Sat, 22 Mar 2014 12:04:39 -0700
At least 15 scouts were present to watch Chicago Cubs SP Jeff Samardzija pitch against the Seattle Mariners Thursday, March 20. Three of the scouts were from the Toronto Blue Jays, including director of professional scouting Ed Lynch.
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:28:05 -0700
The Arizona Diamondbacks may look at Chicago Cubs SP Jeff Samardzija now that SP Patrick Corbin (elbow) needs Tommy John surgery. The Diamondbacks are concerned Chicago would ask for SP Archie Bradley, who is off the trade block.
Sun, 16 Mar 2014 20:02:27 -0700
The Atlanta Braves could have interest in Chicago Cubs SP Jeff Samardzija because of the injuries they are dealing with in their starting rotation.
Sat, 15 Mar 2014 11:07:37 -0700
Updating a previous post, Chicago Cubs SPs Travis Wood and Edwin Jackson will start the second and third games of the regular season, respectively, with SP Jeff Samardzija getting the nod for Opening Day against the Pittsburgh Pirates March 31. SP Jason Hammel is expected to start the home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies April 4.
Fri, 14 Mar 2014 11:22:33 -0700
Chicago Cubs SP Jeff Samardzija will be the team's opening day starter March 31 against the Philadelphia Phillies. Samardzija also started opening day last season.
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 05:14:36 -0800
There is a strong likelihood the Chicago Cubs trade SP Jeff Samardzija before Opening Day, according to two sources.
Sat, 08 Feb 2014 14:47:33 -0800
The Chicago Cubs avoided arbitration with SP Jeff Samardzija by signing him to a one-year, $5.345 million deal.
Fri, 17 Jan 2014 15:31:52 -0800
Chicago Cubs SP Jeff Samardzija is asking for $6.2 million in salary arbitration, while the Cubs are countering with $4.4 million.
Sun, 12 Jan 2014 20:47:38 -0800
Industry sources say the Chicago Cubs and SP Jeff Samardzija remain far apart on a long-term deal, although there is mutual respect on both sides and hope they can eventually find common ground. Samardzija is two seasons away from free agency.
Sun, 15 Dec 2013 11:34:28 -0800
The Atlanta Braves are one of the teams that has expressed interest in trading for Chicago Cubs SP Jeff Samardzija but general manager Frank Wren is hesitant to part with several of his team's top prospects.