Travis Wood News Archive
Wood (1-1) turned in a dominant effort Wednesday against the Reds, striking out seven over seven shutout innings. He allowed just three hits and two walks.
Wood's first start of the season will still come Friday, even though the rotation was shaken up a bit after Tuesday's game was postponed, ESPN Chicago's Jesse Rogers reports.
Wood was named to the Cubs' starting rotation Friday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Manager Joe Maddon expects one pitcher to hold the fifth starter job outright, rather than have Wood and Edwin Jackson share the job.
Wood gave up three runs and five hits in a loss to the Mariners on Wednesday and added a pinch-hit home runs Thursday against the Angels.
Wood will start Wednesday against the Mariners and could be pitching for a spot in the rotation, MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports.