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  • Cubs newcomer Russell 'humble and hungry'

    In the eighth inning Friday night against Northwest Arkansas, Midland Rockhounds manager Aaron Nieckula felt his trainer tap him on the shoulder. A text message from A's management carried news about prized shortstop Addison Russell that traveled...
  • Opportunity knocks for Cubs pitchers

    The trades of Scott Feldman and Matt Garza last July created opportunities for the Cubs' Chris Rusin and Jake Arrieta. This season, it appears at least three pitchers will get chances to prove their value to the Cubs in the wake of the trade that sent...
  • Cubs trade Samardzija, Hammel to Athletics

    Cubs trade Samardzija, Hammel to Athletics
    WASHINGTON — The Cubs put on their own blockbuster fireworks display Friday night by trading ace Jeff Samardzija and eight-game winner Jason Hammel to the Athletics for four prospects. The trade will be announced Saturday — the same day...
  • A's acquire Samardzija, Hammel from Cubs

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 3: adds quotes and details A's acquire Samardzija, Hammel from Cubs The Oakland A's acquired starting pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs in a multi-player trade that was finalized...
  • Billy Beane's latest blockbuster trade

    Quick thoughts on the Oakland Athletics' monster, stunning, mind-blowing, typically-Beane-ian deal with the Cubs for potential ace Jeff Samardzija and solid starter Jason Hammel for several top prospects: When I talked to Billy Beane in May, he...
  • MLB roundup: A's complete deal with Cubs for pitchers

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: A's complete deal with Cubs for pitchers The Oakland A's acquired starting pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs in a multi-player trade that was finalized Saturday. The Cubs received...
  • Nationals shut out Cubs in record fashion

    The Sports Xchange By David Driver, The Sports Xchange Nationals shut out Cubs in record fashion WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals appeared to get a break when Jeff Samardzija, the scheduled starter for the Chicago Cubs on Saturday, was traded...
  • Rich get richer as A's reportedly acquire Samardzija

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The pitching rich Oakland Athletics just got a whole lot wealthier. The A's reportedly acquired Chicago Cubs starters Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel in a...
  • Yasiel Puig, rookie sensation? Definitely. Rookie of the year? Nope

    Yasiel Puig, rookie sensation? Definitely. Rookie of the year? Nope
    Yasiel Puig excited a city, electrified Dodger Stadium, spurred record merchandise sales and helped the Dodgers to within two victories of their first World Series in 25 years. He ignited a national debate about how to play baseball the right way. He even...
  • Roberts hits grand slam and Johnson closes out Orioles' win over A's

    Roberts hits grand slam and Johnson closes out Orioles' win over A's
    Given the rallies and momentum swings in the Orioles' series opener against the Oakland Athletics on Friday night, it became a game the Orioles needed to win to not only gain ground in the playoff chase but also boost the team's psyche. The biggest...
  • Tampa Bay Rays' Wil Myers wins AL rookie of year award

    Tampa Bay Rays' Wil Myers wins AL rookie of year award
    Wil Myers of the Tampa Bay Rays spotted the rest of the American League rookies almost half a season. Myers, who did not make his major league debut until June 18, was announced Tuesday as winner of the AL rookie of the year award. Myers got 23 of...