Jeff Samardzija

#29 SP / San Francisco Giants / EXP: 12YRS Height: 6-5 Weight: 240 lb Age: 34 College: Notre Dame Bats/Throws -/-

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    79%
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      Giants' Jeff Samardzija: Solid in no-decision

      Jeff Samardzija did not factor into the decision during Friday's win over the Diamondbacks, allowing two runs on five hits and two walks with four strikeouts over 5.2 innings.Samardzija gave up a leadoff home run to Ketel Marte in the first inning, then held the Diamondbacks scoreless until his final frame. After allowing a double and a walk, Samardzija was yanked with two outs in the sixth, only for the bullpen to walk in one of the runners still on his ledger. Even still, the right-hander was in line for the win until the Diamondbacks rallied in the eighth inning to even the score. Samardzija has been solid since July and will take a 3.54 ERA, 1.12 WHIP and 119:38 K:BB into a Thursday road matchup against the Cubs.

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      Giants' Jeff Samardzija: Delivers eight strong innings

      Jeff Samardzija (9-9) gave up one run on two hits over eight innings to earn the win Saturday against the Phillies. He struck out five and walked none.Samardzija served up a 434-foot homer to Corey Dickerson in the first inning but didn't allow another baserunner until an eighth-inning single. The veteran right-hander has looked fantastic since the start of July with a 1.95 ERA, 0.81 WHIP and 43:10 K:BB in eight starts (50.2 innings). Samardzija lines up to next take the mound at Arizona on Friday.

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      Giants' Jeff Samardzija: Takes loss in short start

      Jeff Samardzija (8-9) allowed one run on three hits and three walks over four innings Monday, striking out three batters and taking the loss to Washington.Samardzija needed 98 pitches just to get through four innings, with just 55 being strikes. The 34-year-old dropped his ERA a bit from 3.75 to 3.70 over 126.1 innings. After going 4-1 with a 2.09 ERA in July, fantasy owners were expecting a better start to August. Samardzija will face the Phillies at home Saturday.

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      Giants' Jeff Samardzija: Blanks Phillies for eighth win

      Jeff Samardzija (8-8) picked up the win in Wednesday's 5-1 victory over the Phillies, allowing three hits and a walk over six scoreless innings while striking out five.The right-hander wraps up a dominant July that saw him go 4-1 over six starts with a 2.09 ERA, 0.85 WHIP and 35:7 K:BB through 38.2 innings. Samardzija will look to keep rolling in his next outing Monday, at home against the Nats.

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      Giants' Jeff Samardzija: Allows one run in no-decision

      Jeff Samardzija allowed one run on four hits and three walks over six innings Friday versus the Padres. He struck out six and did not factor in the decision.Samardzija and Padres starter Joey Lucchesi engaged in a pitchers' duel for the first six innings of Friday's contest, each allowing one run. It's the fourth time in his last five starts that Samardzija has allowed two runs or fewer. The 34-year-old owns a 3.95 ERA and 1.18 WHIP with a 102:32 K:BB over 116.1 innings this year. He'll take a 7-8 record into his next scheduled start, a road date with the Phillies on Wednesday.

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      Giants' Jeff Samardzija: Takes eighth loss

      Jeff Samardzija (7-8) allowed four runs on six hits while striking out seven over five innings to take the loss against the Mets on Saturday.Samardzija's personal three-game win streak (1.66 ERA and 5.6 K/BB) and the San Francisco Giants' seven-game run both came to an end Saturday. Three of the four earned runs came via the long ball, increasing his season mark to 1.5 HR/9 (worst since 2010). It wasn't all bad for the Shark's fantasy owners, as he salvaged his day with seven punchouts over the five frames. Samardzija's next opponents Friday, the Padres, present a potential matchup problem with 152 homers through 98 games.

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      Giants' Jeff Samardzija: Pitches well in blowout win

      Jeff Samardzija (7-7) struck out nine while allowing two runs on four hits with one walk across 6.2 innings to earn a victory against the Rockies in the first game of a doubleheader Monday.The San Francisco Giants haven't given Samardzija the best run support this season, but they sure have been raising his run support average lately. They scored 19 runs in Monday's first contest, which was the second time this month the Giants scored at least 13 runs during a Samardzija start. Thanks to the offense, Samardzija has won three straight starts, however, he's also pitching very well during that span. He's yielded just four runs in his last 21.2 innings (1.66 ERA). Overall, he owns a 3.93 ERA, 1.18 WHIP and 89 strikeouts in 105.1 innings this season. Samardzija will look to keep his win streak going against the Mets at home Saturday.

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      Giants' Jeff Samardzija: Seven shutout innings in win

      Jeff Samardzija (6-7) threw seven shutout innings while earning the win Sunday against the Cardinals, striking out two while allowing four hits with no walks.Samardzija induced an abundance of weak contact in his outing, allowing just three men past first base across seven strong innings. He was excellent in his previous start against the Padres and has seemingly rebounded after a poor month of June. Samardzija has had his ups and downs over the first half of the season and will take a 4.01 ERA into the All-Star break.

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      Giants' Jeff Samardzija: Moves to 5-7

      Jeff Samardzija (5-7) picked up the win against the Padres on Monday, giving up two earned runs and five hits over eight solid innings, striking out six and walking two in a 13-2 victory for the San Francisco Giants.The right-hander cruised to his fifth win of the season, bouncing back nicely after giving up five earned in each of his last two trips to the mound. The solid effort lowered Samardzija's ERA to 4.32 and his WHIP to 1.25 over 91.2 innings ahead of his next start, which will come at home against the Cardinals on Sunday.

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      Giants' Jeff Samardzija: Buried by Rockies

      Jeff Samardzija (4-7) took the loss Wednesday, giving up five runs on three hits and two walks over five innings while striking out six as the San Francisco Giants were toppled 6-3 by the Rockies.A third-inning grand slam by David Dahl accounted for most of the damage and put the Giants in a hole their scattershot offense couldn't climb out of. Samardzija will carry a 4.52 ERA and 72:26 K:BB through 83.2 innings into his next start Monday in San Diego.