Wood, Prior must carry Cubs

Updated: October 7, 2003, 9:29 AM ET
By Jim Baker

Chicago Cubs

  • Wood and Prior and light the fire. . .Prior and Wood then a storm withstood. . .No, it's not quite like 2001 all over again when Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling were the only hope for the Diamondbacks in the postseason, but people are definitely looking to Kerry Wood and Mark Prior to stake the Cubs to victory in the LCS and beyond. Phil Rogers of the Chicago Tribune believes they give the Cubs the upper hand in this series.

    Jim Baker is an author at Baseball Prospectus and a frequent contributor to Page 2. You can e-mail Jim at bottlebat@gmail.com.