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Kerry Wood donates glove and cap to Cubs fans after bad relief appearance

Kevin Kaduk
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If you were to just watch this clip without any context, you'd walk away confused. Picking Brian McCann off at second when you've got a 3-0 count at the plate should be reason to throw your glove or hat in the air in celebration — not fire both into the crowd.

Of course, perhaps it would have also made perfect sense to some because it involved Kerry Wood making a relief appearance for the Chicago Cubs. What we weren't privy to — but maybe could have assumed — was the 34-year-old surrendering two go-ahead runs to the Braves earlier in the inning,  tagging the aging Cubs reliever with the "L" in a 3-1 loss to Atlanta on Tuesday night at Wrigley Field.

So without further delay, we present Big League Stew's Give 'Em the Bird — and half of your equipment bag! — moment of the week:

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It's worth noting that Wood, who has given up 7 runs in 4 1/3 innings this season, didn't stop steaming there. Wood walked away from his postgame interview when asked about the incident, but not before getting a bit testy with the reporter who asked the question.

CSN Chicago has video.

"Irrelevant, dude, and why the (bleep) would you even bring that up?" Wood said. "You guys have a good night."

Yeesh. The souvenirs that Wood gave the fans were a lot nicer.

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