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ALEX WOOD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Three Cuts: Pitcher's duel ends in a loss for Braves

After the Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers combined for 12 runs and 27 hits in Game 1 of their series on Tuesday, starting pitchers Alex Wood and Zach Greinke faced off to show that hurlers could still control a game where big bats were aplenty. The combined starting pitching was phenomenal on Wednesday, but Greinke was just a bit better on the mound than was Wood, as the Dodgers...
Via Fox Sports South
1 day ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: La Stella's bases loaded magic helps Braves rout Phillies

ATLANTA -- A one-hour, 39-minute rain delay cut short arguably Alex Wood's most dominant outing since returning to the starting rotation, but it didn't damper a Braves offense that feasted on shaky Phillies pitching. Atlanta scored two runs after the break , aided by four straight walks issued by Philadelphia. That added to a day that included more bases-loaded magic from...
Via Fox Sports South
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves recall Alex Wood from Triple-A, will start Wednesday

getty images The Atlanta Braves have recalled starting pitcher Alex Wood from Triple-A Gwinnett and will have him start Wednesday’s game against the Houston Astros. Wood has seen action as both a starter and reliever this season for the Braves. After a string of strong outings in the rotation the Braves moved him to the bullpen to cut down on the number of innings he was on pace...
Via Tireball.com
June 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...
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 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

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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