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  The Post: Kerry Wood delivers amidst the media pull
Wood, the Cubs' 20-year-old phenom, was on the verge of history - for the third time in two weeks.
Wood's terse comment reveals his mean streak - almost a prerequisite for the image of a fireballer.
Wood, a known nail biter, had aggravated that nervous habit with a cut from the can Friday, ending his day after the sixth with eight strikeouts.
thepost.baker.ohiou.edu /archives/archives/051998/wood.html   (827 words)

 Kerry Wood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wood finished the 1998 season with a 13-6 record, and despite missing the last month of the season with elbow soreness, easily won the National League Rookie of the Year award.
Wood's contract is due to expire at the end of the 2006 season.
Wood is married to the former Sarah Pates of Waukegan, Illinois.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kerry_Wood   (818 words)

 Kerry Wood : USAToday.com - Kerry Wood Biography from USAToday.com
Kerry Wood is throwing from 45 to 50 feet in Arizona, according to Cubs trainer Mark O'Neal.
Kerry Wood (shoulder) says he feels an obligation to return to the Cubs and be the pitcher they felt he would be.
ET Kerry Wood said Wednesday that he has decided against having surgery to repair his injured right shoulder and that he intends to return next season as a reliever.
fantasybaseball.usatoday.com /content/player.asp?sport=MLB&id=2560   (321 words)

 Kerry Wood | BaseballLibrary.com
Wood does not walk a batter in his masterpiece, allowing only an infield single to Ricky Gutierrez in the 3rd inning, that likely would have been an error had it occurred late in the game.
Wood struck out the first five batters of the game and struck out seven in a row between the 7th and 9th innings, a streak that ties Jamie Moyer's Cubs record.
Wood held batters to a NL best.196 average and was 3rd in the NL in strikeouts with 233 in just 166 2/3 innings.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/W/Wood_Kerry.stm   (2324 words)

 JockBio: Kerry Wood Biography
Kerry Wood has the stuff legends are made of—a sledgehammer fastball and explosive slider, plus a give-me-the-damn-ball demeanor.
Kerry Lee Wood was born on June 16, 1977, in Irving, Texas, to Terry and Garry Wood.
Kerry led the Cubs to a 5- 4 victory in Cincinnati against the Reds, but this would be his only win of the month.
www.jockbio.com /Bios/Wood/Wood_bio.html   (3972 words)

 JockBio: Kerry Wood Facts
Kerry ended his minor league career with a record of 21-11 in 55 starts, with 340 strikeouts in 278 1/3 innings (an average of 11 K's per nine innings).
Kerry is only the third Cub to strike out four batters in one inning.
Kerry has had numerous nicknames since his 20-strikeout game in 1998: Special K, Kid K, KO, K-Man, Kamikaze Wood, Triple K Wood, The Woodman, The Big Heat, Hard Wood, Cannonball, Kid Fire, The Extinguisher, Prairie Fire, Texas Gold and The Texas Tornado.
www.jockbio.com /Bios/Wood/Wood_numbers.html   (284 words)

 KFFL - Kerry Wood, SP, Chicago Cubs
Wood is expected to rework his deal to get an incentive-based contract to return to the Cubs as a reliever.
The Chicago Tribune's Paul Sullivan reports Chicago Cubs SP Kerry Wood failed to last past the fourth inning of a 4-1 loss to the Houston Astros on Tuesday, June 6, as Wood threw 75 pitches and averaged 88 to 91 miles an hour.
Chicago Cubs SP Kerry Wood, who is making his 2006 debut, struck out two batters in the first inning and threw eight pitches total, seven for strikes.
www.kffl.com /player/4954/mlb   (2528 words)

 USATODAY.com - Wood gives up three homers in loss to Nationals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
CHICAGO — Kerry Wood walked off the mound after the first inning of his latest comeback and the fans gave him a standing ovation.
Wood gave up five hits, four runs with no walks and six strikeouts during a 71-pitch outing against the Nationals, who'd been shut out in the first two game of the series.
Wood was the 1998 Rookie of the Year and struck out 20 Houston Astros in his fifth major league start.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/games/2006-05-18-nationals-cubs-wood_x.htm?csp=34   (981 words)

 MLB Trade Rumors: Kerry Wood
Wood is the most likely to make the switch, and he could find some interested parties despite pitching only 85 innings over the past two seasons.
Given that Wood's $13.5MM option will most certainly be bought out for 2007, a trade to Texas would be contingent on a restructured agreement for 2007 with Wood.
Wood is no lock to be traded, and could turn into an effective, healthy pitcher if used in the bullpen.
www.mlbtraderumors.com /kerry_wood   (1966 words)

