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Mets' William Woods: Reassigned to minors camp
Woods was reassigned to minor-league camp by the Mets on Saturday.
Woods was sent outright to Triple-A Syracuse after clearing waivers in January, but did get a chance to pitch in camp for the Mets as an invite. The former Atlanta prospect will provide pitching depth at the upper levels of the minors in 2023.... See More ... See Less
Mets' William Woods: Stays in organization
The Mets outrighted Woods to Triple-A Syracuse on Friday.
Scooped up off waivers from Atlanta on Nov. 18, Woods stuck on the Mets' 40-man roster for just over five weeks before he was designated for assignment shortly before the new year. He was able to pass through waivers this time around, so he'll stick around in the Mets organization and likely open the upcoming season at Syracuse. The 24-year-old reliever posted a 5.19 ERA and 1.29 WHIP over 17.1 innings at Triple-A Gwinnett last season.... See More ... See Less
Mets' William Woods: Designated for assignment
Woods was designated for assignment by the Mets on Tuesday, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.
Woods made his big-league debut last season for Atlanta, throwing a pair of scoreless innings. He was designated for assignment in mid-November before being claimed by the Mets but will now be available for any team to claim again. It's not often that a 23-year-old with big-league experience is available for free, though Woods' 6.04 ERA in 25.1 innings in the minors last year may dissuade potential suitors.... See More ... See Less
Mets' William Woods: Claimed by Mets
Woods was claimed off waivers by the Mets on Friday.
After being designated for assignment by Atlanta on Tuesday, Woods will now join the Mets organization as they begin filling their 40-man roster. Woods spent most of his time last season in Triple-A Gwinnett, putting up a 5.19 ERA and 1.29 WHIP through 17.1 innings, although he did throw two scoreless frames in the majors at the start of the season.... See More ... See Less
Braves' William Woods: Designated for assignment
Woods was designated for assignment by Atlanta on Tuesday.
The 23-year-old reliever has been limited by injuries these past two seasons after not pitching during 2020. Woods had a 5.19 ERA in 17.1 innings over 18 appearances at Triple-A.... See More ... See Less
Braves' William Woods: Sent down Monday
Woods was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett on Monday, David O'Brien of The Athletic reports.
Woods will return to Triple-A after he was called up Friday, failing to appear in a game before his return to the minors. The 23-year-old will remain a candidate to get called up down the stretch is Atlanta needs a bullpen arm. Bryce Elder was recalled from Gwinnett on Monday to replace Woods on the active roster.... See More ... See Less
Braves' William Woods: Recalled to majors
Woods was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett on Friday.
Woods spent a brief period of time in the majors earlier this season, throwing two scoreless innings out of the bullpen. The 23-year-old righty will now be called on to serve as depth in Atlanta's bullpen after Kirby Yates (elbow) hit the 15-day injured list.... See More ... See Less
Braves' William Woods: Back in action at Triple-A
Woods (ankle) was reinstated from Triple-A Gwinnett's 7-day injured list Saturday and struck out one over a scoreless inning later that day.
Woods had been on Gwinnett's IL since May 17 before he was cleared to rejoin the affiliate after making three relief appearances in the rookie-level Florida Complex League. The 23-year-old right-hander made his MLB debut earlier this season and could re-emerge as a relief option for Atlanta in August or September now that he's healthy again at Triple-A.... See More ... See Less
Braves' William Woods: Goes on IL
Triple-A Gwinnett placed Woods (ankle) on its 7-day injured list Tuesday.
Woods was initially considered day-to-day after a sore left ankle forced him out early during a May 10 relief appearance for Gwinnett, but after further evaluation, the club elected to shut him down for a week. The 23-year-old is without a clear timetable to return to game action.... See More ... See Less
Braves' William Woods: Day-to-day with ankle issue
Woods is considered day-to-day after leaving his outing Friday for Triple-A Gwinnett with left ankle discomfort, Justin Toscano of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Woods made his major-league debut in late April, throwing two scoreless innings of relief. He's spent the bulk of the year splitting time between the two highest levels of the minors, where he's allowed six runs in 7.2 innings but has struck out 14 batters. Assuming his injury remains a minor one, he'll have the chance to push for another big-league call-up soon.... See More ... See Less
Braves' William Woods: Returns to Triple-A
Woods was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett following Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Mets.
The 23-year-old was recalled as the 27th man for Tuesday's twin bill but didn't appear in either contest. He delivered a scoreless frame in both of his appearances for Atlanta this season and could rejoin the big club later in the year.... See More ... See Less
Braves' William Woods: Rejoins big club for twin bill
Atlanta recalled Woods from Triple-A Gwinnett on Tuesday.
Just two days after being sent to Gwinnett while Atlanta trimmed its active roster from 28 men to 26, Woods will rejoin the big club as the 27th man for its doubleheader Tuesday against the Mets. He'll provide Atlanta will some extra depth out of the bullpen for the twin bill, but expect him to return to Gwinnett following the second game.... See More ... See Less
Braves' William Woods: Optioned to Triple-A
Woods was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett on Sunday.
Woods spent just under a week with the major-league club, and he tossed two scoreless innings over two relief appearances. However, he'll be sent to the minors since Atlanta needs to trim its active roster to 26 players by Monday.... See More ... See Less
Braves' William Woods: Makes jump to majors
Atlanta recalled Woods from Triple-A Gwinnett on Tuesday.
With outfielder Eddie Rosario (eye) moving to the 10-day injured list in a corresponding move, Woods will get the call to the big leagues and give Atlanta an 11th arm out o the bullpen. Between stops and Gwinnett and Double-A Mississippi this season, the 23-year-old right-hander gave up six earned runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out 14 over 7.2 innings. He'll likely be ticketed for low-leverage work out of the Atlanta bullpen initially.... See More ... See Less
Braves' William Woods: Optioned to minors
Atlanta optioned Woods to minor-league camp March 20.
Woods joined Atlanta's 40-man roster in November, as the organization chose to protect him from the Rule 5 draft even though he's likely at least a year or two away from the big leagues. He split time between Low-A Augusta and High-A Rome in 2021, logging only 10.2 innings in total while missing significant time due to injury.... See More ... See Less
Braves' William Woods: Contract selected by Atlanta
Woods' contract was selected by Atlanta on Thursday.
Woods will be protected from the upcoming Rule 5 draft after he was added to the 40-man roster. Across five minor-league starts in 2021, the right-hander posted a 4.22 ERA and 1.41 WHIP in 10.2 innings.... See More ... See Less
Braves' William Woods: Returning to action at Low-A
Low-A Rome activated Woods (undisclosed) on Monday.
The 22-year-old right-hander is ready to make his 2021 full-season debut after an unspecified injury had kept him on the shelf for the entire campaign before he began a rehab assignment in the rookie-level Florida Complex League last week. He made just one one-inning starts in the FCL before moving up to Rome, so he'll likely have his pitch counts capped for at least his initial appearances at Low-A.... See More ... See Less
Braves' William Woods: Out with undisclosed injury
Woods has been sidelined all year with an undisclosed injury, but he has been throwing bullpen sessions and could return before the end of the season, Carlos Collazo of Baseball America reports.
He has been listed as active all season with Low-A Augusta but has not gotten into a game. Woods has a special arm and impressed the big-league coaching staff in spring training, so the hope is that he is not dealing with an arm injury that requires surgery. He carries significant bullpen risk.... See More ... See Less
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