Five players who played for both the Braves and the Dodgers

Ahead of a four-game series with potential postseason implications, we take a look at the somewhat intertwined history of the Braves, Dodgers, and the players who have donned both uniforms.

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Alex Wood (ATL 2013-2015, LAD 2015-2018, 2020)

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While his tenure with both teams was short, Alex Wood's stops in Atlanta and Los Angeles were memorable.

The Braves took the Georgia Bulldog pitcher in the 2nd-round of the 2012 draft. He then raced through the Atlanta minor leagues with incredible speed, appearing in less than 30 games before getting the call-up to big leagues.

He posted a 3.10 ERA and struck out 337 batters in his Braves career before he was traded to the Dodgers in 2015 in a large multi-player, three-team trade that saw the Braves acquire Olivera, Paco Rodriguez, and a competitive balance draft pick that would become Joey Wentz.

Wood would be a mainstay in the Dodgers rotation, including making the All-Star team in 2017 as part of one of the best rotations in baseball. He won a career-high 16 games and ended the year with a sub-3.00 ERA as LA fell in seven games in the World Series to Houston.

After a stint with the Reds, Wood returned to the Dodgers and won the World Series in the 2020 shortned season.