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  1. Chicago White Sox fire hitting coach Jeff Manto

    Doug Padilla

    Chicago White Sox hitting coach Jeff Manto was fired Saturday after two seasons on the job.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2013
  2. Lineup wrinkle has Samardzija in 8 spot

    Doug Padilla

    PITTSBURGH -- Jeff Samardzija will get a slightly different vantage point during his final game of the season. The right-hander will still be on the mound Saturday against the Pittsburgh Pirates, but he will bat from the No. 8 spot in the lineup. ...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  3. Cubs set plan for expanded roster

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- With rosters set to expand Saturday, the Chicago Cubs have decided on who is coming up to the big team. One move was already made Friday when left-handed reliever Jeff Beliveau was called up to replace Brooks Raley, who is being shut do...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  4. Jeff Samardzija, a former two-sport star at Notre Dame, doesn't l...

    Doug Padilla

    Jeff Samardzija doesn't like the "Shamrock Series" uniforms the Irish will wear in Chicago.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2012
  5. Rapid Reaction: Reds 5, Cubs 3

    Doug Padilla

    CINCINNATI -- The Chicago Cubs dropped their ninth consecutive road game by losing 5-3 to the Cincinnati Reds in the first game of Saturday's day-night doubleheader. HOW IT HAPPENED: Jeff Samardzija did well to limit the damage from the long ball ...

    Blog | August 18, 2012
  6. Samardzija delivers wild ride in Cubs win

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The St. Louis Cardinals couldn't beat the Chicago Cubs' bucking bronco on Saturday afternoon. Jeff Samardzija was all over the place. In, out, up, down, Samardzija had his best fastball of the season but a sinker that was out of control...

    Blog | July 28, 2012
  7. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 3, Cardinals 2

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The Cubs evened the three-game series with the Cardinals with a 3-2 victory Saturday, their first win over St. Louis in their last six tries. HOW IT HAPPENED: Jeff Samardzija walked a season-high six batters, but still managed to hold th...

    Blog | July 28, 2012
  8. Samardzija shows progress in defeat

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Inefficient early, but dominating late, Jeff Samardzija had everything going on Saturday except for a victory. The first-year starter appeared to be feeling his way around in the dark as his pitch count rose rapidly while still managing...

    Blog | June 16, 2012
  9. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 4, Cubs 3

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The Cubs' attempt at a late rally fell short Saturday in a 4-3 defeat as their series with the Boston Red Sox is even at a game each. HOW IT HAPPENED: Jeff Samardzija was better after a brutal outing last weekend, but didn't get enough h...

    Blog | June 16, 2012
  10. Cubs' Samardzija gets a refresher course

    Doug Padilla

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Less than 24 hours after a shaky 78-pitch outing, Jeff Samardzija was throwing again in the outfield Sunday, working on his mechanics with pitching coach Chris Bosio. The right-hander had his worst outing of the season on Saturday, ...

    Blog | June 10, 2012
  11. Rapid Reaction: Twins 11, Cubs 3

    Doug Padilla

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The Chicago Cubs fell to 1-8 on their 10-game road trip and 4-20 since May 16 after a 11-3 interleague defeat Saturday to the Minnesota Twins. How it happened: Jeff Samardzija delivered his worst outing and the offense was a shell o...

    Blog | June 09, 2012
  12. Protection for red-hot Soriano falls to Baker

    Doug Padilla

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The lineup protection for the hottest power hitter in baseball will fall to Chicago Cubs utility man Jeff Baker on Saturday. Baker not only got the start at first base in place of Bryan LaHair, he was inserted in the lineup against ...

    Blog | June 09, 2012
  13. Samardzija prepared to turn it loose

    Doug Padilla

    MINNEAPOLIS - Changing speeds to go along with pitch location has helped Jeff Samardzija get off to an impressive start in the Cubs' rotation. So why would the right-hander even think of challenging hitters in his next outing Saturday? Consider...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  14. Cubs closer gets it right on third attempt

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The third time was a charm for Carlos Marmol, who had it in him to save Jeff Samardzija's brilliant victory Sunday. After struggling in his first two outings, including not being able to record an out Saturday, Marmol got yet another c...

    Blog | April 08, 2012
  15. LaHair out; lineup revised for opener

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Bryan LaHair was out of the Chicago Cubs Opening Day lineup Thursday because of lingering effects of a back strain suffered Saturday. Jeff Baker got the start at first base instead, causing a ripple effect throughout the projected lineu...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  16. Mariners claim Gray off waivers from Sox

    Doug Padilla

    Right-handed reliever Jeff Gray, who was designated for assignment by the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday to make room on the roster for Jake Peavy, was claimed Friday by the Seattle Mariners. Gray is expected to join his new team Saturday. He had ...

    Blog | May 13, 2011