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Apr 22, 2014
Rotoworld
Travis Wood allowed one run over seven innings and hit his first homer as part of a four-RBI night to lead the Cubs over the Diamondbacks 5-1 on Monday.
Apr 17, 2014
Rotoworld
Reds right-handed pitching prospect Ben Lively struck out 10 in six shutout innings on Wednesday, allowing just two hits.

Respect at plate for Cubs' Wood

Travis Wood received the ultimate compliment for a pitcher with strong hitting credentials.
Chicago Tribune Apr 22, 2014

Respect at plate for Cubs' Wood

Travis Wood received the ultimate compliment for a pitcher with strong hitting credentials.
Northwest Herald Apr 22, 2014

Wood homers, allows one run in Cubs' win

CHICAGO – Travis Wood hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs to back his nine-strikeout performance on the mound, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 5-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
Rotoworld Apr 22, 2014

Travis Wood pitches, hits Cubs past D'backs - Travis Wood (S) Chicago Cubs

Travis Wood allowed one run over seven innings and hit his first homer as part of a four-RBI night to lead the Cubs over the Diamondbacks 5-1 on Monday.

Vintage Wood reminds he's a keeper

  CHICAGO – Forget about Jeff Samardzija for a moment. If the Chicago Cubs don’t lock up starter Travis Wood to a long term deal sometime soon, their rebuilding plans will really take a hit. At 27, Wood is younger by two years and certainly won’t be looking for the same kind of a mega-deal Samardzija wants. Plus, he’s proving to be every bit the pitcher that his teammate is -- and right now he might be one of the Cubs' better hitters.
Chicago Sun-Times Apr 21, 2014

Travis Wood — 9 Ks, 4 RBIs — carries Cubs to 5-1 win

Almost a month into the season, and Travis Wood figured out how to solve the Cubs’ years-long scoring malaise: He picked up his bat and did it himself. As impressive as the All-Star pitcher was on the mound for seven innings Monday night, he was even more impressive in a four-RBI performance at the plate that included a three-run homer in the Cubs’ 5-1 victory over the reeling Arizona Diamondbacks in the opener of a four-game series at Wrigley Field. Wood’s...
Rotoworld Apr 17, 2014

Reds RHP prospect Lifely fans 10 - Ben Lively (S) Cincinnati Reds

Reds right-handed pitching prospect Ben Lively struck out 10 in six shutout innings on Wednesday, allowing just two hits.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 16, 2014

MLB: Leake hits homer, double to help earn Reds a split

CINCINNATI — Mike Leake didn’t leave too many boxes unmarked on the scorecard. Among his achievements were two hits — including a two-run home run — two runs, two RBI, 6 2/3 innings pitched, a career-high-tying eight strikeouts and three runs allowed.
Chicago Sun-Times Apr 10, 2014

Cubs’ bullpen wastes Wood’s strong start in loss

The Cubs bullpen wasted a strong pitching performance from Travis Wood and some early run production, blowing a four-run lead in the seventh inning of a 5-4 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates in the finale of a six-game opening homestand. The Cubs loaded the bases with two out in the bottom of the ninth, but the Cubs’ top hitter in the early going, Emilio Bonifacio, grounded to first to end it. The Cubs took a 4-0 lead into the seventh before Wood allowed a leadoff...

Series Preview: Pirates at Cubs

Tuesday, 8:05 (ROOT): Charlie Morton vs. Edwin Jackson Wednesday, 8:05 (ROOT, WGN): Wandy Rodriguez vs. Jason Hammel Thursday, 2:20 (ROOT, MLBN, WGN): Gerrit Cole vs. Travis Wood The Pirates play every NL Central opponent once at home and once on the road before playing anybody else this year, and they are getting the Cubs out […]
Chicago Tribune Apr 4, 2014

Left-handed hitters take Travis Wood to shed

Cubs lefty starter can't make tough pitches when he needed to against Phillies he was counted on to get outCubs left-hander Travis Wood struck out eight and pitched into the seventh inning Friday.    

Left-handed hitters take Travis Wood to shed

Cubs lefty starter can't make tough pitches when he needed to against Phillies he was counted on to get outCubs left-hander Travis Wood struck out eight and pitched into the seventh inning Friday.    
KFFL Mar 30, 2014

Reds | Aroldis Chapman goes on DL

The Cincinnati Reds have placed RP Aroldis Chapman (face) on the 15-day disabled list because ...
Northwest Herald Mar 28, 2014

Wood's arm, Sweeney's bat lead Cubs over Sox

MESA, Ariz. – Travis Wood pitched three scoreless innings, Ryan Sweeney homered and the Cubs beat the White Sox, 4-3, on Thursday.

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