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Jeff Samardzija

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  • Cook showing confidence out of bullpen

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- If it looks like A's right-handed reliever Ryan Cook has recaptured his All-Star form of 2012 as a rookie, there's a reason. "I feel good. I'm confident when I'm...
  • Cubs-Phillies not likely to make Hamels deal

    The Sports Xchange Cubs-Phillies not likely to make Hamels deal The Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies have been in trade talks since the Cubs claimed Phillies left-handed pitcher Cole Hamels off waivers Wednesday, but a deal is not likely to...
  • Cubs conduct workout for Rusney Castillo

    Cubs conduct workout for Rusney Castillo
    DENVER -- The Chicago Cubs still face competition but have the resources to contend for Cuban free agent outfielder Rusney Castillo. A team source confirmed the Cubs conducted a private workout Wednesday for the 5-foot-9, 185-pound Castillo at Wrigley...
  • With Kyuji Fujikawa active, Cubs must make move

     With Kyuji Fujikawa active, Cubs must make move
    DENVER — President Theo Epstein said the Cubs "don't have anything in the hopper as of yet," but a move of some significance could be made Wednesday to make room for the activation of reliever Kyuji Fujikawa. The Cubs will have to adjust their 40-...
  • A's Gray rebounds to garner Pitcher of Month honor

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- After getting off to a fast start this season and earning American League Pitcher of the Month honors in April, A's right-hander Sonny Gray hit a speed bump in...
  • A's beat Rays 3-2 in 10 innings

    OAKLAND, Calif. The Oakland A's left 15 runners on base through nine frustrating innings Monday against the Tampa Bay Rays, stranding the bases loaded three times. They finally broke through in the 10th against former Oakland closer Grant Balfour....
  • Norris joins Athletics' list of walk-off heroes

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange Norris joins Athletics' list of walk-off heroes OAKLAND, Calif. -- When he came to the plate in the bottom of the 10th inning with the bases loaded and two outs Monday night, Oakland A's catcher...
  • A's Punto placed on DL

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics, as expected, placed second baseman Nick Punto on the 15-day disabled list Sunday. "It's going to be every bit of two weeks and maybe a...
  • Ryan Divish: Winners and losers of the trade deadline

    BALTIMORE It certainly wasn't dull. The 48 hours leading up to the Major League Baseball trade deadline on Thursday featured rumors, speculation, deals, falsely reported deals thanks to fake Twitter accounts and enough action to be reminiscent of your own...
  • Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers add top pitchers

    The Chicago White Sox had the bases loaded, with Gordon Beckham at bat. The count was two balls and two strikes. The Detroit Tigers suddenly decided to make a change — not at pitcher, but in center field. The Tigers were frantic about it. Their...
  • Angels believe they have troops for the job, despite rivals' upgrades

    Angels believe they have troops for the job, despite rivals' upgrades
    BALTIMORE — The first shock wave came when Oakland, the team the Angels are chasing in the American League West, acquired Boston ace Jon Lester for left fielder and cleanup batter Yoenis Cespedes, giving the Athletics a formidable rotation that...
  • Price, Lester, Lackey traded in deadline flurry

    Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday. In the...