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Wesley Wright

+ Round Rock (AAA) >> Texas Rangers Status: Minors

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Biography Data
Positions: P-624, rf-2
Proper Name: Dequam Lawesley Wright
Born: January 28, 1985 (32.092)
Place Montgomery, Alabama
Height/Weight: 5-10 / 150 Bats/Throws: Right-Left
High School: Goshen (Goshen,AL)
Drafted: 2003 -- 7th round (211st overall) by Los Angeles Dodgers (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:March 31,2008 (23.062)
Service Time:6.076 (2016)
TBC Player ID:37606
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2017-04-06 - Texas Rangers - Assigned to Round Rock (AAA) More
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Texas Rangers (2017-01-26)
Organizations:LAN, HOU, TBA, CHN, BAL, ANA, BOS, TEX
Signed by:Clarence Johns
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (48.85%) -- Slider (20.34%) -- Fastball (13.15%) -- Curveball (10.91%) -- Changeup (6.75%)
Fastball Velocity: [2015] - 87.88 - [2014] - 89.8 - [2013] - 90.04 - [2012] - 90.34 - [2011] - 90.44 - [2010] - 88.55

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2017MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2017-04-06Texas RangersRPMinorsRound RockAAAAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)---
    2017-01-26Texas RangersRPMinorsTexas RangersMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2016-07-15RPFAMLBReleased by Red Sox---
    2016-04-14Boston Red SoxRPMinorsPawtucketAAAAssigned to Pawtucket (AAA)---
    2016-04-13Boston Red SoxRPMinorsBoston Red SoxMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2016-03-28RPFAMLBReleased by Diamondbacks---
    2016-01-13Arizona DiamondbacksRPMinorsArizona DiamondbacksMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2015-11-03RPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2015-09-02Los Angeles AngelsRPActive-MLBLos Angeles AngelsMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2015-07-30Los Angeles AngelsRPMinorsSalt LakeAAAAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)---
    2015-07-30Los Angeles AngelsRPMinorsLos Angeles AngelsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2015-07-24RPFAMLBReleased by Orioles---
    2015-07-16Baltimore OriolesRPMinorsBaltimore OriolesMLBActivated from DL and designated for assignment---
    2015-05-25Baltimore OriolesRPDL-60Baltimore OriolesMLBTransferred to 60-day DL---
    2014-12-17Baltimore OriolesRPDL-15Baltimore OriolesMLBDL-15 Left shoulder inflammation40man
    2014-12-17Baltimore OriolesRPActive-MLBBaltimore OriolesMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($1.7m) [Free Agent]40man
    2014-12-03RPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2014-05-30Chicago CubsRPActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBActivated from Paternity Leave list40man
    2014-05-27Chicago CubsRPPat LeaveChicago CubsMLBPlaced on Paternity Leave list40man
    2013-12-16Chicago CubsRPActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1.425m)40man
    2013-12-03RPFAMLBNon-tendered, declared free agency---
    2013-08-12Tampa Bay RaysRPActive-MLBTampa Bay RaysMLBTraded from Astros to Rays for cash considerations40man
    2013-01-18Houston AstrosRPActive-MLBHouston AstrosMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1.025m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    2012-05-06Houston AstrosRPActive-MLBHouston AstrosMLB40man
    2012-02-23Houston AstrosHouston AstrosMLB---
    2011-01-01Houston AstrosHouston AstrosMLB---
    2010-03-02Houston AstrosHouston AstrosMLB---
    2009-02-10Houston AstrosHouston AstrosMLB---
    2008-02-22Houston AstrosHouston AstrosMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Astros (1-year)
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Los Angeles Dodgers in 7th round (211st overall) of 2003 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2015Los Angeles Angels$ 1,700,0004191754$ 507,500$ 3,571,283
    2015Baltimore Orioles$ 1,700,0004192054$ 507,500$ 3,571,283
    2014Chicago Cubs$ 1,425,0004191654$ 500,000$ 3,256,4972014-12-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($1.7m) [Free Agent]
    2013Houston Astros$ 1,025,000429453$ 490,000$ 3,021,5312013-12-16 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1.425m)
    2013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1.025m) Avoiding arbitration
    2013Tampa Bay Rays$ 1,025,0004291753$ 490,000$ 3,021,5312013-12-16 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1.425m)
    2013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1.025m) Avoiding arbitration
    2012Houston Astros$ 512,0005231243$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-02-23 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.512m)
    2011Houston Astros$ 416,5007572717$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($0.4165m)
    2010Houston Astros$ 400,000757380$ 400,000$ 2,812,4122010-03-02 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.4445m)
    2009Houston Astros$ 425,0005722829$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-02-10 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.425m)
    2008Houston Astros$ 390,000753390$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-02-22 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.396m)

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