Jeff Samardzija RUMORS & NEWS

  • What’s happened to Jeff Samardzija?

    McCovey Chronicles "I don’t want to ruffle any feathers here, but it’s possible that Giants fandom is a little more pessimistic about Jeff Samardzija’s contract than we were a couple of months ago. And at the risk of being even more preciously out on this limb, the biggest worry about him is the number of home runs..." July 19

  • Jeff Samardzija blasts Cubs and their wait 'til next year approach

    Fox Sports "Jeff Samardzija spent his first 7 1/2 years in the majors with the Cubs. He was on hand to see the Lovable Losers do what they do -- wait 'til next year as their World Series drought continued. In the middle of 2014, the hard-throwing righty was dealt to the Athletics, where he spent the last..." March 29

  • Jeff Samardzija was 'sick' of hearing about Cubs future

    USA Today "If San Francisco Giants starter Jeff Samardzija believed in the hype more, and perhaps in himself less, he’d still be with the Chicago Cubs. If he truly trusted what Cubs president Theo Epstein was selling, and ignored empty promises in the past, he’d be in the middle of this Cubs lovefest..." March 28

  • Should the Giants be worried about Jeff Samardzija?

    Hardball Talk "Over the winter, the Giants inked right-hander Jeff Samardzija to a five-year, $90 million contract. That was in spite of the fact that Samardzija was coming off of a nightmare of a season. He finished with a 4.96 ERA and a 163/49 K/BB ratio in 214 innings while leading the majors in hits allowed..." March 17