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Jeff Samardzija says he wants a big-money contract to help future players

The Cubs and starter Jeff Samardzija avoided arbitration with a one-year, $5.345 million deal back in February. There have been talks of a long-term contract extension, but they haven’t gone anywhere and the most likely scenario still involves the Cubs trading the right-hander during the season, and Samardzija hitting the free agent market after the season. 378 more words

STAT OF THE DAY (4/18 vs. SEA)

Here’s today’s lesson in Sabermetrics:

Fielding Independent Pitching (FIP) is a statistic devised to measure the results a pitcher can control: strikeouts, walks, hit by pitches and home runs. 369 more words

Day 96, Pack 96: More '14 Gypsy Queen

The Kershaw card is really nice.  The Bunning is a great throwback card, and Dunn is wearing one of the ugliest baseball jerseys ever.   That White Sox jersey is beer softball league worthy.   16 more words

Casey

Giants Take Series, But Dodgers Avoid Sweep With 2-1 Win Over SF

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu stretched his road scoreless streak to 26 innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 Thursday to avoid a sweep. 481 more words

Sports

April 17 pregame: X-rays negative, but Hanley misses start

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Dodgers at Giants, 12:45 p.m.
Dee Gordon, 2B
Justin Turner, SS
Yasiel Puig, RF
Adrian Gonzalez, 1B
Matt Kemp, CF… 168 more words

Health/injuries

Clayton Kershaw throws 26-pitch bullpen session

MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick has the news from San Francisco …

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw threw a bullpen session Tuesday and showed his best velocity since being injured.

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Day 93, Pack 93: Newly Released 2014 Topps Gypsy Queen

This was a YEAH pack for me.  It was nice to finally get a black back mini.

I’m in the mood to crack some cards tonight, so I’m going to go knock out another blaster box.   38 more words

Casey