Wood helps Cubs beat Reds 3-0

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
Travis Wood pitched six innings of two-hit ball against his former team for his first win in two months, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 3-0 victory over Johnny Cueto and the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood throws against the Cincinnati Reds in the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI, Ohio--- Travis Wood pitched six innings of two-hit ball against his former team for his first win in two months, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 3-0 victory over Johnny Cueto and the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.

Arismendy Alcantara hit a two-run shot and Anthony Rizzo connected for his 30th homer for the Cubs, who have won four in a row for the first time since June 30-July 4.

Cincinnati was shut out for the 12th time this season. Cueto (15-8) struck out eight in 6 1-3 innings in his second straight loss after winning seven consecutive decisions.

Wood (8-11) struck out five and walked one.


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