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Mike Wood MLB Career Stats

16-22 5.49 344.0 183 1.58

Mike Wood Bio

  • Full Name: Michael Burton Wood
  • Born: 4/26/1980 in West Palm Beach, FL
  • Draft: 2001, Oakland Athletics, 10th rd. (311th overall)
  • College: North Florida
  • Debut: August 21, 2003
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/28/2007
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MLB Career Stats 16 22 5.49 115 39 2 344.0 183 1.58


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PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Oklahoma PCL

Mike Wood Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 9, 2009 RHP Mike Wood elected free agency.
August 31, 2009 Oklahoma City RedHawks signed free agent RHP Mike Wood.
May 25, 2009 New Orleans Zephyrs released RHP Mike Wood.

Michael Burton Wood Bio Info

Michael Burton Wood graduated from Forest Hill Community High School in West Palm Beach, Fla., in 1998...Attended the University of North Florida...came to UNF as an infielder but was converted to a pitcher in 2000 when he went 8-4 with a 2.67 ERA and 2 saves...earned South Atlantic Regional MVP honors that year to help the Ospreys to the NCAA Division II World Series...moved full-time to the bullpen in 2001 and set a school record with 16 saves...Participated in the 2004 Royals Caravan. 2005 Made the Opening Day roster for the 1st time in his career...Appeared in a career-high 47 games (10 starts) and tossed a career-high 115.0 innings, compiling a 5-8 record with 2 saves and a 4.46 ERA (57 ER)...the 5 wins were a career high...Posted a 4.94 ERA (54.2 IP, 30 ER) in 10 starts and a 4.03 ERA (60.1 IP, 27 ER) in 37 relief appearances...pitched more than an inning in 23 of his 37 relief appearances...Was the only pitcher in Major League Baseball to record at least 50.0 relief innings and 50.0 innings as a starter...Recorded a 3.59 ERA (52.2 IP, 21 ER) prior to the All-Star break and a 5.20 ERA (62.1 IP, 36 ER) after the break...Fared well in Interleague play, recording a 1-0 record and a 2.38 ERA (11.1 IP, 3 ER) in 7 appearances against the National League...Held opponents to just a .248 (68-274) average the 1st time through the lineup, but saw that number jump to .355 (43-121) the 2nd time through the order...allowed a home run every 39 at bats the 1st time through the order and a home run every 24 at bats the 2nd time through...Was charged with his 1st loss at Detroit on April 7...retired 7 of the 1st 9 batters before leaving after giving up back-to-back hits...Took his 2nd loss of the season vs. Minnesota on April 28...allowed a run in the Royals 6-5, 11-inning loss...Earned his 1st win of the season in the Royals 6-5 win at Cleveland on May 1...tossed 1.1 scoreless innings, striking out 2...Pitched scoreless outings in 10 of 12 appearances April 18-May 26...went 2-1 with 2 saves and a 1.69 ERA (21.1 IP, 4 ER) during that span...Secured his 1st career M.L. save May 14 vs. Tampa Bay by recording the final out with 1 pitch...then earned the save the next night vs. Tampa Bay by getting the final batter to fly out to center...Named Royals Pitcher of the Month for May...posted his best month of the season going 2-0 with 2 saves and a 3.00 ERA (15.0 IP, 5 ER)...opponents hit just .214 (12-56) against him during the month...Won 3-straight decisions after picking up the victory in the team's 9-6 win over the Dodgers on June 16...Optioned to Omaha July 25 to increase his pitch count and allow him to move into the starting rotation...Was recalled from Omaha on Aug. 6 replacing Kyle Snyder in the starting rotation...made 2 starts for Omaha going 0-0 with a 2.00 ERA (9.0 IP, 2 ER), 2 walks and 8 strikeouts...Snapped the Royals 19-game losing streak by allowing just 1 run in 5.0 innings and picking up the win at Oakland on Aug. 20...Made 10 starts from Aug. 9 to Sept. 29, allowing 3 runs or less in 6 of the 10 games...the Royals went 4-6 in his 10 starts...tossed at least 6.0 innings in 5 of the starts...Posted back-to-back strong starts on Aug. 31 vs. Minnesota and Sept. 7 at Chicago (AL), allowing just 1 run in 12.1 innings...took a no decision in the Royals 1-0 win on Aug. 31 and a 1-0 loss on Sept. 7...Equalled his career high for pitches with 108 in an 11-4 loss to Cleveland on Sept. 24 (also June 29, 2004 vs. Baltimore). 