Wood touched 98 MPH on two occasions today.
At the end of March, the Pittsburgh Pirates signed right handed reliever Tim Wood to a minor league deal, shortly after he was released by the Washington Nationals. Wood threw 27.2 innings in the majors in 2010, with a 5.53 ERA, and coming in to the 2010 season, he had a 4.02 ERA in 53.2 innings at the AAA level.
In his first outing for Indianapolis, Wood was hit pretty hard, allowing three runs on three hits in an inning of work. Since then he's made four appearances, allowing one run in 4.2 innings, striking out six in that span. That includes 1.1 perfect innings today, with two strikeouts, getting the save for Indianapolis. The most impressive thing about Wood so far has been his velocity.
In the past, Wood has touched 97 MPH with...
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