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Jeff Samardzija

  1. Cubs reportedly made new five-year offer to Jeff Samardzija, but he isn’t going to accept it

    Jun 18, 2014, 6:24 PM EDT

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    Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reported earlier this week that the Cubs were making a late push to lock up ace right-hander Jeff Samardzija. But it doesn’t sound like anything is going to get done between the two parties.

  2. The Giants and Royals were scouting Jeff Samardzija last night

    Jun 18, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT

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    The hottest property at the trade deadline is being scouted by contenders.

  3. The Cubs are talking to Jeff Samardzija about a long term deal

    Jun 17, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

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    I’m mostly happy that I get to use this pic. Oh my God, this pic.

  4. Giants are “showing strong interest” in Jeff Samardzija

    Jun 15, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT

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    Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reported Saturday afternoon that the Cubs have already been in trade talks with multiple teams about ace right-hander Jeff Samardzija. Some of those calls have apparently come from San Francisco.

  5. Report: Cubs already talking potential trades involving Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel

    Jun 14, 2014, 12:55 PM EDT

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    The number of sellers before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline will likely be limited. The Cubs are one of the obvious ones and they are already talking about potential trades.

  6. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 2, 2014, 6:08 AM EDT

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    Six shutouts on Sunday afternoon. So don’t worry if you think you wasted your day because 20% of all major league teams didn’t get much done yesterday either.

  7. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    May 27, 2014, 7:11 AM EDT

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    After a rough start to his big league career, George Springer has sprung.

  8. Jeff Samardzija finally has a win

    May 26, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT

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    Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija pitched in a ton of tough luck over his first 10 starts this season, but he finally got into the win column today as part of an 8-4 victory over the Giants.

  9. Adam Wainwright continues to be ridiculously good

    May 26, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

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    A lot of NL pitchers are having great years. Wainwright may be the best of them all.

  10. Blue Jays among teams scouting Cubs ace Jeff Samardzija

    May 25, 2014, 11:54 AM EDT

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    Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the American League East-leading Blue Jays are among the teams with interest in trading for Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija.

  11. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    May 22, 2014, 6:55 AM EDT

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    Well, that’s something you don’t see every day.

  12. Cubs’ trade forces lining up with Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel

    May 16, 2014, 1:13 PM EDT

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    How much longer will Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel be in Chicago?

  13. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    May 13, 2014, 5:49 AM EDT

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    The Cubs give Travis Wood more run support in this game than Jeff Samardzija has had in his eight starts combined this year.

  14. “Grown man” Jeff Samardzija doesn’t want the Cubs front office involved in his pitch counts

    May 8, 2014, 10:49 AM EDT

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    Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija threw a career-high 126 pitches in Monday night’s loss to the White Sox and the next day reporters asked him and manager Rick Renteria about the wisdom of letting him have such a big workload early in the season.

  15. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    May 6, 2014, 6:40 AM EDT

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    Four shutouts headlined Monday night’s action

  16. Cubs general manager avoids war of words with Matt Garza

    May 2, 2014, 4:47 PM EDT

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    Matt Garza made headlines last week for advising Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija to follow in his footsteps and “pitch your way out of there” to leave Chicago.

  17. Matt Garza’s advice to Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija: “Pitch your way out of there”

    Apr 27, 2014, 1:34 PM EDT

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    Jeff Samardzija boasts a lights-out 1.53 ERA in five starts this season, but he has yet to pick up a win. A former Cubs starter has some advice for the arbitration-eligible 29-year-old right-hander.

  18. Jeff Samardzija says he wants a big-money contract to help future players

    Apr 18, 2014, 11:20 PM EDT

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    Jeff Samardzija unselfishly wants to get paid. It’s not as crazy as it sounds.

  19. The Cubs finally scored a run for Jeff Samardzija

    Apr 11, 2014, 11:10 PM EDT

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    The Cubs finally ended their embarrassing stretch of zeroes behind Jeff Samardzija.

  20. Theo Epstein is sick of talking about Jeff Samardzija

    Apr 1, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Whether it’s about a potential long-term contract extension or a possible trade if a contract can’t be worked out, the offseason in Chicago has been filled with Jeff Samardzija talk.

  21. Expanded Instant Replay used for the first time in a regular season game

    Mar 31, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

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    Actually, it’s been used two times this afternoon, with one call upheld, one call overturned.

  22. 2014 Preview: Arizona Diamondbacks

    Mar 17, 2014, 6:02 PM EDT

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    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Arizona Diamondbacks. The Big Question: Can the Diamondbacks withstand the injury to Patrick Corbin and get over the .500…

  23. 2014 Preview: Chicago Cubs

    Mar 11, 2014, 12:03 AM EDT

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    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Chicago Cubs. The Big Question: Is the wait almost over? It has been 105 long years since the north…

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