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Jeff Samardzija guts out gritty victory after giving up 2-out grand slam

Jeff Samardzija guts out gritty victory after giving up 2-out grand slam

Jeff Samardzija has as much at stake as any of the White Sox in the final month of what has become a lost season for the club. A free agent this offseason, the right-hander could use the final starts of the year to boost his stock, which likely dropped during one of the worst month-long stretches of his career. In his first start of September, Twins rookie Eddie Rosario's third-inning grand slam off Samardzija on Thursday didn't help matters much, but the starter buckled down to help the Sox to a 6-4 victory at Target Field. Samardzija kept the Twins off the board in the rest of his 6 1/3 innings to earn his first victory since July 28 and snap a career-long six-game losing...

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