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Travis Wood
current status: On roster
Birth Date:February 6, 1987 (27 years old)
Place of Birth:Little Rock, AR
Hometown:Alexander, AR
Bats:R
Throws:L
Experience:4 years
Drafted:Drafted by Cincinnati in 2005 (2nd round).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Cincinnati in 2011.
COLD
0-2, 9.53 in last 11.1IP
Season Stats
G GS W L CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB K ERA
YTD 20 20 7 9 0 0 0 116 125 72 66 11 52 92 5.12
On Pace 33 33 12 15 0 0 0 240 207 119 109 18 86 152 5.12
Scouting Report
Assets: Gets a lot of velocity and movement on his pitches, despite his slight frame. His best pitch is his cutter, which he uses prominently to all batters. Is also a very good athlete and is a very good hitter (with power) for a pitcher.
Flaws: Walks are usually his undoing, so he must display more control of his repertoire to succeed in the bigs. Also, he can at times fall in love with his cutter too much, so he must mix in his other pitches for maximum production.
Career Potential: Athletic left-hander with a little upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Southern League (AA) Most Valuable Pitcher 2009
Southern League (AA) All-Star Team 2009
Rookie Level All-Star Team 2005