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Steven Wright

31-Year-Old Pitcher – Boston Red Sox

2016 Stats

W-L

12-5

ERA

2.67

WHIP

1.15

K

107

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Poor Steven Wright. He’ll do anything asked of him and has been relatively effective at whatever role is given him, but Wright’s never considered when the Red Sox are thinking long-term about their st...

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2016 ADP:  647.84

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 216   DOB: 8/30/1984   BORN: Torrance, CA   COLLEGE: Hawaii   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Steven Wright Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $502,000 contract with Boston in March 2014.

July 21, 2016  –  Steven Wright News

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Wright (12-5) struck out nine while allowing just two runs (one earned) on four hits and a walk over eight sparkling innings in Thursday's win over Minnesota.

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Steven Wright Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2007 22 R KIN 13 13 0 48.0 64 38 3 39 22 3 2 0 7.13 1.79
2007 22 A LAK 14 14 0 66.3 61 34 9 75 15 4 7 0 4.61 1.15
2008 23 A KIN 14 14 0 72.1 59 24 6 61 17 2 4 0 2.99 1.05
2008 23 AA AKR 14 14 0 75.3 80 36 14 58 17 4 3 0 4.30 1.29
2009 24 AA AKR 36 5 0 81.3 72 21 1 64 20 10 0 2 2.32 1.13
2009 24 AAA COL 2 1 0 5.7 5 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 4.76 0.88
2010 25 AA AKR 39 2 0 64.2 72 30 4 48 21 2 2 5 0 0 4.18 1.45
2010 25 AAA COL 39 0 0 10.2 13 9 2 10 5 0 1 0 0 0 7.59 1.76
2011 26 A KIN 7 4 0 38.1 47 19 7 27 16 1 2 0 0 0 4.46 1.65
2011 26 A LAK 7 9 0 46.0 48 16 3 33 24 1 2 0 0 0 3.13 1.57
2011 26 AA AKR 7 7 0 46.2 47 31 8 35 28 2 4 0 0 0 5.98 1.62
2011 26 AAA COL 7 0 0 2.2 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.75 2.27
2012 27 AA AKR 4 20 1 115.2 86 32 8 101 62 9 6 0 0 0 2.49 1.28
2012 27 AA POR 4 1 0 6.0 5 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1.50 1.17
2012 27 AAA PAW 4 4 0 20.0 19 7 1 16 5 0 1 0 0 0 3.15 1.20
2013 28 AAA PAW 24 24 3 135.1 130 52 10 99 65 8 7 0 0 0 3.46 1.44
2013 28 MAJ BOS 4 1 0 13.3 12 8 0 10 9 2 0 0 0 0 5.40 1.58
2014 29 AA POR 1 1 0 5.0 5 2 1 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.60 1.20
2014 29 AAA PAW 15 15 0 95.0 86 36 9 68 22 5 5 0 0 0 3.41 1.14
2014 29 MAJ BOS 6 1 0 21.0 21 6 2 22 4 0 1 0 0 0 2.57 1.19
2015 30 AAA PAW 8 8 0 52.0 55 22 2 42 15 2 5 0 0 0 3.81 1.35
2015 30 MAJ BOS 16 9 0 72.7 67 33 12 52 27 5 4 0 0 0 4.09 1.29
2016 31 MAJ BOS 19 19 0 128.0 102 38 7 107 45 12 5 0 0 0 2.67 1.15
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3-Year Averages     8 3 0 35.7 33 15 4 28 13 2 1 0 0 0 3.79 1.29
Career  (View All)     45 30 0 235.0 202 85 21 191 85 19 10 0 3.26 1.22

