Wood agrees to Cubs' $4.2M offer to pitch out of bullpen

Updated: November 26, 2007, 5:07 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Given his history of arm problems, even Kerry Wood was surprised at all the interest he drew from other teams in free agency.

While Wood was tempted to leave, he couldn't be lured from the team he has pitched for his entire career.

After making the switch to the bullpen last season after a swift recovery from shoulder problems, Wood agreed Monday to a $4.2 million, one-year deal to return to the Chicago Cubs, spurning what general manager Jim Hendry said were ...

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