May 30, 2013
Braves top pitching prospect Alex Wood shined in Double-A Mississippi with a 1.26 ERA in 10 starts before being called up.
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An inability to see the pitches that were being called during night games — which make up most of the Braves’ 162-game schedule — sends top pitching prospect Alex Wood to the doctor to fix the problem immediately. (ADDS: notes about Medlen asking to be kept in rotation; Gattis' latest HR; and Heyward and Teheran heading in opposite directions)
BRAVES NOTEBOOK: Atlanta calls up top pitching prospect, ex-UGA star Wood; Rasmus, Francisco sent down
Cory Rasmus’ time in the majors is over after struggling with a 12.27 ERA in two outings, paving the way for former Georgia star Alex Wood — the Braves’ top pitching prospect — to finally make his debut.