With MLB's Rule 5 Draft taking place this weekend, Friday was the day for teams to get their 40-man rosters in line. The Rockies added left-handed pitchers Christian Friedrich, a 1st round pick in 2008, and Edwar Cabrera, signed out of the Dominican Republic in '08, to the 40-man roster.
November 19, 2011
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle plans to play the recently acquired Brandon Wood at all four infield positions. The Pirates have nothing to lose by giving the former heralded prospect a shot. Wood told PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko that he is hoping to make the most of the opportunity with the Bucs.
April 30, 2011
After posting a .285 career minor league average along with 95 doubles and 68 homers over his last two years, Brandon Wood was supposed to obliterate Pacific Coast League pitching. Still just 22 years old, Wood has found it to be tougher than imagined.
June 18, 2007
The Angels optioned infielder Kendry Morales to Triple-A Salt Lake and purchased the contract of infielder Brandon Wood from Salt Lake. To make room on the 40-man roster for Wood, the club will transfer outfielder Juan Rivera to the 60-day disabled list.
April 26, 2007