Travis Wood


Bad news for Neil Ramirez interrupted all the good vibes around this Cubs team.


DENVER – Of course, Welington Castillo wonders if the Cubs will make a trade and move him to another team that can offer more playing time and the opportunity to become a frontline catcher.


DENVER – Would you like to see Kris Bryant hitting in Coors Field and the mile-high altitude?


SURPRISE, Ariz. – Edwin Jackson stood in the middle of the clubhouse wearing a navy blue T-shirt that spelled out SPIRITUAL GANGSTER in red letters.


MESA, Ariz. — Travis Wood staked his claim to the final spot in the Cubs’ rotation Sunday, firing five scoreless innings against Cincinnati at Sloan Park.