PHILADELPHIA – Jeff Samardzija is a homegrown player who’s not afraid of the big-market pressures. He has the 6-foot-5, 225-pound frame to carry 200 innings.
After a six-game homestand where the Cubs won five of six games, the North Siders pack their bags for a 10-game road trip.
LOS ANGELES -- The White Sox defense is on pace to commit more errors than it made last season.
Even so, there have been few occasions where the mistakes added up to a loss.
Jose Quintana is hitless in 10 career at-bats, though he'll get a chance to change that Monday night in Los Angeles.
The Cubs got their Wrigley Field photo op when Starlin Castro handed a No. 2 scoreboard panel to Derek Jeter.