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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 31)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-30-1984
Height6' 2"
Weight215 lbs
Age31 years, 9 months, 27 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
-0.02013
0.32014
0.62015
2.62016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2013 BOS MLB 4 1 13.3 12 9 10 0 .270 98 8.1 6.1 0.0 6.8 38% .308 .252 1.57 3.83 5.40 111 4.71 -0.0
2014 BOS MLB 6 1 21.0 21 4 22 2 .253 103 9.0 1.7 0.9 9.4 57% .328 .231 1.19 2.87 2.57 91 3.53 0.3
2015 BOS MLB 16 9 72.7 67 27 52 12 .256 108 8.3 3.3 1.5 6.4 45% .252 .260 1.29 4.98 4.09 112 4.33 0.6
2016 BOS MLB 14 14 98.3 71 37 80 4 .259 112 6.5 3.4 0.4 7.3 47% .246 .205 1.10 3.29 2.01 93 3.48 2.1
CareerMLB4025205.31717716418.2581097.53.40.87.247%.261.2311.213.883.021013.872.9

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2007 LKC A 14 14 66.3 61 15 75 9 .267 102 8.3 2.0 1.2 10.2 45% .306 .249 1.15 3.91 4.62
2007 KIN A+ 13 13 48.0 64 22 39 3 .250 101 12.0 4.1 0.6 7.3 39% .367 .312 1.79 4.02 7.12
2008 KIN A+ 14 14 72.3 59 17 61 6 .259 97 7.3 2.1 0.7 7.6 45% .265 .226 1.05 3.80 2.99
2008 AKR AA 14 14 75.3 80 17 58 14 .257 103 9.6 2.0 1.7 6.9 46% .291 .264 1.29 5.09 4.30
2009 AKR AA 36 5 81.3 72 20 64 1 .266 98 8.0 2.2 0.1 7.1 46% .288 .217 1.13 2.54 2.32
2009 COH AAA 2 1 5.7 5 0 4 0 .269 120 7.9 0.0 0.0 6.3 58% .263 .219 0.88 2.28 4.74
2009 ORI Wnt 9 0 7.3 8 2 5 1 .000 9.9 2.5 1.2 6.2 0% .318 .000 1.37 5.74 4.93
2010 AKR AA 39 2 64.7 73 21 48 4 .256 108 10.2 2.9 0.6 6.7 52% .335 .265 1.45 3.79 4.31
2010 COH AAA 9 0 10.7 13 5 10 2 .258 112 10.9 4.2 1.7 8.4 35% .344 .284 1.68 5.25 7.57
2011 LKC A 9 9 46.0 48 24 33 3 .264 101 9.4 4.7 0.6 6.5 51% .317 .296 1.57 4.53 3.13
2011 KIN A+ 7 4 38.3 47 16 27 7 .250 93 11.0 3.8 1.6 6.3 39% .331 .324 1.64 5.53 4.46
2011 AKR AA 8 7 46.7 47 28 35 8 .275 84 9.1 5.4 1.5 6.8 51% .289 .309 1.61 6.26 5.98
2011 COH AAA 1 0 2.7 5 0 2 0 .239 120 16.9 0.0 0.0 6.8 40% .500 .280 1.88 1.74 6.75
2012 AKR AA 20 20 115.7 86 62 101 8 .264 98 6.7 4.8 0.6 7.9 51% .250 .237 1.28 4.09 2.49
2012 PME AA 1 1 6.0 5 2 2 0 .250 108 7.5 3.0 0.0 3.0 53% .263 .230 1.17 4.03 1.50
2012 PAW AAA 4 4 20.0 19 5 16 1 .241 96 8.6 2.2 0.5 7.2 46% .281 .234 1.20 3.26 3.15
2012 ESC Wnt 5 5 29.0 27 7 19 1 .000 8.4 2.2 0.3 5.9 0% .299 .000 1.17 3.17 2.48
2013 BOS MLB 4 1 13.3 12 9 10 0 .270 98 8.1 6.1 0.0 6.8 38% .308 .252 1.57 3.83 5.40
2013 PAW AAA 24 24 135.3 130 65 99 10 .254 98 8.6 4.3 0.7 6.6 53% .294 .249 1.44 4.23 3.46
2014 BOS MLB 6 1 21.0 21 4 22 2 .253 103 9.0 1.7 0.9 9.4 57% .328 .231 1.19 2.87 2.57
2014 PME AA 1 1 5.0 5 1 4 1 .243 100 9.0 1.8 1.8 7.2 71% .308 .228 1.20 4.95 3.60
2014 PAW AAA 15 15 95.0 86 22 68 9 .248 100 8.1 2.1 0.9 6.4 48% .269 .229 1.14 3.88 3.41
2015 BOS MLB 16 9 72.7 67 27 52 12 .256 108 8.3 3.3 1.5 6.4 45% .252 .260 1.29 4.98 4.09
2015 PAW AAA 8 8 52.0 55 15 42 2 .256 87 9.5 2.6 0.3 7.3 51% .331 .265 1.35 3.02 3.81
2016 BOS MLB 14 14 98.3 71 37 80 4 .259 112 6.5 3.4 0.4 7.3 47% .246 .205 1.10 3.29 2.01

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 1524 0.5269 0.4475 0.7419 0.6389 0.2344 0.7544 0.7041 0.2581
Career32910.53360.44090.75830.62570.23010.7660.7360.2417

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
2016 BOS $514,500
2015 BOS $510,500
2014 BOS $502,000
2013 BOS $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,012,500
2011Current$514,500
3 yrPvs + Cur$1,527,000
3 yrTotal$1,527,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 89 d1 year/$0.5145M (2016)

Details
  • 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) .236 .308 .359 .247
11 vs R (Multi) .247 .308 .442 .265
18 Split (Multi) -.011 -.000 -.082 -.019
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .230 .308 .353 .244
31 vs R (2015) .248 .307 .475 .276
38 Split (2015) -.018 .001 -.123 -.032
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Bargains and Busts, Midseason EditionMike Gianella2016-06-24
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Draft Rankings: The Updated Top 300Bret Sayre2016-05-27
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 20Wilson Karaman2015-08-14
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Steven Wright has thrown 3,293 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2016, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Knuckleball (74mph), also mixing in a Sinker (83mph) and Fourseam Fastball (86mph). He also rarely throws a Curve (69mph) and Change (76mph).