Chicago Cubs Rumors

Orioles Reportedly Agree to Terms with Ubaldo Jimenez – Jeff Samardzija Impact?

Orioles Reportedly Agree to Terms with Ubaldo Jimenez – Jeff Samardzija Impact?

The Orioles were believed to be among the leading, and most logical, suitors for Samardzija.

Let’s Talk About Extensions: Homer Bailey, Jeff Samardzija, FA Starters, Atlanta Braves

Let’s Talk About Extensions: Homer Bailey, Jeff Samardzija, FA Starters, Atlanta Braves

The Reds are on the verge of extending Homer Bailey, and it bums me out. Also: is a no-trade clause the Samardzija hang-up?

Jeff Samardzija Speaks: Extension Talks, Valuing Performance, and What’s Next

Jeff Samardzija Speaks: Extension Talks, Valuing Performance, and What’s Next

How does Samardzija feel about the gap in the extension talks? What does winning do to the equation?

Pitching Updates of Some Samardzija-y Note: Suk-Min Yoon, Hisashi Iwakuma

Pitching Updates of Some Samardzija-y Note: Suk-Min Yoon, Hisashi Iwakuma

Do the Orioles and Mariners have more or less incentive to go after Jeff Samardzija now?

A Possible Waiver Explanation: Is James McDonald Getting a Major League Deal?

A Possible Waiver Explanation: Is James McDonald Getting a Major League Deal?

If so, it’s quite a surprise – and could leave quite a glut.

Lukewarm Stove: Samardzija Risks and Rewards, Villanueva, Bonifacio, Cuban Free Agents

Lukewarm Stove: Samardzija Risks and Rewards, Villanueva, Bonifacio, Cuban Free Agents

Does the upside in holding Samardzija until midseason outweigh the risks? Yeah, it might.

Did Free Agent Suk-Min Yoon Just Tweet Out His Destination? (UPDATE)

Did Free Agent Suk-Min Yoon Just Tweet Out His Destination? (UPDATE)

An account that appears to be Yoon’s just posted a picture of Yoon in an Orioles’ hat.

Resumed Mariner Interest in Jeff Samardzija? Lingering Hope for an Extension?

Resumed Mariner Interest in Jeff Samardzija? Lingering Hope for an Extension?

Would the Mariners put together a compelling package for Samardzija? Would the Cubs still prefer to extend him?