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FILE - In this June 23, 2014, file photo, Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Chicago. The Oakland Athletics have an agreement in place to acquire right-handers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Cubs for three top-line prospects in a surprising trade for baseball's top team, two people with knowledge of the deal said Friday night, July 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
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FILE - In this June 23, 2014, file photo, Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Chicago. The Oakland Athletics have an agreement in place to acquire right-handers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Cubs for three top-line prospects in a surprising trade for baseball's top team, two people with knowledge of the deal said Friday night, July 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

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