M-Braves Clubhouse Report

Wood is the 13th M-Brave to receive a direct promotion to Atlanta from Mississippi
PEARL, MS — Alex Wood has been promoted to the Atlanta Braves, becoming the 13th Mississippi Braves player to receive a promotion directly to Atlanta from Double-A Mississippi. In 10 starts for the M-Braves this season, Wood posted a record of 4-2 with a Southern League leading 1.26 ERA.

The 22-year-old southpaw is the first M-Brave called to the show directly from Mississippi since current A-Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons received the same call on May 31, 2012. Wood is now one of more than 75 former Mississippi Braves to make it to the big leagues and the sixth former M-Brave called up this season.

Wood strung together a new Mississippi Braves record of 19.1 innings pitched without allowing a run. The scoreless streak ran from April 12 through May 3 and broke Tommy Hanson’s record of 17.2 scoreless…

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