Kerry Wood Will Pitch 1 More Game In Cubs' Uniform

One-time phenom and 15-year veteran Kerry Wood is going to retire this week, but not before he appears in one last game with the Chicago Cubs.

The 35-year-old Wood sent 13 of his 15 seasons with the Cubs, appearing in 340 games and making 178 starts. His last game with the Cubs will probably be a touching scene with standing ovations, hat-tipping, and more than a few tears. That's "tears" as in the salty drops of water that are discharged from eye sockets, not labrums or ligaments.

Wood does not have to make the start on Friday, according to Patrick Mooney. The Cubs will work him in as the game allows over the next three days. He also has 666 career walks, which probably means something.

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