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The A's are close to trading starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija to the White Sox, multiple media outlets are reporting.
Samardzija was acquired by the A's from the Cubs on July 5 along with starter Jason Hammel, who signed a two-year deal to return to the Cubs on Monday.
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The Samardzija deal is the second trade of the day for the A's. Earlier on Monday, they traded first baseman Brandon Moss to the Indians for second base prospect Joe Wendle.
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The 29-year-old Samardzija made 16 starts for the A's, posting a 5-6 record with a 3.14 ERA.