.90 89.35
MLB Avg - - - Knuckleball 75.40 73.91 322.00 5.61 89.27
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Steven Wright 2016 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
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9 10 3.82 31 23 0 0 0 0 143.2 134 68 61 14 7 56 1 117 1.32
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Steven Wright News

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May 3, 2016 at 11:39 PM ET

Wright takes loss despite quality start

Red Sox right-hander Steven Wright lost after allowing two runs on three hits and four walks with six strikeouts in six innings against the White Sox on Tuesday.

April 27, 2016 at 11:02 PM ET

Wright fans eight

Red Sox right-hander Steven Wright won after giving up two runs (one earned) on three hits (zero homers) with eight strikeouts and three walks over seven innings Wednesday against the Braves.

Awards

Steven Wright Awards

INT Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/08/2013 Pawtucket INT
07/14/2014 Pawtucket INT

EAS Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
05/07/2012 Akron EAS

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Akron EAS

CAR Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Kinston CAR

Steven Wright Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 5, 2015 Boston Red Sox activated RHP Steven Wright from the 15-day disabled list.
August 28, 2015 Boston Red Sox placed RHP Steven Wright on the 15-day disabled list. Concussion.
August 15, 2015 Boston Red Sox placed RHP Steven Wright on the 7-day disabled list.
July 25, 2015 Boston Red Sox recalled RHP Steven Wright from Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 21, 2015 Boston Red Sox optioned RHP Steven Wright to Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 20, 2015 Boston Red Sox recalled Steven Wright from Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 6, 2015 Boston Red Sox optioned RHP Steven Wright to Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 4, 2015 Boston Red Sox recalled Steven Wright from Pawtucket Red Sox.
June 23, 2015 Boston Red Sox optioned RHP Steven Wright to Pawtucket Red Sox.
May 10, 2015 Boston Red Sox recalled Steven Wright from Pawtucket Red Sox.
April 28, 2015 Boston Red Sox optioned RHP Steven Wright to Pawtucket Red Sox.
April 27, 2015 Boston Red Sox recalled Steven Wright from Pawtucket Red Sox.
April 11, 2015 Boston Red Sox optioned RHP Steven Wright to Pawtucket Red Sox.
September 1, 2014 Boston Red Sox recalled Steven Wright from Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 20, 2014 Boston Red Sox optioned RHP Steven Wright to Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 17, 2014 Boston Red Sox recalled Steven Wright from Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 4, 2014 Boston Red Sox optioned RHP Steven Wright to Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 3, 2014 Boston Red Sox recalled Steven Wright from Pawtucket Red Sox.
June 5, 2014 Boston Red Sox optioned RHP Steven Wright to Pawtucket Red Sox.
May 30, 2014 Boston Red Sox sent RHP Steven Wright on a rehab assignment to Pawtucket Red Sox.
May 26, 2014 Boston Red Sox sent RHP Steven Wright on a rehab assignment to Portland Sea Dogs.
May 26, 2014 Boston Red Sox sent RHP Steven Wright on a rehab assignment to Portland Sea Dogs.