 Major League Baseball News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Wood: We were going to try to take a trip to St. Lucia and do a week out there and that was going to be our big vacation.
Wood: The flying doesn't bother me. We have charter flights and the same people are going to be on the plane so that doesn't bother me. I just didn't see it worth getting on a plane not knowing if somebody stuffed something in their shoe or their underwear and lit a fuse.
Kerry Wood, the 1998 National League Rookie of the Year, hopes that 2002 will be the year he regains his 'ace' status.
www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/mlb/news/mlb_news_story.jsp?article_id=mlb_20020220_woodbattingaround_news&team_id=mlb   (743 words)

 Chicago Cubs, Kerry Wood, Mark Prior, Major League Baseball - CBS SportsLine.com
Kerry Wood prefers not to talk about it.
Doctors have told Wood and the Cubs that he will not damage it if he continues to pitch in modified amounts, thus the emergence of Woody the Reliever.
This is only Wood's fifth relief appearance, and when he takes the mound for the eighth inning, it is the first time manager Dusty Baker has allowed him to work more than one inning.
www.sportsline.com /mlb/story/8744821   (685 words)

 Baseball Sim Central / Articles / MLB / Reflections on Kerry Wood
Cubs GM Ed Lynch announced on Tuesday that Kerry Wood, their promising young hurler faces Tommy John surgery to replace the ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing arm.
Lets see how his usage of Wood last year compares with the treatment some of today's top hurlers were given at a young age.
Kerry is one of the humbler, nicer guys to come to baseball in a while.
baseball.simcentral.net /index/Articles/MLB/1005898532.shtml   (678 words)

 FullCourtPress: Will Kerry Wood ever be healthy?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
As for Wood the Cubs are stuck with him until the end of his contract, unless they cover most of it in a trade.
Woods is the epitome of the Cubs legacy, wait till next year.
Kerry Wood is a decent enough pitcher when healthy, but is he deserving of the amount of money that he is making...I don't think so.
blogs.suntimes.com /fullcourtpress/2006/03/will_kerry_wood_ever_be_health.html   (2687 words)

 Kerry Wood Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Kerry Wood was born on Friday, June 17, 1977, in Irving, Texas.
Wood was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 12, 1998, with the Chicago Cubs.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Kerry Wood baseball stats page.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=woodke02   (285 words)

 The Bull Pen - 2K6 Kerry Wood
When he did pitch last year, he was lights out as a short reliever, causing many in the fantasy world to rethink their long term outlook on him as possibly being destined for greatness as a closer.
I think Kerry would be a great closer but I also think that if he was used carefully, he would be a great starter for 140-160 innings a year.
Kerry Wood will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Tuesday to repair damage to a torn medial meniscus, the Cubs announced Friday.
www.rotojunkie.com /forums/showthread.php?t=67377   (1376 words)

 ESPN.com - MLB - Wood's latest cut: Torn rotator cuff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Wood underwent an arthrogram at Northwest Memorial Hospital Friday, and the exam revealed the tear.
Wood had a huge year as a rookie in 1998, including a major league record-tying 20-strikeout game in his fifth major league start en route to the National League Rookie of the Year Award.
Wood missed the 1999 season after elbow ligament replacement surgery, had double-digit wins from the 2001 through 2003 seasons, went 8-9 in 2004 when he had a triceps injury and then had an injury-filled season a year ago, when he went 3-4 and was on the DL three times.
sports.espn.go.com /mlb/news/story?id=2514007   (752 words)

 Cubs lose Kerry Wood, again
The injury is the latest in a series of physical setbacks that have dogged Wood since he won the National League rookie of the year award in 1998.
Wood missed the 1999 season after elbow ligament replacement surgery, then had double-digit wins from 2001-2003 before going 8-9 in 2004 as he was hampered by a triceps injury.
Wood went through an injury-filled season a year ago, when he went 3-4 and made three trips to the disabled list before shutting down his season in August.
www.cbc.ca /story/sports/national/2006/07/08/wood-dl.html?ref=rss   (1275 words)

 FOX Sports: Kerry Wood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Wood also has brought the slider back into the mix, with good results.
Wood has a well-earned reputation as a pitcher who will come inside, but most of his hit batters come on a still-developing changeup.
Wood is still prone to suffering that one bad inning that can wreck a start.
msn.foxsports.com /mlb/player?statsId=5982   (195 words)

 Kerry Wood - ProSportsDaily Forums
But anyways,Kerry Wood could be the answers to our Ace concerns.Yeah,yeah we all know that Kerry Wood is really injury prone and everything.Who cares?We have many players that are injury prone but all have the same thing.
Kerry Wood,when healthy,is exactly what we want for our ace.He is a power pitcher and can strikeout a lot,which we don't have,unless you count Penny.Wood,once again if he can stay healthy,would be the pitcher that puts us over the top and would make us a serious contender.
The only way we should take on Wood is if he were a FA and we sign him for one year with tons of incentives.
www.prosportsdaily.com /forums/showthread.php?t=32008   (1019 words)

