ATLANTA (AP) Ervin Santana almost was knocked out by a rain delay.
It was a bigger scare than he ever faced from the Cubs.
Jeff Samardzija feels like he’s just getting started.
Maybe it would have been different if the Cubs weren’t a last-place team, breaking in a first-year manager and expecting to trade their Opening Day starter.
Jeff Samardzija set off some fireworks in a crosstown rivalry that had become way too boring. This seems to happen when the Cubs come to the South Side.