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Steven Wright
Birthdate: 8/30/1984 (32 y, 6 m, 25 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/220     Position: P
Drafted: 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 12, Overall: 56, Team: Cleveland Indians
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2016)
RotoWire News: Wright allowed two hits and one walk while striking out three over 4.1 scoreless innings Thursday against the Pirates. He threw 62 pitches. (3/23/2017)
Profiles:  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Steven Wright was a revelation in 2016. Not a member of the starting rotation on Opening Day, Wright would go on to make 24 starts, putting up a 3.33 ERA and earning an All-Star bid. He pitched 156.2 innings, which is noteworthy when you consider that in his previous three major league seasons he had totaled just 107 innings pitched. But his season took an unfortunate turn when he injured himself on the base paths after Red Sox manager John Farrell foolishly inserted him into the game as a pinch runner on Aug. 7. To that point in his career, Wright had never been a major league base runner. He had hit a solitary line drive to shortstop two days earlier. That constituted all of the running on base paths Wright had done as a major leaguer to that point. That Farrell inserted him into the game as a pinch runner was, to be frank, a fireable offense. Wright would return to pitch twice toward the end of August, but after he allowed nine runs in 10 innings, raising his ERA from 3.01 to 3.33 in the process, it was clear that Wright wasn't right. He wouldn't pitch again. There was some hope that he would be available if the Red Sox advanced to the American League Championship Series, but Farrell's continued poor decision-making ensured that they didn't. Now, Wright is either the fifth starter or a bullpen arm - it's not clear how things will shake out at the back of the rotation for him or Drew Pomeranz. He'll probably start 10 or more games, but if he ends up in that swingman role (or exclusively in the bullpen) he probably won't be very valuable to your fantasy team.

The Quick Opinion: Is Steven Wright still in the rotation, or is he pitching out of the bullpen? There aren't a lot of unanswered questions about the Red Sox' 2017 roster - this question may be the biggest, and its outcome will go a long way to determining the knuckleballer's value. Conservatively, it's probably best to assume he will be a reliever or swingman.

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2007Indians (A)13000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Indians (A+)13000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Indians (A+)14000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Indians (AA)14000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Indians (AA)36000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Indians (AAA)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2010Indians (AA)39000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2010Indians (AAA)9000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Indians (A)9000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Indians (A+)7000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Indians (AA)8000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Indians (AAA)1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2012Indians (AA)20000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2012Red Sox (AA)1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2012Red Sox (AAA)4000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Red Sox (AAA)24000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Red Sox4000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2014Red Sox (AA)1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2014Red Sox (AAA)15000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2014Red Sox6000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2015Red Sox (AAA)8000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2015Red Sox16200000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.50.20.0
2016Red Sox25400000.0 %75.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-1.10.4-0.1
Total- - -51600000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-1.60.6-0.1

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2007Indians (A)13000000000000000000.000
2007Indians (A+)13000000000000000000.000
2008Indians (A+)14000000000000000000.000
2008Indians (AA)14000000000000000000.000
2009Indians (AA)36000000000000000000.000
2009Indians (AAA)2000000000000000000.000
2010Indians (AA)39000000000000000000.000
2010Indians (AAA)9000000000000000000.000
2011Indians (A)9000000000000000000.000
2011Indians (A+)7000000000000000000.000
2011Indians (AA)8000000000000000000.000
2011Indians (AAA)1000000000000000000.000
2012Indians (AA)20000000000000000000.000
2012Red Sox (AA)1000000000000000000.000
2012Red Sox (AAA)4000000000000000000.000
2013Red Sox (AAA)24000000000000000000.000
2013Red Sox4000000000000000000.000
2014Red Sox (AA)1000000000000000000.000
2014Red Sox (AAA)15000000000000000000.000
2014Red Sox6000000000000000000.000
2015Red Sox (AAA)8000000000000000000.000
2015Red Sox16120000000000001000.000
2016Red Sox25440000000003000000.000
Total- - -51560000000003001000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2007Indians (A)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2007Indians (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2008Indians (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2008Indians (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2009Indians (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2009Indians (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2010Indians (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2010Indians (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2011Indians (A)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2011Indians (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2011Indians (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2011Indians (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2012Indians (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2012Red Sox (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2012Red Sox (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2013Red Sox (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2013Red Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2014Red Sox (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2014Red Sox (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2014Red Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Red Sox (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2015Red Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.5.000-100
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Red Sox0.0 %75.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.0-1-1.0.000-100
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
Total- - -0.0 %50.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.0-1-1.6.000-100

