The MWAH prospect countdown marches on with one of the most tantalizing yet frustrating players in the entire Angels system.
Position: Starting Pitcher Highest Level: Low-A
Throws: Right Height: 6'4" Weight: 225 lbs.
Age: 22 Born: 7/11/90
2012 Season Stats
Low-A: 127.1 IP, 5-12, 4.30 ERA, 125 H, 72 BB, 4 HR, 109 SO, 1.73 GO/AO, 3.73 FIP, .327 BABIP
Fastball – A-. On speed alone, Wood has an elite fastball (sits at 95-96), but the reason it’s merely an “A-“ is due to the fact that it has no movement and can be an easy pitch to drive if the batters can keep up with it.
Off-speed Pitches – A-. Wood has a wipeout breaking pitch that isn’t potentially plus, it already is “plus”. It grades out as probably the best in the system along with his fastball. I’ve also seen Wood use his change-up effectively and make opposing hitters look completely foolish with it.
Control – D. If this were an “F” grade I’d p