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Tigers Prospect Profile #22: Austin Wood

Wood spent the 2011 season in Erie

Coming off shoulder surgery in 2010, Austin Wood had a strong 2011 campaign in Erie, filling a variety of roles out of the bullpen. Could the left-hander have a shot at Detroit's bullpen this season, and what sort of role is he likely to fill?

Austin Wood Position: Left-handed Pitcher Height: 6-2 Weight: 190 Born: 11/2/1986 Bats: Left Throws: Left Background Wood drew national attention for his role in an epic NCAA regional game against Boston College, throwing 13 innings and totaling nearly 170 pitches; all in relief. While this performance scared off many teams, the Tigers popped the durable left-hander on the fifth round of the...

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