The Twins have released pitcher Tim Wood, the club announced Wednesday. Wood pitched just 9 1/3 innings in the minor leagues for Minnesota before arthroscopic surgery on his shoulder ended his season.
Twins reliever Tim Wood will undergo season-ending arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder Aug. 22 in Chicago, the St. Paul Pioneer-Press reports Wednesday. Wood, who signed a minor league contract last winter and was pitching with Triple-A Rochester, is officially done for the season. "He said he still had pain in the front of his shoulder," Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony said. "He wasn't comfortable throwing. You won't see him in a Twins uni this year." The 30-year-old Wood, who is on the 60-day disabled list, is a pending free agent. It is unlikely the Twins will sign him again.
The Twins have transferred pitcher Tim Wood to the 60-day disabled list, the club announced Friday. The club needed his roster spot to call up Samuel Deduno to pitch Friday's game against Detroit. Wood has been dealing with a shoulder and back injury all season. He is expected to go on a rehab assignment sometime in the next week. Wood will be eligible to return May 30.
Twins reliever Tim Wood, who is on the 15-day disabled list, was diagnosed with rotator cuff inflammation and biceps tendinitis, assistant general manager Rob Antony told MLB.com Sunday. Wood is expected to start another rehab assignment in 10 days.
The MRI on Twins reliever Tim Wood's shoulder came back clean, according to MLB.com. He's headed back to Minnesota for a precautionary second opinion. Wood was on a rehab assignment before it ended because of soreness in his shoulder.
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