Date of Birth: 04/17/1993
Height: 6' 0" Weight: 220 lbs
College Experience: Purdue University
Resides: Orland Park, Illinois
Kyle Wood begins his third professional season and third with the ThunderBolts in 2018. He signed with the Bolts on June 20, 2016 and started 44 games, posting a team-high .371 on-base percentage his rookie year before becoming an all-star in 2017, while again leading the team in on-base percentage at .391. Wood graduated from Purdue University, where he was a four-year starter, three at first base. In 199 career games, he batted .288 with a .405 on-base percentage. He set career highs in 2016 with 12 home runs and 37 RBIs. He also pitched in 21 games over his collegiate career (ten starts) and went 1-6 with a 7.90 ERA. Prior to Purdue, Kyle attended St. Laurence High School in Burbank, Illinois.