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Mike Wright

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Norfolk Tides

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Dennis Michael Wright
  • Age: 27 (January 3, 1990)
  • Birthplace: Bennettsville, SC
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 6" Wt: 215
  • Draft: Round 3 (2011, BAL)
  • MLB Debut: 05/17/2015
  • School: East Carolina
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Mike Wright Stats Summary

Mike Wright Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
July 22, 2017 Baltimore Orioles optioned Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
July 17, 2017 Baltimore Orioles sent RHP Mike Wright on a rehab assignment to GCL Orioles.
June 16, 2017 Baltimore Orioles placed RHP Mike Wright on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to June 15, 2017. Right shoulder bursitis.
May 31, 2017 Baltimore Orioles recalled RHP Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
May 2, 2017 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
May 1, 2017 Baltimore Orioles recalled Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
March 28, 2017 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
October 5, 2016 Mike Wright roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
October 4, 2016 Baltimore Orioles reassigned RHP Mike Wright to the minor leagues.
September 15, 2016 Baltimore Orioles recalled RHP Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
August 27, 2016 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
August 24, 2016 Baltimore Orioles recalled Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
July 9, 2016 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
July 8, 2016 Baltimore Orioles recalled Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
June 18, 2016 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
June 3, 2016 Baltimore Orioles recalled Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
June 2, 2016 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
September 4, 2015 Mike Wright roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
August 27, 2015 Baltimore Orioles sent RHP Mike Wright on a rehab assignment to Norfolk Tides.
August 1, 2015 Baltimore Orioles placed RHP Mike Wright on the 15-day disabled list. left calf strain
July 31, 2015 Baltimore Orioles recalled RHP Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
June 20, 2015 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
June 11, 2015 Baltimore Orioles recalled Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
June 5, 2015 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
May 13, 2015 Baltimore Orioles recalled Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
March 20, 2015 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Mike Wright to Norfolk Tides.
November 20, 2014 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of Mike Wright from Norfolk Tides.
February 11, 2014 Baltimore Orioles invited non-roster RHP Mike Wright to spring training.
September 2, 2013 RHP Mike Wright assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.
February 13, 2013 Baltimore Orioles invited non-roster RHP Mike Wright to spring training.
June 6, 2012 Mike Wright roster status changed by Bowie Baysox.
May 25, 2012 RHP Mike Wright assigned to Bowie Baysox from Frederick Keys.
April 5, 2012 Mike Wright assigned to Frederick Keys from Delmarva Shorebirds.
March 18, 2012 RHP Mike Wright assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
August 13, 2011 Mike Wright assigned to Delmarva Shorebirds from Aberdeen IronBirds.
July 4, 2011 Mike Wright assigned to Aberdeen IronBirds from GCL Orioles.
June 24, 2011 Mike Wright assigned to GCL Orioles from Baltimore Orioles.
June 23, 2011 Baltimore Orioles signed RHP Mike Wright.
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Mike Wright Awards and Honors

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Mike Wright
  • Full Name: Dennis Michael Wright
  • Born: January 3, 1990
  • Age: 27
  • Birthplace: Bennettsville, SC
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 6"
  • Weight: 215
  • Draft: Round 3 (2011, BAL)
  • School: East Carolina
  • MLB Debut: 05/17/2015

