Recently-released Steven Wright to undergo Tommy John surgery


Steven Wright is in the process of starting over, in more ways than one.

The Red Sox announced Friday that the knuckleballer was being released, ending a stint with the organization that began in 2013. Wright only pitched in six games for the team in 2019, experiencing a foot and arm injuries that shut down his season after missing 80 games due to a performance-enhancing substance.

Monday's release, however, is just part of the challenge facing the 35-year-old.

Wright revealed to that he will be undergoing Tommy John surgery Tuesday.

"I'm fully committed to rehab and making a comeback," the knuckleballer said in a text. "I feel better than I have ever and wa