Rangers get RHP Wood from Pirates in waiver deal

BY foxsports • August 18, 2011

The Texas Rangers have acquired right-handed pitcher Tim Wood from the Pittsburgh Pirates in a waiver deal.

The Rangers got Wood on Thursday for either a player to be named or cash. Texas optioned Wood to Triple-A Round Rock.

The 28-year-old Wood was 0-3 with a 5.63 ERA in 13 games for Pittsburgh this season. He was leading the Triple-A International League with 23 saves for Indianapolis.

The Pirates designated Wood for assignment last Friday.

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