2016 Highlights
• Split the season between Baltimore and Norfolk, combining to go 7-8 with a 4.41 ERA in 31 games (25 starts)
• Made first career MLB Opening Day roster and earned a win in his first start of the season, April 12 at Boston
• With the Orioles, went 3-4 with a 6.22 ERA in 12 starts and posted a 3.27 ERA in six relief outings
• Earned a win over the defending World Series champion Royals on June 6 at Camden Yards (7.0 IP, 0 ER, 5 H, 2 BB, 4 K)
• Went 4-4 with a 3.07 ERA in 13 starts for Norfolk, as he allowed three earned runs or less in 11 of his 13 outings
• Held International League right-handed batters to a .197 average (30-152) with 28 strikeouts
• His four wins with Norfolk gave him 18 in his Tides career, ranking him 5th among Tides pitchers as an Orioles affiliate
• Over his last 34 games (33 starts) with Norfolk (dating back to 7/25/14), he's gone 16-7 with a 2.24 ERA (51 ER, 205.0 IP)
• Went 1-0 with a 1.08 ERA in three starts vs. Durham; Over 10 career starts vs. Durham, he's gone 3-1 with a 0.63 ERA (5 ER, 71.2 IP), allowing just 34 hits and 14 walks while striking out 46 as Bulls batters have hit .157 (34-216)
2015: Went 9-1 with a 2.22 ERA in 15 games (14 starts) for Norfolk...His nine wins were tied for the fourth-highest season total since the Tides became an Os affiliate in 2007 and tied for the the fifth-most among Orioles minor leaguers in 2015...Opened the Triple-A season with eight straight victories before suffering his first loss of the season in a MLB rehab start on August 27 at Gwinnett...Went 4-0 with a 1.72 ERA (7 ER, 36.2 IP) in seven outings (six starts) at Harbor Park...Held IL batters to a .207 average, with right-handers batting just .188 (29-154) against him...Made MLB debut on May 17 vs. the Los Angeles Angels, earning the win after allowing four hits and striking out six over 7.1 shutout innings...His first strikeout as a big leaguer came in the first inning (Mike Trout)...After working 7.1 shutout innings in his MLB debut, was the ninth Orioles pitcher to toss a scoreless start in his MLB debut (first since Chris Waters on 8/5/08), and the first to do so at home since Anthony Telford (8/19/90)...Opened his Major League career with a 14.1 innings scoreless streak after 7.1 innings in his MLB debut and 7.0 innings on May 23 at Miami. According to Elias Sports Bureau, the last O's pitcher with at least 14.1 scoreless innings to start a career was Dave Ford in September, 1978 (Ford began his career with 15.0 scoreless innings)...Ended the season ranked as the #7 prospect in the Orioles system by MLB.com.
2014: In 26 starts during his first full season at the Triple-A level, he went 5-11 with a 4.61 ERA...Over his final seven starts, he went 4-2 with a 0.95 ERA (5 ER, 47.1 IP)...Did not allow an earned run over his final three starts, over which he allowed two unearned runs on eight hits and six walks while striking out 24 over 22.2 innings...Ended the season by not allowing an earned run over his final 24.2 innings...Took a no-hitter into the ninth inning on August 21 at Durham; The Bulls got their first hit of that contest on a two-out, two-strike double by Mikie Mahtook, one batter after Tides shortstop Alexi Casilla made a throwing error that allowed the game to continue...Took a no-hitter into the seventh inning in game one of a doubleheader vs. Durham in his next start on August 29 before Mahtook lined a one-out single to break up another no-hit bid...His 26 starts tied for the 5th-most in the IL and were also tied for the most by a Tides pitcher since Norfolk became an O's affiliate in 2007...Named IL Pitcher of the Week on August 25...Rated by Baseball America as the #8 prospect in the Orioles system following the season.
2013: Earned the Jim Palmer Prize as the Orioles Minor League Pitcher of the Year...Ranked among Orioles minor leaguers in wins (T-1st, 11), strikeouts (2nd, 138) and ERA (3rd, 3.11)...Named to the Eastern League midseason All-Star team and picked up Game MVP honors after tossing a scoreless first inning...Ranked among Eastern League leaders in winning percentage (T-1st, .786), ERA (2nd, 3.26), wins (T-4th, 11), strikeouts per 9 IP ratio (5th, 8.52) and strikeouts (6th, 136)...Promoted to Norfolk on September 2 and made his Triple-A debut that day vs. Durham, tossing 6.2 shutout innings...Rated by Baseball America as the #8 prospect in the Orioles system following the year, and rated by the same publication as having the Best Slider among Orioles farmhands.
PERSONAL: Dennis Michael Wright, Jr. was selected in the third round of the 2011 draft out of East Carolina University...Majored in Physical Education while at ECU...Was the 94th selection in the 2011 draft, the 4th-highest selection in the history of the East Carolina program...Attended Whiteville High School (NC), where he was the Columbus County Player of the Year as a senior.