Tag: Jeff Samardzija

Cubs need more arms to lend a hand

The Cubs have played well enough early in the season to keep themselves in the race. The top three in the rotation haven’t hit a groove.  And the Cubs power personnel hasn’t hit the ball with authority yet.  Their track record suggests that should change as the weather warms. Manager Mike Quade is still looking... Read more »

HAS WORK IN IOWA MADE A DIFFERENCE FOR SAMARDZIJA

Unlike last year, the Cubs let Jeff Samardzija spend several months honing his craft in Triple-A.  When Samardzija makes his first start of the season on Monday in St. Louis, the organization will see if the Indiana native can translate his success at Iowa to the big-league level.     “I was working on being a... Read more »