The Cubs and Samardzija met in the middle for his new deal.
Darwin Barney signs for a $2.3-million contract.
Alex Rodriguez has several missteps by MLB to point to in his favor.
Jeff Samardzija and the Cubs are still working on getting a deal done to avoid arbitration.
The battle goes on over Gov. Quinn’s plan to close seven correctional facilities as a money saying measure
The White Sox announced Wednesday they have extended arbitration to free-agent pitcher Mark Buehrle.
Former Chicago Blackhawks goalie Antti Niemi helped the team win the Stanley Cup Championship last season before moving on to the San Jose Sharks as a free agent, on Tuesday he signed a four-year extension.
Carlos Marmol was a big part of the Cubs bullpen last season and Jim Hendry wants to keep him around.
Pitcher John Danks, outfielder Carlos Quentin and right-handed pitcher Tony Pena, have agreed to terms on one-year contracts with the Chicago White Sox, avoiding arbitration hearings.
On Tuesday, the Chicago Cubs announced new contracts for four players that will keep the players and team from heading into arbitration hearings.
Much of the outlook for the Chicago Cubs changed when the team traded for Rays pitcher Matt Garza. Today, the Cubs made another move to sure up the 2011 roster.
Antti Niemi will get his first crack at beating his former teammates from Chicago as the Blackhawks travel to San Jose to face off against the Sharks Wednesday night.