 Kerry Wood has knee surgery
Wood, 28, had a torn medial meniscus repaired during the 20-minute procedure performed in Los Angeles by Dr. Lewis Yocum.
Wood started only 10 games for the Cubs last season, posting a 3-4 record with a 4.23 earned-run average and 77 strikeouts in 66 innings over 21 appearances.
Wood is 70-54 overall with a 3.66 ERA, 11 complete games and five shutouts in 185 appearances (174 starts) since debuting for Chicago on April 12, 1998.
www.cbc.ca /sports/story/2006/03/08/wood060308.html   (1062 words)

 ArmchairGM - Bigger Bust - Mark Prior or Kerry Wood? - Sports Wiki, Sports Blog, Sports Resource, Sports Community, ...
Wood has always been a great strikeout pitcher, but not much else.
Wood, on the other hand, is not a young man anymore.
Wood, though, even when healthy, is wild both in and out of the zone, consistently, and has never won more than 14 games.
www.armchairgm.com /mwiki/index.php?title=Bigger_Bust_-_Mark_Prior_or_Kerry_Wood?   (1361 words)

 Ken Wood Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Ken Wood was born on Tuesday, July 1, 1924, in Lincolnton, North Carolina.
Wood was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 28, 1948, with the St. Louis Browns.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Ken Wood baseball stats page.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=woodke01   (290 words)

 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on kerry wood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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He wasted no time showing the world his talent when in only his fifth career start on May 6, 1998 he hurled a one-hit 20-strikeout shutout against the Houston Astros (which tied the Major League record for single game strikeouts), which is known as one of the best games ever pitched in MLB history.
Wood lost two of those games, including a 3-2 loss to New York on Sept. 26.
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 Kerry Wood Memorabilia
Wood throws the ball over 95 MPH, has an excellent curve ball, and possesses good control and poise.
Kerry was selected as the fourth overall pick by the Cubs in the 1995 Draft.
Kerry is currently on the injured list and everyone hopes he can return to his rookie form next season.
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 Major League Baseball : News : Major League Baseball News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
MIAMI -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood, still feeling some crankiness in his right shoulder, may not make his next scheduled start on Sunday to give him more time to recover.
Wood went five innings Tuesday night against Florida in his second start of the season.
Wood needed 60 warmup pitches on Tuesday, which is higher than normal.
mlb.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/news/article.jsp?ymd=20060524&content_id=1469589&vkey=news_mlb&fext=.jsp&c_id=mlb   (669 words)

 Chicago Cubs activate Kerry Wood - Boston.com
Kerry Wood was activated from the 15-day disabled list Thursday to make his first start of the season for the Chicago Cubs, facing the Washington Nationals.
CHICAGO --Kerry Wood was activated from the 15-day disabled list Thursday to make his first start of the season for the Chicago Cubs, facing the Washington Nationals.
Wood began the season on the disabled list while recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder on Aug. 31, 2005.
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/articles/2006/05/18/chicago_cubs_activate_kerry_wood?mode=PF   (168 words)

 Kerry Wood. - OOTP Developments Forums
Just as Kerry Wood was coming into his own he was struck down with a career ending shoulder injury.
If anybody has any Kerry Wood careers that they wouldn't mind posting I would be interested in seeing them.
In my dynasty, Kerry Wood threw two no hitters in three years with the Cubs, and then came to me in a trade for Carlos Delgado (I was Montreal at the time).
www.ootpdevelopments.com /board/showthread.php?t=3647   (640 words)

 ►► Kerry Wood Jerseys
Kerry Wood burst onto the scene in 1998.
Kerry finished with a 13-6 record in his rookie season and went on to win the NL Rookie of the Year award.
On May 6 1998, Kerry Wood tied the all time record for strikeouts in a single game by striking out 20 Houston Astros.
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 A Brief Biography of Kerry Wood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Edgar Allardyce Wood was the youngest of three sons of Elizabeth Callon and William Campbell Wood, of Glasgow and Paisley, Scotland.
Kerry Wood helped, through writings, to establish 26 wildlife sanctuaries across North America since 1952.
May 5, 1965, declared Kerry Wood Day by Red Deer city council; a riverside thoroughfare was named Kerry Wood Drive in April, 1964.
www.waskasoopark.ca /kwood.htm   (1212 words)

 Kerry Wood MLB Baseball at CBS SportsLine.com
The Cubs have major personnel decisions ahead on third baseman Aramis Ramirez, who can opt-out of his contract; center fielder Juan Pierre, who is a free agent; and oft-injured pitcher Kerry Wood, who is rehabbing a torn rotator cuff.
Wood could be offered a new deal at less money and is expected to return as a reliever.
Wood, opening the season as a reliever, is not all that intriguing in all but the deepest of Fantasy leagues.
www.sportsline.com /mlb/players/playerpage/10722   (270 words)

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