|Jan. 18 3:37 PM PT4:37 PM MT5:37 PM CT6:37 PM ET18:37 ET23:37 GMT7:37 CST4:37 PM MST6:37 PM EST7:07 PM VEN3:37 UAE (+1)5:37 PM CT-Pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Russell have agreed to one-year contracts with the Chicago Cubs and avoided arbitration.
Analysis: The deals were announced Friday. Samardzija's salary is $2.64 million and he could earn an additional $125,000 in performance bonuses. Russell is set to earn $1.075 million next season.
|Nov. 30 7:50 PM PT8:50 PM MT9:50 PM CT10:50 PM ET22:50 ET3:50 GMT11:50 CST8:50 PM MST10:50 PM EST11:20 PM VEN7:50 UAE (+1)9:50 PM CT-The Cubs have tendered a contract to Russell.
Analysis: Russell is one of four arbitration-eligible players for Chicago.