Steven Wright RUMORS & NEWS

  • Red Sox Activate Andrew Cashner, Place Steven Wright On IL

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Red Sox have placed right-hander Steven Wright on the 10-day injured list to make room for newly-acquired pitcher Andrew Cashner on the active roster, reports Ian Browne of Cashner is in line to make his first start for Boston on Tuesday. Wright suffered a contusion on..." July 14

  • Steven Wright activated by Boston Red Sox, Josh Smith optioned to AAA

    Mass Live "The Red Sox activated right-hander Steven Wright from the restricted list and optioned righty Josh Smith to Pawtucket on Tuesday afternoon. To make room for Wright on the 40-man roster, the team transferred righty Nathan Eovaldi (right elbow) to the 60-day injured..." June 25

  • Steven Wright 'nervous' about return, wants to 'earn back' trust, respect

    NBC Sports Boston "The Boston Red Sox are on the verge of getting back one of their key pitchers back to boost their rotation. Steven Wright, a soon-to-be 35-year-old knuckleballer, was suspended for the first 80 games of the 2019 MLB season after violating the league's PED policy. With..." June 24

  • Steven Wright Nearing Activation

    Mass Live "Knuckleballer Steven Wright is expected to be activated Tuesday, when he is eligible to return from his 80-game suspension for violating baseball’s performance-enhancing drug policy. Cora said Wright is expected to make one more rehab appearance with the PawSox before..." June 23

  • Steven Wright on verge of re-entering picture for Red Sox

    WEEI Boston "Throughout the offseason, there were four names surfaced by Dave Dombrowski and Alex Cora as the chief Red Sox relief-pitching candidates to be counted on for locking up the final few outs: Matt Barnes, Ryan Brasier, Tyler Thornburg and Steven Wright. Barnes has come as expected, with..." June 03

  • Boston's Wright suspended 80 games for PEDs

    ESPN "Boston Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright was suspended 80 games on Wednesday after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Major League Baseball said Wright tested positive for growth hormone releasing peptide 2 (GHRP-2). Wright told..." March 06

  • Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright: ‘I don’t think I’m ever going to feel 100 percent’

    Boston Herald "Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright is facing his new reality that he may never feel fully healthy again. After undergoing left knee surgery, the same cartilage restoration procedure Dustin Pedroia had done, in May of 2017, Wright has had a difficult recovery that forced him to miss..." February 13

  • The Red Sox could really use a healthy Steven Wright

    Over The Monster "As the Red Sox and the rest of baseball get ready for spring training, it feels like the strengths and weaknesses of this team are already pretty well defined. At least we think so, though we’re often not as smart as we think. Assuming health, the rotation will easily be one of the best..." January 31