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  • • Giants Considering Move To The Bullpen For Jeff Samardzija
    When the Giants signed Jeff Samardzija following the 2015 season, his durability was a driving factor for the then-defending champs. The Shark put up 411 innings over his first two seasons, but the back three years of the deal have been marred by persistent injury. After just 44 2/3 innings in 2018, Samardzija did manage…...2020
  • • Giants' Samardzija put on IL with shoulder issue
    Giants pitcher Jeff Samardzija, who told trainers that he felt like he couldn't get his right arm loose Friday, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with right shoulder impingement....2020
  • • Giants Place Jeff Samardzija On 10-Day IL
    The Giants have placed right-handed pitcher Jeff Samardzija on the 10-day injured list due to a shoulder impingement, according to Kerry Crowley of the Mercury News. He’s set to undergo an MRI today. Meanwhile, left-hander Andrew Suarez has been recalled to replace Samardzija on the active roster. More to come.  ...2020
  • • Video: Grading Rick Hahn’s Trade History For The White Sox
    White Sox GM Rick Hahn has shaped the team as both a buyer and seller in many major trades over the years, involving Chris Sale, Adam Eaton, Jose Quintana, Todd Frazier, Jeff Samardzija, Jake Peavy, Yoan Moncada, Eloy Jimenez, and more. Check out today’s video to see Jeff Todd’s evaluation of Hahn’s trade history....2020
  • • Farhan Zaidi weighs in on Giants' rotation, bullpen, Mauricio Dubon, backup catcher
    The Giants have a whopping 71 players in major-league spring training this season — a testament to an active offseason in terms of minor league free agency and also a reflection of the lack of certainty on a roster that is still being retooled by a new regime. President of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi appeared on KNBR’s Murph & Mac Show Thursday to discuss the state of the roster, echoing at m...2020
  • • West Notes: Shark, Lamb, Peacock
    Let’s check in on a trio of teams from the game’s West divisions… Giants right-hander Jeff Samardzija looks like a potential trade candidate for the club, considering they’re unlikely to contend in 2020 and he’s in the final year of his contract. Samardzija told John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle that he hopes to…...2020
  • • Pitcher Jeff Samardzija emphasizes his loyalty to the Giants
    San Francisco Giants right-hander Jeff Samardzija looks like a potential trade candidate considering the Giants are unlikely to contend in 2020 and he’s in the final year of his contract.  Samardzija told John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle that he hopes to remain with the Giants. “The way I look at it, you look to put yourself and the team in the best situation going forward,” he said. “Obvi...2020
  • • Giants righty Jeff Samardzija laughs off Yankees trade talk, jokes about hair policy
    Jeff Samardzija clearly doesn't think he will be landing with the New York Yankees any time soon. Addressing reporters on Wednesday, the San Francisco Giants right-hander laughed off recent trade rumors linking him to the Yankees in the wake of the news that Luis Severino needs Tommy John surgery. “Oh, yeah. Just give me No. 2 and don’t make me cut my hair,” Samardzija joked in a nod to the Yankee...2020
  • • GM Rick Hahn suggests White Sox not done making moves yet
    The White Sox signed Dallas Keuchel, Yasmani Grandal, Edwin Encarnacion and Gio Gonzalez this winter; extended Jose Abreu; and acquired Nomar Mazara in a trade with the Rangers. Even with those additions, GM Rick Hahn said on a conference call to introduce Keuchel today that he has space to add further players and is also planning to keep some resources set aside for midseason acquisitions (Twitte...2019
  • • NL West Notes: Samardzija, Cueto, Dodgers
    We’ve already rounded up news from the American League twice today. Now, let’s take a look at the latest on a pair of bitter rivals from the Senior Circuit. The Giants seem likely to hold onto Jeff Samardzija and Johnny Cueto this offseason, opines Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle. That’s not particularly surprising, as San Francisco…...2019

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Jeff Samardzija injury and suspension

