MESA, Ariz. – This has been a different spring for Jeff Samardzija. He’s a clubhouse elder statesman now, the media’s go-to guy and a trade-rumors magnet.
GLENDALE, Ariz -- Who’s the best pitcher in baseball?
In Jeff Samardzija’s mind, signing Masahiro Tanaka would have silenced all that talk about the “R-word.”
Greg Maddux made about $153 million during his Hall of Fame career, according to the salary database at Baseball-Reference.com.
Do the Cubs have any pitchers you would trust in the deciding game of a World Series? Or even a meaningful game in September with the second wild card in play?