Braves starter Alex Wood hasn’t been sharp so far this season, walking 6 batters in 11 innings, while registering a 3.86 ERA. He struggled Sunday against the Mets, giving up 8 hits and 3 walks in 6.2 innings.
Wood was able to limit the Mets to 3 runs, he hasn’t lost his ability to battle when in trouble. If he keeps struggling to throw strikes, though, he’s going to be battling a lot this season.
But what really concerns about Wood is his drop in velocity. According to FanGraphs.com, when he came up to the Braves in 2013, Wood’s velocity … Read the rest