Found January 13, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Kerry Wood
TEAMS: Chicago Cubs
Kerry Wood is staying with the Cubs. In an announcement perfectly timed to kick off the Cubs Convention on Friday, Wood and the team reached agreement on a one-year deal for $3 million plus an option.

Cubs bring back RP Wood for 2012

The Chicago Cubs will bring back relief pitcher Kerry Wood for the 2012 season.Wood, who was 3-5 with a 3.35 ERA in 55 relief appearances in his second go-around with the Cubs last season, was offered a $3 million deal for next year with an option for 2013.Wood left Chicago as a free agent in 2008, playing for the Cleveland Indians for two seasons before being traded to the New York...

Cubs fans shower Wood, Epstein with cheers

There was one final introduction to make, and when Kerry Wood stepped onto the ballroom balcony, the crowd came unglued. Clearly, Chicago Cubs fans were glad to find out the veteran reliever is sticking around for at least one more season. They were also embracing the man now in charge, president of baseball operations Theo Epstein. There was certainly a positive vibe as the Cubs...

Ricketts: Cubs could have signed Wood quicker

Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts says Kerry Wood contract could have been done earlier.

Cubs Cause Stir With Big Announcements at Convention

After a day dominated by headlines about Kerry Wood returning to the North Side, day two of the Cubs Convention in Chicago was marked by headlines in other areas. New changes to Wrigley Field were discussed, some free agency matters were addressed by the Cubs’ head honchos, and there was plenty of reaction both positive and negative to all of it. The big announcement came at a...

Wood, Cubs agree on one-year, $3 million deal

The Chicago Cubs and Kerry Wood have agreed to a one-year, $3 million deal.

Cubs agree to terms with Kerry Wood

The Chicago Cubs and pitcher Kerry Wood agreed to terms on a one-year contract with a club option for 2013 on Friday.

Cubs say RHP Wood returning for 2012

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs say free agent pitcher Kerry Wood will return for the 2012 season.

Ricketts happy Wood staying with Cubs

Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts said he talked to Theo Epstein, president of baseball operations, often during negotiations with Kerry Wood's agents.

Wood signs one-year deal to stay with Cubs

Kerry Wood will stay with the Cubs. The one-year deal, announced during the opening ceremonies at the Cubs Convention, is for $3 million with an option for 2013.

Cubs: Hope springs eternal, even in midwinter

That Theo Epstein: butter wouldn't melt in his mouth. Moments after he told media, "We'll see," about re-signing Kerry Wood, adding, "It's obviously something that would be nice for our fans if we were to make it happen."… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
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