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  • Cubs' Castro, Samardzija named to NL All-Stars; Rizzo on Final Vote

    WASHINGTON -- Shortstop Starlin Castro will get to be a teammate of Jeff Samardzija for at least one more time. Castro, 24, was rewarded for his rebound season Sunday by being voted by the players to the National League All-Star team. In a weird twist...
  • Recap: Nationals 2, Cubs 1

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Nationals 2, Cubs 1 Nationals 2, Cubs 1: Ryan Zimmerman knocked in the go-ahead run with two outs in the eighth as host Washington claimed the rubber match of the three-game series. Denard Span added two hits and scored both...
  • Zimmerman's eighth-inning single lifts Nationals

    The Sports Xchange By David Driver, The Sports Xchange Zimmerman's eighth-inning single lifts Nationals WASHINGTON -- Jordan Zimmermann didn't get the win Sunday. But the Washington right-hander was able to pitch well against an old nemesis. Ryan...
  • Sorry, Samardzija. You're not in the Cubs' World Series plans

    So what are Cubs fans going to talk about now that they can't speculate when Jeff Samardzija is going to be dealt? While you were drinking beer this weekend and either blowing up stuff or watching other people blow up stuff, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    The Times' baseball rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games: OAKLAND: AL's best pitching staff (3.18 ERA) gets a lot better with addition of Samardzija and Hammel. (1) DETROIT: Victor Martinez has nearly as many home runs (21) as...
  • Too soon to say if Cubs will make early July deal

    Too soon to say if Cubs will make early July deal
    BOSTON — Wednesday marked the one-year anniversary of the trade that brought pitcher Jake Arrieta and reliever Pedro Strop to the Cubs from the Orioles for pitcher Scott Feldman, with the Cubs being accused of "jumping the market." Although...
  • Jeff Samardzija: From football player to Cubs ace

    Jeff Samardzija: From football player to Cubs ace
    WASHINGTON — As recently as three years ago, the running joke was that Jeff Samardzija was the best wide receiver in Chicago. That was as much a jab at Samardzija's slow evolution as a pitcher as at the Bears' struggles to roster quality...
  • New rules for Cubs

    The Cubs are winning and I don't know why. I mean, I know why they’re winning games, such as the sweep in Fenway Park this week: terrific pitching and enough hitting, and sometimes great pitching and unbelievable hitting. One day Jake Arrieta...
  • Day off unwelcome for red-hot Jake Arrieta

    Day off unwelcome for red-hot Jake Arrieta
    WASHINGTON — Jake Arrieta thought Thursday's day off was unnecessary with the four-day All-Star break looming. It's understandable that Arrieta would want to stay on a normal schedule after going 4-0 with a 0.92 ERA in June. The Cubs pitching...
  • World Cup audience at all-time high in U.S.

    World Cup audience at all-time high in U.S.
    The TV in the restaurant's bar had the Cubs game on Monday night. The owner, though, was completely oblivious to Jake Arrieta's quest to throw a no-hitter against the Red Sox. His sporting mind was elsewhere. "You watching the U.S. game tomorrow?" he...
  • Cubs positioned for more deals

    Cubs positioned for more deals
    WASHINGTON -- On the same night top prospects Javier Baez and Kris Bryant each hit home runs for Triple-A Iowa, the Chicago Cubs loaded up on more prospects. That came at a cost of top pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, leaving a Cubs team...