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  • Cubs' trade sets up Samardzija for future

    Cubs' trade sets up Samardzija for future
    MESA, Ariz. – The Cubs’ parting gift to Jeff Samardzija might have long-term benefits for him. Like Jon Lester, Samardzija got a taste of what playing for another organization was like as he was traded last July 5 to the Athletics and...
  • Jason Hammel loves Cubs' power

    Jason Hammel loves Cubs' power
    MESA, Ariz. -- Jason Hammel wasn't gloating Friday after hitting a single off former Chicago Cubs teammate Jeff Samardzija. "It took me three seconds to get out of the box," Hammel said after contributing to a nine-hit attack that paced the Cubs to a 6-...
  • Jake Arrieta brings Cubs' rotation into focus

    MESA, Ariz. -- Despite the impressive credentials of Jeff Samardzija, the Chicago Cubs didn't announce that he was going to be their opening day starter last season until spring training was virtually complete. Part of that was due to the uncertainty of...
  • Smooth sailing for Chris Sale but rough seas for Jeff Samardzija

    Smooth sailing for Chris Sale but rough seas for Jeff Samardzija
    MESA, Ariz. — Chris Sale's joy at facing hitters again Friday was evident from the smiles and laughs emanating from the mound during his 75-pitch simulated game at Camelback Ranch. The White Sox left-hander afterward exchanged handshakes and...
  • Cubs' starter Jason Hammel to bat 8th

    Cubs' starter Jason Hammel to bat 8th
    MESA, Ariz. -- Jason Hammel regretted swinging at the first pitch when he faced James Shields while batting eighth in his last start. Hammel lined out to third base, but he'll get another chance to show his hitting skills Friday when he faces the...
  • Friday's recap: Cubs 6, White Sox 3

    Friday's recap: Cubs 6, White Sox 3
    The summary Jason Hammel pitched six solid innings and Cubs batters swatted four home runs to defeat the White Sox 6-3 Friday at Sloan Park. At the plate Jorge Soler, Chris Coghlan, Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo each homered off former Cub Jeff...
  • Thursday's recap: Dodgers 9, White Sox 6

    Thursday's recap: Dodgers 9, White Sox 6
    The summary White Sox right-hander Brad Penny gave up six earned runs on eight hits Thursday in a 9-6 Sox loss to the Dodgers at Camelback Ranch. Penny, who made his third start of the spring trying to make the team as a non-roster invitee, walked...
  • It's official: Jeff Samardzija will start opening day for White Sox

    It's official: Jeff Samardzija will start opening day for White Sox
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — White Sox manager Robin Ventura revealed his not-so-well-kept secret Wednesday at Camelback Ranch. Citing his competitive nature as a perfect fit for opening day, Ventura announced right-hander Jeff Samardzija as the starter...
  • Jeff Samardzija gearing up for White Sox opening day

    Jeff Samardzija gearing up for White Sox opening day
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Jeff Samardzija says he doesn't require much advance notice to be prepared for a starting assignment. White Sox manager Robin Ventura is taking his time in formally anointing Samardzija the opening day starter. "Some of my best...
  • Sunday's recap: Brewers 14, White Sox 3

    Sunday's recap: Brewers 14, White Sox 3
    The Brewers hit three home runs off White Sox right-hander Jeff Samardzija on Sunday in a 13-4 White Sox loss at Maryvale Baseball Park. Samardzija gave up five earned runs on eight hits over 4 1/3 innings, but he brushed the results off, saying,...
  • Notre Dame's Pat Connaughton on the Jeff Samardzija career path

    Notre Dame's Pat Connaughton on the Jeff Samardzija career path
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Another Notre Dame star gets national recognition in one sport and then winds up with a professional career in another? Talk about madness. History could be repeating itself in South Bend, Ind., where Notre Dame's Pat...