CUBS MAKE DEAL
July 5, 2014INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
Fox Sports is reporting the Athletics have bolstered their starting pitching with the acquisition of pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Cubs.
In exchange for Samardzija and Hammel the Cubs will get minor-league shortstop Addison Russell, minor-league outfielder Billy McKinney and pitcher Dan Straily.
Samardzija owns a 2-7 record with a 2.83 ERA and 103 strikeouts over 108 innings pitched this season.