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Latest Jeff Samardzija Items
A day after Samardzija was dealt from the Chicago Cubs to Oakland, he was picked Sunday for the game at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15. Samardzija was selected as an NL All-Star, but Major League Baseball said he is ineligible to play because of the league switch.
The Washington Nationals posted football-like numbers in routing the Chicago Cubs on Saturday with Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III watching from the stands. The way Gio Gonzalez is pitching, it was much more than they needed.
Oakland and Chicago announced the big trade on Saturday, with Samardzija and Hammel heading to the West Coast for a package of prospects that included the A's first-round selections in each of the past two drafts.
Gio Gonzalez pitched two-hit ball over seven innings in the opener for a 3-0 Nationals victory. In the night game, Washington tagged Jeff Samardzija for six runs over five innings to salvage a four-game series split.
Gio Gonzalez holds the Cubs scoreless in his seven innings and helps the Nats avoid their fourth straight loss.
Kyle Lohse had the Chicago Cubs hitting harmless groundballs early in counts.
Notre Dame pitcher Pat Connaughton is telling major league teams interested in drafting him that he plans to return to campus to play basketball and earn his business degree.
Pablo Sandoval's surge continued. The San Francisco Giants' winning streak did not.
Drenched and reeking of the cheap beer his teammates sprayed on him, Jeff Samardzija stood at his locker soaking in a long-awaited win.