ALEX WOOD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Wood uses mechanical tweak to get on track

The Dodgers didn't have much to celebrate after a 5-1 loss to San Diego, their fifth straight defeat, but a mechanical adjustment by Alex Wood allowed the lefty to show his best stuff this season.
Via Dodgers.com
12 hours ago

Preview: Alex Wood Looking To Erase Troubles In Road Trip Finale At Coors Field

The Los Angeles Dodgers rode on the back of Kenta Maeda in the second game of their series with the Colorado Rockies, evening the...
Via Dodger Blue
6 days ago

Wood seeks first road win against Rockies

Jordan Lyles, who tossed seven scoreless innings the last time out against the Reds, looks to pick up his first home victory, as he faces Alex Wood of the Dodgers at Coors Field. Wood has an 8.00 ERA in two road starts.
Via Dodgers.com
6 days ago

Wood wished for better in Turner Field return

Alex Wood was amped up for his return to Turner Field. It's a night he probably started dreaming about last July 30, when he was traded to the Dodgers. Knowing it was coming for about a week got him even more amped, which the 25-year-old lefty, who starred at the University of Georgia, said is usually a good thing.
Via Dodgers.com
10 days ago

Alex Wood Is Finding His Strikeouts Again

Just before the trade deadline, the Braves, Marlins, and Dodgers struck a big deal, at least in terms of quantity of players and money being moved around; 13 players changed uniforms, and when the dust settled, the Dodgers came away with a trio of pitchers to upgrade their staff: starters Alex Wood and Mat Latos, along with reliever Jim Johnson. While they had been a heavily-rumored...
Via Fangraphs
August 10, 2015  |  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 Atlanta...
Via Fox Sports South
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Southpaw Wood to rejoin Braves' rotation Wednesday vs. Astros

Well, so much for the Braves walking on eggshells with Alex Wood's much-anticipated return to the starting rotation -- in terms of clearing a spot without bruising any egos. In the wake of Gavin Floyd's significant injury from Thursday (fractured right elbow), Wood will officially assume Floyd's rotation spot next Wednesday (against the Astros), the club announced on Friday. Wood...
Via Fox Sports South
June 20, 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 headed to minors to be stretched out

getty images The Atlanta Braves are ready to activate Jordan Walden which means someone will be kicked out of the bullpen. The odd man out appears to the Alex Wood. Wood has seen time in the rotation and the bullpen this season. The long-term plan is for the left hander to occupy a rotation spot but the Braves had been trying to limit his innings thus far. Already in June and limited...
Via Tireball.com
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Wood: 2014 Fantasy Sleeper

Is Alex Wood ready to anchor the back of a deep Braves rotation? Growing up in the Philadelphia area, all I ever heard about was how awful the Phillies’ farm system was and how the Atlanta Braves seem to be a factory for talented, young pitchers. This reputation has continued to hold true for both squads with the next Braves’ addition being Alex Wood in 2014. At 6’4, 215 pounds...
Via Baseball Professor
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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