Seven weeks ago, Tyler Wood’s college baseball season came to an end when he broke his collarbone in a game playing for Lynchburg University. After a successful surgery and doctor’s clearance to play baseball again, Wood returned to the baseball field for the Deltaville Deltas.
He made his return in style.
Wood drove in six runs, including a fifth-inning grand slam homer, as the Deltas overpowered the Richmond Mets, 12-1, on Monday night in Varina.
Wood’s slam capped a six-run Deltas’ inning, but the offensive onslaught had begun early in the game. Ryan Wiggins drove the fourth pitch of the game deep down the left-field line, a high arcing fly ball that stayed just inside the foul pole to give Deltaville an early 1-0 lead. The Deltas plated two more runs in the opening frame and tacked on another in the second inning when Wiggins singled home Wood.
After being held scoreless in the third inning, Deltaville extended their lead to 6-0 in the fourth when, once ...
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