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  • Tim Kawakami: Samardzija already loving life in Oakland

    OAKLAND, Calif. This was Christmas plus a birthday party plus a fraternity social, all rolled into one enormously happy work day for Jeff Samardzija. He began it by wandering into the A's clubhouse at 8:15 Sunday morning almost five hours before he was...
  • Samardzija solid in first start for A's, a 4-2 win over Jays

    OAKLAND, Calif. Riding the high-energy input from new starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija, the Oakland A's completed a four-game sweep of Toronto on Sunday with a 4-2 win over the Blue Jays. And now the fun begins. The A's host the Giants on Monday and...
  • A's revel in All-Star riches

    OAKLAND, Calif. The All-Star parched Oakland A's quenched their thirst Sunday with six, no make that seven, All-Star selections, including the first position players plucked from an Oakland roster in 11 years. Starting third baseman Josh Donaldson and...
  • Dejected Cubs 'spit out a bad ballgame'

    Dejected Cubs 'spit out a bad ballgame'
    WASHINGTON — After learning late Friday that Jeff Samardzija had been traded to the Athletics, Cubs reliever James Russell had a final moment with his longtime teammate. "We shared a beer and a cigarette and sent him on his way," Russell said a...
  • Recap: Athletics 4, Blue Jays 2

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Athletics 4, Blue Jays 2 Athletics 4, Blue Jays 2: Jeff Samardzija pitched seven strong innings in his Oakland debut as the host Athletics completed a four-game sweep of Toronto. Samardzija (3-7) struck out five and allowed one...
  • Sorry, Samardzija. You're not in the Cubs' World Series plans

    Sorry, Samardzija. You're not in the Cubs' World Series plans
    So what are Cubs fans going to talk about now that they can't speculate when Jeff Samardzija is going to be dealt? While you were drinking beer this weekend and either blowing up stuff or watching other people blow up stuff, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer...
  • A's sweep Jays behind Samardzija's strong debut

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange A's sweep Jays behind Samardzija's strong debut OAKLAND, Calif. -- Right-hander Jeff Samardzija was pitching in the first inning of his Oakland A's debut Sunday, and things weren't going as...
  • Yankees' Jeter heads All-Star selections

    Yankees' Jeter heads All-Star selections
    Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game. The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
  • Opportunity knocks for Cubs pitchers

    Opportunity knocks for Cubs pitchers
    The trades of Scott Feldman and Matt Garza last July created opportunities for the Cubs' Chris Rusin and Jake Arrieta. This season, it appears at least three pitchers will get chances to prove their value to the Cubs in the wake of the trade that sent...
  • Rangers stop six-game skid

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange Rangers stop six-game skid NEW YORK -- The Texas Rangers are less than three years removed from twice being one strike away from winning the World Series, so merely snapping two losing streaks...
  • Angels' little deal for relief trumped by A's big one for starters

    It should have been an unqualified good day for the Angels. They needed a left-handed reliever, and they got one. Their team got a little better. But the Angels are chasing the Oakland Athletics, the best team in baseball. The A's did not appear to need...
  • A's beat Blue Jays, 5-1

    OAKLAND, Calif. Jeff Samardzija arrived at the Coliseum on Saturday night just in time to see the kind of team he was hoping to join strut its usual stuff terrific pitching, timely hitting and stellar defense. As Samardzija sat in the dugout meeting...