Jeff Samardzija News Archive
Samardzija was sparkling in his A's debut, allowing one run over seven innings while striking out five.
Samardzija will make his Athletics debut Sunday against the Blue Jays, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports.
Samardzija is expected to make his Athletics debut Sunday against the Blue Jays, Bruce Levine of 670thescore.com reports.
Samardzija has been traded to the A's along with Jason Hammel for Dan Straily, Addison Russell and Billy McKinney, Fox Sports' Jon Morosi reports.
Samardzija (2-7) took the loss Saturday, giving up six runs on seven hits -- two of them homers -- across five innings to the Nationals in the second half of a doubleheader.
Samardzija pitched well in a no-decision Monday night, holding the Reds to one run in six innings.
Samardzija tossed six innings and allowed three runs (two earned) on seven hits and three walks while striking out eight batters in the Cubs' 6-5 loss to the Marlins Tuesday.
Though the Cubs are talking with multiple teams about a potential trade for Samardzija, they have also offered him a new long-term contract, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Samardzija took the loss at Pittsburgh on Thursday, surrendering four runs and nine hits in six innings. He issued two walks and struck out seven.