MLB Baseball

#29
Jeff Samardzija
ERA W-L K
4.50 1-6 79
Team: San FranciscoHt / Wt: 6-5 / 225 NFBC ADP: 200.67
Position: SPBorn: 1/23/1985 Birthplace: Merrillville, Indiana
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 5th Round by Cubs (2006)


Latest News
May 25 5:25 PM PT6:25 PM MT7:25 PM CT8:25 PM ET20:25 ET0:25 GMT8:25 5:25 PM MST7:25 PM EST7:55 PM VEN4:25 UAE (+1)7:25 PM CT-Jeff Samardzija fell to 1-6, allowing three runs on six hits and one walk in 7.0 innings, as the San Francisco Giants lost to the Chicago Cubs 5-1 on Thursday. Samardzija struck out eight, ending the game with a 4.50 ERA and 1.12 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Samardzija went 154 consecutive batters without a walk before putting on Ian Happ with two outs in the sixth. He's walked 11 in 68 innings this season.
May 21 9:17 AM PT10:17 AM MT11:17 AM CT12:17 PM ET12:17 ET16:17 GMT0:17 9:17 AM MST11:17 AM EST11:47 AM VEN20:17 UAE11:17 AM CT-Jeff Samardzija allowed five hits without giving up a run in 8.0 innings as the San Francisco Giants defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on Saturday. Samardzija struck out eight, ending the game with a 4.57 ERA and 1.13 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: He threw 75 of his 105 pitches for strikes. It was the fourth straight start that Samardzija didn't surrender a walk. He has 36 strikeouts during that span.
May 15 9:02 AM PT10:02 AM MT11:02 AM CT12:02 PM ET12:02 ET16:02 GMT0:02 9:02 AM MST11:02 AM EST11:32 AM VEN20:02 UAE11:02 AM CT-Jeff Samardzija improved to 1-5, allowing three runs on nine hits in 6.2 innings, as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Cincinnati Reds 8-3 on Sunday. Samardzija struck out eight, ending the game with a 5.26 ERA and 1.21 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Samardzija snapped a personal six-game losing streak dating to last season.
May 10 10:46 PM PT11:46 PM MT12:46 AM CT1:46 AM ET1:46 ET5:46 GMT13:46 10:46 PM MST12:46 AM EST1:16 AM VEN9:46 UAE12:46 AM CT-Jeff Samardzija fell to 0-5, allowing six runs on 10 hits in 7.0 innings, as the San Francisco Giants lost to the New York Mets 6-1 on Tuesday. Samardzija struck out nine, ending the game with a 5.44 ERA and 1.19 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Samardzija was outstanding in his previous start, on May 3 at Dodger Stadium, striking out 11 while allowing an unearned run and three hits over eight innings.
May 4 9:42 AM PT10:42 AM MT11:42 AM CT12:42 PM ET12:42 ET16:42 GMT0:42 9:42 AM MST11:42 AM EST12:12 PM VEN20:42 UAE11:42 AM CT-Samardzija allowed one run - zero earned - on three hits in 8.0 innings as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Wednesday. Samardzija struck out 11, ending the game with a 5.03 ERA and 1.14 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: This was the Shark's best outing of the young season.
Apr. 29 8:37 AM PT9:37 AM MT10:37 AM CT11:37 AM ET11:37 ET15:37 GMT23:37 8:37 AM MST10:37 AM EST11:07 AM VEN19:37 UAE10:37 AM CT-Samardzija allowed three runs - two earned - on four hits and one walk in 7.0 innings as the San Francisco Giants defeated the San Diego Padres 4-3 on Friday.
Analysis: Samardzija struck out five, ending the game with a 6.32 ERA and 1.34 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 23 5:45 PM PT6:45 PM MT7:45 PM CT8:45 PM ET20:45 ET0:45 GMT8:45 5:45 PM MST7:45 PM EST8:15 PM VEN4:45 UAE (+1)7:45 PM CT-Samardzija remains winless after going 5 1/3 innings and surrendering seven runs in Sunday's 8-0 loss to the Rockies. That's the most runs he has allowed since Sept. 15, 2015, when he gave up 10 against Oakland when he was with the Chicago White Sox.
Analysis: Samardzija will make his first start of the season against the Padres on Friday. In six starts against San Diego last season, the righty went 4-1 with a 3.52 ERA.
Apr. 17 12:20 PM PT1:20 PM MT2:20 PM CT3:20 PM ET15:20 ET19:20 GMT3:20 12:20 PM MST2:20 PM EST2:50 PM VEN23:20 UAE2:20 PM CT-Samardzija gave up four runs over seven innings, striking out eight without a walk, in the Giants' 4-3 loss to the Rockies on Sunday.
Analysis: Three of Samardzija's runs came in the first inning. Even after settling down, he fell to 0-3 with a 6.16 ERA.
Apr. 7 9:10 AM PT10:10 AM MT11:10 AM CT12:10 PM ET12:10 ET16:10 GMT0:10 9:10 AM MST11:10 AM EST11:40 AM VEN20:10 UAE11:10 AM CT-Samardzija struck out nine over 5 1/3 innings in Thursday's season debut, but served up three homers and allowed six runs to take the loss at Arizona.
Analysis: Samardzija also had problems with the long ball on the road during his first season with the Giants, surrendering 17 homers in 18 road starts while allowing just seven in 14 home outings. He gets the Diamondbacks again on Tuesday, though this time in the more favorable conditions of AT&T Park.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2008 ChC 1 0 1 - 4 26 0 0 27.2 24 12 7 0 15 2 25 1.41 2.28
2009 ChC 1 3 0 - 0 20 2 0 34.2 46 29 29 7 15 1 21 1.76 7.53
2010 ChC 2 2 0 - 0 7 3 0 19.1 21 22 18 4 20 1 9 2.12 8.38
2011 ChC 8 4 0 - 2 75 0 0 88.0 64 35 29 5 50 3 87 1.30 2.97
2012 ChC 9 13 0 - 0 28 28 1 174.2 157 79 74 20 56 2 180 1.22 3.81
2013 ChC 8 13 0 - 0 33 33 2 213.2 210 109 103 25 78 3 214 1.35 4.34
2014 ChC 2 7 0 - 0 17 17 0 108.0 99 44 34 7 31 3 103 1.20 2.83
2014 Oak 5 6 0 - 0 16 16 2 111.2 92 42 39 13 12 0 99 0.93 3.14
2014 Tot 7 13 0 - 0 33 33 2 219.2 191 86 73 20 43 3 202 1.07 2.99
2015 CWS 11 13 0 - 0 32 32 2 214.0 228 122 118 29 49 0 163 1.29 4.96
2016 SF 12 11 0 - 0 32 32 1 203.1 190 88 86 24 54 4 167 1.20 3.81
2017 SF 1 6 0 - 0 10 10 0 68.0 65 36 34 10 11 0 79 1.12 4.50
Career 60 78 1 - 6 296 173 8 1263.0 1196 618 571 144 391 19 1147 1.26 4.07

