Samardzija OK with Being Patient on Deal

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Samardzija OK with Being Patient on Deal
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Jeff Samardzija is in no rush to sign a long-term extension with the Chicago Cubs, but the pitcher said he would like to have a deal at some point to keep him with the team he rooted for as a kid. "A big reason why I'm here playing with the Cubs was because of the city and the location to where I grew up and my love for the Cubs as a kid," Samardzija said Tuesday on "Carmen, Jurko & Harry" on ESPN Chicago 1000.

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