Jeff Samardzija

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

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

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

Levine: Teammates Marvel At Samardzija’s Focus

Boston, Washington, Baltimore and Toronto evaluated Jeff Samardzija on Monday evening.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2014

Jeff Samardzija. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Preview: Reds-Cubs

Alfredo Simon opposes Jeff Samardzija tonight at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2014

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

Levine: Cubs Management Not Worried About Samardzija Distraction

“Good teams find a way to play well and not get distracted,” Theo Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2014

Jeff Samardzija (Credit: (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Levine: Samardzija, Cubs Have No Common Ground

All of the recent stories on Jeff Samardzija ignore the very essence of what the player really desires.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Wisch: Spending Dollars To Extend Samardzija Makes Sense

Jeff Samardzija’s arm has much less wear and tear than that of most 29-year-olds.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2014

Jeff Samardzija. (Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Marlins

Jeff Samardzija opposes Anthony DeSclafani tonight at Marlins Park.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Epstein: Cubs Have ‘Good Dialogue’ With Samardzija In Contract Talks

Theo Epstein also expects Kris Bryant to move up to Triple-A later this season.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2014

Jeff Samardzija. (Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Report: Cubs, Samardzija Renew Contract Talks

The Cubs have reportedly upped their offer for right-hander Jeff Samardzija.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2014

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

Heyman: ‘Spirited’ Bidding Battle Awaits For Samardzija On Trade Market

CBSSports.com MLB insider Jon Heyman also added there’s a “99 percent” chance Jason Hammel is traded.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2014

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

Preview: Cubs-Pirates

Jeff Samardzija opposes Edinson Volquez tonight at PNC Park.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2014

Tom Ricketts and Theo Epstein. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs, Double-A Smokies Agree To 4-Year Extension

The Tennessee Smokies will remain a Cubs affiliate through 2018.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

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

Heyman: 10 Teams That Could Be In The Samardzija Trade Market

The Cubs would likely be seeking some young power arms in return for Samardzija.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2014

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