April 7, 2014 Steven Wright roster status changed by Boston Red Sox.
March 27, 2014 Boston Red Sox placed RHP Steven Wright on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 21, 2014. Recovering from January 2014 right sports hernia surgery
November 1, 2013 Boston Red Sox activated RHP Steven Wright.
October 4, 2013 Boston Red Sox reassigned RHP Steven Wright to the minor leagues.
September 17, 2013 Boston Red Sox recalled RHP Steven Wright from Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 8, 2013 Boston Red Sox optioned Steven Wright to Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 1, 2013 Boston Red Sox recalled Steven Wright from Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 13, 2013 Boston Red Sox optioned Steven Wright to Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 10, 2013 Boston Red Sox recalled Steven Wright from Pawtucket Red Sox.
April 27, 2013 Steven Wright roster status changed by Pawtucket Red Sox.
April 24, 2013 Boston Red Sox optioned RHP Steven Wright to Pawtucket Red Sox.
April 16, 2013 Boston Red Sox recalled Steven Wright from Pawtucket Red Sox.
March 12, 2013 Boston Red Sox optioned Steven Wright to Pawtucket Red Sox.
November 20, 2012 Boston Red Sox selected the contract of Steven Wright from Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 24, 2012 Steven Wright roster status changed by Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 16, 2012 Pawtucket Red Sox placed RHP Steven Wright on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to August 14, 2012. right shoulder tightness
August 8, 2012 RHP Steven Wright assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox from Portland Sea Dogs.
July 31, 2012 Boston Red Sox traded 1B Lars Anderson to Cleveland Indians for RHP Steven Wright.
July 31, 2012 Steven Wright assigned to Portland Sea Dogs.
May 27, 2012 Steven Wright roster status changed by Akron Aeros.
May 18, 2012 Akron Aeros placed RHP Steven Wright on the 7-day disabled list.
August 6, 2011 RHP Steven Wright assigned to Akron Aeros from Kinston Indians.
July 28, 2011 Steven Wright roster status changed by Kinston Indians.
June 16, 2011 RHP Steven Wright assigned to Kinston Indians from Akron Aeros.
June 10, 2011 Steven Wright assigned to Akron Aeros from Lake County Captains.
May 23, 2011 Steven Wright assigned to Lake County Captains from Columbus Clippers.
May 21, 2011 Steven Wright assigned to Columbus Clippers from Lake County Captains.
April 21, 2011 Steven Wright assigned to Lake County Captains from Indians Extended Spring Training.
April 5, 2011 Steven Wright assigned to Indians Extended Spring Training from Akron Aeros.
March 25, 2011 RHP Steven Wright assigned to Cleveland Indians.
May 2, 2010 RHP Steven Wright assigned to Akron Aeros from Columbus Clippers.
April 8, 2010 Steven Wright assigned to Columbus Clippers from Akron Aeros.
May 30, 2009 Steven Wright assigned to Akron Aeros from Columbus Clippers.
May 24, 2009 Steven Wright assigned to Columbus Clippers from Akron Aeros.
May 15, 2009 Steven Wright assigned to Akron Aeros from Columbus Clippers.
May 14, 2009 RHP Steven Wright assigned to Columbus Clippers from Akron Aeros.
April 29, 2009 Steven Wright assigned to Akron Aeros from Mahoning Valley Scrappers.
April 25, 2009 Steven Wright assigned to Mahoning Valley Scrappers from Akron Aeros.

