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Regular Season Totals
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-30-1984
Height6' 1"
Weight220 lbs
Age30 years, 2 months, 26 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
0.12013
0.52014
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2013 BOS 28 4 1 13.3 1.0 12.3 2 0 0 0 0 0 59 12 8 8 0 14 9 9 1 10 5.40 3.83 4.30 0.8 0.1
2014 BOS 29 6 1 21.0 5.0 16.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 86 21 8 6 2 28 4 4 0 22 2.57 2.87 3.30 4.1 0.5
Career10234.36.028.321000014533161424213131323.673.243.684.90.5

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2007 LKC A 14 14 66.3 4.63 104 .249 .267 .342 .406 .267 .306 102 10.7 1.1 10.7 1.1
2007 KIN A+ 13 13 48.0 5.23 92 .312 .260 .327 .377 .250 .367 101 3.6 0.3 3.6 0.3
2008 KIN A+ 14 14 72.3 4.01 112 .226 .256 .329 .396 .259 .265 97 12.2 1.2 12.2 1.2
2008 AKR AA 14 14 75.3 5.86 79 .264 .267 .336 .413 .257 .291 103 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2009 AKR AA 36 5 81.3 3.94 108 .217 .260 .333 .388 .266 .288 98 11.7 1.2 11.7 1.2
2009 COH AAA 2 1 5.7 3.45 135 .219 .289 .344 .444 .269 .263 120 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
2009 ORI Wnt 9 0 7.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .318 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 AKR AA 39 2 64.7 4.57 107 .265 .260 .332 .398 .256 .335 108 5.6 0.6 5.6 0.6
2010 COH AAA 9 0 10.7 5.29 95 .284 .260 .334 .424 .258 .344 112 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2011 LKC A 9 9 46.0 5.85 75 .296 .251 .324 .375 .264 .317 101 -1.7 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2
2011 KIN A+ 7 4 38.3 6.78 44 .324 .249 .314 .382 .250 .331 93 -4.1 -0.4 -4.1 -0.4
2011 AKR AA 8 7 46.7 6.88 28 .309 .261 .327 .403 .275 .289 84 -9.4 -0.9 -9.4 -0.9
2011 COH AAA 1 0 2.7 3.62 132 .280 .255 .314 .376 .239 .500 120 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2012 AKR AA 20 20 115.7 5.61 71 .237 .262 .333 .400 .264 .250 98 -4.8 -0.5 -4.8 -0.5
2012 PME AA 1 1 6.0 4.39 108 .230 .263 .324 .394 .250 .263 108 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2012 PAW AAA 4 4 20.0 3.10 131 .234 .244 .310 .370 .241 .281 96 4.8 0.5 4.8 0.5
2012 ESC Wnt 5 5 29.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .299 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 BOS MLB 4 1 13.3 4.30 98 .252 .246 .317 .393 .270 .308 98 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2013 PAW AAA 24 24 135.3 5.29 82 .249 .255 .326 .388 .254 .294 98 -1.5 -0.2 -1.5 -0.2
2014 BOS MLB 6 1 21.0 3.30 123 .232 .253 .306 .378 .253 .328 103 4.1 0.5 4.1 0.5
2014 PME AA 1 1 5.0 5.01 87 .228 .242 .292 .377 .244 .308 100 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2014 PAW AAA 15 15 95.0 4.69 99 .230 .261 .328 .397 .250 .269 98 4.7 0.5 4.7 0.5

