Kerry Wood

Kerry Wood. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kerry Wood Goes On DL; Scott Maine Called Up

Kerry Wood was placed on the disabled list Friday morning and Scott Maine was called up from Triple-A Iowa.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012

Jeff Samardzija

Wisch: A Great Start, But Do Cubs Need Samardzija In The Pen?

On Sunday, the onetime wide receiver strung together a series of goose eggs on Easter to dazzle in his 2012 debut and make it appear as if that day has perhaps finally arrived.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

Carlos Marmol

Schuster: Same Old, Same Old For The Cubs

Well so far the new Cubs regime looks a lot like the old one. More losses, and ugly ones at that. Yes, it’s only two games into a long season but it’s awfully deflating when the two losses have come the way they have, so far.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2012

Chicago Cubs catcher Geovany Soto talks with pitcher Carlos Marmol after Marmol blew a 4-3 lead against the Washington Nationals in the 8th inning at Wrigley Field on April 7, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bullpen Blows Lead Again, Cubs Fall To Nats 7-4

Carlos Marmol insists it’s too soon for him to be frustrated. Cubs fans sure are, though. Adam LaRoche homered and matched a career-high with four hits, and the Washington Nationals again rallied late against Kerry Wood and Marmol, scoring five runs in the eighth to beat the Chicago Cubs 7-4 on Saturday.


Dale Sveum. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Spring Training Notebook: Decision Day For Cubs

Cubs manager Dale Sveum will sit down with Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer Wednesday night and make the final roster decisions before the team breaks camp next week.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

Kerry Wood. Photo credit JOHN ZICH/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Sox 5-1

Travis Wood boosted his chances of earning a spot in the Chicago Cubs’ rotation, allowing one run while pitching into the third inning of a 5-1 win over the White Sox on Friday.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

Anthony Rizzo. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Schuster: Rizzo Fun To Watch, But Likely To Start Season In Iowa

Rizzo was especially fun to watch as he put four straight over the wall including one over the 50-foot barrier in center that traveled an estimated 500 feet.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2012

Kerry Wood. Photo credit JOHN ZICH/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Should Kerry Wood’s Jersey Be Retired At Wrigley Field?

Should Kerry Wood’s Jersey Be Retired At Wrigley Field?

670 The Score–02/14/2012

Kerry Wood

Report: Kerry Wood Almost Signed With White Sox

Kerry Wood was seriously considering signing with the White Sox and if it wasn’t for one last meeting with the Cubs, the reliever may have ended up on the South Side of town.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

Cubs fans celebrate at Wrigley Field. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Are Cubs Fans Growing Up?

Amid the usual, goofy hokum of the annual Cubs Convention came the announcement of a proposed redesign of Wrigley Field’s right-field bleacher area.

670 The Score–01/18/2012

A Cubs fan shows his support on opening day last season. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Convention-Goers Are The Lowest Form Of Fandom

Stop attending team fan conventions. They are the equivalent of a Justin Bieber concert, and you, convention-goer, are the screaming, crying, fainting tween girl.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

Kerry Wood

Cubs: Kerry Wood Will Be Back In 2012

The team made the announcement Friday at the Cubs Convention, the club’s annual fan festival. No contract details were provided.


Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs is congratulated by former teammate Aramis Ramirez #16 after hitting a solo home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on August 3, 2011 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sullivan Breaks Down The Cubs

tarlin Castro has been question by police regarding the alleged sex assault, and the fate of longtime pitcher Kerry Wood is still unknown.

670 The Score–01/13/2012

Kerry Wood

Report: Cubs, Wood Talking About 1-Year Deal Again

The Cubs and reliever Kerry Wood are reportedly making progress toward a new one-year deal.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

Kerry Wood

Hanley: Cubs Shouldn’t Overpay Wood To Stick Around

The Cubs have many needs, and a $4 million set-up guy isn’t one of them, Brian Hanley says.


Kerry Wood in 1998. (Matthew Stockman/Allsport)

Baffoe: I’m Breaking Up With You, Kerry Wood

You were cool. You were a bit mysterious. You didn’t discover Nirvana until after Kurt died, too. How could a teenage sports fan not be smitten?

CBS Chicago–09/23/2011

Kerry Wood. Photo credit JOHN ZICH/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubs RHP Wood Out For Year With Knee Tear

Kerry Wood’s first season back with the Chicago Cubs is over.


Rodrigo Lopez #50 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against  the Houston Astros at Wrigley Field on September 17, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Tasos Katopodis /Getty Images)

Lopez, Cubs Hand Houston Its Record 100th Loss

Rodrigo Lopez and the Chicago Cubs handed Houston its record 100th loss Saturday, shutting down the Astros 2-1.


Geovany Soto #18 of the Chicago Cubs hits a single in the second inning against the New York Mets during a game at Citi Field on September 10, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Cubs Rally For Win Against Mets, 5-4

Aramis Ramirez hit a two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning, rallying the Chicago Cubs past the New York Mets 5-4 after blowing a three-run lead in the eighth Saturday.


Kerry Wood. (JOHN ZICH/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry Wood Hints At Retirement

Cubs reliever Kerry Wood told WBBM Newsradio’s George Ofman that he’ll likely retire if the new Cubs general manager doesn’t want to re-sign him.