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Ranking the 2014 Cleveland Indians opening day roster: Part one

With a new season upon us, it is once again time for me to rank Cleveland's roster from bottom to top. Many of the names are familiar from last year's 92-win playoff season, but there is some new blood (and a noticeable lack of Chris Perez). Today includes players ranked #25 to #13, which means a lot of players projected to receive less playing time (see: relievers and bench...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
18 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Terry Francona Tells Pitcher He Made the Team During Game

Indians pitcher Blake Wood was working into the seventh inning of a spring training game against the Reds this past Monday when manager Terry Francona came out to the mound for a pitching change. However, Tito had another reason for the mound visit—to let the 28-year-old Wood know he had made the team. “When I went to take him out, (catcher Luke) Carlin was coming and I told...
Via BlackSportsOnline
19 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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

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 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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