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The Chicago Cubs would like to re-sign reliever Kerry Wood.
"He makes us a better organization," Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said. "That's because of what he brings to the clubhouse as well as his leadership so I'd like to get him back in the fold and move forward with him."
Wood, 34, had a solid season as a setup man, going 3-5 with one save, 21 holds and a 3.35 ERA before he was shut down in September to undergo left knee surgery.
It was second stint with the Cubs after spending his first 10 years with the club.
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