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Closing with a K

Although he was struggling mightily this season, it still came as a great shock to hear Kerry Wood announce earlier today that not only was he retiring, but that he only had one more appearance in him.   So it was gratifying to make it home in time from work to see him toe the rubber for the final time, striking out Dayan Viciedo of the White Sox on three pitches.  Kerry was alternatively electrifying and maddening during his 14+ seasons, with the latter too often making an appearance on the mound.  But though a myriad of injuries and misuse (another notch, Dusty) robbed him of the Hall of Fame heights once foreseen, Kerry Wood was a very good pitcher who closed his career in the most fitting way possible, with a K: