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

Kevin Kaduk
Big League Stew

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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