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Jeff Samardzija

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  • Jorge Soler just latest prospect to stir Cubs' pot

    Jorge Soler just latest prospect to stir Cubs' pot
    Besides headline writers, nobody enjoyed the Cubs' latest move more than their loyal fans, who understandably get more puffy-chested with each promotion. Soler powers Cubs. Soler energy sparks rally. Soler eclipses 30-home-run mark. Word-play...
  • Javy Baez's career could go one of six ways

    Javy Baez's career could go one of six ways
    Tuesday marks a full week since New Cubs Savior Javier Baez was called up to the majors. Since then, there have been signs he'll be a Hall of Famer (three home runs, six RBIs through Sunday) and indications he'll be just another guy (12 strikeouts)....
  • A's unsure who will close with Doolittle on DL

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- With left-hander Sean Doolittle landing on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right intercostal on Sunday, the Athletics were forced to revisit their closer situation...
  • Astros in offensive 'funk'

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- Following a lengthy streak that yielded an offense as prolific as any in the majors, the Astros have hit the skids in the past week, a slump that continued with their 8-2 loss...
  • A's blow past Astros, 8-2

    HOUSTON The A's have a long history of success against the Houston Astros, and they stretched it out for one more game Monday with Jeff Samardzija throwing seven shutout innings before holding on for a Josh Donaldson-fueled 8-2 win over Houston....
  • Donaldson drives in three as A's top Astros

    The Sports Xchange By MoiseKapenda Bower, The Sports Xchange Donaldson drives in three as A's top Astros HOUSTON -- When Oakland third baseman Josh Donaldson capped a three-hit night with a two-run double in the ninth inning Monday, the Athletics...
  • Injury wave crashes over A's

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- Crushed 9-4 by the Angels on Sunday night, the Oakland A's fell one game behind Los Angeles in the American League West race. That wasn't even the worst news for...
  • Is the July 31 trade deadline overrated?

    Is the July 31 trade deadline overrated?
    Major league teams obsess throughout the month of July about the deadline for making trades without passing players through waivers, then some of them sacrifice their best young talent for the prospect of some instant postseason gratification. There...
  • Mets 8, Athletics 5

    (Updated: UPDATES standings, 3RD graph) Mets 8, Athletics 5: Lucas Duda clubbed a three-run homer and visiting New York scored seven of its eight runs with two outs to earn a split of the two-game series. Zack Wheeler (9-8) won his sixth...
  • Preview: Mets at Athletics

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Mets at Athletics The Oakland Athletics are banking on their overhauled pitching staff to propel them deep into the postseason and will be hoping for another solid start from Jeff Samardzija on Wednesday afternoon. The...
  • A's will skip Hammel's next turn in rotation

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- Struggling right-hander Jason Hammel's turn in the rotation will be skipped Friday when the A's open a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels. The A's...