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Hosmer talking extension, but prepared for breakup of Royals' core

SURPRISE, Az. -- He wants to stay. All of the Royals' potential free agents want to stay. But as first baseman Eric Hosmer puts it, "I realize what hand Dayton was dealt."Which isn't to say that "Dayton" -- Royals general manager Dayton Moore -- is conceding that he will lose Hosmer, the most coveted of the four Royals players entering their walk years.Hosmer said Sunday that he...
Via FOX Sports
7 days ago

Report: Padres sign former All-Star Jered Weaver

It was reported earlier this month that the San Diego Padres were interested in adding a veteran pitcher to their rotation. Jered Weaver was included in that report, as was fellow veteran Travis Wood.Once Wood agreed to sign with the Kansas City Royals, it became increasingly evident that Weaver — a Southern California guy — would sign with the San Diego Padres.That apparently...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cubs and Travis Wood share heartfelt goodbye messages on Twitter

The Cubs said goodbye to Travis Wood on Twitter Wednesday with a nice compilation video and Wood's wife responded with a heartfelt goodbye of her own.
Via CSN Chicago
11 days ago

Kansas City Royals sign LHP Travis Wood to 2-year deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Royals have signed left-handed pitcher Travis Wood to a two-year contract, with a mutual option for the 2019 season. The deal is worth $12 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity earlier this week. The 30-year-old Wood made a career-high 77 appearances with the Chicago Cubs last...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Royals, LHP Wood agree to $12M, 2-year deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Just a week ago, Royals general manager Dayton Moore sat deep within Kauffman Stadium and admitted that he was probably finished building his starting rotation ahead of spring training. He decided Monday that there was one more move to make. The Royals and left-hander Travis Wood agreed to a $12 million, two-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Padres considering signing Travis Wood or Jered Weaver

Looking to bolster their starting rotation, the San Diego Padres reportedly have turned their focus to veterans Jered Weaver and Travis Wood. The name mentioned last is interesting enough to mention. Jake Peavy has an unquestioned history with the Padres. He pitched in San Diego from 2002-09, was the ace of the NL West champions in 2005 and 2006 and won the National League Cy Young...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs pitcher Travis Wood makes a great catch… at the left field wall

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon was up to his wacky ways on Sunday night at Wrigley Field, and put pitcher Travis Wood in left field in the seventh inning of the team’s game against the Seattle Mariners. Wood had entered the game the previous inning as a relief pitcher, and did a great job getting the Cubs out of a bases loaded jam. Well, wouldn’t you know it, the second batter...
Via The Comeback
July 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Pitching woes continue

Believed to be a strength heading into this season, the Chicago Cubs bullpen and backend of the starting rotation has been disappointing as of late. After Sunday’s loss to the Milwaukee Brewers, the Cubs are back at .500 for the first time since 2-2 on April 11th. The bullpen didn’t start the season poorly, but a few injuries here and there, and the regression and underperforming...
Via isportsweb.com
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Control problems cost Travis Wood

After getting off to a good start in last nights game against the New York Mets, Chicago Cubs pitcher Travis Wood failed to get a win again after the control problems that have plagued him all season long came back to bite him. Wood walked the first two batters of the fourth inning and after being able to escape the previous two innings unscathed, Eric Campbell hit a three-run...
Via isportsweb.com
August 16, 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
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