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Jeff Samardzija

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  • 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...
  • Oakland Athletics - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland A's announced a change in their rotation Tuesday, then didn't start All-Stars Josh Donaldson and Derek Norris on Wednesday. Both things were done with the upcoming three-...
  • 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...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    What's the Cubs' situation with Tsuyoshi Wada? Do we have his rights for the next few years since he's a "rookie”? Obviously his only detriment is his age, but even so he can be a nice bridge at the end of the rotation until C.J. Edwards, Corey...
  • A's glad to return home

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- To say that the Oakland Athletics will be glad to get back to the O.co Coliseum may be the ultimate understatement. At home the A's are 40-21 -- best in the majors....
  • Cubs demote Lake, call up Straily

    The Sports Xchange Cubs demote Lake, call up Straily The Chicago Cubs optioned outfielder Junior Lake to Triple-A Iowa Saturday and recalled right-handed pitcher Dan Straily. Lake, 24, is batting just .216 with 102 strikeouts and only 10 walks in 305...
  • Braves drop reeling A's, 7-2

    ATLANTA The Oakland A's have given Jason Hammel seven starts since they acquired him up, along with Jeff Samardzija, from the Cubs on July 4 by sending promising minor leaguers Addison Russell and Billy McKinney to Chicago. Oakland has lost six of...
  • Edwin Jackson's troubles an opening for others

     Edwin Jackson's troubles an opening for others
    The happy medium that the Cubs repeatedly mentioned Thursday when discussing the struggles of Edwin Jackson and the high strikeout rate of their offense could face a cold reality in the future. Jackson's inconsistency, coupled with an offense that...
  • Dan Straily's career takes new angle with Cubs

     Dan Straily's career takes new angle with Cubs
    Triple-A Iowa pitching coach Bruce Walton put his All-Star break to good use, and he didn't devote his entire free time to rehabilitating his surgically repaired left knee. Walton spent a portion of the break looking at videotapes of newly acquired...
  • Royals stay hot, rally past A's

    Royals stay hot, rally past A's KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Oakland Athletics had the Kansas City Royals on the ropes in the sixth inning, but could not put them away. Right fielder Nori Aoki's two-run triple in the seventh inning put the Kansas City...
  • Recap: Royals 7, Athletics 3

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Royals 7, Athletics 3 Royals 7, Athletics 3: Nori Aoki ripped a go-ahead two-run triple to highlight a five-run rally with two outs in the seventh inning as host Kansas City claimed three victories in the four-game series....