Dodger Prospect #40- Wesley Wright

LAdugout.com is taking a look at the top prospects in the Dodger system. Here's another as we count down to the very best.

Name-DEQUAM WESLEY WRIGHT
Position- Relief Pitcher
Residence- Grady, Ala.
DOB- Jan. 28, 1985
Ht- 5-11
Wt-160
B/T- R/L
How Obtained- Drafted in the seventh round 2003
06 Clubs- Vero Beach (Florida State), Jacksonville (Southern)

Wesley Wright might look like the kid who's been picking up the towels in the locker room for extra cash with his slight stature and babyish face but put him on the mound and he grows taller.

He's a non-nonsense, in-your-face pitcher who comes in to go right after hitters with a low 90's fast ball and a solid, dependable curve. He knows how to pitch in troubled situations.

Mostly used in relief, he's usually more of a setup man than a closer and he has the look of someone who can become at the very least a valuable left-handed specialist.

In 2006 he shuttled between Vero Beach (3-3, 1.49 ) and Jacksonville (1-1, 4.64) Batters managed only a combined .196 mark against him

He also went to the Hawaii Winter League and did well (2-2, 1.55) In 2007 he'll probably start the year with the Suns in AA.

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