After a busy day of moves in the Pittsburgh Pirates system yesterday, three more moves were made today due to an undisclosed injury to third baseman Eric Wood that landed him on the disabled list. Francisco Aponte will take the place of Wood on the West Virginia roster, while Adam Landecker moves up to take Aponte's place at Jamestown.
Eric Wood has been strong in August
This season, the 20-year-old Wood has been the everyday third baseman for the West Virginia Power. In 93 games, he is hitting .260, with 20 doubles, six homers, 49 RBI's and a .689 OPS. He started the season off strong with an .816 OPS in April and he has been just as good in August, so the timing of the injury is bad in that regard. The move was made retroactive to August 15th.
Francisco Aponte has played sparing...
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