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Jason Hammel

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  • Rizzo looks for young Cubs to step up

     Rizzo looks for young Cubs to step up
    PHOENIX — A 100-loss season has become a possibility during the Cubs' 2-11 skid. But with Arismendy Alcantara providing a spark and Kyle Hendricks receiving an opportunity to earn a spot in the rotation, slugger Anthony Rizzo says the entire Cubs'...
  • Cubs relieved to be home after long road stretch

    Three night games are scheduled, followed by two 3:05 p.m. starts when the shadows will start to creep over Wrigley Field before pregame batting practice. But quirks of the schedule aside, the Cubs are relieved to be home after playing 14 of their...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Nationals

    Series preview: Cubs at Nationals
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Tied 2-2. Friday: 10:05 a.m., WGN-9. RH Jason Hammel (7-5, 2.98) vs. RH Tanner Roark (7-5, 2.98). Saturday: 3:05 p.m., CSN. RH Jeff Samardzija (2-7, 2.83) vs. LH Gio Gonzalez (5-4, 3.93). Saturday: 12:35...
  • California dreaming about October baseball

    The state of baseball is strong. The state of baseball is California. Never have four of the state's five major league teams qualified for the playoffs in the same year. But this could be the most golden of Octobers in the Golden State. ------------...
  • Dejected Cubs 'spit out a bad ballgame'

    WASHINGTON — After learning late Friday that Jeff Samardzija had been traded to the Athletics, Cubs reliever James Russell had a final moment with his longtime teammate. "We shared a beer and a cigarette and sent him on his way," Russell said a...
  • Angels' little deal for relief trumped by A's big one for starters

    It should have been an unqualified good day for the Angels. They needed a left-handed reliever, and they got one. Their team got a little better. But the Angels are chasing the Oakland Athletics, the best team in baseball. The A's did not appear to need...
  • 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...
  • Cubs' hitters fail in clutch in loss to Reds

    Cubs' hitters fail in clutch in loss to Reds
    CINCINNATI — The Cubs have learned to brace themselves for Edwin Jackson's mercurial ways. Monday night's 9-3 loss to the Reds was no different as Jackson struggled early, settled into a comfortable pattern before failing to get a key out. But...
  • Oakland may soon regret trade with Cubs

    Farewell Jeff Samardzija. So long Jason Hammel. Goodbye to the only competent pitchers on the Cubs staff.   These two have been traded away in the Cub's process of -- let's all say this together -- rebuilding.   How often have longtime Cubs fans heard...
  • Orioles have little depth to trade from in Triple-A Norfolk

    Orioles have little depth to trade from in Triple-A Norfolk
    Last week’s trade between the Cubs and Athletics, which sent pitchers Jeff Samardziga and Jason Hammel to Oakland for a prospect package that includes top-10 prospect Addison Russell, kicked off the MLB trade season in spectacular fashion. This...
  • Cubs' history of losing doesn't faze newcomer Russell

    Cubs' history of losing doesn't faze newcomer Russell
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A few hours before Monday's game at Regions Field, Addison Russell and Jorge Soler engaged in an intense game of Ping-Pong in the visitor's clubhouse. The game was broken up before they could finish, but the two Cubs prospects...