Found May 18, 2012 on Fox Sports:
PLAYERS: Kerry Wood
TEAMS: Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood was expected to announce his retirement Friday before the first game of the White Sox-Cubs series at Wrigley Field. The two-time All-Star, 34, compiled an 8.64 ERA over nine games this season amid reported health problems. Wood's wife signaled he was calling it a day in a Facebook message Friday that read, "Every story has an end but in life every ending is just a new beginning." A source close to Wood confirmed the move to ESPNChicago. Wood, who earned the nickname "Kid K" for his 20-strikeout game during his rookie season in 1998, signs off as one of the most popular Cubs in recent memory after more than a decade with the franchise across two spells. He left ahead of the 2009 season to join the Indians and spent part of the next year with the Yankees before securing a return to Chicago in late 2010. Wood compiled an 86-75 career record and 3.67 ERA with 63 saves.
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