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Portrait of Wesley Wright

Wesley Wright PRed Sox

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 31)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date1-28-1985
Height5' 10"
Weight185 lbs
Age31 years, 3 months, 27 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
0.52012
0.42013
-0.62014
0.02015
0.02016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2008 HOU MLB 71 0 55.7 45 34 57 8 .265 101 7.3 5.5 1.3 9.2 43% .252 .256 1.42 4.97 5.01 121 3.99 0.8
2009 HOU MLB 49 0 44.7 53 25 47 9 .256 96 10.7 5.0 1.8 9.5 44% .358 .299 1.75 5.25 5.44 121 5.29 -0.0
2010 HOU MLB 14 4 33.0 37 13 29 6 .273 97 10.1 3.5 1.6 7.9 45% .320 .312 1.52 5.17 5.73 110 4.66 0.2
2011 HOU MLB 21 0 12.0 6 5 11 1 .263 101 4.5 3.8 0.8 8.2 57% .185 .193 0.92 3.49 1.50 107 4.13 0.1
2012 HOU MLB 77 0 52.3 45 17 54 4 .266 99 7.7 2.9 0.7 9.3 57% .289 .241 1.18 3.38 3.27 103 3.99 0.5
2013 HOU 0 55 0 41.3 45 16 40 5 .274 100 9.8 3.5 1.1 8.7 50% .333 .288 1.48 4.09 3.92 0 0.00 0.0
2013 TBA 0 16 0 12.3 9 3 15 2 .264 94 6.6 2.2 1.5 10.9 63% .250 .232 0.97 3.48 2.92 0 0.00 0.0
2014 CHN MLB 58 0 48.3 48 19 37 2 .256 99 8.9 3.5 0.4 6.9 56% .309 .258 1.39 3.41 3.17 98 5.44 -0.6
2015 ANA 0 9 0 5.7 4 3 5 1 .268 100 6.4 4.8 1.6 7.9 25% .200 .227 1.24 5.22 3.18 0 0.00 0.0
2015 BAL 0 2 0 1.7 2 0 0 0 .263 111 10.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 43% .286 .298 1.20 3.10 5.40 0 0.00 0.0
2013 TOT MLB 71 0 53.7 54 19 55 7 .272 98 9.1 3.2 1.2 9.2 53% .318 .276 1.36 3.95 3.69 106 4.02 0.4
2015 TOT MLB 11 0 7.3 6 3 5 1 .267 103 7.4 3.7 1.2 6.1 30% .227 .243 1.23 4.74 3.68 102 4.46 0.0
CareerMLB3724307.029413529538.264998.64.01.18.650%.299.2681.404.284.161104.501.4

