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Kerry Wood activated from disabled list

Jul 31, 2010, 11:10 AM EDT

Kerry Wood was activated from the 15-day disabled list and will be available for Saturday’s game against the Blue Jays, according to the team. He’ll take the place of Austin Kearns on the 25-man roster.

Wood has been on the disabled list since July 12 due to a blister on his right index finger. Limited to just 23 appearances this season, the 33-year-old right-hander has a 6.30 ERA and eight saves in 11 chances.

His return is interestingly timed, however he is highly unlikely to be traded today. He is a name to watch in August, though.

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