Jeff Samardzija RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jeff Samardzija Clears Revocable Trade Waivers

    Real GM Baseball "Jeff Samardzija has cleared revocable trade waivers, meaning the San Francisco Giants can trade him freely over the next few days to all but eight teams. " August 29

  • Jeff Samardzija Unlikely To Waive No-Trade Clause

    MLB Trade Rumors "Jeff Samardzija’s name has come up frequently in recent trade rumors, but the 32-year-old right-hander’s five-year, $90MM contract allows him to block trades to all but eight teams. Moreover, Samardzija tells Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News that if approached by the Giants about a..." July 27

  • Giants open to dealing Johnny Cueto, Jeff Samardzija

    Sporting News "The MLB trade deadline is less than a week away, and a number of big names are currently being floated around the rumor mill. According to ESPN, the Giants are willing to listen to offers for starting pitchers Johnny Cueto and Jeff Samardzija. The Giants are in the midst of a disastrous..." July 26

  • Report: Giants drawing interest in Jeff Samardzija, Hunter Strickland

    Hardball Talk "With the non-waiver trade deadline less than two weeks away, trade rumors are starting to heat up. Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Giants are drawing interest in starter Jeff Samardzija and reliever Hunter Strickland. Samardzija, 32, has struggled this year,..." July 19

  • Astros checking in on Giants' Samardzija?

    CBS Sports "The Astros have a mammoth lead in the AL West, but that doesn't mean they'll sit out the forthcoming non-waiver trade deadline. Specifically, Houston wants to reinforce a rotation that's been hit by injuries to Collin McHugh and Dallas Keuchel. As well, Lance McCullers has never thrown more than..." July 16

  • Jeff Samardzija blasts longest HR ever recorded by a pitcher

    The Sports Daily "Jeff Samardzija hit a moon shot during Friday night’s game against the Rockies, and it still hasn’t landed yet. Samardzija, who is known for his ability to hit, took a pitch from Antonio Senzatela and crushed the third home run of his career. It traveled 446 feet, farther than any home run..." June 17

  • Jeff Samardzija has decided to stop walking batters

    ESPN "On April 28, Jeff Samardzija walked San Diego Padres outfielder Jabari Blash on four pitches. The first pitch looked like it caught the outside corner, then the San Francisco Giants right-hander threw two fastballs inside and one outside for ball four. Samardzija didn't walk another batter..." June 10

  • Jeff Samardzija Could've Been an NFL Star, but MLB Gave Him $120M Minus the Pain

    Bleacher Report "One by one, they've faded away. Almost all of Jeff Samardzija's football-playing peers. Calvin Johnson. Brady Quinn. Reggie Bush. Matt Leinart. The names flip by as if from a ragged stack of football cards, relics from a bygone era. They are still young men, all in their early 30s. But the..." May 10