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  • Starter Jason Hammel excited about opportunity with the Cubs

    Starter Jason Hammel excited about opportunity with the Cubs
    A series of reunions looks promising for the Cubs' 2015 rotation. "I knew this was a place for me and (knew I) would have a very good opportunity," Jason Hammel said Friday of his return after being traded in July to the A's. "Thankfully, (Cubs President...
  • White Sox still have holes to fill after flurry of offseason moves

    White Sox still have holes to fill after flurry of offseason moves
    If the major question surrounding the White Sox this offseason was whether they planned to be competitive in 2015, they answered it in a matter of hours Monday night when they traded for starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija and signed closer David Robertson....
  • White Sox beef up rotation with Samardzija

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Chicago White Sox - INSIDE PITCH Jeff Samardzija is coming home after a brief detour to the West Coast as the Chicago White Sox keep adding to their roster. In a deal consummated Dec. 8 and officially announced Dec....
  • Athletics' exodus continues with Samardzija trade

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH The Oakland A's can insist they aren't rebuilding, but their offseason actions are telling a different tale. Oakland shipped Jeff Samardzija to the Chicago White Sox on Dec. 9,...
  • Who won the winter meetings? We'll find out in the fall

    SAN DIEGO — The flurry of activity at this year's winter meetings was in stark contrast to last year in Orlando, Fla., when there were no mega-signings or blockbuster deals. This was more like an old school meetings, with stars such as Matt Kemp,...
  • Traded away from Chicago, Chris Bassitt offers fans his White Sox gear

    Traded away from Chicago, Chris Bassitt offers fans his White Sox gear
    The Sox gave up right-handed pitcher Chris Bassitt in the six-player trade with the Athletics to acquire Jeff Samardzija on Tuesday, so Bassitt gave up his Sox gear the following day. Bassitt tweeted Wednesday that he would give away his Sox...
  • Is $46 million for a closer a smart move for White Sox?

    I love the idea that the White Sox are going for it in 2015. I just don’t get everything they’re doing. I get the idea of trading for Jeff Samardzija. That was the big win Tuesday, which almost matches the team’s win total from...
  • Beyond Jeff Samardzija: 20 who played for both Cubs and White Sox

    Beyond Jeff Samardzija: 20 who played for both Cubs and White Sox
    Jeff Samardzija joins a long list of players who have toiled for both Chicago baseball teams. Here are 20 to remember. George Bell: 1991 Cubs; 1992-93 White Sox Bobby Bonds: 1981, Cubs, 1978 White Sox Smoky Burgess: 1949-51, Cubs; 1964-67 White Sox...
  • Pitching deals mean White Sox mean business: The future is now

    Pitching deals mean White Sox mean business: The future is now
    No better way for the White Sox to mark the 10-year anniversary of winning the World Series than celebrating another one in 2015. Admittedly, that sounds outrageous to suggest for a team 16 games below .500 last year, but it accurately depicts the...
  • White Sox go for broke in wild night

    White Sox go for broke in wild night
    Everything you thought you knew about the White Sox changed overnight. A team building for the long-term traded for a starter on a rental. A team that grooms its own closers signed the best available veteran closer to a four-year deal. Just like that,...
  • As White Sox build, Dodgers look elsewhere for shortstop

    As White Sox build, Dodgers look elsewhere for shortstop
    SAN DIEGO -- The Dodgers could use a shortstop. As the offseason started, the Chicago White Sox let it be known that Alexei Ramirez was available. That time is over. The White Sox traded for pitcher Jeff Samardzija and agreed to terms with closer...