Mike Wright Jr.

Mike Wright Jr. #43

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 6" /215
  • Age: 28

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Mike Wright Jr. 2018 Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
10 0-0 7.88 24.0 19 1.96

Mike Wright Jr. MLB Career Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
53 6-9 6.15 168.1 123 1.53

Mike Wright Jr. Bio

  • Full Name: Dennis Michael Wright, Jr.
  • Nickname: Bird
  • Born: 1/3/1990 in Bennettsville, SC
  • Draft: 2011, Baltimore Orioles, 3rd rd. (94th overall)
  • College: East Carolina
  • Debut: 5/17/2015
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2018 Stats 0 0 7.88 10 2 0 24.0 19 1.96
MLB Career Stats 6 9 6.15 53 23 0 168.1 123 1.53

Mike Wright Jr. 2018 Splits

Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 0 0 8.62 7 0 0 15.2 22 15 9 9 1.98
Last 15 Games 0 0 7.88 10 2 0 24.0 33 21 14 19 1.96
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Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 0 0 8.62 7 0 0 15.2 22 15 9 9 1.98
Last 15 Games 0 0 7.88 10 2 0 24.0 33 21 14 19 1.96
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Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
5/12 vs TB 0 0 0 1.1 3 3 1 1
5/13 vs TB 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 1 0
5/20 @ BOS 0 0 0 2.1 4 0 3 1
Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
5/12 vs TB 0 0 0 1.1 3 3 1 1
5/13 vs TB 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 1 0
5/20 @ BOS 0 0 0 2.1 4 0 3 1
2018 Games by Position: RP (8) SP (2)

Mike Wright Jr. Four-seam FB 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)
2018 Orioles AL 162 Four-seam FB 91.29 90.6 2,141.59 6 90.35
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.83 92.25 2,262.7 6.12 89.02
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)
2018 Orioles AL 162 Four-seam FB 91.29 90.6 2,141.59 6 90.35
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.83 92.25 2,262.7 6.12 89.02

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Mike Wright Jr. 2018 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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3 4 5.34 29 8 0 0 0 0 64.0 71 41 38 12 3 24 0 45 1.48
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3 4 6.03 39 10 0 0 0 0 88.0 104 65 59 14 5 38 0 64 1.61
Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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3 4 5.34 29 8 0 0 0 0 64.0 71 41 38 12 3 24 0 45 1.48
Cumulative
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3 4 6.03 39 10 0 0 0 0 88.0 104 65 59 14 5 38 0 64 1.61

Mike Wright Jr. News

Mike Wright Jr. Fantasy News

April 20, 2018 at 10:59 PM ET

Wright exits first rehab start with stiff back

Veteran knuckleballer Steven Wright, who is recovering from left knee surgery that he underwent in May, was removed from his first rehab start for Triple-A Pawtucket Friday night after experiencing stiffness in his back.

April 18, 2018 at 10:16 PM ET

Wright set to make first rehab start at Triple-A

Red Sox starter Steven Wright will move on to the next phase in his recovery from surgery to repair his left knee when he takes the mound Friday for a rehab outing at Triple-A Pawtucket.

