Wright announced his retirement Monday afternoon, Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times reports. The 41-year-old will officially end his comeback bid after signing on with the Dodgers in February. Wright never appeared to stand much of a chance to make the major league roster, let alone be an impact player for a Dodgers team with several younger bullpen options. Wright will conclude his 19-year career with 97 wins and a cumulative 4.81 ERA across 2,036.2 major league innings.
Wright signed a minor league contract with the Dodgers on Wednesday, the Dodgers' official site reports. Wright looks to be a long shot to make the club after sitting out all of last year. The 41 year-old will have to beat out multiple young relievers to make the squad.
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.
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