  • • Giants Considering Move To The Bullpen For Jeff Samardzija
    When the Giants signed Jeff Samardzija following the 2015 season, his durability was a driving factor for the then-defending champs. The Shark put up 411 innings over his first two seasons, but the back three years of the deal have been marred by persistent injury. After just 44 2/3 innings in 2018, Samardzija did manage…...2020
  • • Giants righty Jeff Samardzija laughs off Yankees trade talk, jokes about hair policy
    Jeff Samardzija clearly doesn't think he will be landing with the New York Yankees any time soon. Addressing reporters on Wednesday, the San Francisco Giants right-hander laughed off recent trade rumors linking him to the Yankees in the wake of the news that Luis Severino needs Tommy John surgery. “Oh, yeah. Just give me No. 2 and don’t make me cut my hair,” Samardzija joked in a nod to the Yankee...2020
  • • Brandon Belt likely done for the season, could require knee surgery
    Giants first baseman Brandon Belt is headed for another MRI on his right knee and is unlikely to return in 2018, manager Bruce Bochy announced to reporters. It’s likely that Belt will ultimately require surgery to repair the knee.Belt, 30, becomes the latest notable Giants player to go down with a season-ending injury, joining Johnny Cueto, Buster Posey, Steven Duggar and Jeff Samardzija in that o...2018
  • • Injury updates from San Fran
    The latest from San Francisco… Jeff Samardzija will get a second opinion on his bothersome throwing shoulder, The Athletic’s Andrew Baggarly reports (Twitter link).  Samardzija has been out of action since mid-July with shoulder inflammation, and he most recently suffered a setback in his rehab process.  That same shoulder also led to another DL stint for Samardzija earlier in the year, and given...2018
  • • Mallex Smith placed on DL due to viral infection
    The Rays had a scare yesterday in regards to outfielder Mallex Smith, who was hospitalized due to a viral infection and has since been placed on the 10-day DL. Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times has the full details here, noting that the infection doesn’t seem gravely serious and is a far cry from the severity of the bacterial infection that ended Indians outfielder Leonys Martin’s season. Smith w...2018
  • • Giants injury updates: Samardzija, Belt, Hundley
    Jeff Samardzija was all smiles before Thursday's series opener against the Pirates after throwing a 40-pitch bullpen session split into two 20-pitch halves. He said he felt great, and assuming that feeling holds through the weekend, he can see his way clear to getting back into the rotation....2018
  • • Ohtani nearing his pitching return after UCL sprain
    Though a few notable players went on the disabled list earlier today, some even more notable names are making progress in their returns. Here are the details… Shohei Ohtani is nearing a return to the mound, and his rehab seems to be going even better than expected (per Trent Rush of Angels Radio Network). The Angels double-threat reportedly threw from 120 feet “with aggression”. Ohtani, the club’...2018
  • • Giants activate Jeff Samardzija
    The Giants announced a collection of roster moves today, including the news that right-hander Jeff Samardzija has been activated from the 10-day DL to start today’s game against the Cardinals. Infielder Chase d’Arnaud will also join the 25-man roster after his contract was purchased from Triple-A. In corresponding moves, second baseman Joe Panik was officially placed on the 10-day DL with a left g...2018
  • • Giants activate Cueto (elbow) from disabled list
    The Giants have activated Johnny Cueto from the DL and expect to get Jeff Samardzija back this weekend....2018
  • • Jeff Samardzija on schedule to return to Giants’ rotation soon
    Jeff Samardzija is on schedule to return to the San Francisco Giants’ rotation soon.Giants manager Bruce Bochy spoke with the media before Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers and provided an update on Shark. Bochy said Samardzija’s velocity was up during a rehab start on Friday and that he will likely need just one more rehab start before rejoining the club. Samardzija dealt with a pec...2018

