|Ht./Wt.:||5-11, 175 lbs|
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Travis Wood is in his fifth season with the Cubs after he was acquired by Chicago in a four-player deal with the Reds, December 23, 2011 ... was named to the 2013 National League All-Star team ... is 39-52 with a 4.08 ERA (380 ER/839.0 IP) in 182 career games (133 starts) since making his major league debut with the Reds in 2010. © Made 45 relief appearances (2.95 ERA) and nine starts for the Cubs in 2015, his most extensive work out of the bullpen ... prior to 2015, 124 of his first 128 career appearances were as a starter. Is 28-42 with a 4.04 ERA (283 ER/630.1 IP) in 143 games for the Cubs (98 starts) ... is two starts shy of becoming the 11th Cubs southpaw to reach 100 starts. Reached the 200.0 inning mark in 2013, becoming the first Cubs southpaw to accomplish the feat since Ted Lilly in 2008 (204.0). Has allowed 25 stolen bases in 839.0 big league innings. His nine home runs hit are third-most among active big league pitchers ... Yovani Gallardo leads with 12 and Madison Bumgarner is second with 11. Owns a 45-37 record with a 3.55 ERA (285 ER/723.0 IP) in 139 minor league games, all but three as a starter. Was the Reds Minor League Pitcher of the Month for June 2009 (6 GS, 1 CG, 4-0, 1.13 ERA, 40.0 IP, 5 ER, 39 SO, 6 BB) and June 2010 (5 GS, 2-2, 1.26 ERA, 35.2 IP, 5 ER, 37 SO, 6 BB). Was a 2010 International League mid-season All-Star, but did not pitch because he was promoted prior to the game. Entered the 2010 season rated the seventh-best prospect in the Reds organization by Baseball America. Named the Reds Minor League Pitcher of the Year and the Southern League's Most Outstanding Pitcher in 2009 … combined to go 13-5 with a 1.77 ERA (33 ER/167.2 IP) in 27 starts between Double-A Carolina and Triple-A Louisville that season. His changeup and control were rated by Baseball America as the best in the Southern League in 2009, while his changeup was rated the best in the Reds organization. His 1.21 ERA (16 ER/119.0 IP) with Carolina in 2009 was the lowest in Southern League history. Was selected by the Reds in the second round of the 2005 draft. Graduated from Bryant (Ark.) High School.
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