As Cubs Beat Cards, Wood Beats Wizards
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While the Cubs were busy dumping the Cardinals Tuesday night, Kerry Wood was earning a victory
for the Class ‘A’ Peoria Chiefs over the Fort Wayne Wizards.
Woody entered the game in the 5th inning with the Chiefs already ahead 4-0. He threw 12 pitches, recording two ground outs and a fly out while walking one. According to cubs.com
, Wood's pitches were clocked between 91 and 94 mph.
Wood is slated to pitch back-to-back games this Thursday and Friday, when the Chiefs host the Dayton Dragons. Cubs GM Jim Hendry is scheduled to attend Friday night’s game.
In five minor league outings this year spanning five innings, Wood has allowed one earned run. striking out five and walking two. He has been touched for four hits.