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BLAKE WOOD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Royals claim Blake Wood off waivers

Blake Wood is returning to the organization that selected him in the third round of the 2006 MLB Amateur Draft. The Kansas City Royals have claimed the right handed pitcher off waivers from the Cleveland Indians. The 28-year-old Wood appeared in seven games with the Indians allowing five runs in 6 1/3 innings. He posted a 7/7 K/BB ratio during that span and was placed on waivers...
Via Tireball.com
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake Wood learns in unique way that he made Indians roster

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 take him...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Francona told Blake Wood he made team during mound visit

Monday, Cleveland Indians skipper Terry Francona went to the mound, told Blake Wood he made the team. FOX Sports via Deadspin:"When I went to take him out, (catcher Luke) Carlin was coming and I told him to stay back there a little bit," manager Terry Francona said. "I went out there and asked (Wood) if he ever made the team on the mound? He was like no. I go '...
Via Bob's Blitz
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake Wood finds out he made Indians roster in unique way

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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake Wood Activated From Disabled List By Indians

The Cleveland Indians have activated right-handed reliever Blake Wood from the 60-day disabled list and have opted to send him to their Triple-A Columbus minor league affiliate. Recovering from Tommy John surgery, he could still have a bit of a journey to make it back to the majors. But he has posted a respectable 1.98 earned run average in 13 2/3 rehabilitation innings. The post...
Via FF Locker Room
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians activate Wood from DL, option him to Columbus

The Cleveland Indians today announced they have recalled right-handed reliever Blake Wood from his 30-day rehab assignment with the Triple-A Columbus Clippers, activated him from the 60-day Disabled List and optioned him to Columbus.  To make room on the 40-man roster the Indians outrighted catcher Omir Santos to Columbus. Wood, 27, has been on the 60-day Disabled List the...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Mahoning Valley lose to the Doubledays, 2-1

NILES, OH- In what started as a weird night at Eastwood Field, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers fell to the Auburn Doubledays 2-1.   Just minutes before game-time, there were two lineup changes that would significantly affect the outcome of the game.   First of all, Scrappers starter Rob Whitenack was pulled, thanks to a request from Brett Myers, and slated to begin his outing in...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Wood, Indians agree to $560,000, 1-year deal

Right-hander Blake Wood and the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a $560,000, one-year contract, a raise of $58,000. Wood was claimed off waivers from Kansas City on Nov. 2. The 27-year-old had elbow ligament-replacement surgery in May and missed the entire season. Wood, drafted by the Royals in 2006, spent two seasons in the Kansas City bullpen and appeared in 106 games. He had...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Indians sign Wood to 1-year deal avoid arbitration

CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians avoided arbitration by signing pitcher Blake Wood to a one-year contract for next season. The club claimed the right-hander off waivers from Kansas City on Nov. 2. The 27-year-old had Tommy John surgery in May and missed last season. Wood, drafted by the Royals in 2006, spent two seasons in the Kansas City bullpen and appeared in 106 games. He had a...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Indians Injury News: Blake Wood Claimed, Carlos Carraco Activated

Blake Wood missed the entire 2012 season while recovering from Tommy John surgery.  He underwent the surgery in May and will likely not be available to pitch again until the middle of the 2013 season.  But that did not deter the Cleveland Indians.  They picked Wood up after the Kansas City Royals waived him.  Yet, that wasn't the only player with elbow issues to be impacted...
Via MLB Injury News
November 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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