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Knuckleballer Steven Wright hoping for a spot

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Steven Wright wasn’t a bad minor league pitcher. He had the usual repertoire: slider, curveball, fastball. He could throw in the low 90s. In Akron, a Double A affiliate of the Indians, he went 10-0 with a 2.32 ERA in 2009.

But he wasn’t on a fast track in the Cleveland organization.

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