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Braves | Alex Wood has bad history against Mets

Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:35:22 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood has a 4.09 ERA and is 0-2 in six career starts against the New York Mets. Wood will face the Mets Friday, June 12.

Fantasy Tip: The Mets aren't as bad against lefties as they are against right-handers this year, but Wood ($4,900, 9.8% of cap) could still put up fine numbers against this offense that has scored only 23 runs in the last week. He's had plenty of rest, too, since he was ejected after five innings in his last start.

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Braves | Alex Wood's home struggles continue

Sun, 07 Jun 2015 14:06:50 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood lost his latest start Sunday, June 7, as the Braves fell 3-0 to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Wood allowed seven hits, three runs, one walk and struck out five in five innings. Wood fell to 0-3 with a 6.00 ERA in games played at Turner Field.

Fantasy Tip: Wood ($5,100, 10.2% of cap) has had a decent season, but for some reason his luck has run out at home. Although he has a 4-3 record, stay away from him in games played at Turner.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - George Henry

Braves | Alex Wood pitches well Wednesday

Wed, 27 May 2015 22:54:41 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood allowed one run on seven hits in seven innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday, May 27. He struck out six batters and walked two during the game.

Fantasy Tip: Wood ($5,300, 10.6% of cap) has pitched well in each of his last two games but will have a 3.50 ERA entering his next start. He is scheduled to face the Arizona Diamondbacks in his next outing and could be a solid option on FantasyScore.

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Braves | Alex Wood available Sunday

Sat, 23 May 2015 17:41:14 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood (illness) could pitch out of the bullpen Sunday, May 24, if needed, manager Fredi Gonzalez said Saturday, May 23.

Fantasy Tip: Wood ($5,900, 11.8% of cap) appears to be recovering well from the stomach virus that forced him to miss his last start, and if he doesn't throw in relief Sunday, he should make a start sometime next week. That being said, he has been up and down so far this season, and he is only worth considering at FantasyScore when he draws a solid matchup.

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Braves | Alex Wood scratched vs. Brewers

Fri, 22 May 2015 13:05:12 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood (illness) was scratched from his start against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, May 22, due to a stomach virus. SP Eric Stults will start for Atlanta Friday.

Fantasy Tip: Make sure to avoid Wood ($5,900, 11.8% of cap) in all fantasy formats Friday, especially daily contests. Check back for updates on when he'll make his next start. Stults ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) should be viewed as nothing more than a desperation flier for FantasyScore players Friday. He is currently sporting a 5.36 ERA, a 1.29 WHIP and a 5.6 K/9.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Tom Haudricourt

Braves | Alex Wood to pitch Tuesday

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 04:08:54 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood is the starter against the Miami Marlins on Tuesday, April 7.

Fantasy Tip: Wood ($7,000, 14% of cap) takes a while to get warmed up, as evidenced by his 2-4 mark in April of last season. Still, he has a 2.93 ERA in the month, which isn't bad. He was 2-2 with a 3.07 ERA against the Marlins, with an impressive three walks and 31 strikeouts. It's worth the gamble.

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Braves | Alex Wood says he's healthy

Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:51:42 -0800

Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood (forearm) will be guaranteed a rotation spot heading into this season after posting a 2.43 ERA and a .219 opponents' average in 17 starts to end the 2014 season. He finished the year 11-11 with a 2.78 ERA with 170 strikeouts in 171 2/3 innings in 35 games (24 starts). Wood said his arm feels good after being shut down early last year as a precaution with a forearm strain. "It feels good," Wood said, smiling. "You can tell everybody, if they've got any questions they can just come watch me throw next week (at spring training). I feel really good."

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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.

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