Cubs offered Kerry Wood a raise

Updated: January 10, 2012, 1:41 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said Tuesday that the team has offered Kerry Wood a "substantial raise" in hopes of bringing the veteran relief pitcher back.

"We continue to want Kerry back in Chicago," Hoyer said. "We've offered him a substantial raise and we certainly hope it gets done.

"(President of baseball operations Theo Epstein) and I and the rest of the people we brought in, obviously we come in with somewhat a fresh set of eyes, that doesn't diminish what people ...

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