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Kerry Wood finds dead body

Safe to say, this is probably not how the former Cubs fireballer expected to spend his retirement. 

Via Hall of Very Good
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Cub Wood discovers body

Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood discovered a man's body floating in Chicago's Belmont Harbor Monday, according to a report in the Chicago Tribune. Wood was reportedly paddle boarding around 11:10 a.m. when he discovered the body. He immediately called 911, according to a police report. According to the Tribune, the identity of the man was not revealed, but an identification...
Via Fox Sports
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Kerry Wood finds Andre Dawson in Wrigley Field ivy

Here is State Farm's newest "Discount Double Check" commercial, featuring freshly retired Kerry Wood.
July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Kerry Wood would apologize to Steve Bartman

Kerry Wood said during an interview that he'd apologize to Cubs fan Steve Bartman who became a scapegoat for interfering with play.

June 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Retired Cubs ace Kerry Wood confirms that he’s headed to the team’s front office.

CHICAGO- For a pitcher that at one point delivered some of the hottest stuff that the MLB has seen over the past 15 years, Kerry Wood seemed to be one step away from immortality. His career runs semi-parallel to the NFL’s Dan Marino in the sense that.... To read this feature that features press conference footage of Wood and quotes from the front office on his next step, please...
Via Players View
May 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs' Wood goes out in well-deserved glory

Kerry Wood had planned to pitch a full and successful season for the Cubs this year. Even though it didn't turn out that way, Wood made the best of it as he walked away from the game his own way. Reports surfaced early Friday that Wood had planned to retire from baseball, perhaps immediately. A fatigued shoulder had rendered him largely ineffective on the mound, and he no longer...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Cubs P Kerry Woods to retire

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...
Via Fox Sports
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Cubs Wood to announce retirement

Kerry Wood, the flame-throwing pitcher known for record-setting 20-strikeout game, will reportedly announce his retirement today. The Chicago Cubs right-hander will end a 14-year career that had him beginning as a starter and switching to a reliever for the last seven years, according to ESPN Wood has an 86-75 career record with 3.67 ERA and 63 saves. He played 12...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Wood melts down, snaps at reporter

After a tough night on the mound, Cubs reliever Kerry Wood tossed his hat and glove into the stands and then snapped at a reporter in the clubhouse for asking about it.

Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs, Wood close to one-year deal

The Cubs and free-agent reliever Kerry Wood are re-engaged in negotiations, and major-league sources say the sides are nearing a one-year deal with an option for 2013. Wood, 34, resides in Chicago and has previously indicated that he would prefer to remain with the Cubs -- where he has spent 11 of his 13 big-league seasons. It appears that he will get his wish, even though the Cubs...
Via Fox Sports
January 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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