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Athletics | Jeff Samardzija won't pitch in All-Star Game

Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:55:39 -0700

Oakland Athletics SP Jeff Samardzija cannot pitch in the All-Star Game next week after being traded from the Chicago Cubs to the A's over the weekend. Samardzija went 2-7 with a 2.83 ERA and 103 strikeouts for the Cubs this year. He'll be introduced with the National League players before the game, but it's undecided if he'll wear a Cubs or A's uniform.

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MLB | NL pitchers announced for All-Star Game

Sun, 06 Jul 2014 17:38:58 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SPs Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw, Cincinnati Reds SP Johnny Cueto and RP Aroldis Chapman, St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright and RP Pat Neshek, Atlanta Braves SP Julio Teheran and RP Craig Kimbrel, San Francisco Giants SP Madison Bumgarner, Milwaukee Brewers RP Francisco Rodriguez, San Diego Padres SP Tyson Ross, Pittsburgh Pirates RP Tony Watson and Washington Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann have been named as the pitchers for the National League in the 2014 All-Star Game. Oakland Athletics SP Jeff Samardzija was named to the team as a representative of the Chicago Cubs, but he was traded this weekend. Samardzija will be inactive for the game.

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Athletics | Jeff Samardzija to start Sunday

Sat, 05 Jul 2014 15:18:14 -0700

Oakland Athletics SP Jeff Samardzija will make his first start with his new team Sunday, July 6.

Fantasy Tip: He's worth a sizeable sum of your AL-only budget money when he becomes available.

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Yankees | Had interest in Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel

Sat, 05 Jul 2014 07:42:03 -0700

The New York Yankees exchanged trade proposals with the Chicago Cubs involving SPs Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, but the Cubs traded both to the Oakland Athletics.

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Athletics | Jeff Samardzija trade update

Fri, 04 Jul 2014 20:12:40 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Oakland Athletics have acquired SPs Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs for SS Addison Russell, OF Billy McKinney, SP Dan Straily and a player to be named later.

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Cubs | Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel traded

Fri, 04 Jul 2014 20:10:06 -0700

The Chicago Cubs have traded SPs Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Oakland Athletics for SS Addison Russell, OF Billy McKinney, SP Dan Straily and a player to be named later.

Fantasy Tip: Straily likely will be added to the Cubs starting rotation and should be an option for NL-only leagues. He could also be an option for owners in deeper mixed leagues.

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Athletics | Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel acquired

Fri, 04 Jul 2014 19:53:50 -0700

The Oakland Athletics have acquired SPs Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs for SS Addison Russell, according to sources. There may be other players involved in the trade.

Fantasy Tip: Samardzija and Hammel should see a boost in their fantasy value with this move since they will be playing for a better offense in Oakland. Owners in AL-only leagues should look to add either of the pitchers immediately.

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Cubs | In trade talks with OAK

Fri, 04 Jul 2014 18:01:14 -0700

The Chicago Cubs are in serious trade talks with Oakland Athletics about a deal that could include SP Jeff Samardzija or SP Jason Hammel, according to sources. The Cubs have shown interest in Athletics SS Addison Russell.

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Cubs | Dallas Beeler, Jeff Samardzija on tap Saturday

Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:33:40 -0700

Chicago Cubs SP Dallas Beeler will start Game 1 of the doubleheader Saturday, June 28, and SP Jeff Samardzija will go in the nightcap.

Fantasy Tip: Beeler isn't fantasy-relevant. Samardzija will continue his showcase for potential landing spots via trade.

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Rockies | No interest in two Cub pitchers

Mon, 23 Jun 2014 01:19:58 -0700

The Colorado Rockies will not be in on bidding for either Chicago Cubs SP Jason Hammel or SP Jeff Samardzija should they be traded.

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