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VIDEO: Kerry Wood Talks About Decision To Retire

On Friday afternoon, Kerry Wood made his final appearance as a Chicago Cub and struck out Dayan Viciedo. After the game he spoke with media members about his decision to retire from the game of baseball. In the video below, Wood talks about the timing of the move and how it was related to his health as well as how he'd been performing on the diamond.

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Here are some reactions from around the network:

Bleed Cubbie Blue: Kerry Wood Goes Out With Strikeout, On His Own Terms (Oh, Yes. Cubs Lose.)

Baseball Nation: The Grandeur And Disappointment Of Kerry Wood

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