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2013Red Sox0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2014Red Sox0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2015Red Sox1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %50.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2016Red Sox0.00100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.0050.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2013Red Sox0000000000
2014Red Sox0000000000
2015Red Sox1000010336
2016Red Sox001000011112
Total- - -101001041418

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2013Red Sox       0  
2014Red Sox       0  
2015Red Sox-0.07-0.070.00-0.66-0.071.24 0-0.060.00
2016Red Sox-0.03-0.030.00-1.23-0.140.32 0-0.110.01
Total- - --0.10-0.100.00-1.89-0.210.62 0-0.160.00

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2013Red Sox        
2014Red Sox        
2015Red Sox100.0% (86.5)       
2016Red Sox83.3% (90.4) 8.3% (92.0)8.3% (77.0)    
Total- - -88.9% (88.9) 5.6% (92.0)5.6% (77.0)    

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2013Red Sox              
2014Red Sox              
2015Red Sox100.0 %             
2016Red Sox16.7 %50.0 %8.3 %  16.7 %  8.3 %     
Total- - -44.4 %33.3 %5.6 %  11.1 %  5.6 %     

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013Red Sox             
2014Red Sox             
2015Red Sox86.6            
2016Red Sox94.490.491.5  85.2  76.8    
Total- - -88.590.491.5  85.2  76.8    

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2013Red Sox              
2014Red Sox              
2015Red Sox-0.4      -6.37      
2016Red Sox-1.0 -0.1-0.1   -10.02 -5.63-5.63   
Total- - --1.4 -0.1-0.1   -8.65 -5.63-5.63   

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013Red Sox             
2014Red Sox             
2015Red Sox-0.4            
2016Red Sox-0.2-0.6-0.1  -0.2  -0.1    
Total- - --0.6-0.6-0.1  -0.2  -0.1    

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2013Red Sox             
2014Red Sox             
2015Red Sox-6.24            
2016Red Sox-10.69-9.57-5.63  -10.69  -5.63    
Total- - --7.35-9.57-5.63  -10.69  -5.63    

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2013Red Sox         
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Red Sox         
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Red Sox0.0 %100.0 %33.3 % 100.0 %100.0 %33.3 % 0.0 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Red Sox83.3 %66.7 %75.0 %40.0 %100.0 %66.7 %50.0 %100.0 %25.0 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -50.0 %75.0 %61.1 %40.0 %100.0 %72.7 %44.4 %66.7 %16.7 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013Red Sox        
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Red Sox        
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Red Sox20.0 %100.0 %33.3 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %16.7 %23.0
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Red Sox60.0 %85.7 %75.0 %0.0 %100.0 %66.7 %58.3 %19.4
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -40.0 %87.5 %61.1 %25.0 %100.0 %72.7 %44.4 %20.6

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2013Red SoxP4113.1010000000 1   1.000 
2014Red SoxP6121.0240001100 1   1.000 
2015Red SoxP16972.24121011100 3   .941 
2016Red SoxP2424156.28283125501 8   .923 
Total- - -P5035263.214454137701 13   .937 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013Red SoxP13.10  011              
2014Red SoxP21.00  000              
2015Red SoxP72.21  023              
2016Red SoxP156.21  033              
Total- - -P263.22  067              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2013Red SoxP13.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
2014Red SoxP21.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (2)
2015Red SoxP72.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (3)87.5%      (8)
2016Red SoxP156.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (3)96.2%    (26)
Total- - -P263.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (2)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (7)94.6%    (37)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2013Red Sox0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2014Red Sox0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2015Red Sox-0.50.0 0.2-0.50.20.00.1-0.20.0($0.2) 
2016Red Sox-1.10.0 0.4-1.10.40.00.1-0.5-0.1($0.4) 
Total- - --1.60.0 0.6-1.60.60.00.2-0.8-0.1($0.6) 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Boston Red Sox on 3/2/2016 (League Minimum)
    • 2016: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Boston Red Sox on 3/8/2015 (League Minimum)
    • 2015: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Boston Red Sox on 3/3/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Boston Red Sox on 3/2/2013 (League Minimum)
    • 2013: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
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  • 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 12, Overall: 56
    • Team: Cleveland Indians
    • School: U Hawaii
  • 2003 June Amateur Draft - Round: 26, Pick: 4, Overall: 761
    • Team: San Diego Padres
    • School: Valley View HS (CA)