Samardzija signs a $55m extension? UPDATE: Nope.

In News And Rumors by berselius15 Comments

All the baseball writers were apparently scooped by the ESPN coverage of today's Indiana-ND game.  Had 2 rewind DVR 2 make sure heard it right, but ESPN's Indiana-ND hoops broadcast said Jeff Samardzija has resigned w/ #Cubs for $55 mil. — Dan Hayes (@DanHayesCSN) December 14, 2013 No word on years, but $55 was around the number that we were …

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A Jeff Samardzija Extension

In Commentary And Analysis by dmick8913 Comments

Let's talk about a possible Jeff Samardzija extension for a bit.  ​Jeff Samardzija has been mentioned in some trade rumors though I find it unlikely he'll be traded. He's in his first year of arbitration this season and has two more before he can file for free agency after the 2015 season. The Cubs have a few options: Give him …