Pitcher who began his major league career with the Atlanta Braves in 2013. He was drafted by the team out of the University of Georgia in 2012. He joined the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2015 and helped the team reach the 2017 World Series.
He was named the 2009 North Carolina Class 4A Player of the Year at Ardrey Kell High School in Charlotte, North Carolina.
In August 2013, he posted the third-lowest ERA of any rookie since 1955.
His birth name is Robert Alexander Wood. His parents are Richard and Carol Wood.
He joined an Atlanta pitching staff led by Craig Kimbrel in Atlanta in 2013.