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  • Teams scouting for trades plentiful at Cubs loss

    Teams scouting for trades plentiful at Cubs loss
    PHILADELPHIA — Jeff Samardzija isn't scheduled to pitch until Tuesday night at Miami, but scouts are keeping busy evaluating other Cubs players. Saturday's 7-4 loss Saturday to the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park provided the latest sampling of who...
  • Marlins' patience sets a good example for Cubs

     Marlins' patience sets a good example for Cubs
    PHILADELPHIA — Justin Ruggiano saw the latest phase of the Marlins' rebuilding program while spending the previous two seasons in Miami after 2,910 at-bats in the minors. As frustrating as it was for Marlins players and fans to see veterans such...
  • Readers Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    The Cubs management talks about developing homegrown players.  But they don't seem to have much respect for Jeff Samardzija, who is one of the Cubs’ few success stories.  Is Theo Epstein biased because Jeff was never in the Red Sox organization? --...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Marlins

    Series preview: Cubs at Marlins
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Cubs 2-1 Monday: 6:10 p.m., CSN. RH Jason Hammel (6-4, 2.81) vs. RH Tom Koehler (5-5, 3.68). Tuesday: 6:10 p.m., WGN-9. RH Jeff Samardzija (2-6, 2.77) vs. RH Jacob Turner (2-4, 6.38). Wednesday: 11:40 a.m.,...
  • Cubs' Jeff Samardzija doesn't understand pitch-count concern

    Cubs' Jeff Samardzija doesn't understand pitch-count concern
    A look at what a few major leaguers had to say this week: "This is an on-field issue for uniformed personnel. That's all there is to it. I'm a grown man. I'm 29. I'm not a prospect or 22. I feel good, and I'm grown up enough and responsible enough to...
  • Travis Wood's pinch-hit double in 13th gives Cubs 5-4 win over Marlins

     Travis Wood's pinch-hit double in 13th gives Cubs 5-4 win over Marlins
    MIAMI — With at least six scouts evaluating Jason Hammel, the Cubs' exceptional pitching rental didn't turn in one of his sharper performances. Perhaps those same evaluators will see a more tantalizing performance from ace Jeff Samardzija on...
  • Cubs' Jeff Samardzija maintains focus on now

    Cubs' Jeff Samardzija maintains focus on now
    MIAMI — After laboring through six innings Tuesday night, the wait until Jeff Samardzija's next start may seem like an eternity. While pitching in front of at least six scouts from pitching-thirsty playoff contenders, Samardzija weaved in and...
  • Cubs' Samardzija pitches, waits

    Cubs' Samardzija pitches, waits
    MIAMI -- After receiving his seventh no-decision in puzzling season, ace Jeff Samardzija insisted late Tuesday night that he was unaware of any suggestion that the Chicago Cubs were making a late push to sign him to an extension in the midst of...
  • Cubs' prospect Bryant promoted to Iowa

    Cubs' prospect Bryant promoted to Iowa
    MIAMI — Third baseman Kris Bryant caught the eye of several Cubs players in spring training, so they were among the least surprised Wednesday with his long-awaited promotion from Double-A Tennessee to Triple-A Iowa, where he will join top prospect...
  • Cubs' Jake Arrieta masters Marlins in 6-1 victory

    Cubs' Jake Arrieta masters Marlins in 6-1 victory
    MIAMI — While ace Jeff Samardzija can control his future after the 2015 season, Jake Arrieta is making the Cubs feel better about their own. Arrieta took another step toward becoming a more reliable part of the Cubs' future with his latest...
  • Cubs president virtually rules out Kris Bryant for 2014

    Cubs president virtually rules out Kris Bryant for 2014
    A refrain that is all too familiar to Cubs fans: "Wait till next year," also will apply to top slugging prospect Kris Bryant, who hit 22 home runs at Double-A Tennessee before being promoted to Triple-A Iowa and hitting another home run in his debut...
  • Series preview: Reds at Cubs

    Series preview: Reds at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Reds lead 3-2. Monday: 7:05 p.m., WCIU-26. RH Alfredo Simon (10-3, 3.05) vs. RH Jeff Samardzija (2-6, 2.60). Tuesday: 7:05 p.m., CSN. RH Homer Bailey (7-3, 4.68) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (3-1, 1.98)....