Steven Wright still going to Spring Training despite MLB investigation

Steven Wright.

Steven Wright. | AP Photo/Steven Senne

The Boston Red Sox' pitcher, Steven Wright, is attending to the team's Spring Training camp despite the investigation that MLB is currently doing regarding his offseason arrest on the charges of domestic violence.

Wright was charged with domestic assault after an incident with his wife, Shannon, in December. The charges were retired on the 21st of that month by a Tennessee Court, after it was provided that there are no other offenses committed before then.


The knuckleballer recently spoke about this issue this Wednesday, stating that even though a current investigation being made by the League, he never "touched his wife"

"I never touched her. And that's probably the hardest thing for me: to sit there and see people talk about being a wife beater all that stuff when I didn't even make physical contact,

Despite all the criminal charges being dropped by the court,he still faces a possible suspension from the MLB, if the investigation finds evidence that proves he violated the league's joint domestic violence policy.


Wright spent most of his career in the Minors, playing there from 2007 to 2012, until he was traded to the Boston Red Sox. He is one of the few active Knuckeball users in the league, and was named an All-Star in 2016. Wright holds a lifetime record in the Majors of 21-13, with 3.90 ERA and 220 K's.