Jeff Samardzija

Jason Hammel. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs, White Sox Could Battle For Same Free Agent Pitchers

What pitchers are the Chicago teams looking at after the big three names?

CBS Chicago–10/07/2014

A's right-hander and former Cub Jeff Samardzija. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Preview: Athletics-White Sox

Jeff Samardzija opposes Chris Bassitt tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

A's right-hander and former Cub Jeff Samardzija. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Samardzija Will Consider Cubs, White Sox Equally

Bruce Levine sat down with Oakland A’s right-hander Jeff Samardzija for a Q-andA.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2014

A's right-hander and former Cub Jeff Samardzija. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: A Samardzija Return To Chicago May Be In The Cards

“That is absolutely on my list,” Jeff Samardzija said of considering Chicago as a free agent destination.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2014

Cubs right-hander Neil Ramirez. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Ramirez Could Be Missing Link In Cubs Rotation

The Cubs have to decide whether Neil Ramirez’s future is in the rotation or bullpen.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2014

James Russell walks in from the bullpen to say goodbye to his Cubs teammates on Thursday afternoon after news broke that he was traded to the Braves. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Focus Now Turns To Adding Pitching Depth

The next 18 to 24 months will be spent chasing young pitching talent, Jed Hoyer says.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Scott Iskowitz)

Top 5 Starting Rotations If The Playoffs Started Today

By Jordan Tracy The trade deadline has come and gone. All that is left is possibly waiver wire trades that could include someone like Cliff Lee being dealt but major moves have been made before […]

07/31/2014

Darwin Barney.  (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Levine: Barney Never Regained 2011, ’12 Form

Only two players remain from the 2010 Cubs after Darwin Barney was designated for assignment.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Report: Samardzija Sold His Chicago Condo For $600K

That was good timing.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2014

Cubs manager Rick Renteria. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs See Progress Under New Manager

Rickey Renteria has had a successful first half to his Cubs managing career despite having a last place ball club.

07/13/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo stares down Reds pitcher Homer Bailey after being hit by a pitch. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Rizzo, Cubs At Least Have Fight

These aren’t just pretty boy prospects the Cubs have amassed. They’ll battle you.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

Addison Russell. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Cubs Have 3 Of Top 7 Prospects In Baseball America’s Updated Rankings

No one is compiling elite-level minor league talent like Theo Epstein and company.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2014

Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoyer: Many Options For Fitting Cubs’ Puzzle Pieces Together

Jed Hoyer also explained the position-switching options available for Cubs prospects.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2014

A's right-hander and former Cub Jeff Samardzija. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Trade Costs Samardzija Shot At All-Star Game

The trade that put Jeff Samardzija on a postseason contender cost him a chance to pitch in his first All-Star game.

07/07/2014

Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Levine: Epstein Wishes Samardzija Well After Dealing Cubs Ace

The hometown kid from Northwest Indiana will no longer pitch for the Chicago Cubs. Jeff Samardzija was part of a six player deal that has now altered his and the teams direction for the near future.

07/05/2014

Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Jake Arrieta And Progress

By now, the Cubs front office has shown we can trust their evaluations.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2014

Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Scouts Galore At Wrigley Field As Samardzija Countdown Begins

The Chicago Cubs’ top starter was under the microscope again on Saturday evening as he pitched for possibly the last time as a home player at Wrigley Field.

06/29/2014

Jason Hammel. (Getty Images)

Levine: Multiple Teams Looking To Deal For Cub Pitchers

By Bruce Levine- (CBS) – Multiple teams are double-teaming the Chicago Cubs with scouting coverage as the trading deadline grows closer. Numerous scouts from Boston, the New York Yankees, Toronto and San Francisco have watched […]

CBS Chicago–06/27/2014

Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Samardzija: No Idea A New Offer Was Made

Reports had indicated an offer for around $85 million was made to Jeff Samardzija last week.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2014

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