Steven Wright, Starting Pitcher, Boston Red Sox, #35
Date of Birth: 8/30/1984
Birthplace: Torrance, California
College: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Steven Wright, starting pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, was first drafted by the San Diego Padres in 2003 but he didn't sign with them. Three years later, he signed with the Cleveland Indians. He was traded to the Red Sox on July 31, 2012. He played in the minor leagues from 2007 through part of 2015, joining the Red Sox for 4 games in 2013 and 6 games in 2014.
Wright pitched in 16 games for the Red Sox in 2015. He finished with a 5-4 record, 52 strikeouts to 27 walks, and a 4.09 ERA in 72.2 innings.
Wright finished the 2016 season with a 3.33 ERA in 24 games. He had 13 wins to 6 losses and 127 strikeouts to 57 walks in 156.2 innings. He pitched four complete games during the regular season. He didn't pitch in the postseason.
Career pitching statistics for Wright through 2016 include:
- 50 games played
- 263.2 innings pitched
- 20-11 win-loss record
- 211 strikeouts to 97 walks
- 3.58 ERA