Recently-released Steven Wright to undergo Tommy John surgery

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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 WEEI.com 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