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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

Indians activate Jason Giambi, send Blake Wood to AAA

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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Terry Francona Informs Pitcher Mid-Inning That He Made Indians Roster

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...
Via NESN.com
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Terry Francona told Blake Wood he made the Indians on the mound

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
Via The Outside Corner
March 28, 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 'well, you just did...
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 went to...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

After Set Back By Injuries, Blake Wood is Ready to Contribute

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...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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