Date of Birth: 08/18/1989
Height: 5' 9" Weight: 175 lbs
Resides: Chesterfield, VA
Wright enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and first in the Atlantic League. The southpaw has played all seven years of his professional career in the St. Louis Cardinals organization, including three different stints with Triple-A Memphis from 2014-2016. Last year, Wright split time between Memphis and Double-A Springfield, recording one save with 41 strikeouts in 47 appearances.
The Chesterfield, Virginia resident enjoyed a strong 2015 campaign in which he went 2-2 with a 3.02 ERA and 56 strikeouts over 48 games between Memphis and Springfield. That included a 3.05 ERA in 36 games with Memphis. Overall, Wright has made 74 appearances at the Triple-A level over the last three years, recording five wins and striking out 77 batters over 89 innings of work.
The Virginia Tech University alumnus is 14-13 with a 3.67 ERA, 16 saves and a 9.3 K/9 ratio (357 strikeouts in 346.0 innings pitched) over his seven-year professional career.
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|11||Cory Domel||Pitching Coach|
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