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Steven Wright Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jul. 21 Min 8.0 4 2 1 0 1 9 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.67 1.15
Jul. 15 @NYY 6.0 3 3 3 0 1 4 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.78 1.18
Jul. 6 Tex 6.0 9 6 5 1 1 7 1 1 0 W 0 0 0 2.68 1.21
Jul. 1 LAA 5.0 8 4 4 1 3 3 1 1 0 W 0 0 0 2.42 1.19
Jun. 25 @Tex 4.7 7 8 3 1 2 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.18 1.14
Jun. 20 CWS 9.0 5 1 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.01 1.10
Jun. 15 Bal 7.3 6 3 3 1 1 4 2 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.22 1.12
Jun. 10 @Min 7.3 7 1 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.09 1.13
Jun. 4 Tor 5.0 3 3 0 0 5 3 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.29 1.13
May. 30 @Bal 9.0 4 2 2 0 5 7 0 2 1 W 0 0 0 2.45 1.09
May. 25 Col 7.0 7 3 2 0 2 7 0 3 0 W 0 0 0 2.52 1.10
May. 18 @KC 8.0 5 3 3 1 1 6 0 0 1 L 0 0 0 2.52 1.08
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 6.7 IP/G
20.0 16 11 9 1 3 20 2 1 0 3-0 0 0 0 4.05 0.95
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 6.4 IP/G
38.7 36 24 16 3 11 33 3 2 0 4-1 0 0 0 3.72 1.22
Last 60 Days
12 Games:  Avg. 6.9 IP/G
82.3 68 39 26 5 27 66 5 7 2 9-2 0 0 0 2.84 1.15

Steven Wright Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016223401840713.199
2015157321532504.227
2014361009002.250

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016305672762544.229
2015153201235808.252
20145012412100.261

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201664.7710562143.201.25
201529.031021743.721.14
201414.001014310.640.93

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201663.3540512432.131.04
201543.7230312084.331.40
20147.00008116.431.71
Steven Wright Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2007 22 R KIN 13 13 48.0 7.31 4.13 1.77 0.56 57.8% 7.13 3.95 .388
2007 22 A LAK 14 14 66.3 10.18 2.04 5.00 1.22 62.7% 4.61 3.61 .317
2008 23 A KIN 14 14 72.1 7.61 2.12 3.59 0.75 74.3% 2.99 3.30 .271
2008 23 AA AKR 14 14 75.3 6.93 2.03 3.41 1.67 73.5% 4.30 5.07 .299
2009 24 AA AKR 36 5 81.3 7.08 2.21 3.20 0.11 78% 2.32 2.60 .300
2009 24 AAA COL 2 1 5.7 6.35 0.00 0.00 0.00 40% 4.76 2.32 .294
2010 25 AA AKR 39 2 64.2 6.73 2.94 2.29 0.56 70.8% 4.18 3.64 .338
2010 25 AAA COL 39 0 10.2 8.82 4.41 2.00 1.76 56.3% 7.59 5.26 .370
2011 26 A KIN 7 4 38.1 6.38 3.78 1.69 1.65 78.6% 4.46 5.51 .332
2011 26 A LAK 7 9 46.0 6.46 4.70 1.38 0.59 81.2% 3.13 4.37 .318
2011 26 AA AKR 7 7 46.2 6.82 5.45 1.25 1.56 65.7% 5.98 6.08 .290
2011 26 AAA COL 7 0 2.2 8.18 0.00 0.00 0.00 60% 6.75 1.38 .543
2012 27 AA AKR 4 20 115.2 7.89 4.84 1.63 0.63 82.9% 2.49 4.09 .258
2012 27 AA POR 4 1 6.0 3.00 3.00 1.00 0.00 85.7% 1.50 4.03 .251
2012 27 AAA PAW 4 4 20.0 7.20 2.25 3.20 0.45 73.9% 3.15 3.30 .308
2013 28 AAA PAW 24 24 135.1 6.60 4.33 1.52 0.67 77.3% 3.46 4.23 .299
2013 28 MAJ BOS 4 1 13.3 6.75 6.08 1.11 0.00 0.94 61.9% 85.2 MPH 5.40 3.95 .303
2014 29 AA POR 1 1 5.0 7.20 1.80 4.00 1.80 80% 3.60 4.80 .284
2014 29 AAA PAW 15 15 95.0 6.44 2.08 3.09 0.85 72.7% 3.41 3.73 .278
2014 29 MAJ BOS 6 1 21.0 9.43 1.71 5.50 0.86 2.83 82.6% 83.5 MPH 2.57 2.91 .338
2015 30 AAA PAW 8 8 52.0 7.27 2.60 2.80 0.35 70.6% 3.81 3.07 .336
2015 30 MAJ BOS 16 9 72.7 6.44 3.34 1.93 1.49 1.09 74.4% 83.5 MPH 4.09 5.07 .265
2016 31 MAJ BOS 19 19 128.0 7.52 3.16 2.38 0.49 1.41 77.9% 83.3 MPH 2.67 3.48 .272
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 2 11.8 6.00 3.94 1.52 0.67 73.9% 3.58 4.15 .270
Rest Of Season     0 10 67.8 6.38 4.03 1.58 0.70 73.8% 3.63 4.14 .274
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3-Year Averages     8 3 35.7 7.07 3.28 2.15 1.01 73.8% 3.79 4.18 .285
Career     45 30 235.0 7.31 3.26 2.25 0.80 75.9% 3.26 3.86 .277

