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White Sox offense manages only 2 hits against Jeff Samardzija in 7-0 loss to rival Cubs

The Chicago White Sox offense had no answer for Jeff Samardzija.Samardzija tossed a complete game, two-hit shutout and the Cubs beat the White Sox 7-0 on Monday."Obviously he threw well, he was the story of the game," White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko said. "You know, you just tip your hat to him. He was dominant. That's a great start for him and that's all you can really say about that one. They had some guys swing the bats as well, but that was kind of secondary to what he was doing out there."It was Samardzija's (3-6) first career shutout and the Cubs' first complete game shutout since Randy Wells against the Giants on Aug. 29, 2011. The last time the Cubs shut out an opponent as a team came against the Rockies on Aug. 26, 2012.The first White Sox hit came on a Conor Gillaspie single in the third inning. Samardzija then got Jeff Keppinger to hit into a double play as he faced the minimum number of hitters through four innings.Samardzija went on to retire 18 of 19 before giving up...

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