kerry wood, we would love to bring you back again next year. You are truly the modern-day mr. Cub. Because you were so generous last year in coming back to the cubs, we would like to double your pay to $3 million for one year.
Ryan dempster, we need you to come back and help anchor our rotation. We love your clubhouse presence, and how you've become a fan favorite with your humor and upbeat attitude. We want to offer you a contract of 2 years/$16 million, $8 million per year. We hope to see you back in cubbie blue.