The Rangers released pitcher Jamey Wright on Tuesday, per the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The veteran right-handed pitcher posted a 7.50 ERA in nine spring outings.
40-year-old pitcher Jamey Wright has been informed by the Rangers that he won't make the club. Wright had an out in his contract, requiring the team to give him advance notice. "If they change their minds, I'm still here," Wright said, per the Dallas Morning News. "But, if not, I'm showcasing for all the other teams." He had a 9.64 ERA in eight appearances this spring.
The Rangers have signed pitcher Jamey Wright to a minor-league deal with an invitation to spring training, the team announced Saturday. Wright, 40, pitched for the Dodgers in 2014, his 19th season in the majors. He went 5-4 with a 4.35 ERA and 54:27 K:BB ratio in 70 1/3 innings. He owns a career 3.96 ERA in 561 relief innings and has made 248 career starts.
The Dodgers will start Jamey Wright Sunday against the Cubs and push Dan Haren back to Monday to open the team's series against the Giants, MLB.com reports.
Dodgers pitcher Jamey Wright recorded his first save of the season after delivering three scoreless innings to close out his team's 12-2 win over the Pirates Saturday. Wright gave up just one hit and walked no one while striking out two in the extended relief appearance. It was his second career save, with the first coming with the Mariners in 2011. He owns a 2.73 ERA and 19:13 K:BB ratio in 29 2/3 innings.
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