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  • Sources: Cubs, D-backs discussed Upton deal

    Sources: Cubs, D-backs discussed Upton deal

    ESPN.com Updated Jan 18, 2013
    Sources: Cubs, Diamondbacks discussed a Justin Upton trade.
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  • Irish alum Samardzija won't rush to judge Te'o

    Irish alum Samardzija won't rush to judge Te'o

    MLB.com Jan 18, 2013
    Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija, who was an All-America wide receiver at Notre Dame before committing to baseball, has watched the recent coverage of Manti Te'o in disbelief.
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  • Soriano has no plans to leave Chicago

    Soriano has no plans to leave Chicago

    MLB.com Jan 18, 2013
    Outfielder Alfonso Soriano has two years remaining on his contract with the Cubs, which may be his last.
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  • Cubs reach deals with Samardzija, Garza, Russell

    Cubs reach deals with Samardzija, Garza, Russell

    MLB.com ESPN.com Jan 18, 2013
    The Cubs avoided arbitration with Matt Garza, Jeff Samardzija and James Russell on Friday, which was a relief for the three pitchers as well as the team.
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