Awards

Mike Wright Jr. Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Baltimore AL

INT Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
08/25/2014 Norfolk INT

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Bowie EAS

Mike Wright Jr. Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 7, 2017 Baltimore Orioles recalled RHP Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
August 28, 2017 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
August 25, 2017 Baltimore Orioles recalled Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
July 22, 2017 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
July 17, 2017 Baltimore Orioles sent RHP Mike Wright on a rehab assignment to GCL Orioles.
June 16, 2017 Mike Wright roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
May 31, 2017 Baltimore Orioles recalled RHP Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
May 2, 2017 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
May 1, 2017 Baltimore Orioles recalled Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
March 28, 2017 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
October 5, 2016 Mike Wright roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
October 4, 2016 Baltimore Orioles reassigned RHP Mike Wright to the minor leagues.
September 15, 2016 Baltimore Orioles recalled RHP Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
August 27, 2016 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
August 24, 2016 Baltimore Orioles recalled Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
July 9, 2016 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
July 8, 2016 Baltimore Orioles recalled Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
June 18, 2016 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
June 3, 2016 Baltimore Orioles recalled Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
June 2, 2016 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
September 4, 2015 Mike Wright roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
August 27, 2015 Baltimore Orioles sent RHP Mike Wright on a rehab assignment to Norfolk Tides.
August 1, 2015 Baltimore Orioles placed RHP Mike Wright on the 15-day disabled list. left calf strain
July 31, 2015 Baltimore Orioles recalled RHP Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
June 20, 2015 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
June 11, 2015 Baltimore Orioles recalled Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
June 5, 2015 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
May 13, 2015 Baltimore Orioles recalled Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
March 20, 2015 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
November 20, 2014 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
February 11, 2014 Baltimore Orioles invited non-roster RHP Mike Wright to spring training.
September 2, 2013 RHP Mike Wright assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.
February 13, 2013 Baltimore Orioles invited non-roster RHP Mike Wright to spring training.
June 6, 2012 Mike Wright roster status changed by Bowie Baysox.
May 25, 2012 RHP Mike Wright assigned to Bowie Baysox from Frederick Keys.
April 5, 2012 Mike Wright assigned to Frederick Keys from Delmarva Shorebirds.
March 18, 2012 RHP Mike Wright assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
August 13, 2011 Mike Wright assigned to Delmarva Shorebirds from Aberdeen IronBirds.
July 4, 2011 Mike Wright assigned to Aberdeen IronBirds from GCL Orioles.
June 24, 2011 Mike Wright assigned to GCL Orioles from Baltimore Orioles.
June 23, 2011 Baltimore Orioles signed RHP Mike Wright.

Dennis Michael Wright, Jr. Bio Info

Attended East Carolina University (NC)...Signed by Orioles scout Chris Gale... Married, wife's name is Madison... Co-founded Wright State of Mind, an organization that raises awareness and funds to benefit those affected by dementia, with his sister, Tiffany, in honor of their mother, Sherry, who was diagnosed with Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia in 2014.

2017

Made a career-high 13 relief appearances...First season not making a start for the Orioles...Tossed 3.2 scoreless innings in relief on 9/14 at NYY, the second-longest relief appearance of his career (behind a 4.2 inning outing on 7/8/16 vs. LAA)...Made season debut on 5/31, tossing 1.0 scoreless inning in relief...Recalled from Triple-A Norfolk earlier in the day...Went 4-6 with a 3.69 ERA (34 ER/83.0 IP) and 71 strikeouts in 16 starts with Triple-A Norfolk.

2016

Made fve stints with the Orioles...Recalled for the last time from Triple-A Norfolk on 9.15...As a starter, went 3-4 with a 6.22 ERA (44 ER/63.2 IP) with 46 strikeouts and 24 walks over 12 starts...As a reliever, went 0-0 with a 3.27 ERA (4 ER/11.0 IP) with four strikeouts and two walks in six appearances...Retired four of his frst six batters faced ...Surrendered two earned runs over his last four appearances (all in relief), posting a 3.38 ERA (2 ER/5.1 IP) in that span...Went 4-4 with a 3.07 ERA (26 ER/76.1 IP) in 13 starts with Triple-A Norfolk...Entered 2016 as the 10th-best prospect in the Orioles organization, according to Baseball America and MLB.com.