Steven Richard Wright Bio Info

Steven Richard Wright. Signed by Don Lyle (Indians). Married to Shannon...The couple has a daughter, Ella Grace, and a son, Lucas. Lettered in baseball at the University of Hawaii in 3 seasons from 2004-06...Selected as Western Athletic Pitcher of the Year after going 11-2 with a 2.30 ERA and 123 strikeouts in 109.2 innings as a junior in 2006. As a junior, earned All-American honors by the National Baseball Foundation, Baseball America (2nd team), and Collegiate Baseball (3rd team). Graduated from Valley View (CA) High School in 2003

2015

Went 5-4 with a 4.09 ERA (33 ER/72.2 IP) over 16 ML appearances, including 9 starts over 6 stints with the Red Sox...Had his season cut short due to a concussion suffered in mid-August. Held opponents to a .239 AVG (67-for-280), 2nd lowest by a Red Sox rookie since 1994 (Justin Masterson, .216 in 2009) and best among Red Sox pitchers with at least 70.0 IP...His .307 opponent OBP was the best by a Red Sox rookie since Luis Aponte in 1982 (.299). Went 3-4 with a 3.96 ERA (23 ER/52.1 IP) in 9 starts, surrendering 2 ER or less in 6 of those outings... Allowed more than 3 ER just once as a starter all year. Went 2-0 with a 4.43 ERA (10 ER/20.1 IP) in 7 relief outings...Had 5 multi-inning efforts out of the bullpen, posting a 3.86 ERA (8 ER/18.2 IP) in those contests. Made his 1st career Opening Day roster...Earned the win in relief in his season debut on 4/10 at NYY...Entered in the 15th inning and pitched the last 5.0 frames of BOS' 19-inning victory, allowing 2 runs...Optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket the next day. Returned to BOS for a day on 4/27 but did not appear in that night's game. Was recalled to the Red Sox again from 5/10-6/22...In that time, made 10 appearances (2-2, 4.23 ERA, 18 ER/38.1 IP), including 4 starts (1-2, 3.91 ERA, 10 ER/23.0 IP). Recorded 1st career win as a starter in his 1st career quality start on 5/23 vs. LAA...Allowed 2 ER on 4 hits over 6.1 IP, using just 75 pitches. Recalled again from 7/4-6 but did not see any game action. Returned to BOS to start the 2nd game of a doubleheader as the team's 26th man on 7/20 at LAA and took the loss (6 ER in 5.0 IP). Rejoined BOS for the final time on 7/25 and made 4 starts, going 2-1 with a 2.59 ERA (7 ER/24.1 IP) before the start of a season-ending DL stint...Held opponents to a .217/.301/.348 line with 9.2 SO/9.0 IP (25 SO). Threw a career-high 12.0 consecutive scoreless IP from 7/30-8/5. Established new career highs in SO in back-to-back starts on 7/30 vs. CWS (8 SO) and 8/5 at NYY (9 SO in career-high 8.0 IP)...Was the 1st Red Sox rookie with at least 8 SO in consecutive starts since Daisuke Matsuzaka did it in 6 straight from 6/5-7/3/07. On 8/5, became the 1st rookie to win at NYY with at least 8.0 IP and 9 SO since TEX's Ed Correa on 5/2/86... Was the 1st Red Sox pitcher with at least 9 SO and 8.0 IP in a game in the Bronx since fellow knuckleballer Tim Wakefield on 9/11/05 (12 SO in an 8.0 IP, CG, 1-0 loss). With wins on 4/10 at NYY (relief) and 8/5 at NYY (starter), became the 1st rookie to defeat NYY as both a starter and reliever in the same season since Jason Dickson of the 1997 Angels...No Red Sox rookie had done it since Dave Sisler in 1956 (Source: Elias). Suffered a concussion during batting practice prior to the game on 8/11 at MIA...Placed on the 7-day concussion DL on 8/15 (effective 8/14) and missed the rest of the season...Transferred to 15-day DL on 8/28. Made 8 starts at Triple-A Pawtucket, going 2-5 with a 5.37 ERA (22 ER/52.0 IP), 42 SO, and 15 BB...Suffered a complete-game loss on 6/26 vs. Gwinnett, allowing 1 ER on 4 hits and fanning 5.

2014

Began the year on the disabled list recovering from sports hernia surgery but did appear in 21 games between the Red Sox and Triple-A Pawtucket...Had sports hernia surgery performed on 2/10 in Boston, MA...Placed on the 15-day DL on 3/27 (retro to 3/21)...Transferred to the 60-day DL on 4/7...Began his rehab assignment with Double-A Portland and earned the win in his only appearance with the Sea Dogs, 5/26 at New Hampshire (5.0 IP, 2 ER, BB, 4 SO)...Continued his assignment with Triple-A Pawtucket and took the loss on 5/31 at Norfolk (6.0 IP, 2 ER, 1 BB, 6 SO)...Was activated from the DL by BOS and optioned to Pawtucket on 6/4...Posted a 1.80 ERA (6 ER/30.0 IP) over his first 5 starts with the PawSox...Included in that span was a 10-SO effort over 7.0 IP on 6/12 vs. Charlotte...Named International League Pitcher of the Week for 7/7-13...Allowed only 2 hits over 8.0 scoreless innings in his win in his only appearance in that span, 7/9 at Columbus...Went 6.0-plus innings in 12 of his 15 starts for Pawtucket and 7.0 or more innings in 8 of the 15...Pitched at least 7.0 innings in 5 straight starts from 6/23-7/18, going 4-0, 2.61 ERA (11 ER/38.0 IP) in that span...Appeared in 6 games (1 start) over his 3 ML stints of the season with BOS...Was recalled 3 times: 8/3, 8/17, and 9/1...Made his Red Sox season debut on 8/17 vs. HOU, allowing 1 run on 4 hits over 4.0 innings to finish the game...Did not allow a run in either of his next 2 games (8.0 IP), both of which were multi-inning appearances...Threw 5.0 scoreless innings on 9/7 vs. TOR (2 H, 6 SO) and 3.0 scoreless on 9/13 at KC (3 H, 2 SO)...His final ML appearance of the year came in a start, 9/26 vs. NYY...Took the loss despite allowing 2 runs (both unearned) over 5.0 innings of work in a 3-2 Red Sox loss

