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2017 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 32)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-30-1984
Height6' 2"
Weight215 lbs
Age32 years, 8 months, 27 days
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0.12013
0.52014
0.92015
2.52016
-0.52017
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2013 BOS MLB 4 1 13.3 2 0 0 12 9 10 0 .270 98 8.1 6.1 0.0 6.8 38% .308 .252 1.57 3.82 5.40 115 4.22 101.0 0.1
2014 BOS MLB 6 1 21.0 0 1 0 21 4 22 2 .253 103 9.0 1.7 0.9 9.4 57% .328 .231 1.19 2.87 2.57 94 2.52 61.7 0.5
2015 BOS MLB 16 9 72.7 5 4 0 67 27 52 12 .256 108 8.3 3.3 1.5 6.4 45% .252 .260 1.29 4.97 4.09 122 3.91 91.2 0.9
2016 BOS MLB 24 24 156.7 13 6 0 138 57 127 12 .257 113 7.9 3.3 0.7 7.3 45% .279 .225 1.24 3.72 3.33 103 3.99 88.4 2.5
2017 BOS MLB 5 5 24.0 1 3 0 40 5 13 9 .265 95 15.0 1.9 3.4 4.9 43% .365 .393 1.88 7.60 8.25 143 10.58 232.1 -1.4
CareerMLB5540287.72114027810222435.2581098.73.21.17.046%.285.2511.324.303.971124.44100.02.5

Statistics for All Levels

'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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2007 LKC A 14 14 66.3 4 7 0 61 15 75 9 .267 102 8.3 2.0 1.2 10.2 45% .306 .249 1.15 3.89 4.62 73 1.79 78.7
2007 KIN A+ 13 13 48.0 3 2 0 64 22 39 3 .250 101 12.0 4.1 0.6 7.3 39% .367 .312 1.79 4.00 7.12 115 6.67 111.8
2008 KIN A+ 14 14 72.3 2 4 0 59 17 61 6 .259 97 7.3 2.1 0.7 7.6 45% .265 .226 1.05 3.79 2.99 91 3.86 97.6
2008 AKR AA 14 14 75.3 4 3 0 80 17 58 14 .257 103 9.6 2.0 1.7 6.9 46% .291 .264 1.29 5.09 4.30 94 3.75 97.0
2009 AKR AA 36 5 81.3 10 0 2 72 20 64 1 .266 98 8.0 2.2 0.1 7.1 46% .288 .217 1.13 2.53 2.32 94 3.36 96.9
2009 COH AAA 2 1 5.7 0 0 0 5 0 4 0 .269 120 7.9 0.0 0.0 6.3 58% .263 .219 0.88 2.27 4.74 97 3.89 98.1
2009 ORI Wnt 9 0 7.3 0 1 0 8 2 5 1 .000 9.9 2.5 1.2 6.2 0% .318 .000 1.37 5.74 4.93 0 0.00 0.0
2010 AKR AA 39 2 64.7 2 2 5 73 21 48 4 .256 108 10.2 2.9 0.6 6.7 52% .335 .265 1.45 3.79 4.31 103 5.34 107.2
2010 COH AAA 9 0 10.7 0 1 0 13 5 10 2 .258 112 10.9 4.2 1.7 8.4 35% .344 .284 1.68 5.25 7.57 105 4.55 101.2
2011 LKC A 9 9 46.0 1 2 0 48 24 33 3 .264 101 9.4 4.7 0.6 6.5 51% .317 .296 1.57 4.53 3.13 112 6.63 116.0
2011 KIN A+ 7 4 38.3 1 2 0 47 16 27 7 .250 93 11.0 3.8 1.6 6.3 39% .331 .324 1.64 5.52 4.46 124 10.53 129.6
2011 AKR AA 8 7 46.7 2 4 0 47 28 35 8 .275 84 9.1 5.4 1.5 6.8 51% .289 .309 1.61 6.25 5.98 123 10.49 126.8
2011 COH AAA 1 0 2.7 0 0 0 5 0 2 0 .239 120 16.9 0.0 0.0 6.8 40% .500 .280 1.88 1.73 6.75 99 4.68 103.4
2012 AKR AA 20 20 115.7 9 6 0 86 62 101 8 .264 98 6.7 4.8 0.6 7.9 51% .250 .237 1.28 4.08 2.49 115 8.04 123.9
2012 PME AA 1 1 6.0 1 0 0 5 2 2 0 .250 108 7.5 3.0 0.0 3.0 53% .263 .230 1.17 4.03 1.50 115 5.60 110.4
2012 PAW AAA 4 4 20.0 0 1 0 19 5 16 1 .241 96 8.6 2.2 0.5 7.2 46% .281 .234 1.20 3.25 3.15 98 5.25 108.0
2012 ESC Wnt 5 5 29.0 0 1 0 27 7 19 1 .000 8.4 2.2 0.3 5.9 0% .299 .000 1.17 3.20 2.48 0 0.00 0.0
2013 BOS MLB 4 1 13.3 2 0 0 12 9 10 0 .270 98 8.1 6.1 0.0 6.8 38% .308 .252 1.57 3.82 5.40 115 4.22 101.0
2013 PAW AAA 24 24 135.3 8 7 0 130 65 99 10 .254 98 8.6 4.3 0.7 6.6 53% .294 .249 1.44 4.22 3.46 115 7.24 124.3
2014 BOS MLB 6 1 21.0 0 1 0 21 4 22 2 .253 103 9.0 1.7 0.9 9.4 57% .328 .231 1.19 2.87 2.57 94 2.52 61.7
2014 PME AA 1 1 5.0 1 0 0 5 1 4 1 .243 100 9.0 1.8 1.8 7.2 71% .308 .228 1.20 4.95 3.60 97 4.48 103.8
2014 PAW AAA 15 15 95.0 5 5 0 86 22 68 9 .248 100 8.1 2.1 0.9 6.4 48% .269 .229 1.14 3.87 3.41 93 3.71 98.2
2015 BOS MLB 16 9 72.7 5 4 0 67 27 52 12 .256 108 8.3 3.3 1.5 6.4 45% .252 .260 1.29 4.97 4.09 122 3.91 91.2
2015 PAW AAA 8 8 52.0 2 5 0 55 15 42 2 .256 87 9.5 2.6 0.3 7.3 51% .331 .265 1.35 3.01 3.81 90 3.96 101.6
2016 BOS MLB 24 24 156.7 13 6 0 138 57 127 12 .257 113 7.9 3.3 0.7 7.3 45% .279 .225 1.24 3.72 3.33 103 3.99 88.4
2017 BOS MLB 5 5 24.0 1 3 0 40 5 13 9 .265 95 15.0 1.9 3.4 4.9 43% .365 .393 1.88 7.60 8.25 143 10.58 232.1