2004 Was acquired from the Oakland Athletics along with 3B Mark Teahen in exchange for RHP Octavio Dotel and cash on June 24...Posted a 3-8 record and a 5.94 ERA in 17 starts for the Royals...Posted an 11-3 record and a 2.80 ERA in 15 games for Sacramento (Oakland AAA), allowing 83 hits, 42 runs, 28 earned runs in 90.0 innings...walked just 24 batters and recorded 66 strikeouts...Won 10 of his last 11 decisions with Sacramento after starting the season with a 1-2 mark...allowed just 22 earned runs in 74.2 innings over his fi nal 12 starts for a 2.65 ERA...Named to the Pacifi c Coast League All-Star team, but did not appear...Picked up his 1st Major League win as a starter in his Royals debut on June 29 vs. Baltimore...allowed 3 runs on 7 hits in 6.0 innings in a 4-3 Royals win. 2003 Made his major league debut with the A's in just his third professional season and was 2-1 with a 10.54 ERA in seven games, one start...was the A's 10th round pick in the 2001 June draft and was the first Oakland selection from that draft to play for the A's...was the third Oakland selection from 2001 to reach the majors as Jeremy Bonderman of Detroit (second 1st round pick) and Neal Cotts of the Chicago White Sox (2nd round) reached the majors earlier...Bobby Crosby (first 1st round pick) would later become the fourth pick from that draft to reach the majors...allowed a .387 opponents batting average which broke down to .344 (11 for 32) against left handers and .433 (13 for 30) against right handers...average jumped to .435 (10 for 23) with runners in scoring position...first batters faced were 1 for 5 with a walk in relief and he allowed two of his three inherited runners to score...was selected from Triple-A Sacramento on August 21 and made his debut that night in Boston...relieved Rich Harden in the third inning with two outs, the bases loaded and the A's trailing 6-3 and allowed a two-run single to the first batter he faced, Todd Walker...then set down eight of the next nine batters he faced but ending up allowing three runs on five hits and two walks while striking out three in 3.1 innings...picked up his first major league win on August 23 at Toronto (1.2 ip, 1 h, 2 r, 2 er, 1 bb, 3 so)...entered the game in the fifth inning with the score tied at three but the A's scored six times in the sixth inning...also won his next outing on August 26 against Baltimore, tossing a scoreless 12th inning in the A's 2-1 win...was optioned to Double-A Midland on August 31 but did not report as he was brought back to Oakland on September 2 when rosters expanded...made three more relief appearances and did not allow a home run in his first six outings, all in relief (11.2 ip)...then made his first major league start on September 26 at Seattle and suffered his first major league loss in the A's 9-3 loss...allowed seven runs, six earned, on nine hits, including a home run, in 2.0 innings...began the season at Sacramento and was 9-3 with a 3.05 ERA in 16 starts for the River Cats...yielded just five home runs in 91.1 innings pitched (0.49 per nine innings)...allowed a .257 opponents batting average, including .260 (38 for 146) against left handers and .254 (49 for 193) against right handers...allowed 34 runs for the season and 14 of those came in the fourth inning (14.1 ip, 8.79 ERA)...posted a 1.69 ERA (9 er in 48.0 ip) over the first three innings and a 2.48 ERA (8 er in 29.0 ip) from the fifth inning on...Sacramento was 12-4 in his starting assignments...tossed seven or more innings in six of his 16 starts, allowed two runs or fewer 11 times and walked two batters or fewer 14 times...struck out a season high seven in his first outing on April 4 against Portland and went 2-0 with a 1.69 ERA over his first three starts before he was placed on the disabled list on April 20 with right elbow tendinitis...was activated from the D.L. on June 9 and did not have a decision in his first two starts following his return (8 er in 6.1 ip, 11.37 ERA)...then went 6-2 with a 2.22 ERA (56.2 ip, 49 h, 17 r, 14 er, 14 bb, 36 so, 3 hr) over his next nine starts from June 19 to August 5...including a season high tying three-game winning streak from June 30 to July 10...finished July with a 3-1 record and a 1.99 ERA...allowed a season high six runs in 4.1 innings in a loss on August 11 at Fresno but then pitched 8.0 shutout innings in his final Triple-A outing on August 16 at Tucson. 2002 Led the A's organization in wins (14).