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Alex Wood to Make Spot Start for Atlanta Braves on Tuesday Against Mets

June 16th, 2013 at 11:32 PM
By Cody Fields

 

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With eight games in seven days and a doubleheader on Tuesday, the Atlanta Braves have tabbed Alex Wood to make a spot start in the first game of the doubleheader with the New York Mets, Mark Bowman tweets.

The move was made necessary by a setback in Brandon Beachy's Tommy John rehab.

Wood has a 3.52 ERA in 7 2/3 Major League innings this year. In about a full season's worth of work between Single-A Rome and Double-A Mississippi, Wood is 8-5 in 23 starts with a 1.72 ERA.

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