Source: Kerry Wood, Cubs close to deal

Updated: December 16, 2010, 10:36 AM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

Although numerous reports Wednesday had the Chicago White Sox offering right-handed pitcher Kerry Wood a two-year contract, it appears the former Cubs icon is heading back to the North Side.

Wood and the Cubs are working on a deal that would bring him back to Wrigley Field as the setup man for Carlos Marmol, a major league source with knowledge of the negotiations said Wednesday.

Wood left the Cubs in 2009, signing a two-year, $20 million deal with the Indians. He was ...

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