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Chicago Cubs Give Soon to Be Ex-Cub Jeff Samardzija One-Year Deal
February 10, 2014

by Kent Sterling The Cubs avoided an unpleasant arbitration hearing and virtually assured a trade by signing pitcher Jeff Samardzija to a one-year deal worth $5,345,000. Eventually, Samardzija will be released from the purgatory a roster spot with the Cubs represents.  The Cubs are still in dump mode, and a pitcher like Samardzija has value […]