Fun Fact: Travis Wood has 1.9 WAR as a Hitter

In fact, since 2010, he's no. 4 in hitting WAR among pitchers:

Name PA HR AVG OBP SLG wRC+ WAR
Mike Leake 338 4 .234 .261 .325 57 2.9
Zack Greinke 247 3 .216 .271 .317 64 2.4
Yovani Gallardo 349 8 .194 .222 .317 40 2.2
Travis Wood 265 9 .192 .212 .347 46 1.9
Madison Bumgarner 344 6 .165 .207 .254 30 1.8

In terms of being an efficient hitter, though, Zach Greinke tops the charts. He's averaging about 1 WAR per every 100 PA. That's really great for a pitcher.

But here's what's not great: Travis Wood, easily the Cubs best hitting pitcher since Carlos Zambrano, still has hit only .192/.212/.347 in his career. Sure, the 9 homers in 265 PA are nice, but as a whole, that 46 wRC+  does not work anywhere else but pitcher in the NL.

I'm not sure why I put them in that order.

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