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Pressbox Notes: Wood's Start

Pressbox Notes: Wood's Start

PEORIA -- It seems like only a couple of years ago, but it has been eight since Kerry Wood emerged at the major league level, hurling near 100 mph fastballs and snapping dizzying, knee-quivering sliders.

The kid had smoldering stuff and the Chicago Cubs were going to ride his arm to the Series. But there has been no World Series and the kid is no longer a kid. Kerry Wood turns 29 in June, and fans and media are becoming anxious and critical, wondering when and if he will ever fulfill his limitless potential. As spectacular and as unhittable that he is at times, Wood's career-high in wins... Recommended Stories

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