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Steven Wright
8.25 1-3 13
Team: BostonHt / Wt: 6-2 / 222 NFBC ADP: 360.48
Position: SPBorn: 8/30/1984 Birthplace: Torrance, California
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 2nd Round by Indians (2006)

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May 2 10:42 PM PT11:42 PM MT12:42 AM CT1:42 AM ET1:42 ET5:42 GMT13:42 10:42 PM MST12:42 AM EST1:12 AM VEN9:42 UAE12:42 AM CT-Wright will undergo a cartilage restoration procedure on his left knee Monday and will miss the rest of the season, the Red Sox announced Thursday.
Analysis: Wright was 1-3 with an 8.25 ERA through his first five starts before being placed on the disabled list with a sprained left knee. Wright was a first-time All-Star in 2016, going 13-6 with a 3.33 ERA in 24 starts. However, he also missed significant time after suffering bursitis in his right shoulder while sliding back to second base as a pinch-runner during an interleague game in August.
Apr. 29 5:33 PM PT6:33 PM MT7:33 PM CT8:33 PM ET20:33 ET0:33 GMT8:33 5:33 PM MST7:33 PM EST8:03 PM VEN4:33 UAE (+1)7:33 PM CT-Steven Wright fell to 1-3, allowing five runs on seven hits and one walk in 6.1 innings, as the Boston Red Sox lost to the Chicago Cubs 7-4 on Saturday. Wright struck out four, ending the game with an 8.25 ERA and 1.88 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Wright has given up nine homers after allowing only 12 last season.
Apr. 23 11:24 PM PT12:24 AM MT1:24 AM CT2:24 AM ET2:24 ET6:24 GMT14:24 11:24 PM MST1:24 AM EST1:54 AM VEN10:24 UAE1:24 AM CT-After limiting Baltimore to three hits over the first three innings Saturday, Wright (1-2) gave up two singles, two doubles, two homer and four runs in the fourth to take a 4-2 loss. He lasted 3 2/3 innings.
Analysis: Wright has an 8.66 ERA in his first four starts while allowing 33 hits, including seven homers, in 17 2/3 innings.
Apr. 17 4:10 PM PT5:10 PM MT6:10 PM CT7:10 PM ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 PM MST6:10 PM EST6:40 PM VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 PM CT-Wright allowed only one earned run and nine hits before being pulled after a leadoff single in the seventh, and the Red Sox beat the Rays 4-3.
Analysis: The knuckleballer gave up four homers over 1 1/3 innings in his previous start, so this was a big improvement. The knuckler was floating on Patriots Day.
Apr. 13 9:31 AM PT10:31 AM MT11:31 AM CT12:31 PM ET12:31 ET16:31 GMT0:31 9:31 AM MST11:31 AM EST12:01 PM VEN20:31 UAE11:31 AM CT-Wright's second start of the season was a disaster, as the Orioles teed off on the knuckleballer for eight hits - including four homers - and eight runs before he was removed after 1 1/3 innings to take the loss Wednesday.
Analysis: The 2016 All-Star's knuckler hasn't been dancing in the early going, as he surrendered four runs over 6 2/3 innings in Friday's season debut at Detroit. Wright will try to turn it around in Monday's Patriot's Day start against Tampa Bay, which reached him for four runs in four innings in his lone 2016 meeting with the Rays.
Apr. 7 3:33 PM PT4:33 PM MT5:33 PM CT6:33 PM ET18:33 ET22:33 GMT6:33 3:33 PM MST5:33 PM EST6:03 PM VEN2:33 UAE (+1)5:33 PM CT-Wright allowed four runs, seven hits and three walks in 6 2/3 innings Friday while not receiving a decision in Detroit.
Analysis: The 2016 All-Star posted a 5.55 ERA in his final 10 starts last season before having it end in September due to a shoulder strain.
Mar. 13 1:26 PM PT2:26 PM MT3:26 PM CT4:26 PM ET16:26 ET20:26 GMT4:26 1:26 PM MST3:26 PM EST3:56 PM VEN0:26 UAE (+1)2:26 PM CT-Wright went two hitless innings against Toronto in his first exhibition start after missing the final month last season due to a right shoulder strain.
Analysis: Wright, a first-time AL All-Star last year, retired six of seven Toronto hitters. His lone baserunner reached on an error.

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