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2008 ChC 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2009 ChC 20 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .800
2010 ChC 7 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 .250 .500 .250
2011 ChC 75 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2012 ChC 31 50 0 5 0 0 0 3 3 16 0 0 .100 .167 .100
2013 ChC 33 62 4 7 2 0 1 2 1 31 0 0 .113 .127 .194
2014 ChC 17 34 3 6 3 0 0 3 0 10 0 0 .176 .167 .265
2014 Tot 33 34 3 6 3 0 0 3 0 10 0 0 .176 .167 .265
2015 CWS 32 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500
2016 SF 34 64 4 10 5 0 0 9 1 28 0 0 .156 .164 .234
2017 SF 11 21 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 .095 .095 .143
Career 302 247 12 33 11 0 2 19 7 102 0 0 .134 .158 .202

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2008 ChC Total 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 9.00
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 9.00
2016 SF Total 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 2.0 6 4 4 0 1 0 1 18.00
    LDS 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 2.0 6 4 4 0 1 0 1 18.00
Career 0 1 0 - 0 2 1 0 3.0 8 5 5 0 1 0 1 15.00


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 508 97 88 94.3 48.52
Curveball 129 85 76 80.5 12.32
Slider 247 93 83 88.7 23.59
Split-Finger 105 90 82 86 10.03
Cut Fastball 58 96 90 93.1 5.54

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