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Steven Wright

33-Year-Old Pitcher – Boston Red Sox

2018 Stats

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2-1

ERA

3.38

WHIP

1.25

K

31

SV

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

A shoulder injury slowed Wright's progression through spring training in 2017, and he made just five starts for the Red Sox before a knee injury in May led to season-ending surgery. Of the starts he m...

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2018 ADP:  486.61

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STATUS:  10-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Knee     EST. RETURN:  8/2/2018
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 222   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, $1.1 million contract with the Red Sox in January of 2018.

July 10, 2018  –  Steven Wright News

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Wright (knee) is coming along slower than expected, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.

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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 24 24 1 156.7 138 58 12 127 57 13 6 0 0 0 3.33 1.24
2017 32 MAJ BOS 5 5 0 24.0 40 22 9 13 5 1 3 0 0 0 8.25 1.88
2018 33 AAA PAW 4 2 0 14.2 20 7 0 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 4.30 1.62
2018 33 MAJ BOS 10 4 0 40.0 30 15 4 31 20 2 1 0 0 0 3.38 1.25
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3-Year Averages     15 12 0 84.4 81 37 11 64 29 6 4 0 0 0 3.94 1.30
Career  (View All)     65 44 1 327.7 308 142 39 255 122 23 15 0 3.90 1.31

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Steven Wright Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jun. 22 Sea 3.3 10 10 10 3 2 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.38 1.25
Jun. 16 @Sea 7.0 5 1 1 0 2 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 1.23 1.04
Jun. 11 @Bal 6.7 4 0 0 0 3 5 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.21 1.04
Jun. 5 Det 7.0 2 0 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.57 1.04
May. 31 @Hou 3.0 1 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.25 1.19
May. 28 Tor 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.77 1.15
May. 26 Atl 3.0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.27 1.27
May. 24 @TB 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.50 1.38
May. 18 Bal 4.7 3 2 2 1 2 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.14 1.43
May. 15 Oak 2.3 2 2 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 7.71 2.14
Last 14 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Games (Team)
2 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.2 IP/G
10.3 15 11 11 3 4 6 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 9.58 1.84
Last 60 Games (Team)
10 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.0 IP/G
40.0 30 15 15 4 20 31 1 0 0 2-1 0 0 0 3.38 1.25

Steven Wright Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2018489610100.244
2017427213303.342
2016277502352816.209

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2018117221420404.194
2017726327616.397
2016379773486946.254

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201822.3200171145.641.39
201713.71209269.221.90
201679.3720623094.541.42

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201817.701014900.511.08
201710.30104336.971.84
201677.3640652732.091.06
Steven Wright vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

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 24 24 156.7 7.30 3.27 2.23 0.69 1.23 74.9% 83.2 MPH 3.33 3.82 .286
2017 32 MAJ BOS 5 5 24.0 4.88 1.88 2.60 3.38 1.46 63.9% 83.7 MPH 8.25 7.87 .362
2018 33 AAA PAW 4 2 14.2 5.07 1.90 2.67 0.00 69.6% 4.30 3.13 .384
2018 33 MAJ BOS 10 4 40.0 6.97 4.50 1.55 0.90 1.91 76.1% 83.3 MPH 3.38 4.53 .241
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 4 24.8 6.87 3.09 2.22 1.33 72.6% 4.26 4.62 .291
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3-Year Averages     15 12 84.4 6.82 3.09 2.21 1.17 73.7% 3.94 4.41 .287
Career     65 44 327.7 7.00 3.35 2.09 1.07 73.7% 3.90 4.35 .287

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Steven Wright Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
P 2017 24 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 40 4 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Steven Wright    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

Explain This

1.55 K/BB
TERRIBLE
6.97 K/9
POOR
4.50 BB/9
TERRIBLE
83.3 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
0.9 HR/9
GREAT
1.91 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.38 ERA
GOOD
1.25 WHIP
AVERAGE
4.53 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

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

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.241 BABIP
LOW
76.1% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

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

Wright (knee) is unlikely to return before the All-Star break, Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald reports.

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Wright had a PRP injection in his injured left knee Monday, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.

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Wright was placed on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday with left knee inflammation.

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Wright didn't factor into the decision in Friday's 14-10 win over the Mariners, surrendering all 10 runs on 10 hits -- including three home runs -- and two walks over 3.1 innings while striking out three.

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Wright (2-1) allowed one earned run on five hits and two walks while striking out four across seven innings to take the loss Saturday against the Mariners.

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Wright went 6.2 scoreless innings in a no-decision Monday against the Orioles, allowing four hits and three walks with five strikeouts.

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Wright allowed two hits and three walks while striking out six over seven scoreless innings in Tuesday's 6-0 win over the Tigers.

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Wright will stay in the starting rotation until Drew Pomeranz (biceps) returns from injury, freelance sports writer Maureen Mullen reports.

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Wright will get a spot start Tuesday against the Tigers, Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Wright enjoyed a breakout year in his second full season with the Red Sox, registering a 3.33 ERA and 3.77 FIP in 156.2 innings and 24 starts. The 32-year-old knuckleballer was consistently able to keep hitters off-balance and avoided giving up a lot of home runs, which was reflected in his solid 0.7 HR/9. While Wright was able to rack up 13 wins for the Red Sox, his strikeout numbers were unspectacular, posting just a 7.3 K/9. Additionally, Wright's 13 wins would have been more had a shoulder injury not forced him to miss all of September. Considering that he relies more on pitch movement, specifically on his knuckleball, than velocity, there is little reason to believe Wright should experience a sharp decline next season as he gets deeper into his 30s. He is likely the Red Sox's sixth starter to begin 2017 following the blockbuster trade to acquire Chris Sale in December.

2016

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 starting rotation. The knuckle-baller started nine games last season and was used as a reliever in another seven. In his nine starts, Wright had a 3.96 ERA and gave up three of fewer earned runs in eight of them. If you watched Boston’s starting staff closely last season, you can make a case that Wright was the most consistent. Wright’s main role with the Red Sox since being acquired in late 2012 has been as a depth starter, having started games in each of the last three seasons. With Eduardo Rodriguez set to miss a few weeks with a knee injury, Wright appears to be the favorite to break camp as the fifth starter, but it shouldn't take long for him to head to the bullpen, serving as a long reliever / spot starter. He averaged nearly three innings in his seven relief outings last season.

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.