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Jeff Samardzija trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Video: Grading Rick Hahn’s Trade History For The White Sox
    White Sox GM Rick Hahn has shaped the team as both a buyer and seller in many major trades over the years, involving Chris Sale, Adam Eaton, Jose Quintana, Todd Frazier, Jeff Samardzija, Jake Peavy, Yoan Moncada, Eloy Jimenez, and more. Check out today’s video to see Jeff Todd’s evaluation of Hahn’s trade history....2020
  • • West Notes: Shark, Lamb, Peacock
    Let’s check in on a trio of teams from the game’s West divisions… Giants right-hander Jeff Samardzija looks like a potential trade candidate for the club, considering they’re unlikely to contend in 2020 and he’s in the final year of his contract. Samardzija told John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle that he hopes to…...2020
  • • Pitcher Jeff Samardzija emphasizes his loyalty to the Giants
    San Francisco Giants right-hander Jeff Samardzija looks like a potential trade candidate considering the Giants are unlikely to contend in 2020 and he’s in the final year of his contract.  Samardzija told John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle that he hopes to remain with the Giants. “The way I look at it, you look to put yourself and the team in the best situation going forward,” he said. “Obvi...2020
  • • Giants righty Jeff Samardzija laughs off Yankees trade talk, jokes about hair policy
    Jeff Samardzija clearly doesn't think he will be landing with the New York Yankees any time soon. Addressing reporters on Wednesday, the San Francisco Giants right-hander laughed off recent trade rumors linking him to the Yankees in the wake of the news that Luis Severino needs Tommy John surgery. “Oh, yeah. Just give me No. 2 and don’t make me cut my hair,” Samardzija joked in a nod to the Yankee...2020
  • • GM Rick Hahn suggests White Sox not done making moves yet
    The White Sox signed Dallas Keuchel, Yasmani Grandal, Edwin Encarnacion and Gio Gonzalez this winter; extended Jose Abreu; and acquired Nomar Mazara in a trade with the Rangers. Even with those additions, GM Rick Hahn said on a conference call to introduce Keuchel today that he has space to add further players and is also planning to keep some resources set aside for midseason acquisitions (Twitte...2019
  • • Giants seem likely to hold on to Jeff Samardzjia, Johnny Cueto
    We’ve already rounded up news from the American League twice today. Now, let’s take a look at the latest on a pair of bitter rivals from the Senior Circuit. The Giants seem likely to hold onto Jeff Samardzija and Johnny Cueto this offseason, opines Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle. That’s not particularly surprising, as San Francisco has little in the way of rotation depth. Samardzija...2019
  • • Watch: Padres pitcher Chris Paddack gets thrown out at first from outfield
    Chris Paddack proved himself to be more than an automatic out at the plate, although he did embarrass himself and show his limitations in the process. Paddack was batting with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the second inning of the San Diego Padres’ game against the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. He lined a Jeff Samardzija offering to right field for what appeared to be an RBI sin...2019
  • • Giants have 'talked about' Jacoby Ellsbury trade
    The Giants have at least “talked about” swinging a deal with the Yankees involving outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, according to Buster Olney of ESPN.com. Given Ellsbury’s cost, and the fact that he missed all of the 2018 season, the concept would only conceivably make sense if it involved a big, bad contract going back east. The Giants certainly do have some underperforming deals on the books, with Jo...2019
  • • Breaking down Trevor Bauer's upcoming arbitration case
    Over the last few days, I have been discussing some of the higher profile upcoming arbitration cases. I rely partly on my arbitration model developed exclusively for MLB Trade Rumors, but will also break out some interesting comparables and determine where the model might be wrong. 2019 arbitration projections are available right here. Trevor Bauer enters his third year of arbitration following a ...2018
  • • Bobby Evans out as San Francisco Giants’ general manager
    Bobby Evans has been removed from his post as the Giants’ general manager, reports Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle. It’s not clear if Evans will remain with the organization in another capacity or look for an opportunity in a new organization, though Schulman adds that he’s expected to be offered another role within the Giants.Evans has spent more than two decades with the Giants and...2018

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  • • Report: Astros looking into potential Jeff Samardzija trade
    The Houston Astros are looking to bolster their starting rotation and may be going Shark hunting. According to MLB.com’s Jon Morosi, they’re “doing background work” on San Francisco Giants right-hander Jeff Samardzija. Samardzija has had something of a strange year for the Giants. Some of his stats leave a lot to be desired. His 4-10 record is dismal, and while that’s not always an indicator of ho...2017
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Jeff Samardzija kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Giants righty Jeff Samardzija laughs off Yankees trade talk, jokes about hair policy
    2020
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    Winning the offseason is probably the least important thing a team can do, but it’s February, football is over, and there’s nothing significant to talk about until April. So, it’s time for offseason winners and losers! A few teams did very well for themselves this winter, and a few…well, they’re not going to be winning any offseason rings anytime soon. And a certain class of players did very, very...2016
  • • The winners and losers of the 2016 MLB offseason
    Winning the offseason is probably the least important thing a team can do, but it’s February, football is over, and there’s nothing significant to talk about until April. So, it’s time for offseason winners and losers! A few teams did very well for themselves this winter, and a few…well, they’re not going to be winning any offseason rings anytime soon. And a certain class of players did very, very...2016
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Top Jeff Samardzija news