2013

Spent 1st full season in the Red Sox organization...Made ML debut and appeared in 4 games (1 start) over 3 stints with BOS. Made big league debut in relief on 4/23 vs. OAK (5 R/ER, 3.2 IP). Earned first 2 ML wins in consecutive appearances, 7/11 at SEA (5.2 IP, 0 R) and 8/1 vs. SEA (3.0 IP, 0 R)...Became the 1st Red Sox pitcher to win in back-to-back relief outings with at least 3.0 scoreless innings since Bob Stanley from 5/6-9/82...With career-high 5.2 scoreless IP on 7/11 at SEA, became 2nd BOS pitcher to throw at least 5.2 scoreless innings of relief since 2000 (also Justin Germano, 5.2 IP on 7/7/12 vs. NYY - G1). Made his 1st and only start for BOS on 8/6 at HOU (ND, 1.0 IP/3 ER). Received the 2013 Lou Gorman Award...The annual award is given to a BOS minor league player that has demonstrated dedication and perseverance in overcoming obstacles while working his way to the major league team. Spent the majority of the season with Triple-A Pawtucket where he led the International League in shutouts (3) and was tied for the league lead in complete games (3). Allowed 3 ER or fewer in 17 of his 24 starts with Pawtucket. Threw a pair of 9.0-inning shutouts: 7/1 vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (7 H, 4 BB, 3 SO) and 7/28 vs. Lehigh Valley (4 H, BB, 7 SO)...3rd shutout was a rain-shortened 5.0-inning game on 9/1 at Lehigh Valley (3 H, 2 BB, 2 SO). Went 5-2 with a 2.04 ERA (14 ER/61.2 IP) over final 10 regular-season starts for the PawSox. Allowed only 1 HR over final 13 starts (80.2 IP) after allowing 9 over 1st 11 starts in 54.2 IP. Made 2 starts for the PawSox in the International League Playoffs and went 1-1 with a 0.00 ERA (2 R/0 ER/13.0 IP)...In Game 3 of the IL Semifinals, earned the win vs. Rochester (6.1 IP, 0 R, 4 BB, 5 SO) and took the loss in Game 2 of the IL's Governor's Cup Finals at Durham (6.2 IP, 2 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 6 SO). 

