It is assumed to be the latter.
Baltimore promoted Kevin Gausman and Mychal Givens while optioning fellow pitchers
Wright lost his mojo after two excellent starts. He allowed 17 runs on 23 hits and eight walks in 13 1/3 innings over his last four outings and was knocked out in the second Friday night. He is departing with a 5.16 ERA.
Wilson, who is leaving less than a week after his promotion, fared far better. He yielded just four runs in 17 innings over five appearances, including one quality start.
Wright gave up four runs on three hits and four walks in 1 1/3 innings. He's given up 17 runs over the last 15 1/3 innings, spanning four starts.
"It was tough. I feel like my last three outings have been a battle," said Wright. "I really don't know what's going on, but I don't walk this many people. I've got to figure some stuff out to give my team a chance."
Wright dropped to 2-3 on the season. His next start is Thursday at Boston.
Wright picked up his second loss of the season after throwing four innings and allowing five earned runs. He walked three batters and allowed six hits, and only managed to strike out two batters.
"He'll tell you that the command was a little bit off after that, but they did a good job like the Yankees always do of grinding pitchers and a lot of foul balls, then they put the ball in play and find the hole. You'd think a day like today you'd see some balls flying out of the ballpark. It's not like they beat him around. Obviously, they hit a couple balls hard, too. But we didn't mount much offensively," said manager Buck Showalter.
Wright (2-2) has a 4.13 ERA with 18 strikeouts in 28 1/3 innings of work this season.
With Miguel Gonzalez being placed on the disabled list Thursday, the
Wright is a candidate to replace Gonzalez in the rotation and start Sunday against the Yankees. However, he will be available out of the bullpen, beginning Thursday against the Red Sox.
Wright is 2-1 with a 2.96 ERA in four starts for Baltimore.
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