Alex Wood

Alex Wood #57

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  • B/T: R/L
  • 6' 4"/215
  • Age: 26


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls

Alex Wood 2016 Postseason Stats

0-0 0.00 2.0 1 1.00

Alex Wood Postseason Career Stats

0-0 4.91 7.1 6 1.50

Alex Wood Stats

1-4 3.73 60.1 66 1.26

Alex Wood MLB Career Stats

27-30 3.35 499.1 452 1.27

Alex Wood Bio

  • Full Name: Robert Alexander Wood
  • Born: 1/12/1991 in Charlotte, NC
  • Draft: 2012, Atlanta Braves, 2nd rd. (85th overall)
  • College: Georgia
  • Debut: 5/30/2013
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2016 Postseason Stats 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 2.0 1 1.00
Postseason Career Stats 0 0 4.91 4 0 0 7.1 6 1.50
2016 Stats 1 4 3.73 14 10 0 60.1 66 1.26
MLB Career Stats 27 30 3.35 112 77 0 499.1 452 1.27
  • Status: Active

Alex Wood Two-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 Dodgers NL 515 Two-seam FB 91.08 90.58 1943.00 6.01 91.19
MLB Avg - - - Two-seam FB 92.46 92.09 2157.00 6.12 90.35
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 Dodgers NL 515 Two-seam FB 91.08 90.58 1943.00 6.01 91.19
MLB Avg - - - Two-seam FB 92.46 92.09 2157.00 6.12 90.35


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Alex Wood Stats

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Alex Wood News

Alex Wood Fantasy News

February 19, 2017 at 5:54 PM ET

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Hyun-Jin Ryu and Scott Kazmir, pitchers with plenty to prove, each threw 25 pitches of live batting practice to Minor Leaguers on Sunday, taking significant steps in their attempted return to the Dodgers' starting rotation.

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Alex Wood Awards Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Atlanta NL

SOU Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/29/2013 Mississippi SOU

Alex Wood Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2014 2.78 10th in NL
2015 3.84 24th in NL


Season W Rank
2015 12 16th in NL

Winning Percentage

Season WPCT Rank
2014 .500 23rd in NL


Season SO Rank
2014 170 18th in NL


Season WHIP Rank
2015 1.36 10th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2015 .275 6th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2015 32 10th in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2014 1 12th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2015 189.2 17th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2014 8.91 10th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2014 3.78 9th in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2015 59 16th in NL


Season H Rank
2015 198 5th in NL

Alex Wood Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 15, 2016 Los Angeles Dodgers activated LHP Alex Wood.
October 7, 2016 Los Angeles Dodgers reassigned LHP Alex Wood to the minor leagues.
September 20, 2016 Los Angeles Dodgers activated LHP Alex Wood from the 60-day disabled list.
June 29, 2016 Los Angeles Dodgers transferred LHP Alex Wood from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Soreness in left triceps.
May 31, 2016 Los Angeles Dodgers placed LHP Alex Wood on the 15-day disabled list. Soreness in his left triceps
July 31, 2015 Los Angeles Dodgers activated LHP Alex Wood.
July 30, 2015 Atlanta Braves traded LHP Alex Wood, RHP Jim Johnson, LHP Luis Avilan, 2B Jose Peraza, RHP Bronson Arroyo and cash to Los Angeles Dodgers for 2B Hector Olivera, LHP Paco Rodriguez and RHP Zack Bird.
June 25, 2014 Atlanta Braves recalled LHP Alex Wood from Gwinnett Braves.
June 10, 2014 Atlanta Braves optioned LHP Alex Wood to Gwinnett Braves.
July 25, 2013 Atlanta Braves recalled LHP Alex Wood from Gwinnett Braves.
July 13, 2013 Atlanta Braves optioned Alex Wood to Gwinnett Braves.
May 30, 2013 Atlanta Braves selected the contract of Alex Wood from Mississippi Braves.
March 29, 2013 Alex Wood assigned to Mississippi Braves from Rome Braves.
January 10, 2013 Atlanta Braves invited non-roster LHP Alex Wood to spring training.
September 24, 2012 Alex Wood roster status changed by Rome Braves.
September 1, 2012 Rome Braves placed LHP Alex Wood on the 7-day disabled list.
June 20, 2012 LHP Alex Wood assigned to Rome Braves from Atlanta Braves.
June 19, 2012 Atlanta Braves signed LHP Alex Wood.

Robert Alexander Wood Bio Info

Robert Alexander Wood…resides in Miami, FL…attended the University of Georgia, where he was named second team All-SEC in 2012 after going 7-3 with a 2.73 ERA in 16 games (15 starts) and his ERA was the best by a University of Georgia starter since 1989…named to the 2012 UGA Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll …selected by the Atlanta Braves in the second round (85th overall) of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft from the University of Georgia and signed by Braves scout Brian Bridges.


