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Tigers Prospect Profile #39: Austin Wood
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 2009 draft. After signing with the Tigers, the now 23-year old appeared in three games for the Advanced-A Lakeland club, totaling five scoreless innings of work. Wood allowed only four hits and no walks, while striking out four. Wood was a star of the Tigers Fall Instructional League, dominating the raw competition of the league, and proving exactly why the Tigers picked him where they did. In college, Wood was routinely named to the Big 12 Academic Honor Roll, while also earning mention on the NCBWA Stopper of the Year watch list in 2007. Wood worked largely as a starter during his...
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