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats

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2016 Stat Review for Steven Wright    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

Explain This

2.38 K/BB
WEAK
7.52 K/9
AVERAGE
3.16 BB/9
WEAK
83.3 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
0.5 HR/9
ELITE
1.41 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

Explain This

2.67 ERA
ELITE
1.15 WHIP
GOOD
3.48 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

Explain This

.272 BABIP
LOW
77.9% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Steven Wright: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Wright (11-5) gave up three earned runs on three hits and a walk over six innings in Friday's 5-3 victory over the Yankees. He struck out four.

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Wright will be the starting pitcher for Boston's first game after the All-Star break Friday, MLB.com reports.

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Wright (10-5) allowed six runs, five of which were earned, on nine hits and one walk while striking out seven over six innings to earn the win Wednesday against the Rangers.

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Wright (9-5) gave up four earned runs on eight hits and three walks over five innings in Friday's 5-4 victory over the Angels. He struck out three.

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Wright allowed eight runs (three earned) on seven hits and two walks while striking out four in Saturday night's loss to the Rangers.

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Wright was held to a no-decision despite allowing just one unearned run on five hits and three walks while striking out six White Sox over nine innings Monday.

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Wright (8-4) held the O's to three runs on six hits and a walk over 7.1 innings in Wednesday's win. He struck out four and hit two batters.

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Wright allowed one unearned run on seven hits and two walks while striking out six in Boston's 8-1 win over Minnesota on Friday.

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Wright (6-4) gave up three hits, three runs (none earned) and five walks over five innings in Saturday's 6-4 victory over the Blue Jays. He struck out three.

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Wright (5-4) went the distance during Boston's win over the Orioles on Monday. He allowed two runs on four hits and five walks while fanning seven.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Wright is a 30-year-old knuckleballer who made his mark as a September callup when the Red Sox were auditioning arms for their 2015 Opening Day roster. The results at Triple-A were significantly improved last season, as he showed much better control (72:23 K:BB in 100 innings with Pawtucket) while making 16 starts. His limited sample with Boston was also productive, as he carried a 22:4 K:BB and showed an increased ability to get outs on the ground, although his career rate (1.30 GO/AO) is more indicative of his baseline. If nothing else, Wright is a great story, and he should be considered a long shot for a place in the back of the Red Sox's rotation. Most likely, he'll serve as organizational depth at Pawtucket with an opportunity to contribute if injuries strike the team's rebuilt corps of starters at the big league level.

2014

Wright, a conventional pitcher turned knuckleballer, produced adequate results for Triple-A Pawtucket in 2013. He also made four appearances at the major league level, but was burdened by control problems. Prior to the season, Red Sox manager John Farrell was a big supporter of Wright coming off the right-hander's 2012 season, his first full year throwing the knuckler. Whether or not Farrell remains such an ardent supporter, Wright is likely to remain in the starting rotation at Pawtucket. He could be called on for an emergency start in 2014, but Boston will have at least two other starters (Allen Webster, Brandon Workman) at Pawtucket ahead of him.