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  • On The Fly: A Learning Experience For Shabazz

    Shabazz Napier went in with his eyes open, saying last week in Miami that moving up each level of basketball would be "tougher and tougher." The NBA summer league, which started up Saturday, is about learning the ropes, and Napier's first game was a...
  • Rich get richer as A's reportedly acquire Samardzija

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The pitching rich Oakland Athletics just got a whole lot wealthier. The A's reportedly acquired Chicago Cubs starters Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel in a...
  • Cubs' Hammel stays unbeaten vs. Nationals

    The Sports Xchange By David Driver, The Sports Xchange Cubs' Hammel stays unbeaten vs. Nationals WASHINGTON -- Jason Hammel remained unbeaten in his career against the Washington Nationals and as a batter collected just his fifth hit of the season....
  • Cubs positioned for more deals

    Cubs positioned for more deals
    WASHINGTON -- On the same night top prospects Javier Baez and Kris Bryant each hit home runs for Triple-A Iowa, the Chicago Cubs loaded up on more prospects. That came at a cost of top pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, leaving a Cubs team...
  • Cubs trade Samardzija, Hammel to Athletics

    Cubs trade Samardzija, Hammel to Athletics
    WASHINGTON — The Cubs put on their own blockbuster fireworks display Friday night by trading ace Jeff Samardzija and eight-game winner Jason Hammel to the Athletics for four prospects. The trade will be announced Saturday — the same day...
  • A's acquire Samardzija, Hammel from Cubs

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 3: adds quotes and details A's acquire Samardzija, Hammel from Cubs The Oakland A's acquired starting pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs in a multi-player trade that was finalized...
  • Billy Beane's latest blockbuster trade

    Quick thoughts on the Oakland Athletics' monster, stunning, mind-blowing, typically-Beane-ian deal with the Cubs for potential ace Jeff Samardzija and solid starter Jason Hammel for several top prospects: When I talked to Billy Beane in May, he...
  • MLB roundup: A's complete deal with Cubs for pitchers

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: A's complete deal with Cubs for pitchers The Oakland A's acquired starting pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs in a multi-player trade that was finalized Saturday. The Cubs received...
  • For the Mariners, is it 'beef up' or 'sit tight�?

    The skeptics, like me, are being won over. The excitement is mounting along with the wins. This is Seattle Mariners baseball the way it used to be, the way some were starting to fear it never would be again. Yes, it's still possible that doom is residing...
  • Nationals shut out Cubs in record fashion

    The Sports Xchange By David Driver, The Sports Xchange Nationals shut out Cubs in record fashion WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals appeared to get a break when Jeff Samardzija, the scheduled starter for the Chicago Cubs on Saturday, was traded...
  • Too soon to say if Cubs will make early July deal

    Too soon to say if Cubs will make early July deal
    BOSTON — Wednesday marked the one-year anniversary of the trade that brought pitcher Jake Arrieta and reliever Pedro Strop to the Cubs from the Orioles for pitcher Scott Feldman, with the Cubs being accused of "jumping the market." Although...
  • Jeff Samardzija: From football player to Cubs ace

    Jeff Samardzija: From football player to Cubs ace
    WASHINGTON — As recently as three years ago, the running joke was that Jeff Samardzija was the best wide receiver in Chicago. That was as much a jab at Samardzija's slow evolution as a pitcher as at the Bears' struggles to roster quality...