TRAVIS WOOD RUMORS & GOSSIP

On to the Next One: Previewing the Chicago Cubs

As great as the series was against the Red Sox, there’s no time to dwell on it. In the wise words of New York’s own Jay-Z, it’s on to the next one. Let’s get ready for (knock on wood), another great series of Yankees baseball, and the first interleague series of the season for the Bronx Bombers! The teams: Chicago Cubs (4-8, T-4th in NL Central) @ New York Yankees...
Via YanksinExile.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Travis Wood the real deal?

The Windy City starter is quietly becoming one of baseball's better arms. 
Via FOXSports.com
6 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Scouting the Opposing Pitcher: Travis Wood

Wood will present a challenge for the Phillies today. Travis Wood is a 27-year old southpaw in his fifth Major League season who made his first NL All-Star team last season with the Cubs. He is also the Phillies opposing pitcher today. Phillies fans may remember Wood from his cameo as a reliever in the 2010 NLDS. Wood pitched 3.1 scoreless innings coming in in the second inning of...
Via Phillies Nation
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs want another All-Star season from Wood

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By Associated Press The question of what went wrong was a familiar one for the Chicago Cubs last season. With Travis Wood, the question to ask is: ''What went right?'' Wood was the team's best starting pitcher, going 9-12 on a 66-win team with an ERA of 3.11 in 200 innings pitched. It added up to an All-Star Game appearance. The Cubs...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 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
May 08, 2013  |  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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