Playing this season for the Royals' Triple-A Omaha team, Wood was batting .264 with two home runs and seven RBIs.
In 272 Major League games with the Angles and Pirates, he batted .186 with 18 home runs. Though primarily a third baseman, Wood has middle infield experience.
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