Blake Wood

Blake Wood #36

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 5"/240
  • Age: 31

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Blake Wood Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
6-5 3.98 74.2 78 1.45

Blake Wood MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
12-12 4.24 201.2 179 1.47

Blake Wood Bio

  • Full Name: Blake Daniel Wood
  • Born: 8/8/1985 in Atlanta, GA
  • Draft: 2006, Kansas City Royals, 3rd rd. (77th overall)
  • College: Georgia Tech
  • Debut: May 12, 2010
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2016 Stats 6 5 3.98 68 0 1 74.2 78 1.45
MLB Career Stats 12 12 4.24 183 0 2 201.2 179 1.47

Blake Wood 2016 Splits

Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 1 2 6.75 7 0 0 8.0 9 6 1 10 1.25
Last 15 Games 1 4 5.60 15 0 0 17.2 18 11 5 18 1.30
Last 30 Games 1 4 4.86 30 0 0 33.1 33 18 10 38 1.29
Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 1 2 6.75 7 0 0 8.0 9 6 1 10 1.25
Last 15 Games 1 4 5.60 15 0 0 17.2 18 11 5 18 1.30
Last 30 Games 1 4 4.86 30 0 0 33.1 33 18 10 38 1.29
Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
9/23 @ MIL 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0
9/25 @ MIL 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 3
9/29 @ STL 0 1 0 1.2 2 1 1 2
Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
9/23 @ MIL 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0
9/25 @ MIL 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 3
9/29 @ STL 0 1 0 1.2 2 1 1 2
2016 Games by Position: RP (68)

Blake Wood Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2016 Reds NL 668 Four-seam FB 96.65 96.26 2159.00 6.20 93.73
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.04 92.76 2241.00 6.19 90.14
Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2016 Reds NL 668 Four-seam FB 96.65 96.26 2159.00 6.20 93.73
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.04 92.76 2241.00 6.19 90.14

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Blake Wood 2016 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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0 0 6.75 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1.50
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6 5 4.03 69 0 0 0 1 6 76.0 72 38 34 8 2 38 3 79 1.45
Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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0 0 6.75 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1.50
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6 5 4.03 69 0 0 0 1 6 76.0 72 38 34 8 2 38 3 79 1.45

Blake Wood News

Blake Wood Fantasy News

June 21, 2016 at 4:14 PM ET

Iglesias returns from disabled list

The Reds activated pitcher Raisel Iglesias from the disabled list on Tuesday and placed reliever Blake Wood on the paternity list.

April 20, 2016 at 2:22 PM ET

Reds unsure of role for Hoover

Reds manager Bryan Price wanted to sleep on it Tuesday before making a decision on whether to keep the struggling J.J. Hoover in the closer's spot.

Awards

Blake Wood Awards

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Indianapolis INT

TEX Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
06/09/2008 NW Arkansas TEX
09/01/2008 NW Arkansas TEX

MID Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
08/20/2007 Burlington MID

Blake Wood Leaderboards

Holds

Season HLD Rank
2010 15 18th in AL

Blake Wood Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 24, 2016 Cincinnati Reds activated RHP Blake Wood from the paternity list.
June 21, 2016 Cincinnati Reds placed RHP Blake Wood on the paternity list.
November 20, 2015 Cincinnati Reds signed free agent RHP Blake Wood.
November 6, 2015 RHP Blake Wood elected free agency.
April 9, 2015 RHP Blake Wood assigned to Indianapolis Indians.
November 18, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates signed free agent RHP Blake Wood to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
September 29, 2014 RHP Blake Wood elected free agency.
September 12, 2014 RHP Blake Wood assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Omaha Storm Chasers.
September 11, 2014 Kansas City Royals sent RHP Blake Wood outright to Omaha Storm Chasers.
September 1, 2014 Kansas City Royals designated RHP Blake Wood for assignment.
August 6, 2014 RHP Blake Wood assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
July 22, 2014 RHP Blake Wood assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Wilmington Blue Rocks.
July 9, 2014 RHP Blake Wood assigned to Wilmington Blue Rocks from Omaha Storm Chasers.
June 2, 2014 Kansas City Royals claimed RHP Blake Wood off waivers from Cleveland Indians.
June 2, 2014 Kansas City Royals optioned RHP Blake Wood to Omaha Storm Chasers.
May 27, 2014 Cleveland Indians designated RHP Blake Wood for assignment.
April 21, 2014 Cleveland Indians optioned RHP Blake Wood to Columbus Clippers.
October 4, 2013 Blake Wood roster status changed by Cleveland Indians.
October 2, 2013 Cleveland Indians reassigned RHP Blake Wood to the minor leagues.
September 1, 2013 Cleveland Indians recalled RHP Blake Wood from Columbus Clippers.
July 14, 2013 Cleveland Indians optioned Blake Wood to Columbus Clippers.
July 4, 2013 Cleveland Indians sent RHP Blake Wood on a rehab assignment to Columbus Clippers.
July 1, 2013 Cleveland Indians sent RHP Blake Wood on a rehab assignment to Lake County Captains.
June 27, 2013 Cleveland Indians sent RHP Blake Wood on a rehab assignment to Akron Aeros.
June 24, 2013 Cleveland Indians sent RHP Blake Wood on a rehab assignment to Mahoning Valley Scrappers.
June 18, 2013 Cleveland Indians sent RHP Blake Wood on a rehab assignment to Akron Aeros.
June 14, 2013 Cleveland Indians sent RHP Blake Wood on a rehab assignment to Lake County Captains.
May 18, 2013 Cleveland Indians sent RHP Blake Wood on a rehab assignment to Akron Aeros.
May 15, 2013 Cleveland Indians sent RHP Blake Wood on a rehab assignment to Lake County Captains.
May 4, 2013 Cleveland Indians sent RHP Blake Wood on a rehab assignment to Akron Aeros.
March 11, 2013 Blake Wood roster status changed by Cleveland Indians.
November 2, 2012 Cleveland Indians claimed RHP Blake Wood off waivers from Kansas City Royals.
May 22, 2012 Blake Wood roster status changed by Kansas City Royals.
April 4, 2012 Kansas City Royals placed RHP Blake Wood on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 26, 2012. Irritated ulnar nerve in his right elbow.
April 14, 2011 Kansas City Royals recalled Blake Wood from Omaha Storm Chasers.
March 21, 2011 Kansas City Royals optioned Blake Wood to Omaha Storm Chasers.
May 12, 2010 Kansas City Royals recalled Blake Wood from Omaha Royals.
May 12, 2010 Blake Wood roster status changed by Kansas City Royals.
April 1, 2010 Kansas City Royals optioned Blake Wood to Omaha Royals.
November 20, 2009 Kansas City Royals selected the contract of Blake Wood from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
August 22, 2009 Blake Wood roster status changed by Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
August 16, 2009 sent RHP Blake Wood on a rehab assignment to AZL Royals.
June 30, 2009 Northwest Arkansas Naturals placed RHP Blake Wood on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 27, 2009. Right elbow inflammation.

