Bryant’s Ben Wells was scheduled to start game three of the Northwest League playoffs for the Boise Hawks but[more] the series ended in two games as the Tri-City Dust Devils advanced, winning the best of three series.
Wells finishes his first year of professional baseball going 4-4 with a 4.66 earned run average in 16 games, 15 of them starts, covering 77 1/3 innings. He walked 19 and struck out 53.
In Cincinnati, Travis Wood of Bryant has returned from his second stint this season with the Class AAA Louisville Bats. After starting the season with the Reds, the lefty was sent to Louisville in June then recalled on Aug. 9. But over the next two weeks, he pitched in just two games working 1 2/3 innings of relief. He was sent back to Louisville on Aug. 26 where he made two starts to finish the Bats’ season. On Monday, Sept. 5, he was again added to the Major League roster.
For the Reds thus far this season, Wood is 6-5 with a 5.02 earned run average. In 18 games, 16 starts, he’s worked 95 innings allowing 107 hits and 40 walks while striking out 67.
At Louisville, he was 2-3 with a 5.33 ERA. In 10 starts, he worked 52 1/3 innings allowing 64 hits and 17 walks while fanning 47.