Pitcher - San Francisco Giants
Height: 6' 4"
Date of Birth: January 12, 1991 (30 years old)
Giants' Alex Wood: Making rehab start
Wood (back) will make his second rehab start at the Giants' alternate site Tuesday, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.Wood underwent a minor back procedure in mid-March. It's unclear exactly when he's expected to return, but he'll likely be ready for his season debut fairly soon.
Giants' Alex Wood: Progressing well
Wood (back) threw in a simulated game Thursday and is progressing well, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports.Wood had a minor procedure on his back in mid March and the Giants are currently listing his injury as a lower-back strain. He is at the alternate training site and will likely join the big-league rotation at some point in the coming weeks, assuming there is a spot open for him.
Giants' Alex Wood: Missing first couple weeks
Wood (back) will open the season on the injured list and miss the first couple weeks of the season, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.Wood has missed most of March while recovering from a minor back procedure. He's working his way through a throwing progression but won't be ready for game action until at least mid-April. Aaron Sanchez lines up as the fifth starter in his absence.
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