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
2004 OGD Rk 17 2 44.3 56 23 66 3 .000 11.4 4.7 0.6 13.4 0% .434 .000 1.78 3.85 6.30
2005 CGA A 30 0 60.7 38 33 68 2 .262 31 5.6 4.9 0.3 10.1 51% .246 .206 1.17 3.49 1.93
2005 VRO A+ 6 0 6.7 8 10 8 0 .000 10.7 13.4 0.0 10.7 0% -.444 .000 2.69 5.54 9.40
2006 VRO A+ 26 0 42.0 29 23 51 0 .000 6.2 4.9 0.0 10.9 0% .293 .000 1.24 2.53 1.50
2006 JAX AA 15 0 21.0 14 11 28 2 .241 57 6.0 4.7 0.9 12.0 42% .333 .210 1.19 3.40 4.71
2007 JAX AA 30 1 61.3 45 31 68 4 .260 89 6.6 4.6 0.6 10.0 48% .265 .244 1.24 3.54 2.50
2007 LVG AAA 14 1 16.7 28 18 18 4 .268 118 15.1 9.7 2.2 9.7 40% .471 .366 2.75 7.90 9.16
2007 PES Wnt 12 0 21.3 27 11 18 1 .000 11.4 4.6 0.4 7.6 0% .366 .000 1.78 4.00 5.07
2008 HOU MLB 71 0 55.7 45 34 57 8 .265 101 7.3 5.5 1.3 9.2 43% .252 .256 1.42 4.97 5.01
2009 HOU MLB 49 0 44.7 53 25 47 9 .256 96 10.7 5.0 1.8 9.5 44% .358 .299 1.75 5.25 5.44
2009 ROU AAA 13 1 19.0 13 10 18 0 .264 83 6.2 4.7 0.0 8.5 61% .255 .215 1.21 3.30 3.32
2009 azu Wnt 7 7 32.7 27 20 38 1 .000 7.4 5.5 0.3 10.5 0% .321 .000 1.44 3.16 3.58
2010 HOU MLB 14 4 33.0 37 13 29 6 .273 97 10.1 3.5 1.6 7.9 45% .320 .312 1.52 5.17 5.73
2010 ROU AAA 15 14 69.7 76 33 41 8 .263 104 9.8 4.3 1.0 5.3 46% .301 .265 1.56 5.49 4.65
2011 HOU MLB 21 0 12.0 6 5 11 1 .263 101 4.5 3.8 0.8 8.2 57% .185 .193 0.92 3.49 1.50
2011 OKL AAA 39 3 65.3 49 23 52 4 .269 95 6.8 3.2 0.6 7.2 47% .246 .213 1.10 4.18 2.07
2012 HOU MLB 77 0 52.3 45 17 54 4 .266 99 7.7 2.9 0.7 9.3 57% .289 .241 1.18 3.38 3.27
2013 HOU MLB 55 0 41.3 45 16 40 5 .274 100 9.8 3.5 1.1 8.7 50% .333 .288 1.48 4.09 3.92
2013 TBA MLB 16 0 12.3 9 3 15 2 .264 94 6.6 2.2 1.5 10.9 63% .250 .232 0.97 3.48 2.92
2014 CHN MLB 58 0 48.3 48 19 37 2 .256 99 8.9 3.5 0.4 6.9 56% .309 .258 1.39 3.41 3.17
2015 ANA MLB 9 0 5.7 4 3 5 1 .268 100 6.4 4.8 1.6 7.9 25% .200 .227 1.24 5.22 3.18
2015 BAL MLB 2 0 1.7 2 0 0 0 .263 111 10.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 43% .286 .298 1.20 3.10 5.40
2015 NOR AAA 10 0 11.7 15 7 5 1 .258 99 11.6 5.4 0.8 3.9 51% .333 .328 1.89 5.47 7.71
2015 SLC AAA 12 0 12.7 9 5 13 0 .274 115 6.4 3.6 0.0 9.2 53% .300 .172 1.11 2.73 1.42
2016 PAW AAA 9 0 13.0 13 4 9 1 .249 9.0 2.8 0.7 6.2 58% .286 .276 1.31 3.64 1.38

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
2008 984 0.4858 0.4116 0.7802 0.5732 0.2589 0.8686 0.5954 0.2198
2009 806 0.4926 0.4293 0.7659 0.5793 0.2836 0.8522 0.5948 0.2341
2010 562 0.4609 0.4502 0.7787 0.6139 0.3102 0.8616 0.6383 0.2213
2011 178 0.4438 0.3820 0.7794 0.5823 0.2222 0.8478 0.6364 0.2206
2012 833 0.5090 0.4310 0.7632 0.5542 0.3032 0.8936 0.5161 0.2368
2013 902 0.4900 0.4146 0.8048 0.5271 0.3065 0.9056 0.6383 0.1952
2014 759 0.4638 0.4256 0.7740 0.5824 0.2899 0.8634 0.6186 0.2260
2015 112 0.5000 0.4018 0.8444 0.5000 0.3036 0.9286 0.7059 0.1556
Career51360.48420.42310.77980.56750.28820.87560.60190.2202

