Tag Archives: Kerry Wood

Read: The Day Kerry Wood Almost Retired

Via Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal: The pivotal moment of Kerry Wood's career didn't happen at Wrigley Field. And it won't happen at Rangers Ballpark this weekend. It happened on a slab of concrete behind a gray, indistinct building in Phoenix, not far from the airport, one morning in June 2007. Mr. Wood had ...

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Sabathia, Wood, and Rivera Can Go 6 Innings Tonight

The Yankees have their hopes hinged on Phil Hughes' arm tonight, but if need be they could turn to CC Sabathia, Kerry Wood, and Mariano Rivera for as much as two innings each. Sabathia wasn't asked by Yankee management, he approached them and told them he could go for about 45-50 pitches ...

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Yankees Complete Wood Trade, Send 2 to Cleveland

The Yankees acquired reliever Kerry Wood at the July 31st trade deadline for a player to be named later. The Yankees have finally fulfilled their side of the bargain by sending RHP Andrew Shive and IF Matt Cusick to the Indians. This news really makes a good deal better as neither player had ...

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Yankees News: Simulated Game, Pitching Updates, Marte, and More

Sorry for the lack of updates, but I've got enough now to hold you over for a while. The Yankees haven't announced any roster changes yet, they are waiting until tonight's Rays/Rangers game is over to find out whom they are playing before they do that. They did play a simulated game today to stay ...

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Yankees Notes: 1st Place and More

The Tampa Bay Rays lost last night which puts them in a tie with the Yankees. Both teams have three games left to play, but the Yankees need  a better overall record as the Rays would come out ahead in the event of a tie because they have a better head-to-head record. Here are some notes: Make ...

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Yankees: Worst Rotation, Best Bullpen Last 30 Days

Early in the season the Yankees were carried by their strong rotation and were constantly hurt by their poor bullpen. Lately it has been the exact opposite though. At one point CC Sabathia, Andy Pettitte, and Phil Hughes were among the league leaders in wins. Even A.J. Burnett and Javier Vazquez ...

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Yankees Notes: Girardi, Wood, Laird

The Yankees had an off day yesterday so there really isn't a whole lot of news going on. Andy Pettitte is throwing a bullpen this afternoon that is critical to the Yankees season, but we haven't gotten an update on that yet. As soon as there is something, I'll let you know. Here are some ...

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Trades of Kearns and Wood Working Out; Berkman Not So Much

The Yankees made three deals at the July 31st trade deadline acquiring Lance Berkman, Kerry Wood, and Austin Kearns. So far Berkman hasn't entirely worked out and has been on the DL, but Wood and Kearns have been big contributors since coming to the Bronx. Kearns was acquired primarily for his outfield defense ...

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