The Austin, Texas, native has connected for 58 home runs and 199 RBIs in his last two Minor League seasons. He set an Angels' franchise and California League single-season record with 43 home runs in 2005 (Dick Simpson, 42, 1962, San Jose). His 53 doubles, 370 total bases and 101 extra-base hits are also Angels' single-season Minor League marks.
Wood will wear No. 3 and his first appearance will mark his Major League debut.
Kendry Morales was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake as a result.
Juan Rivera was originally placed on the 15-day disabled list with a broken lower left leg on March 31, 2007 (retro to 3/31). He sustained the injury on Dec. 22 in a collision at first base while playing winter ball in Venezuela for the Oriente Caribbeans. Surgery was performed on Dec. 27 with a rod inserted into the tibia and screws at the top and bottom of the fracture.