Kyle Schwarber knows his first stint in the majors is going to be short, but he is making the most of his opportunity to impress.
Jonathan Niese opposes Travis Wood this afternoon at Wrigley Field.
Travis Wood opposes Carlos Martinez tonight at Busch Stadium.
If you have veterans who are not performing after one month of the season, it’s time to let them go. Someone else has to chance them on the roster; you need players performing right now. So shelve your emotions and make the tough choices that other owners can’t—and won’t—make. It will help you win in September.
Jeff Locke opposes Travis Wood tonight at Wrigley Field.
Travis Wood opposes Francisco Liriano tonight at PNC Park.
The eight-game wait for his first home run didn’t seem that long for Rizzo.
Jason Marquis opposes Travis Wood tonight at Wrigley Field.
Travis Wood will oppose Tyler Matzek this afternoon at Coors Field.
Hours after securing the last spot in the Cubs’ rotation, Travis Wood hit his second home run of the spring as a pinch hitter.
Starlin Castro returned after dealing with a groin injury.
Starlin Castro hit a two-run double, and Edwin Jackson pitched four innings.
Chris Denorfia hit a two-run homer, and Travis Wood pitched three-hit ball for five innings.
Wood is looking to rebound from 2014, when he posted a 5.03 ERA.
Hammel had a 2.98 ERA for the Cubs in 2014 before being traded to the Athletics.
Wright and Baker will become free agents.
Wood was 8-13 with a 5.03 ERA in 2014.
Wada was 4-4 with a 3.25 ERA in 2014.
Travis Wood needs to regain his command to lock up a spot in the 2015 rotation.
Adam Wainwright joined Clayton Kershaw as the majors’ only 20-game winners, pitching three-hit ball over seven innings.