We have heard just about everyone inside of the Dodgers’ organization give their opinions on the cheating allegations against the Houston Astros. A large chunk of these cheating escapades came during the 2017 season per reports and as well all know, the Dodgers played Houston in the 2017 World Series and lost in seven games. Whether or not the World Series was compromised has yet to be confirmed.
Now a free agent, left-handed starting pitcher Alex Wood weighed in on the Astros cheating scandal. Wood was a member of the World Series roster for Los Angeles in 2017 and even tossed a no-hitter for five innings during the series. In a recent column by Andy McCullough of The Athletic, Wood discussed:
The 2017 Astros hosted 9 playoff games. They won all but one: Game 4 of the World Series, with Alex Wood on the mound using the same strat deployed by the Nats 2 years later — w/ multiple sequences to prevent sign stealing. I talked to Wood about why. https://t.co/fTsIuAw7zf
— Andy McCullough (@ByMcCullough) December 20, 2019
‘Nervous as Sh–‘
Alex Wood told McCullough about the biggest stage of his career, coming into Game 4 of the World Series with the Dodgers down 2-1…