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 0.5287 0.4385 0.7850 0.6744 0.1739 0.7701 0.8500 0.2150
2014 346 0.5231 0.4393 0.7632 0.6354 0.2242 0.8087 0.6216 0.2368
2015 1177 0.5463 0.4333 0.7725 0.5956 0.2378 0.7676 0.7874 0.2275
2016 2491 0.5215 0.4412 0.7461 0.6359 0.2290 0.7615 0.6996 0.2539
2017 378 0.5000 0.4762 0.8500 0.6720 0.2804 0.8819 0.7736 0.1500
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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
2017 BOS $593,500
2016 BOS $514,500
2015 BOS $510,500
2014 BOS $502,000
2013 BOS $
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,527,000
2017Current$593,500
4 yrPvs + Cur$2,120,500
4 yrTotal$2,120,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 89 d1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Boston 3/17.
  • 1 year/$0.5145M (2016). Re-signed by Boston 3/2/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5105M (2015). Re-signed by Boston 3/8/15.
  • 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) .216 .292 .331 .221
11 vs R (Multi) .253 .324 .375 .240
18 Split (Multi) -.037 -.032 -.044 -.019
19 LgAvg (Multi) .006 .020 .015 .013
30 vs L (2016) .209 .286 .321 .213
31 vs R (2016) .254 .328 .358 .234
38 Split (2016) -.046 -.042 -.037 -.022
39 LgAvg (2016) .003 .018 .013 .012

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Steven Wright has thrown 4,636 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2017, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2017, he has relied primarily on his Knuckleball (73mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (85mph). He also rarely throws a Change (83mph), Curve (68mph) and Sinker (84mph).