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ALEX WOOD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Braves Injury Update: Alex Wood scratched from Sunday start

The Atlanta Braves defeated the Philadelphia Phillies last night by the score of 4-2. The win improved the Braves to 78-83, second in the National League West. With a game to play, the Braves will finish with their worst record since they won 72 in 2008. They will play their final game without pitcher Alex Wood, who has been scratched from his start due to a forearm strain. #455995490...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wood, along with Teheran, shows he’s top-of-rotation starter

While a figurative building has collapsed around them, Braves pitchers have been the room left standing, producing more quality starts than any other major league team despite getting run support that’s been almost historically awful. And to think, it was the pitching – particularly the starting pitching – that had everyone concerned coming out of spring training, after the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Wood continues dominance, as expectations grow

Alex Wood has become an integral part of the Atlanta Braves rotation, and he’s only 23 years old. It’s always a gamble drafting a player who was only a few years removed from Tommy John surgery, but it seems to be paying off. Last season, Wood was dominant in the games he started, going 3-3 […]
Via On-Base Talk
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Padres bombard Wood, beat Braves handily

ATLANTA -- The San Diego Padres entered Friday's game against the Atlanta Braves averaging 7.03 hits per contest this season. The Padres passed that mark in the third inning, tallied 12 on starter Alex Wood by the fifth inning, and finished with 13 hits on the way to a 5-2 win at Turner Field over the Braves. San Diego is in town for four games. Here are five observations from...
Via Fox Sports South
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Pitcher Profile: Why You Should Never Give Up On Wood

Oh man, it's back to real life!  After an awesome weekend in DC to see my Brewers (I'll share some fun graphics next week), it's back to pitching and back to Wood jokes. And of course I mean the criminally (for a stretch) underrated Alex Wood. Wood starting chucking phenomenally out of the gates, with blistering Ks and ratios.  But when Mike Minor got off the DL and...
Via Razzball
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves news: Braves fight to stay atop of NL East

The Atlanta Braves have been flirting with disaster lately, losing eight of their last fourteen games to drop to 34-29 on the season. The team is currently in the midst of a three-way battle with the Washington Nationals and the Miami Marlins for the lead in the NL East. Atlanta’s biggest problem in the last few weeks has been the once-resolute bullpen. One of the Braves’ best...
Via isportsweb.com
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Wood Sharp In First Triple-A Start

Atlanta Braves pitcher, Alex Wood, pitched well Thursday night for the Gwinnett Braves.  Wood started and went five strong innings, giving up one run, while walking two and striking out five, in his first Triple-A appearance. Wood got the win as Gwinnett crushed Indianapolis, 10-3. Cody Martin, who usually starts for Gwinnett, came on in the sixth inning and pitched the final four...
Via Atlanta Bullpen
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Wood Will Make First Major League Start

Atlanta Braves rookie Alex Wood will make his first major league start Tuesday against the New York Mets.  The big lefty with the herky-jerky motion, who was called up to the Braves from Double-A Mississippi on May 30, has pitched 7 2/3 innings in six relief appearances for the big club. Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez made the announcement after Sunday night’s 3-0 win over the...
Via Atlanta Bullpen
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Wood is excited to be in The Show

Alex Wood #58 of the Atlanta Braves pitches in relief against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the seventh inning at Dodger Stadium on June 9, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.(June 8, 2013 - Source: Harry How/Getty Images North America) Remember that time Braves rookie Alex Wood went on his first major-league road trip and was excited on Twitter and we all loved him more? Oh yeah,...
Via Love My Bravos
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves Alex Wood Makes Major League Debut

Atlanta Braves left-handed pitcher Alex Wood made his major league debut Thursday night at Turner Field against the Toronto Blue Jays.  Wood came into the game to start the ninth inning with the Braves up 11-3.  Wood gave up no runs on 1 hit and induced a ground ball double play to end the game. Alex Wood still had the adrenaline following as he spoke to the media after the game...
Via Atlanta Bullpen
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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