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Cubs, Samardzija agree on one-year, $5.345 million deal
Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija signed a one-year, $5.345 million deal Saturday, avoiding arbitration. Samardzija was the club’s last arbitration-eligible player left and appeared headed for a hearing Monday, which would have been the first for Theo Epstein as Cubs’ president.
By Paul Sullivan, Tribune reporter
February 8, 2014