BLAKE WOOD RUMORS & GOSSIP
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...
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 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...
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...
In a move that was expected, the Cleveland Indians today announced that right-handed pitcher Trevor Bauer has been optioned to Triple-A Columbus. No corresponding roster move has been announced to replace him on the 25-man roster, but with an off day on Thursday, one is expected to be announced on Friday.
Bauer, 22, is 1-1 with a 2.70 ERA in two starts for Cleveland and has allowed...
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...
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November 30, 2012
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...
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...
The Indians claimed right-hander Blake Wood on waivers from Kansas City and activated pitchers Carlos Carrasco, Josh Tomlin and Rafael Perez from the 60-day disabled list.
Wood missed last season after undergoing Tommy John elbow surgery on May 25. A third-round pick in 2006, Wood is 6-6 with a 4.30 ERA in 105 major league appearances in relief. He went 5-3 in 2011 with a 3.75 ERA...
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November 02, 2012
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Maybe the Kansas City Royals can get a two-for-one special on Tommy John surgeries from Dr. Lewis Yocum.
Royals pitchers Danny Duffy and Blake Wood are both scheduled to have reconstructive elbow surgery after being examined by the Angels' medical director Friday in Tempe, Ariz.
Yocum will perform the operations at his office in Los Angeles.
''They did the hard part...
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May 18, 2012