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Jul 30, 2014
Rotoworld
Travis Wood went home with a no-decision after allowing four runs in six frames, as the Cubs lost in 10 innings to the Rockies on Wednesday.
Jul 25, 2014
KFFL
Chicago Cubs SP Travis Wood allowed five runs - two earned - and seven hits ...
Northwest Herald 22 hours ago

Cubs lose to Rockies in 10 innings

CHICAGO – Travis Wood focused on his career-high 11 strikeouts after he wrapped up another winless month.
Rotoworld Jul 30, 2014

Wood K's 11 but allows 4 ER in a no-decision - Travis Wood (S) Chicago Cubs

Travis Wood went home with a no-decision after allowing four runs in six frames, as the Cubs lost in 10 innings to the Rockies on Wednesday.
Chicago Tribune Jul 25, 2014

Bullpen comes to aid of struggling Travis Wood

Starter keeps Cubs in game with gritty effort and relievers hold Cardinals at bay for offense to provide winning edge The Cubs bullpen has not been a strength in recent games, including in Thursday night's 13-3 loss to the Padres.

Bullpen comes to aid of struggling Travis Wood

Starter keeps Cubs in game with gritty effort and relievers hold Cardinals at bay for offense to provide winning edge The Cubs bullpen has not been a strength in recent games, including in Thursday night's 13-3 loss to the Padres.
KFFL Jul 25, 2014

Cubs | Travis Wood helps himself

Chicago Cubs SP Travis Wood allowed five runs - two earned - and seven hits ...

First half lows: Wood, Baez struggle

Before we spin things forward to the second half of the Chicago Cubs season let's examine five players who didn't exactly move their careers in the right direction in the first half. These are players who matter in the Cubs organization (that means Jose Veras is not making the list). We examined five positives from the first half on Monday. Here are the negatives: Travis Wood A year ago at this time, Wood was finishing up his first All-Star Game as the Cubs' lone representative but that's now in the distant past.
KFFL Jul 15, 2014

Reds | Aroldis Chapman limps off field

Cincinnati Reds CL Aroldis Chapman (leg) limped off the field after covering first base for ...
KFFL Jul 14, 2014

Cubs | Travis Wood struggling over past month

Chicago Cubs SP Travis Wood has posted 20 walks over his past six starts (34 ...
Chicago Sun-Times Jul 9, 2014

Far from 2013 form, Cubs’ Travis Wood still determined

CINCINNATI — Exactly one year ago Wednesday, Travis Wood was a newly selected first-time All-Star striking out Mike Trout twice in a cruise-control victory over the Los Angeles Angels. About the only thing that looks the same a year later is that Wood is still left-handed. ‘‘You think about it,’’ Wood said after a solid outing in the Cubs’ 4-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds in the first game of Tuesday’s doubleheader. ‘‘Every year’s different....
Chicago Tribune Jul 8, 2014

For Cubs' Travis Wood, it's live and learn

Starter realizes it will be hard to replicate ERA from 2013, but believes he's improving through some struggles this seasonCINCINNATI — Left-hander Travis Wood will be hard pressed to match 3.11 ERA of 2013, but he believes he will benefit from the hard knocks he has sustained this season.

For Cubs' Travis Wood, it's live and learn

Starter realizes it will be hard to replicate ERA from 2013, but believes he's improving through some struggles this seasonCINCINNATI — Left-hander Travis Wood will be hard pressed to match 3.11 ERA of 2013, but he believes he will benefit from the hard knocks he has sustained this season.

Friday game report: Brewers at Reds

Reds starter Alfredo Simonbeat the Brewers for the second time in two starts this season at Great American Ball Park, allowing six hits, two earned runs and two walks while striking out three over 7 1/3 innings.
Full Count | WEEI Jul 2, 2014

Wednesday’s Red Sox-Cubs matchups: Brandon Workman vs. Travis Wood

The Red Sox finish their three-game series with the Cubs on Wednesday night when they send Brandon Workman to the mound against Travis Wood. Coming off a six-game suspension that forced him to miss a turn in the rotation, Workman (1-1, 3.27 ERA) came back Friday against the Yankees had arguably the worst start of [...]
Chicago Sun-Times Jun 30, 2014

Metrics don’t always tell same tale, as Cubs’ Travis Wood shows

The Baseball-Reference.com and FanGraphs.com versions of wins above replacement are different calculations, but they usually are reasonably close on position players. The occasional large discrepancies usually come down to defense. Pitching is another matter. Baseball-Reference’s rWAR uses runs allowed as its base while adjusting for opposition, ballpark effects and team defense. FanGraphs’ fWAR starts with fielding independent pitching. FIP puts the focus on...

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