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TRAVIS WOOD RUMORS & GOSSIP

WATCH: Travis Wood the slugging pitcher

The Chicago Cubs beat the rival St. Louis Cardinals 7-6 in the first of a three-game series at Wrigley Field. Cubs’ starting pitcher Travis Wood helped the cause this time by hitting his third home run in the fourth inning to give the Cubs a 5-3 lead. (mlb.com) Yet true to form of his disappointing season, Wood surrendered two home runs the very next inning. Matt Carpenter and...
Via Reading Between The Seams
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Need To Consider Trading Travis Wood

The sentiment in this is going to be wildly unpopular for two reasons: 1. Because of the trade that just happened, sending Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland; and 2. Because Travis Wood is a fan favorite…but the Cubs need to seriously consider trading Travis Wood before the deadline this year. Now that most of you are good and mad, let me explain why.  The first is that...
Via World Series Dreaming
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Travis Wood actually good?

After a great 2013 season and two dominant starts in 2014, is it time to believe in Wood? (Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images) Through 32 starts last season and two starts in 2014, Travis Wood has pitched 212.1 innings of 3.09 ERA ball. Detractors, like myself, cited his 3.89 FIP and 4.50 xFIP as reasons to believe his 2013 season was a mirage and figured that when Wood was finally cut...
Via Baseball Professor
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 free agents Cubs could use

Although the Chicago Cubs are looking for more talent from their farm system, there are still good names available in the free agent market that could be useful for the Cubs to put together a winning team next season. with a couple of signatures from these players, the cubs could improve the depth to their team and make a good shot to become real competitors in the MLB. Here is my...
Via isportsweb.com
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Travis Wood is fun to watch right now

Yeah, I know.Is Travis Wood a mirage?Can he keep this up for his whole career?How about I don't care.This guy has been nothin' but fun to watch pretty much all year, and after yesterday... well, some day he'll be able to say to his grand kids he hit a homer off Tim Lincecum.During the Great Rebuild, there have been pockets of baseball action and some new players that...
Via Cub Reporter
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Wife throws beer in husband's face after he spills hers protecting her from HR ball (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. A Chicago Cubs fan in the left field bleachers at Sunday's game at Wrigley Field tried to be a gentleman and protect his wife from a home run ball, but ended up getting doused with her full cup of beer. It happened in the bottom of the fifth inning as Cubs pitcher Travis Wood homered to left field. The man tried to protect his wife...
Via Holdout Sports
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Travis Wood “outstanding?”

On Bleacher Nation, Brett had some very kind words to say about Travis Wood: "I’m not sure I’d say he’s even the best starter on the Cubs at this point, but Wood’s ridiculous start to the year can’t be ignored. And, as I pointed out previously in the Bullets, it isn’t just the start of this season: Wood has been outstanding since he began his tenure with the Cubs...
Via Obstructed View OLD
May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Saturday funnies: Travis Wood fails to break Cubs' pitching record.

    Travis Wood allowed a home run in each of the first 5 innings of yesterdays latest loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, this one 6 to 9.That tied some kind of record with the 5 consecutive innings, but it also tied a more personal team record of 5 homers allowed in the same game by a single Cub pitcher.The others were Carlos Zambrano, Ismael Valdez, Steve Stone and Warren Hacker ...
Via Cub Reporter
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Travis Wood has embarrassing batting helmet decal mishap (Video)

Chicago Cubs pitcher Travis Wood came to the plate in the second inning of Monday night's game against the New York Mets with a Cubs 'C' decal that was in the wrong position, making it look like a 'U' or a horseshoe. Your browser does not support iframes. Obviously the Cubs equipment manager needs to do his job better. That's embarrassing. Video...
Via Holdout Sports
June 26, 2012  |  Discuss
ONLY THE CUBS

Travis Wood's helmet malfunction

You know, I almost feel sorry for the sad sack Cubs and their fans. Notice I said almost. The Chicago Cubs are laboring through another dismal season, sitting in the basement of the NL’s Central division with the worst record in all of baseball. It’s gotten so bad that even the famed “C” on the Cubs helmets are trying to escape, as witnessed by pitcher Travis Wood...
Via The Last Angry Fan
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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