Combined to win a career high 12 games, going 12-12 with a 3.84 ERA in 32 combined starts with the Dodgers and Braves…also set career highs in starts (32) and innings (189.2). ... Opened the season with the Braves, going 7-6 in 20 starts with a 3.54 ERA, striking out 90 batters against 36 walks in 119.1 innings. ... Acquired by the Dodgers on July 30 along with right-handed reliever Jim Johnson, left-handed reliever Luis Avilan, minor league infielder Jose Peraza and right-handed pitcher Bronson Arroyo from Atlanta in exchange for infielder Hector Olivera, left-handed reliever Paco Rodriguez and minor league right-handed pitcher Zack Bird. ... Posted a 5-6 record with a 4.35 ERA in 12 starts as a Dodger, including a 3-2 record with a 2.41 ERA (9 ER/33.2 IP) in five starts at Dodger Stadium. ... Limited lefties to a .223 batting average (39-for-175), a .243 on-base percentage and a .274 slugging percentage…with runners in scoring position, held hitters to a .226 batting average (36-for-159). ... Had arguably the best start of his career on Sept.16 against the Rockies, allowing only one hit and needing only 78 pitches to breeze through 8.0 scoreless innings, which tied a career high for the fifth time. ... Allowed just 15 home runs in 189.2 innings, posting a 0.71 home run per nine innings ratio, which ranked 14th in the National League (min. 100.0 innings pitched). ... Made one postseason appearance, allowing four runs on four hits in 2.0 innings of relief in Game 3 of the NLDS vs. the Mets.


Began the season by making seven starts for Atlanta, but went just 2-5 despite allowing two-or-fewer runsin six of those seven starts. His 6/25 start at HOU followed an 11-appearance stint in the bullpen and two starts with Triple-A Gwinnett. Was optioned to Gwinnett (Triple-A) on 6/10 to be stretched out as a starter and was recalled on 6/25, whenhe was placed in RHP Gavin Floyd's spot in the rotation after Floyd suffered a fracture in his right elbow. Tossed his first career complete game 4/17 at PHI, but suffered a 1-0 loss. The 8.0-inning effort was Wood's second loss of the season in the 1-0 defeat. The Braves offense managed just four hits. Matched up against MIA's Jose Fernandez in a pitching duel on 4/22, as he allowed one run onfour hits in 8.0 IP, with 11 strikeouts and no walks in a 1-0 loss. As a starter, went 8-10 with a 2.59 ERA and 151 strikeouts in 156.1 IP (24 starts), compared to a 3-1record with a 4.70 ERA and 19 strikeouts in 15.1 IP out of the bullpen (11 appearances). Pitched 7.0+ innings in 13 of his 24 starts, but despite his 1.62 ERA and .187 opponents' batting averagein those 13 games, the Braves were just 5-8. His 3.15 run support average ranked as the third-lowest in the National League. After being inserted back into the starting rotation on 6/25, Wood went 6-5 with a 2.43 ERA through theremainder of the season. His ERA ranked ninth among National League starters in that span (minimum 13starts), while his .219 opponents' batting average ranked seventh and his 3.57 strikeout/walk ratio ranked 13th. Went 8-6 with a 2.41 ERA in 12 home starts (17 appearances). He fanned 94 over 82.0 innings whileholding opponents to a .243 clip at Turner Field. On the road, Wood went 3-5 with a 3.11 ERA in12 starts (18 appearances) while fanning 76 over 89.2 innings

Entered 2013 as Atlanta's seventh-best prospect, according to Baseball America...Was also rated as the player closest to the majors in the Braves' 2012 draft class...Had his contract purchased on 5/30 andmade his MLB debut that night vs. TOR by tossing a scoreless ninth inning to preserve the 11-3 win...Madehis first MLB start on 6/18 [1] vs. NYM, allowing one run over 3.0 innings (5 K) and earned his first career Major League win in his start on 7/30 vs. COL...Went 3-2 with a 3.54 ERA in 11 games as a starter...In 20 relief appearances, he went 0-1 with a 2.08 ERA...Nine of his 11 starts came against teams from the NationalLeague East division...Went 2-0 with a 0.90 ERA in five starts during the month of August...He held batters to a .190 average and fanned 28 in 30.0 IP...Returned to the bullpen 9/22 at CHI (0.2 IP) after a stretch of 10 starts, from 7/25 to 9/18...Over 11 minor-league games between Mississippi (Double-A) and Gwinnett (Triple-A), combined to go 5-2 with a 1.31 ERA while striking out 62 and walking just 11 in 62.0 IP...Was named Southern League Pitcher of the Week for 4/22-28...Had a scoreless innings pitched streak of 32.0 IP (a Mississippi Braves record) from 4/12-5/14, a span of seven starts.