  • • Giants bats come alive to back strong Shark
    After enduring a scarcity of scoring during a five-game losing streak, the San Francisco Giants ended both slumps Friday night by rapping 14 hits and receiving a balanced effort from right-hander Jeff Samardzija in an 8-1 triumph over the Miami Marlins....2016
  • • Giants bats come alive to back strong Shark
    After enduring a scarcity of scoring during a five-game losing streak, the San Francisco Giants ended both slumps Friday night by rapping 14 hits and receiving a balanced effort from right-hander Jeff Samardzija in an 8-1 triumph over the Miami Marlins....2016
  • • Giants' early runs plenty for sharp Shark vs. Rays
    With the Rays hosting their best regular-season crowd in more than 10 years at Tropicana Field, Jeff Samardzija had his best start of the season in the Giants' 5-1 victory....2016
  • • Giants' early runs plenty for sharp Shark vs. Rays
    With the Rays hosting their best regular-season crowd in more than 10 years at Tropicana Field, Jeff Samardzija had his best start of the season in the Giants' 5-1 victory....2016
  • • Giants ride Shark, Panik to win over D-backs
    Jeff Samardzija allowed one run over eight innings and Joe Panik backed him with a three-run home run as the Giants overcame an early deficit to edge the D-backs....2016
  • • Giants ride Shark, Panik to win over D-backs
    Jeff Samardzija allowed one run over eight innings and Joe Panik backed him with a three-run home run as the Giants overcame an early deficit to edge the D-backs....2016
  • • Superb Samardzija leads Giants to victory
    Jeff Samardzija pitched eight stellar innings and got picked up by another Reds bullpen stumble with two Giants runs in the top of the eighth for a 3-1 victory Tuesday....2016
  • • Superb Samardzija leads Giants to victory
    Jeff Samardzija pitched eight stellar innings and got picked up by another Reds bullpen stumble with two Giants runs in the top of the eighth for a 3-1 victory Tuesday....2016
  • • Solo shots secure Cubs' series win vs. Giants
    The Cubs picked up the home run pace on Thursday as Kris Bryant, Jason Heyward and Ben Zobrist each hit solo shots to post a 5-1 victory over the Giants and Jeff Samardzija for their seventh win in the past nine games....2017
  • • Belt's double not enough as Giants drop finale
    The Cubs picked up the home run pace on Thursday as Kris Bryant, Jason Heyward and Ben Zobrist each hit solo shots to post a 5-1 victory over the Giants and Jeff Samardzija for their seventh win in the past nine games....2017

Jeff Samardzija videos

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Jeff Samardzija fantasy rankings and news

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Jeff Samardzija schedule, game

  • • Farhan Zaidi weighs in on Giants' rotation, bullpen, Mauricio Dubon, backup catcher
    2020
  • • Pitcher Jeff Samardzija emphasizes his loyalty to the Giants
    2020
  • • Looking at the offseason options for the Giants
    MLBTR is publishing Offseason Outlooks for all 30 teams. Click here to read the other entries in this series. The Giants reassigned general manager and longtime front office fixture Bobby Evans in order to bring some fresh ideas into the mix after two straight disappointing seasons.  Now, newly-hired president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi faces a tall order in streamlining an expensive, vet...2018
  • • Holland joins rotation in place of Samardzija
    Tacitly acknowledging that Jeff Samardzija remains physically unfit to pitch, Giants manager Bruce Bochy announced Tuesday that Derek Holland will replace the sore-shouldered right-hander in the starting rotation....2018
  • • Shark looking to build in start vs. A's
    Jeff Samardzija (1-5, 6.42 ERA) will get the nod for the Giants on Saturday in the second game of the Bay Bridge Series at AT&T Park. Last Saturday, in his first start in 35 days, the right-hander went five innings and allowed three earned runs. Samardzija will be looking to get ahead of batters early; he threw first-pitch strikes to only 12 of the 23 batters he faced in his last outing. The A's w...2018
  • • Giants RHPs Cueto, Samardzija back this week
    Giants manager Bruce Bochy says injured starting pitchers Johnny Cueto and Jeff Samardzija will be back this week....2018
  • • Jeff Samardzija on schedule to return to Giants’ rotation soon
    2018
  • • Beede called up; Melancon, Panik near return
    Right-hander Tyler Beede was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento on Wednesday, ostensibly to replace the injured Jeff Samardzija in the Giants' starting rotation....2018
  • • Shark matches up with Verlander in Houston
    Jeff Samardzija gets the nod for the Giants as they conclude a brief two-game Interleague set on Wednesday at Minute Maid Park vs. the Astros, against whom the right-hander is 6-3 lifetime. Samardzija, who began the season on the disabled list, will be making his seventh start, and the Astros are countering with Justin Verlander. First pitch is scheduled for 11:10 a.m. PT....2018
  • • Giants place Johnny Cueto on Disabled List
    The Giants have placed right-hander Johnny Cueto on the 10-day disabled list due to inflammation in his right elbow, the team told reporters (Twitter link via Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area).It’s yet another costly injury for a Giants team that is currently without Madison Bumgarner, Joe Panik, Mark Melancon and Mac Williamson, among others. Lefty Andrew Suarez is up to step into Cueto’s rot...2018

Jeff Samardzija rumors, scandals

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