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Braves | Alex Wood scratched

Sat, 27 Sep 2014 14:00:04 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood (forearm) was scratched from his start Sunday, Sept. 28, due to a mild forearm strain. He was examined Thursday, Sept. 25, and he was diagnosed with a strain or irritation. No MRI was deemed necessary. The team will have a "bullpen start" in the season finale.

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Braves | Alex Wood pitching well

Fri, 05 Sep 2014 21:07:31 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood is the probable starter for Saturday, Sept. 6, against the Miami Marlins. He 10-10 with a 2.92 ERA this season, and 3-2 with a 1.86 ERA over his past seven outings.

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Braves | Alex Wood proving his worth

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:49:00 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood has a 1.89 ERA and .200 opponents' batting average in his last five starts. He has only two wins, despite pitching at least six innings and allowing two earned runs or fewer in each start over the span.

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Braves | Alex Wood fans 12 in win

Sun, 10 Aug 2014 22:58:53 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood set a career high with 12 strikeouts in 7 1/3 innings in his win over the Washington Nationals Sunday, Aug. 10. Wood gave up five hits and also set a career high by throwing 124 pitches in the outing.

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Braves | Rotation in flux

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:02:18 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Ervin Santana will pitch Friday, July 18, the team's first game after the All-Star break, against the Philadelphia Phillies, according to manager Fredi Gonzalez. Gonzalez has not confirmed the rotation after Santana, but said it depends on if SP Julio Teheran will get one or two days of extra rest. Teheran will pitch Saturday, July 19, or Sunday, July 20. Expect left-handed SPs Mike Minor and Alex Wood to be split up in the rotation and not pitch consecutively. Wood and Minor will either pitch the second and fourth or the third and fifth games out of the break. SP Aaron Harang will pitch the fourth or fifth game coming out of the break.

Fantasy Tip: Santana gets an excellent chance to start strong in the second half against the Phillies' weak offense. Otherwise, check back for further details, but the Miami Marlins head to Atlanta Monday, July 21, which is another plus-matchup.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - David O'Brien

Braves | Alex Wood called up

Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:44:06 -0700

The Atlanta Braves recalled SP Alex Wood from Triple-A Gwinnett and optioned RP Ryan Butcher to Gwinnett Tuesday, June 24.

Fantasy Tip: Wood is starting Wednesday night against the Houston Astros and should be added wherever he's available.

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Braves | Alex Wood helped by farm time

Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:11:37 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood said he has felt more comfortable in the starting rotation since being sent to Triple-A Gwinnett to stretch out, and he's gained a better feel for his changeup. He spent time refining his breaking offerings, so he got away from having optimal command on it. He's slated to throw between 90 to 95 pitches in his return Wednesday, June 25.

Fantasy Tip: Pick up the southpaw if he's still available. The Braves know how to extract success from SPs, and Wood has been excellent when given a rotation gig.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Carroll Rogers

Braves | Alex Wood to start Wednesday

Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:52:40 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood will make the start Wednesday, June 25, in place of SP Gavin Floyd (elbow).

Fantasy Tip: Wood should see an extended stay in the rotation, and he could remain for the rest of the season, depending on how long Floyd will need to recover. Look to add Wood immediately.

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Braves | Gavin Floyd to DL

Fri, 20 Jun 2014 11:07:41 -0700

The Atlanta Braves placed SP Gavin Floyd (elbow) on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured right elbow Friday, June 20, and recalled P Ryan Buchter from Triple-A Gwinnett in a corresponding move.

Fantasy Tip: Although the Braves haven't released a timetable for Floyd's return, they expect him to be back this season. However, it'll likely be an extended absence. This injury bodes well for the return of Alex Wood to the rotation. Look to jump ahead of the curve and add Wood in deep mixed and NL-only leagues.

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Braves | Alex Wood to work as starter

Wed, 11 Jun 2014 12:14:11 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood will be a starting pitcher while with Triple-A Gwinnett, because the team believes he can be an integral part of the starting rotation in the later months of the season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Mark Bowman