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2007 KIN A+ 3 2 0 13 13 48.0 64 22 39 3 39% .367 12.0 4.1 0.6 7.3 1.79 7.12 3.6 0.3
2007 LKC A 4 7 0 14 14 66.3 61 15 75 9 45% .306 8.3 2.0 1.2 10.2 1.15 4.62 10.7 1.1
2008 AKR AA 4 3 0 14 14 75.3 80 17 58 14 46% .291 9.6 2.0 1.7 6.9 1.29 4.30 0.4 0.0
2008 KIN A+ 2 4 0 14 14 72.3 59 17 61 6 45% .265 7.3 2.1 0.7 7.6 1.05 2.99 12.2 1.2
2009 AKR AA 10 0 2 36 5 81.3 72 20 64 1 46% .288 8.0 2.2 0.1 7.1 1.13 2.32 11.7 1.2
2009 COH AAA 0 0 0 2 1 5.7 5 0 4 0 58% .263 7.9 0.0 0.0 6.3 0.88 4.74 2.1 0.2
2009 ORI Wnt 0 1 0 9 0 7.3 8 2 5 1 0% .318 9.9 2.5 1.2 6.2 1.37 4.93 0.0 0.0
2010 COH AAA 0 1 0 9 0 10.7 13 5 10 2 35% .344 10.9 4.2 1.7 8.4 1.68 7.57 0.4 0.0
2010 AKR AA 2 2 5 39 2 64.7 73 21 48 4 52% .335 10.2 2.9 0.6 6.7 1.45 4.31 5.6 0.6
2011 COH AAA 0 0 0 1 0 2.7 5 0 2 0 40% .500 16.9 0.0 0.0 6.8 1.88 6.75 0.7 0.1
2011 AKR AA 2 4 0 8 7 46.7 47 28 35 8 51% .289 9.1 5.4 1.5 6.8 1.61 5.98 -9.4 -0.9
2011 KIN A+ 1 2 0 7 4 38.3 47 16 27 7 39% .331 11.0 3.8 1.6 6.3 1.64 4.46 -4.1 -0.4
2011 LKC A 1 2 0 9 9 46.0 48 24 33 3 51% .317 9.4 4.7 0.6 6.5 1.57 3.13 -1.7 -0.2
2012 PAW AAA 0 1 0 4 4 20.0 19 5 16 1 46% .281 8.6 2.2 0.5 7.2 1.20 3.15 4.8 0.5
2012 AKR AA 9 6 0 20 20 115.7 86 62 101 8 51% .250 6.7 4.8 0.6 7.9 1.28 2.49 -4.8 -0.5
2012 ESC Wnt 0 1 0 5 5 29.0 27 7 19 1 0% .299 8.4 2.2 0.3 5.9 1.17 2.48 0.0 0.0
2012 PME AA 1 0 0 1 1 6.0 5 2 2 0 53% .263 7.5 3.0 0.0 3.0 1.17 1.50 0.6 0.1
2013 BOS MLB 2 0 0 4 1 13.3 12 9 10 0 38% .308 8.1 6.1 0.0 6.8 1.57 5.40 0.8 0.1
2013 PAW AAA 8 7 0 24 24 135.3 130 65 99 10 53% .294 8.6 4.3 0.7 6.6 1.44 3.46 -1.5 -0.2
2014 BOS MLB 0 1 0 6 1 21.0 21 4 22 2 57% .328 9.0 1.7 0.9 9.4 1.19 2.57 4.1 0.5
2014 PAW AAA 5 5 0 15 15 95.0 86 22 68 9 48% .269 8.1 2.1 0.9 6.4 1.14 3.41 4.7 0.5
2014 PME AA 1 0 0 1 1 5.0 5 1 4 1 71% .308 9.0 1.8 1.8 7.2 1.20 3.60 0.2 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2013 244 0.5205 0.4385 0.7944 0.6850 0.1709 0.7816 0.8500 0.2056
2014 346 0.5376 0.4480 0.7742 0.6452 0.2188 0.8250 0.6000 0.2194
Career5900.53050.44410.78260.66170.1990.80710.70340.2137

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-03-21 2014-06-05 60-DL 76 59 - Recovery From Surgery Sports Hernia 2014-01-25 -
2014-02-10 2014-03-21 Camp 39 0 - Surgery Sports Hernia 2014-01-25 -
2012-08-14 2012-08-23 Minors 9 9 Right Shoulder Tightness - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 BOS $502,000
2013 BOS $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$502,000
1 yrTotal$502,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 33 d1 year/$0.502M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014). Re-signed by Boston 3/7/14.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013). Contract purchased by Boston 11/20/12. Re-signed by Boston 3/2/13.
  • Acquired by Boston in trade from Cleveland 7/31/12.
  • Drafted by Cleveland 2006 (2-56) (Hawaii). $0.63M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .297 .409 .351 .292
11 vs R (Multi) .083 .267 .083 .106
18 Split (Multi) .214 .142 .268 .186
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .297 .409 .351 .292
31 vs R (2013) .083 .267 .083 .106
38 Split (2013) .214 .142 .268 .186
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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BP Articles

Steven Wright is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
BP Unfiltered: Scouting Mike CarpDan Rozenson2014-04-25
Overthinking It: Knuckleballers of the PITCHf/x Era: A Complete TaxonomyBen Lindbergh2014-04-10
The Lineup Card: Ten Players Who Could Back into World Series RingsBaseball Prospectus2013-10-02
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 18, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-18
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 9, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-09
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 7, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-07
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Atlanta All AloneDaniel Rathman2013-08-06
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 2, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-02
BP Unfiltered: New Knuckleballer: Steven WrightDan Rozenson2013-07-15
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 14, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-14
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 11, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-11


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Steven Wright has thrown 588 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2014, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Knuckleball (74mph), also mixing in a Sinker (83mph) and Fourseam Fastball (85mph). He also rarely throws a Change (77mph).