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Yanks get Wood to shore up bullpen

Updated: August 1, 2010, 7:32 AM ET
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NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees acquired pitcher Kerry Wood from the Cleveland Indians on Saturday, the third deal in less than 24 hours for the World Series champions as they beefed up for the stretch run.

"I'm obviously excited to go and pitch in a pennant race and have a chance to get to the postseason and win a championship," Wood said. "That's why we all play the game."

Wood, a hard-throwing, 33-year-old righty, gives the Yankees another setup option alongside Joba Chamberlain ...

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