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  1. Jeff Samardzija talks 'status-quo'

    Jesse Rogers

    Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein refused to acknowledge rumors that the team and pitcher Jeff Samardzija have renewed talks in an effort to sign the pitcher to a long-term deal before the July 31 trading deadline. "We agreed earlier in the seas...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  2. Jeff Samardzija wins one, finally

    Jesse Rogers

    SAN FRANCISCO - Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija wasn't quite sure when his last beer shower was, but he figures it has been a long time. "When I got my first save or first win," Samardzija said Monday after earning victory No. 1 on Monday in ...

    Blog | May 26, 2014
  3. Edwin Jackson finds 'extra motivation'

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- If the Chicago Cubs are looking for another reason to sign pitcher Jeff Samardzija to a long-term contract, maybe they should listen to what teammate Edwin Jackson had to say about him. One night after Samardzija threw a nine-inning ge...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  4. Vintage Wood reminds he's a keeper

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Forget about Jeff Samardzija for a moment. If the Chicago Cubs don't lock up starter Travis Wood to a long-term deal sometime soon, their rebuilding plans will really take a hit. At 27, Wood is younger by two years and certainly...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  5. Samardzija feeling good despite uncertainty

    Jesse Rogers

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija took the mound on Monday against the San Francisco Giants not long after the Atlanta Braves had a starting pitcher leave their game in Florida early for the second consecutive day. Anyone who'...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  6. Samardzija out to prove he's an ace

    Jesse Rogers

    Saying he still believes the prime of his career is in front of him, Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija thinks he needs to prove he's a No.1 pitcher before signing a long-term deal with the team. "This year I need to prove that I can take that n...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  7. Theo still hopeful for Samardzija deal

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- There hasn't been a breakthrough in long-term contract talks between the Chicago Cubs and pitcher Jeff Samardzija's camp, but team president Theo Epstein remains hopeful for a deal. "Sometimes there is going to be a natural gap wher...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  8. Jeff Samardzija confident he can remain with Chicago Cubs

    Jesse Rogers

    Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija is still confident he can remain a Cub. At the very least, that's his desire.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2014
  9. Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein says Jeff Samardzija trade no...

    Jesse Rogers

    The Chicago Cubs front office met with the agent of Jeff Samardzija on Wednesday and while there was no resolution to his long-term situation, team president Theo Epstein said Samardzija isn't going anywhere right now.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013