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  1. Report: Johnny Cueto seeking $200 million “or thereabouts”

    Apr 10, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

    Johnny Cueto

    The Reds and Johnny Cueto didn’t match up on a contract extension, as the right-hander has some big numbers in mind.

  2. Starlin Castro? Addison Russell? Cubs see wide-open possibilities

    Apr 10, 2015, 1:36 PM EDT

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    It didn’t take long for the Starlin Castro rumors to start up again – if that trade speculation ever even stopped.

  3. Lorenzo Cain believes Jeff Samardzija intentionally hit him with a pitch

    Apr 6, 2015, 11:29 PM EDT

    Kansas City Royals Photo Day

    Things got a little tense in Monday’s Opening Day matchup between the White Sox and Royals.

  4. The Cubs assign Kris Bryant and Addison Russell to the minors, option Javier Baez as well

    Mar 30, 2015, 1:07 PM EDT

    Kris Bryant

    Service time manipulation, the depth chart and hacktastic tendencies mean that the future is not quite here for three of the Cubs’ top prospects.

  5. Jordan Zimmermann on extension with Nationals: “It’s not looking good.”

    Mar 27, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

    Jordan Zimmermann

    It doesn’t seem like the Nationals and Jordan Zimmermann will reach an agreement on a contract extension before the regular season begins.

  6. 2015 Preview: Chicago White Sox

    Mar 27, 2015, 3:20 PM EDT

    Jose Abreu

    Should we be taking the rebuilt White Sox seriously as contenders?

  7. 2015 Preview: Chicago Cubs

    Mar 26, 2015, 9:10 PM EDT

    kris bryant

    Are they ready to contend?

  8. White Sox tab Jeff Samardzija for Opening Day start

    Mar 25, 2015, 10:28 PM EDT

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    Chris Sale would have been Chicago’s Opening Day starter, but he’s expected to miss the first week of the season due to an avulsion fracture in his right foot.

  9. Brandon Phillips doesn’t value on-base percentage, Joey Votto does. Does this matter?

    Mar 23, 2015, 8:39 PM EDT

    Joey Votto, Brandon Phillips

    Brandon Phillips says the focus on on-base percentage is “messing up baseball.”

  10. 2015 Preview: Oakland Athletics

    Mar 23, 2015, 3:33 PM EDT

    Bob Melvin

    They’ve reshuffled the deck for 2015. But that’s OK, they do that a lot and it always seems to work out OK.

  11. White Sox rule out Chris Sale for Opening Day

    Mar 11, 2015, 4:26 PM EDT

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    Jeff Samardzija seems like the leading candidate to take the Opening Day assignment in Sale’s place.

  12. There have been no contract extension talks between Jeff Samardzija and the White Sox

    Mar 6, 2015, 9:34 AM EDT

    Jeff Samardzija

    Please make a note of it in whatever log or journal you happen to be keeping.

  13. Chris Sale will be sidelined for three weeks with foot fracture

    Feb 28, 2015, 1:03 PM EDT

    Chris Sale

    Sale suffered the injury unloading something off the back of his truck on Friday.

  14. The Pirates are learning some lessons from the Golden State Warriors

    Feb 23, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Baseball-Reference.com doesn’t list player minutes because that would be silly. But the Pirates are thinking, in their own way, about such things.

  15. Jeff Samardzija: not a big fan of analytics

    Feb 23, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    Jeff Samardzija

    But the good news is that he doesn’t really have to be.

  16. Cubs offered James Shields a three-year, $60 million deal

    Feb 10, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Shields ultimately decided to play at home in San Diego, choosing the Padres’ four-year, $75 million offer.

  17. Jeff Samardzija would consider an extension with the White Sox

    Feb 1, 2015, 7:15 PM EDT

    Jeff Samardzija

    Jeff Samardzija wants to see “how it is” with the White Sox for half a season, but might consider a contract extension before the 2015 season is over.

  18. Cubs acquire Dexter Fowler in a trade with the Astros

    Jan 19, 2015, 10:48 AM EDT

    Dexter Fowler

    According to a report, the Cubs are on the verge of acquiring Dexter Fowler from the Astros.

  19. White Sox, Jeff Samardzija agree on $9.8 million salary, avoiding arbitration

    Jan 16, 2015, 6:34 PM EDT

    Jeff Samardzija

    The White Sox and Jeff Samardzija avoided an arbitration hearing, agreeing on a $9.8 million salary for the 2015 season.

  20. UPDATE: Athletics acquire Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from Rays

    Jan 10, 2015, 1:24 PM EDT

    Ben Zobrist, Yunel Escobar

    Billy Beane’s fascinating offseason continues, as the Athletics have acquired Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Rays.

  21. Padres acquire catcher Derek Norris from Athletics

    Dec 18, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT

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    The Padres continue to overhaul their lineup while the A’s continue to unload.

  22. Video: Jeff Samardzija welcomed back to Chicago before Blackhawks hockey game

    Dec 17, 2014, 10:18 PM EDT

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    Jeff Samardzija, former Cubs starter and recent White Sox trade acquisition, was welcomed back to the Windy City prior to Tuesday night’s NHL game between the Chicago Blackhawks and visiting Minnesota Wild …

  23. Report: White Sox sign Melky Cabrera to a three-year deal

    Dec 14, 2014, 12:26 AM EDT

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    Melky Cabrera is headed to the White Sox on a three-year deal, pending a physical.

  24. The 2014 Winter Meetings in Review

    Dec 12, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

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    The past view days were . . . intense. But here is a quick and handy guide to everything that went down.

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