Cubs' Wood impressive during Arizona Rookie League appearance

Updated: July 19, 2007, 8:46 PM ET
Associated Press

MESA, Ariz. -- Seven pitches, seven strikes. A fastball that hit 95 mph.

Kerry Wood had his best outing yet Thursday in his latest and most improbable attempt to come back from injury.

"That's probably the best stuff I've had as far as velocity, location. A couple of breaking balls I threw were really good, too," he said after his inning of work for the Chicago Cubs' entry in the Arizona Rookie League.

The 30-year-old right-hander is pitching an inning every ...

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