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Tigers Prospect Profile #39: Austin Wood

After a very successful college campaign at the University of Texas, the Tigers snagged Wood in the fifth round of the '09 draft. The Tigers hope the advanced left-hander can move quickly up the ladder.

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...