Found September 24, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
On an otherwise lackluster Sunday, when the Cubs lost 6-3 to the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field, the more interesting story came off the field. The Cubs staged an appreciation day for former longtime pitcher Kerry Wood, who retired in May but never got to say a formal goodbye to the fans. Most interesting in what Wood had to say to the media was that he'd like to see some former Cubs welcomed back into the fold, including right fielder Sammy Sosa. He also mentioned Cubs Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg, who was bypassed for the managerial job by both former general manager Jim Hendry and by new team president Theo Epstein. "Hopefully, we'll get Ryno back," Wood said. "Actually, it wouldn't be a bad thing to see Sammy come around, too. He did a lot for this organization and a lot for this city. It'd be a shame for him not to come back." Sandberg is managing in the Phillies' system after trying unsuccessfully to work his way up the C...

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Recently retired Kerry Wood was at Wrigley Field on Sunday when the Cubs held a ceremony to honor his accomplishments with the team, and according to Sahadev Sharma of ESPNChicago, Wood wants to be back with the team, although not as a player. “We've kicked some ideas around, (I've) met with and talked to Theo [Epstein] about it,” said Wood about a possible role with...

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