Cubs’ ace Jeff Samardzija joins the show to talk about whether he pays attention to the rumors of being traded, what needs to be done for this team to take a step forward, the important factors in signing a new deal, his love for Chicago and more.
Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija fires a pitch against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of their game at Wrigley Field, in Chicago, on Monday April 29, 2012. (Nuccio DiNuzzo / Chicago Tribune)
James Russell left the bullpen in the middle of the sixth inning Thursday to use the restroom and thought he was staying with the Cubs after teammate Travis Wood mentioned the 3 p.m. deadline had arrived. […]