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
2010-08-16 2010-08-31 Minors 15 0 Not Disclosed -
2009-08-12 2009-09-01 15-DL 20 18 Left Shoulder Strain -
2009-07-28 2009-07-29 DTD 1 1 General Medical Illness Dehydration -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 BAL $1,700,000
2014 CHN $1,425,000
2013 HOU $1,025,000
2012 HOU $512,000
2009 HOU $425,000
2008 HOU $390,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$5,477,000
6 yrTotal$5,477,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 76 dReynolds Sports1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/22/15 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.5075M in majors. Released by Arizona 3/28/16. Signed by Boston as a free agent 4/12/16 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2015). Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/17/14. DFA by Baltimore 7/14/15. Released 7/22/15. Signed by LA Angels as a free agent 7/30/15 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by LA Angels 9/1/15.
  • 1 year/$1.425M (2014). Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/4/13. Performance bonus: $25,000 for 50 games. Non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/2/14.
  • 1 year/$1.025M (2013). Re-signed by Houston 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Houston 8/12/13. Non-tendered by Tampa Bay 12/2/13.
  • 1 year/$0.512M (2012). Re-signed by Houston 2/23/12.
  • 1 year/$0.4165M (2011). Re-signed by Houston 2/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4445M (2010). Re-signed by Houston 3/2/10.
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2009). Re-signed by Houston 2/10/09.
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008). Selected by Houston from LA Dodgers in Rule 5 draft 12/6/07.
  • Drafted 2003 (7-211). $0.12M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .248 .308 .334 .245
11 vs R (Multi) .258 .337 .410 .273
18 Split (Multi) -.010 -.029 -.076 -.028
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.058 -.023
30 vs L (2015) .214 .267 .429 .222
31 vs R (2015) .250 .312 .333 .263
38 Split (2015) -.036 -.046 .095 -.041
39 LgAvg (2015) -.016 -.018 -.053 -.020

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BP Articles

Wesley Wright is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Oh Yeah!R.J. Anderson2016-01-14
This article requires BP Premium accessRubbing Mud: The September Shake DownMatthew Trueblood2015-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Sounds the Knuckleballer AlertR.J. Anderson2015-04-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Reds' Mes AroundR.J. Anderson2015-01-28
This article requires BP Premium accessRaising Aces: Best and Worst Mechanics: NL CentralDoug Thorburn2015-01-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Royals Bank on a Rios ReboundR.J. Anderson2014-12-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Royals Bank on a Rios ReboundNick Shlain2014-12-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Royals Bank on a Rios ReboundBen Carsley2014-12-17
Painting the Black: Seven Days with OscarR.J. Anderson2014-08-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Not Just A Pretty FaceR.J. Anderson2014-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Not Just A Pretty FaceEthan Purser2014-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Not Just A Pretty FaceMauricio Rubio2014-07-31
The Lineup Card: Nine Last-Minute TradesBaseball Prospectus2014-07-30
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: The MLB Trade Landscape, BuyersMike Gianella2014-07-21
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersJared Weiss2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersBen Murphy2014-03-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Fascinating Mu ThingBen Lindbergh2013-12-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Fascinating Mu ThingR.J. Anderson2013-12-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Fascinating Mu ThingBen Carsley2013-12-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Last Call for PaulR.J. Anderson2013-12-05
Transaction Analysis: A Non-Tender BenderR.J. Anderson2013-12-04
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALDS Preview: Rays at Red SoxZachary Levine2013-10-04
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: AL Wild Card Game PreviewR.J. Anderson2013-10-02
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: The Rays Rotation Gets a BoostDaniel Rathman2013-08-16
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 13, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Mark Reynolds Wanders OnR.J. Anderson2013-08-13
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Deadline FalloutMike Gianella2013-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: The Astros Who May Be MovingR.J. Anderson2013-07-03
The Week in Quotes: May 6-12Andrew Koo2013-05-13
The Week in Quotes: May 6-12Jonah Birenbaum2013-05-13
The Week in Quotes: May 6-12Pete Barrett2013-05-13
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This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: A Night in the Life of Team EntropyJay Jaffe2011-09-28
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Reds and 'Stros, Brewers and BucsChristina Kahrl2010-09-24
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Rotation PromotionsBill Baer2010-07-30
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2012-11-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)Ben, I think that the question-er was hinting at the pending deal between the Phillies and Astros that has Wilton Lopez being sent to Phillies for prospects. Most people, ok fine, some people are wondering who Astros have left in the bullpen to close if Lopez is indeed dealt.
(jlarsen from chicago)
Oh! Excuse my ignorance of recent rumors--today has been busy. In that case...man. Wesley Wright had one save last year. That makes him the incumbent! (Ben Lindbergh)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Wesley Wright has thrown 5,315 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (89mph) and Slider (87mph), also mixing in a Curve (78mph) and Sinker (89mph). He also rarely throws a Change (84mph).