Twins Sign RH RP Tim Wood to Min. Lg Contract
According to MLB Trade Rumors, the Twins have signed right-handed reliever Tim Wood to a minor league contract.
According to Rochester Red Wings announcer Josh Whetzel (via Twitter), the 30-year-old Wood was the International League Relief Pitcher of the Year in 2012. He went 6-6 with 21 saves for Indianapolis. In 70 innings, he walked 23 and struck out 67.
Wood pitched in 44 games for the Marlins in 2009 and 2010. In 2011, he pitched in 13 games for the Pirates. He spent the entire 2012 season in AAA.