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The House Flight: Week of 3/17 to 3/23/2014

In case you weren’t paying attention… I think @HustonStreet just smiled at me. pic.twitter.com/fieGqTxrPG — Ben Higgins (@BenHigginsSD) March 19, 2014 Always enjoy responsibly. Don’t read and drive. Padres Pitching Trends: Situational Starting Pitcher Splits A Ballpark For San Diego Photo courtesy of Model Works LA, Inc Prospects Gone Astray: Brandon Wood Edition Oh! “Astray...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospects Gone Astray: Brandon Wood Edition

The San Diego Padres signed shortstop Brandon Wood this January. The now 29-year-old Wood hit .226/.262/.329 in 2013, splitting time between Triple-A Omaha (KC) and Norfolk (KC). He was supposed to be inking a monster free agent contract right around this time but, instead, he signed one of those deals that, were in printed in an actual, physical paper, would be strategically placed...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles Acquire Brandon Wood From Kansas City Royals

The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals have agreed to trade third baseman Brandon Wood from the Royals to the Orioles for cash considerations. Wood will be assigned to their Triple-A Norfolk minor league affiliate. Once considered a top prospect with the Los Angeles Angels, Wood has struggled and now finds himself fighting to stay in the game. The post Baltimore Orioles Acquire...
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May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Wood's homer in 9th lifts Royals

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Brandon Wood believes he can still fulfill his potential, and the Kansas City Royals are willing to give him that chance. Wood hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Kansas City a 4-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday. When he was 20, Wood set California League records with 43 home runs and 101 extra-base hits in 2005. That eye...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Kinsler, Rangers upended by Royals

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- Brandon Wood believes he can still fulfill his potential, and the Kansas City Royals are willing to give him that chance. Wood hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Kansas City a 4-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday. When he was 20, Wood set California League records with 43 home runs and 101 extra-base hits in 2005. That...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Fall League ends; Rockies sign Wood to minor-league deal

SCOTTSDALE — The third baseman of the future plays one more Arizona Fall League game tonight. Nolan Arenado has gone from intriguing prospect to a legtimate competitor for a big league roster spot in spring training. Such is the case when a 20-year-old dominates the fall league after driving in 122 RBIs for Class-A Modesto. Still, jumping from Class-A to the big leagues is a quantum...
Via All Things Rockies
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Offseason Notes for November 18th

A Best Buy in Ranch Cucamonga at which Brandon Wood probably shopped while hitting 43 homers. Table of Contents Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Offseason Notes. 1. Assorted Headlines 2. SCOUT Leaderboards: Arizona Fall League 3. Projecting: ZiPS for Chicago (AL) Assorted Headlines All the nerd that’s fit to print. Colorado Signs Former Uberprospect Wood...
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November 18, 2011  |  Discuss

The Colorado Rockies sign Brandon Wood

The Rockies have signed 26-year old righty swinging infielder Brandon Wood to a minor league deal. Wood played in 105 games for the Angels & Pirates last year and he was 54 for 250 (.216 avg, .610 OPS) with 26 runs scored, 7 homers and 31 RBIs. He has now played in 272 games in his first five years in the majors and he is 130 for 700 (.186 avg, .513 OPS) with 65 runs scored...
Via Rockies Locker
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Rox sign Wood to compete for third-base job

The Rockies have reached a Minor League agreement with infielder Brandon Wood, who hit .216 with seven home runs and 31 RBIs in 105 games last season with the Angels and Pirates.
Via mlb.com
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Pirates Outright Four Players to AAA

The Pittsburgh Pirates have outrighted left handed pitcher Brian Burres, right handed pitcher Kevin Hart, infielder Brandon Wood, and outfielder Steve Pearce to AAA Indianapolis, according to a team press release.  All four players have the option of electing for minor league free agency. Pearce was eligible for Super Two status, but had trouble staying on the field the last two...
Via Pirates Prospects
October 31, 2011  |  Discuss
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