SILVERTON — Kirk Apt trotted toward the finish of the Hardrock 100, leaned his head against the famed rock and began crying. Apt completed his 22nd Hardrock 100-mile run early Sunday morning at 12:47 a.m., again extending his streak as the event’s ironman. He has completed this race more than any other competitor, dropping out only once in the first year. In 2000, he even...
Via The Denver Post
13 days ago
The Cincinnati Reds announced they have activated Blake Wood from the team’s paternity list and have optioned Kyle Waldrop to Triple-A Louisville. The team signed Wood this past offseason. Wood, a third-round pick in the 2006 MLB Draft by the Kansas City Royals, finally broke into the majors this season after 10 years in the minors. He’s 5-1 with a 3.57 ERA in 33 relief appearances...
Via Today's Knuckleball
June 24, 2016
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Cincinnati Reds have activated right-hander Raisel Iglesias and placed righty reliever Blake Wood on the paternity list. The Cuban-born Iglesias went on the 15-day disabled list May 1 with a right shoulder impingement. He just completed a rehab assignment, pitching one inning in his most recent appearance Saturday with Double-A Pensacola. Iglesias, who...
Via Associated Press
June 21, 2016 | Discuss
With family and friends in attendance at Turner Field, Reds reliever Blake Wood toed the rubber Monday night looking to slow down a Braves' offense that tallied seven runs through the game's first five innings.
June 14, 2016
Blake Wood knew his stats from Spring Training were less than impressive. He also knew he wasn't worried about them. He was confident he would be ready for his first season with the Reds' organization.
April 09, 2016
The Indians started the season with two players on the disabled list that were mainstays of the 2013 Wild Card team; center fielder Michael Bourn and DH Jason Giambi. Manager Terry Francona and GM Chris Antonetti decided to go with an extra bullpen arm early in the season with Nyjer Morgan keeping Bourn’s spot in center warm. Then again, Francona always loves having extra guys...
Few pitchers have been happier to be pulled in the middle of an inning than Cleveland Indians right-hander Blake Wood was on Monday. Wood was yanked in the seventh inning of the Indians’ 5-4 loss to the Cincinnati Reds, but manager Terry Francona had a little surprise for the hurler when he came out to the mound. Francona and Indians general manager Chris Antonetti had already...
This was a cool moment and classic Tito. He tells Blake Wood that he made club as he takes him out a few days ago. pic.twitter.com/XKHVLA875F — Mark Shapiro (@MarkShapiro) March 28, 2014
GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- There are a variety of ways in which players have found out they have made an Opening Day roster for the first time. Not many though have found out like Indians pitcher Blake Wood. It was during a pitching change in the seventh inning of Monday's spring training game against the Reds that the 28-year-old right-hander found out he earned a spot. "When I went to...
The Cleveland Indians open the 2014 season with new expectations despite many questions. The Indians’ 25-man roster will look different than the group that won 92 games and lost the American League Wild Card game to the Tampa Bay Rays. While the roster may change and the expectations grow, Cleveland will need answer many questions this spring before opening the season in Oakland...
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