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Cubs tender Ps Samardzija, Wood

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CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs have offered contract for next season to pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Travis Wood and reached agreements with catcher George Kottaras and infielder Donnie Murphy.

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The moves were announced Monday night.

Kottaras, acquired from Kansas City last week, is due $1,075,000. Murphy will earn $825,000.

Besides Samardzija and Wood, the Cubs also offered contracts to five other arbitration-eligible players: pitchers Pedro Strop and James Russell, infielders Darwin Barney and Luis Valbuena and outfielder Nate Schierholtz.

Pitchers Chang-Yong Lim and Daniel Bard and infielder Mat Gamel were not offered contracts. Lim was not eligible for arbitration.

Chicago's 40-man roster now stands at 37 players.

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