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  1. Cash: Two hitting coaches better than one

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- After eight years of a single voice (Kevin Long's) advising their hitters, the Yankees will go with a two-headed monster of a hitting coach this season, with Jeff Pentland as the lead voice and Alan Cockrell assisting him. Yankees GM B...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  2. New York Yankees hire Jeff Pentland and Alan Cockrell as hitting ...

    Andrew Marchand

    The Yankees fired hitting coach Kevin Long shortly after the regular season ended. In replacing Long, the team has taken its time, ultimately deciding two hitting coaches are better than one.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2015
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Jeff Samardzija strikes out a season-high 10 for first win since ...

    Jeff Samardzija struck out a season-high 10 for his first win since last August, leading the Chicago Cubs past the San Francisco Giants 8-4 on Monday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 26, 2014
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Reds-Pirates Preview

    Reds-Pirates Preview

    Preview | September 21, 2013
  14. Cubs' Samardzija finds his mojo

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- This has not been the type of season Jeff Samardzija had initially mapped out for himself in his first chance to be the year-long go-to pitcher for the Chicago Cubs after getting shut down with two weeks to go in the 2012 campaign. But...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  15. Jeff Locke continues stellar season as Pirates edge Phillies

    Jeff Locke ran his personal winning streak to eight games, Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates hung on to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 Wednesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 03, 2013
  16. Wade Davis snaps five-game winless streak, leads Royals past Rays...

    Wade Davis stopped his five-game winless streak, Jeff Francoeur homered, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 16, 2013