Canadian Kids face off in Gulf Coast League

By on July 30, 2012

Eric Wood for the GCL Pirates fields at the hot corner (Eddie Michels photo)

CLEARWATER, FLA.–Pickering, Ont. native Eric Wood got the first triple of his brief professional career on Monday July 30, 2012 off fellow

Canadian RHP Jensen Dygestile-Therrien of Montreal, Quebec.  Wood a third baseman with the GCL Pirates took the Phillies Therrien 2-1 offering deep to right center for the three baggier leading off the third.

Jensen Dygestile-Therrien with GCL Phillies is (0 – 2) this year with a 3.47 ERA, 8 appearances, 3 games started.  He has struck out 25 opposing batters in just 23 1/3 innings.

Wood is hitting .278 in 22 games with 72 AB, 5 doubles, 3 HR and 15 RBI.

Jensen Dygestile-Therrien on the hill for the GCL Phillies (Eddie Michels photo)

Eric Wood, GCL Pirates (Eddie Michels photo)

It was 270 feet of base paths covered as Wood slides in safely with a triple (Eddie Michels photo)

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