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Tim Wood | Relief Pitcher

Team: Minnesota Twins
Age / DOB:  (31) / 11/16/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 180
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Twins released RHP Tim Wood.
This comes on the heels of Wood undergoing season-ending arthroscopic shoulder surgery last week. The 30-year-old didn't throw a pitch in the majors this season and made just nine appearances in the minors. He'll hope for better luck in 2014. Wed, Aug 28, 2013 02:14:00 PM

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Tim Wood will undergo season-ending arthroscopic shoulder surgery on August 22.

Wood has been bothered by shoulder issues since spring training. He will look to get healthy for 2014.
Wed, Aug 7, 2013 05:48:00 PM

Twins transferred RHP Tim Wood from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

Wood has been out all season with a shoulder injury and recently had a setback. There's no timetable for his return.
Fri, May 24, 2013 01:17:00 PM

An MRI taken Wednesday on Tim Wood's right shoulder showed no signs of major structural damage.

Wood is headed to Minnesota for a second look. The 30-year-old has posted an ugly 8.68 ERA in 9 1/3 innings this season between High-A Fort Myers and Triple-A Rochester. He is currently on the MLB disabled list.
Thu, May 16, 2013 12:53:00 PM

Tim Wood will undergo an MRI on his right shoulder Wednesday.

Wood, currently on the disabled list with a right rotator cuff strain, was shut down from his minor league assignment last week due to recurring shoulder soreness. There should be more clarity on his status in the coming days.
Wed, May 15, 2013 01:09:00 PM

Tim Wood has been shut down from his rehab assignment after developing more soreness in his pitching shoulder.

He'll be examined at the Twins' Triple-A affiliate in Rochester. Wood is coming back from a rotator cuff strain and had allowed six runs over his last three rehab appearances.
Thu, May 9, 2013 06:39:00 PM

Tim Wood (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment with High-A Fort Myers on Tuesday.

He's expected to move up to Triple-A Rochester after that. Coming back from a rotator cuff strain, Wood should be ready for activation before the end of the month.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 08:15:00 PM

Tim Wood (shoulder) could be ready to pitch in an extended spring training game as soon as Thursday.

Wood, currently on the disabled list with a rotator cuff strain, made it through his second bullpen session Monday without any issues. He's out of options, so the Twins will either have to expose him to waivers or add him to the active roster once he's back to full health.
Mon, Apr 8, 2013 05:49:00 PM

Twins placed RHP Tim Wood on the 15-day disabled list with a right rotator cuff strain.

It's not clear at this point how long he'll be out. Wood posted a 4.91 ERA with 10 strikeouts over 11 innings this spring.
Fri, Mar 29, 2013 11:03:00 AM

Tim Wood is dealing with a right rotator cuff strain.

It's not clear how long it will sideline him, but obviously Wood probably isn't going to make the Opening Day bullpen now. He's posted a 4.91 ERA with 10 strikeouts over 11 innings this spring.
Sun, Mar 24, 2013 01:11:00 PM

Twins purchased the contract of RHP Tim Wood from Triple-A Rochester.

Wood signed a minor league contract with the Twins earlier this month. He's now protected from the Rule 5 Draft.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 05:28:00 PM

Twins signed RHP Tim Wood to a minor league contract.

The deal includes an invitation to spring training. Wood, 29, posted a 2.19 ERA, 1.11 WHIP and 67/23 K/BB ratio over 70 innings with Triple-A Indianapolis in 2012. He'll compete for a role in the Twins' bullpen.
Sat, Nov 10, 2012 07:44:00 PM

Pirates signed RHP Tim Wood to a minor league contract.

The deal also comes with an invitation to spring training, where Wood will compete for a spot in the Opening Day bullpen. He threw only eight big league frames this year.
Tue, Nov 1, 2011 02:17:00 PM

Rangers sent RHP Tim Wood outright to Triple-A Round Rock.

Wood was designated for assignment at the end of August so that the Rangers could clear spots on their 40-man roster for September callups. He was able to clear waivers.
Tue, Sep 6, 2011 02:03:00 PM

Rangers designated RHP Tim Wood for assignment.

He was cleared so the Rangers could make room for Matt Treanor and Mike Gonzalez on the 40-man roster. Wood, who was just acquired from the Pirates earlier this month, was knocked around for five runs over 4 2/3 innings during his brief time with Triple-A Round Rock. There's a good chance he remains with the organization.
Wed, Aug 31, 2011 04:08:00 PM

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