LOS ANGELES – Jeff Samardzija watched film of Matt Harvey while breaking down National League East opponents, trying to put together scouting reports.
SAN DIEGO -- Andrew Cashner has been a man on a mission this year.
SAN DIEGO -- Jeff Samardzija is in a completely different position than he was at this time last year.
Dale Sveum played the Triple-A card in late April, sending the message that Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo could be demoted to Iowa.
That’s one way to take the focus off Starlin Castro and turn down all the noise about the Cubs benching their two-time All-Star shortstop (or trading him or sending him down to Triple-A Iowa).