2012 Pitched for Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket after being acquired from the Indians on 7/31. Held opponents to 1 or fewer earned runs in 17 of his 25 starts between 2 organizations...Totaled a 10-7 record with a 2.54 ERA (40 ER/141.2 IP) and 119 strikeouts. Held opponents to a career-best .213 AVG (110-for-517)...Matched single-season career-highs in wins (also 2009) and strikeouts (also 2008). Started 20 games for CLE's Double-A Akron club before being acquired from CLE in exchange for 1B/OF Lars Anderson on 7/31...Made 1 start for Portland before an 8/8 promotion to Pawtucket for his final 4 starts of the year. Led all Double-A qualifiers in opponent AVG (.208) and finished 2nd in ERA (2.44) over 21 starts...Selected to the EL's mid-season All-Star team. His 2.44 ERA while with Akron (32 ER/115.2 IP) led Indians minor leaguers. Had a 19.2-inning scoreless streak from 4/25-5/11...Named EL Pitcher of the Week for 4/30-5/6, during which he tossed 15.1 innings between back-to-back scoreless starts on 4/30 (6.1 IP) and 5/6 (9.0 IP). Threw his 1st career complete-game 9.0-inning shutout at Bowie (BAL), allowing just 5 hits. Was on the DL with the PawSox from 8/14-23 due to right shoulder tightness. Made 1 playoff appearance for Pawtucket...Allowed 2 runs and fanned 5 for the win in a 7.0-inning start in Game 1 of the Governors' Cup vs. Charlotte on 9/11. During the off-season, posted a 2.48 ERA (8 ER/29.0 IP) in 5 starts for Escogido of the Dominican Winter League. 2011 Pitched at 4 different levels in his 1st season as a knuckleballer, combining to go 4-8 with a 4.58 ERA (68 ER/133.2 IP) in 25 outings (20 starts). Began the season in extended Spring Training...Joined Single-A Lake County on 4/21 and spent most of the season's 1st half with the Captains, where he posted a 3.13 ERA (16 ER/46.0 IP) in 9 starts. Did not allow an earned run in 3 straight starts for the Captains from 5/12-28, including back-to-back 6.0-inning scoreless outings on 5/12 at Dayton (3 H) and 5/18 vs. Fort Wayne (1 H). After an outing for Double-A Akron on 6/11, moved to High-A Kinston on 6/16. Closed out the year with 7 starts for the Aeros. Also made a relief appearance for Triple-A Columbus on 5/22. 2010 Made a career-high 48 appearances between CLE's Double-A Akron and Triple-A Columbus, pitching mostly in relief. Ranked 3rd among Indians minor leaguers in appearances...Made a career-low 2 starts. Allowed runs in 5 of 9 relief outings for the Clippers to begin the year. Transferred to Akron on 5/1 and remained with the Aeros for the duration of the season. Picked up the save in 5 of his 6 chances with Akron. Gave up 7 runs in 3.2 innings over his 1st 3 outings with the Aeros...Had a 3.54 ERA (24 ER/61.0 IP) and converted all 5 saves over the duration of the season. 2009 Went 10-0 with a 2.48 ERA (24 ER) in a season spent mostly in relief for the Indians' Double-A Akron club. Surrendered just 1 home run over 87.0 innings all year. Earned all 10 wins with Akron, including 9 in relief...Tied the 2nd-most wins without a loss among minor league pitchers. Ranked 2nd on Akron in wins and his 2.32 ERA (21 ER/81.1 IP) was 2nd on the club (min. 50.0 IP). Led the Aeros with a 1.61 ERA (11 ER/61.1 IP) in relief...Paced Eastern League relief qualifiers in fewest unintentional walks per 9.0 IP (1.9), fewest base runners per 9.0 IP (9.4), and fewest home runs per 9.0 IP (0.1). Went at least 2.0 innings in 23 of 31 relief outings. Made Triple-A debut with 2 outings (1 start) for Triple-A Columbus in late May. Totaled 18.0 scoreless innings with just 11 hits allowed over 9 appearances (1 start) from 6/5-7/5. Made 3 playoff appearances as the Aeros won the Eastern League Championship. 2008 Split season between High-A Kinston and Double-A Akron, making 14 starts for each club. Ranked 4th among full-season Indians minor leaguers in ERA (3.66)...Overall finished 2nd in the Indians system in innings (147.2) and was 4th in strikeouts (119). Began the year in Kinston and was named to Carolina League's mid-season All-Star team. Ranked among Carolina League qualifiers in WHIP (3rd, 1.05), opponent AVG (7th, .205), and ERA (8th, 2.99) at the time of his 6/16 promotion to Akron. Gave up 1 earned run or fewer in 9 of 14 starts for Kinston, including each of his 1st 3 contests through 4/17. Tossed his 1st career shutout, a 7-inning 2-hitter, on 5/29 vs. Frederick (BAL). Went 3-2 with a 3.16 ERA (18 ER/51.1 IP) over his last 9 starts of the season with Akron. 2007 Tallied 114 K's in 114.1 innings between Single-A Lake County and High-A Kinston in his 1st pro season. Ranked 4th in the Indians minor league system in strikeouts. Fanned 75 batters in 66.1 innings for the Captains, including a career-high 10 K's in a 4.0-inning start on 5/22 at Delmarva (BAL).