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Mariners Losing Ground In Kuroda Hunt?

According to the Japan Times, the Diamondbacks, Dodgers, and Mariners are the leading candidates to sign pitcher Hiroki Kuroda. The Mariners have been very aggressive in attempting to sign him but are far from being a contender in the AL West. The Diamondbacks, who are young and getting better, seem to be a solid fit. However, the Dodgers are starting to look a lot better and Takashi Saito, a close friend of his, might be able to lure him there. You cannot rule out any team yet, so I expect it to come down to money.

Kerry Wood Signs With Cubs: The Cubs and Kerry Wood signed a one year4.2 million dollar contract to return with the Cubs. After nearly two weeks, it seemed unlikely that he would return.