2015

Enters 2016 as the 10th-best prospect in the Orioles organization, according to Baseball America and MLB.com • Made his Major League debut on 5/17 vs. LAA and became the 993rd player to play for the Orioles since the club moved to Baltimore in 1954...He became the ninth Orioles pitcher to toss a scoreless start in hisMajor League debut and the first since LHP Chris Waters (8/5/08 at LAA)...He was the first to do so at home since RHP Anthony Telford (8/19/90 vs. OAK) • Struck out Mike Trout in the first inning for his first career Major League strikeout • Was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left calf strain on 8/1...Made two rehab outings with Triple-A Norfolk (8/27 at Gwinnett and 9/1 vs. Charlotte), going 1-1 with a 0.90 ERA (1 ER/10.0 IP) • Opened his Major League career with a 14.1 innings scoreless streak after 7.1 innings in his Major League debut on 5/17 vs. LAA and 7.0 innings on 5/23 at MIA (streak snapped after surrendering a leadoff home run to Adam Eaton on 5/28 vs. CWS, GM 2...According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the last Orioles pitcher with at least 14.1 scoreless innings to start a Major League career was RHP Dave Ford in September 1978 (Ford began his career with 15.0 scoreless innings) • After 7.0 scoreless innings at MIA on 5/23, Wright became the third starter in Orioles history to begin his Baltimore career with two consecutive scoreless starts (also LHP Bill Short, 7/1-8/66 and RHP Tom Phoebus, 9/15-20/66) • According to the Elias Sports Bureau, he became the first pitcher in franchise history to earn a win in his Major League debut as a starting pitcher without allowing any runs or walks to the opposition...Became the third active pitcher to have achieved the feat in his Major League debut (also RHP Anibal Sanchez on 6/25/06 for the Marlins and RHP Odrisamer Despaigne on 6/23/14 for the Padres) • Notched his first Major League hit on 5/23 at MIA • Went 2-2 with a 6.08 ERA (18 ER/26.2 IP) over seven outings (five starts) at Oriole Park...Surrendered six home runs in those outings...Went 1-3 with a 6.00 ERA (12 ER/18.0 IP) in five appearances (four starts) on the road • Went 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA (3.0 IP) in three appearances out of the bullpen for the Orioles • Posted a 2.70 ERA (2 ER/6.2 IP) with one save over four games (one start) in Major League Spring Training • Went 9-1 with a 2.22 ERA (20 ER/81.0 IP) and nine Quality Starts in 15 games (14 starts) with Triple-A Norfolk.

2014

Made 26 starts with Triple-A Norfolk, going 5-11 with a 4.61 ERA (142.2IP, 73ER)...His 26 starts were tied for fifth-most in the International League and tied for the most by a Tides pitcher since Norfolk became an Orioles affiliate in 2007...Was named International League Pitcher of the Week, August 18-24...Did not allow an earned run over his final 24.2 innings (August 10-29), a stretch that was just 2.0 innings shy of matching the franchise record of 26.2 innings, set by LH Royce Ring in 2006...Went 4-2 with a 0.95 ERA (47.1IP, 5ER) over his final seven starts and held opposing batters to a .202 average over that span.

2013

Tied for the Eastern League lead in ERA (3.26) and was tied for the league's second-highest win total (11)...Won six straight games, April 19-June 19...Struck out season-high 10, July 26 at Erie...Named to the Eastern League Mid-Season All-Star Team...Named the O's #8 prospect by Baseball America following the season.

2012 Split the season between Class-A Frederick (8GS) and Double-A Bowie (12GS) ... Went 6.0 or more innings in six of eight starts with Keys, posting a 2.91 ERA in 46.1IP ... Had three outings of 6.0 scoreless IP or more with Frederick (April 8, May 6 and 18) ... Held lefties to a .222/.250/.278 line in 54 AB against in the Carolina League ... Was tied for the league lead with five wins at the time of his promotion to Bowie ... Went 3-2 with a 3.93 ERA (34.1IP, 15ER) in six starts at home for the Baysox ... Held righties to a .250/.292/.428 line in 152 AB against in the Eastern League ... Named the O's #8 prospect after the season by Baseball America ... Made 7 appearances in the AFL after the season (0-5, 6.43 ERA in 21.0IP) 2011 Began his pro career and pitched at three levels in the O's system...Pitched in one game for the GCL Orioles, July 1 at the GCL Rays (IP, K)...Made seven starts for Class-A Aberdeen, going 2-1 with a 3.77 ERA (31.0IP, 13ER, 29K)...Closed his season with four games for Single-A Delmarva, striking out 12 batters in 13.2 IP.