Blake Daniel Wood Bio Info

In 2003 graduated from North Gwinnett (GA) High School, where he was an All-City selection...played 3 seasons at Georgia Tech, where as a sophomore in 2005 he was second-team All-ACC after finishing with a 10-1 record...in 2006 was a pre-season All-American and as a junior that year helped lead Georgia Tech to the College World Series.

2015

Spent the season with the Pirates' Class AAA affiliate at Indianapolis, where he was a mid-season International League All-Star...led the IL in saves (29), games finished (46) and highest strikeouts/9 innings ratio among relievers (10.74)...ranked second in the league in apps (57)...following the season became a minor league free agent...on 11/20 was signed by the Reds to a 1-year Major League contract through the 2016 season.

2014

Made his first Opening Day roster but made only 7 apps for the Indians, all from 4/2-4/19...was optioned to Class AAA Columbus on 4/21...on 6/2 was claimed off waivers by the Royals and was assigned to Class AAA Omaha...also spent time with KC's Class A Wilmington and Class AA Northwest Arksansas affiliates...in 34 apps overall at his 4 minor league stops went 2-2, 4.43.

2013

Spent the first half of 2013 rehabbing back from 2012 reconstructive surgery on his right elbow before being activated and optioned to AAA Columbus on July 14 after being claimed off outright waivers from Kansas City in November...Rehab initially began on May 4 at Akron before soreness in his elbow forced him to shut down for 10 days before giving it a go again on May 15 at Lake County...Persistent soreness in the elbow forced him out another month before going at in earnest in mid-June before his July 14 activation from the 60-day DL...During his tenure with the Columbus Clippers he went 2-0 with a 2.16 ERA (16.2IP, 11H, 4ER, 23K) as he limited Triple-A hitters to a .186 (11-59) average against and fanned 12.4 batters per 9.0IP...Was promoted to Cleveland when rosters expanded on September 1 and made his first Major League appearance since Sept 28, 2011 at Minnesota with KC on Sept 2 vs Baltimore (1.0IP, 0H, 0R, 2BB, 0K)...Made one more appearance on Sept. 10 vs. his former club, the Kansas City Royals (0.1IP, 1H, 0R, 1BB, 1K).

2012 Season never started, as he was limited to just 4 appearances in spring training (3.1IP, 3H, 6R/3ER, 8.10ERA) before being shutdown with nerve irritation and right elbow soreness...Elbow did not respond to treatment and underwent reconstructive right elbow surgery on May 25 by Dr. Lewis Yocum in Anaheim, CA. 2011 Blake made just 3 appearances to open the year at Omaha before being recalled for good on April 14 ... won a career best 5 games in 55 relief appearances. ... Posted a 2-0 record with a 1.82 ERA in 27 home outings ... was just 3-3 with a 5.66 ERA in 28 road contests. ... Was 3-0 with a 2.34 ERA in his first 27 appearances through June 27, then 2-3 with a 5.14 ERA in his final 28 outings. 2010 Blake started the campaign in the Omaha (AAA) bullpen before being recalled on May 11...made his Major League debut the following day vs. Cleveland...had pitched almost exclusively as a starter prior to 2010...Earned his first Major League win on July 30 vs. Baltimore, tossing a scoreless frame prior to Alex Gordon's 3-run walk-off home run to propel KC to the 7-5 victory...Posted a 0.84 ERA (10.2 IP, 1 ER) through his first 10 big league outings, then recorded a 10.06 ERA (17.0 IP, 19 ER) over his next 19 appearances...saw success down the stretch, with a 3.27 ERA (22.0 IP, 8 ER) in his final 22 outings. 2009 Spent a majority of the season at Northwest Arkansas (AA) struggling with injuries...also made 3 appearances (2 starts) for the Surprise Royals on a rehab assignment...Pitched for the Surprise Rafters in the Arizona Fall League following the season, compiling a 1-1 record and a 6.75 ERA in 8 games, including 3 starts. 2008 Entered the 2008 season ranked by Baseball America as the Royals' fourth-best prospect...Paced all Royals minor leaguers with 139 strikeouts in 2008...led the Texas League with 2 shutouts and tied for first with 2 complete games.