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Kerry Wood has a minor triceps strain.
Okay everyone, you know what to do: Cross those fingers, wave your rabbit foot, pull out that horseshoe, and don't forget your lucky underwear.
Now, repeat the words of Jim Hendry until your tongue loses all feeling: "Hopefully, he'll be fine in a couple days."
I'm saying we should hope for the best with Kerry. Regardless of what you expect, why wouldn't you want to see him healthy and doing well, as we've seen this spring?
Until this injury, that is.
But the point is this: Why shouldn't we hope to see Wood healthy and successful? And why would we wish failure upon a Cubs player?
I may not like a player, and maybe I desire to never see him again (Ronny Cedeno comes to mind), but if he were to have a fabulous season and help the Cubs win, why wouldn't I be happy?
Regardless of what I expect from Kerry, I certainly hope to see him become a dominant reliever. That hope, for success and health, is the reason I said what I did above.
Some hope is unreasonable.
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