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Travis Wood’s season ends with ACL injury


It’s been a crappy few months for reliever Travis Wood. First he suffered a friggin’ crossbow accident that nearly snapped his finger in two. Now his season ends due to an ACL injury.

Wood suffered the injury — and a torn meniscus too — yesterday afternoon while executing a rundown between second and third base during his first outing of spring training. He’ll require surgery, the recovery time of which means he won’t pitch in 2018.

Wood, who was a non-roster invitee of the Tigers, pitched for the Padres last season. And he didn’t pitch particularly well, either, which means this could be the last we see of him in the majors.

Wil Myers fainted at a charity event last night

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Dennis Lin of The Athletic reports that San Diego Padres outfielder Wil Myers fainted at Kirby Yates‘ charity event last night.

Myers was admitted to a local hospital and underwent a series of tests, but all came back normal and he feels fine today. The team believes it may have been a matter of Myers being dehydrated and that he should available to play in tomorrow night’s game against the Dodgers.