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Jeff Samardzija    \suh-MAR-jah\

Jeffrey Alan Samardzija (Shark)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 225 lb.

Born: January 23, 1985 in Merrillville, Indiana, US
High School: Valparaiso HS (Valparaiso, IN)
School: University of Notre Dame (South Bend, IN)

Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 5th round of the 2006 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Notre Dame (South Bend, IN).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-2007: Rated #80 Prospect
Pre-2009: Rated #79 Prospect
Prospect Ratings by BaseballProspectus.com:
Pre-2009: Rated #85 Prospect

Major League Stats

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Pitching: 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008
 Batting: 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2006 21 -0.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs A--A CHC 1 2 .333 2.70 7 7 0 0 0 0 30.0 24 10 9 2 12 0 17 5 0 2 127 1.200 7.2 0.6 3.6 5.1 1.42
2006 21 -0.3 Boise NORW A- CHC 1 1 .500 2.37 5 5 0 0 0 0 19.0 18 5 5 1 6 0 13 5 0 2 84 1.263 8.5 0.5 2.8 6.2 2.17
2006 21 -0.8 Peoria MIDW A CHC 0 1 .000 3.27 2 2 0 0 0 0 11.0 6 5 4 1 6 0 4 0 0 0 43 1.091 4.9 0.8 4.9 3.3 0.67
2007 22 -1.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA CHC 6 11 .353 4.57 30 26 0 1 0 0 141.2 175 84 72 16 44 1 65 2 0 3 624 1.546 11.1 1.0 2.8 4.1 1.48
2007 22 -1.1 Daytona FLOR A+ CHC 3 8 .273 4.95 24 20 0 1 0 0 107.1 142 69 59 8 35 1 45 1 0 3 479 1.649 11.9 0.7 2.9 3.8 1.29
2007 22 -2.1 Tennessee SOUL AA CHC 3 3 .500 3.41 6 6 0 0 0 0 34.1 33 15 13 8 9 0 20 1 0 0 145 1.223 8.7 2.1 2.4 5.2 2.22
2008 23 -2.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHC 7 6 .538 4.29 22 21 0 1 0 0 113.1 103 56 54 11 58 0 84 3 0 7 484 1.421 8.2 0.9 4.6 6.7 1.45
2008 23 -1.4 Tennessee SOUL AA CHC 3 5 .375 4.86 16 15 0 0 0 0 76.0 71 43 41 6 42 0 44 2 0 4 332 1.487 8.4 0.7 5.0 5.2 1.05
2008 23 -3.9 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 4 1 .800 3.13 6 6 0 1 0 0 37.1 32 13 13 5 16 0 40 1 0 3 152 1.286 7.7 1.2 3.9 9.6 2.50
2009 24 -3.0 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 6 6 .500 4.35 18 17 0 1 0 0 89.0 98 46 43 12 27 1 71 3 0 3 384 1.404 9.9 1.2 2.7 7.2 2.63
2010 25 -1.9 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 11 3 .786 4.37 35 15 5 0 0 0 111.1 86 62 54 9 67 3 102 2 1 5 482 1.374 7.0 0.7 5.4 8.2 1.52
5 Seasons 31 28 .525 4.30 112 86 5 3 0 0 485.1 486 258 232 50 208 5 339 15 1 20 2101 1.430 9.0 0.9 3.9 6.3 1.63
A- (1 season) A- 1 1 .500 2.37 5 5 0 0 0 0 19.0 18 5 5 1 6 0 13 5 0 2 84 1.263 8.5 0.5 2.8 6.2 2.17
A (1 season) A 0 1 .000 3.27 2 2 0 0 0 0 11.0 6 5 4 1 6 0 4 0 0 0 43 1.091 4.9 0.8 4.9 3.3 0.67
A+ (1 season) A+ 3 8 .273 4.95 24 20 0 1 0 0 107.1 142 69 59 8 35 1 45 1 0 3 479 1.649 11.9 0.7 2.9 3.8 1.29
AA (2 seasons) AA 6 8 .429 4.40 22 21 0 0 0 0 110.1 104 58 54 14 51 0 64 3 0 4 477 1.405 8.5 1.1 4.2 5.2 1.25
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 21 10 .677 4.17 59 38 5 2 0 0 237.2 216 121 110 26 110 4 213 6 1 11 1018 1.372 8.2 1.0 4.2 8.1 1.94

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2006 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs A--A CHC 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 21 -0.3 Boise NORW A- CHC 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 21 -0.8 Peoria MIDW A CHC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 22 -2.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ CHC 30 9 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .286 .571 2 0 0 2 0 0
2007 22 -0.9 Daytona FLOR A+ CHC 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 22 -2.3 Tennessee SOUL AA CHC 6 9 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .286 .571 2 0 0 2 0 0
2008 23 -2.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHC 22 31 29 2 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 12 .138 .138 .207 .345 6 0 0 2 0 0
2008 23 -1.4 Tennessee SOUL AA CHC 16 18 17 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 .059 .059 .118 .176 2 0 0 1 0 0
2008 23 -4.0 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 6 13 12 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .250 .250 .333 .583 4 0 0 1 0 0
2009 24 -2.6 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 18 26 20 2 5 0 1 1 3 0 0 3 6 .250 .333 .500 .833 10 0 0 2 1 0
2010 25 -2.0 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 36 21 21 1 4 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 7 .190 .190 .381 .571 8 0 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons 113 87 77 5 15 3 1 2 6 0 0 3 26 .195 .222 .338 .560 26 0 0 6 1 0
A- (1 season) A- 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A (1 season) A 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (1 season) A+ 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (2 seasons) AA 22 27 24 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 .125 .125 .167 .292 4 0 0 3 0 0
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 60 60 53 4 12 2 1 2 6 0 0 3 16 .226 .263 .415 .678 22 0 0 3 1 0

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
2006 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs A--A CHC P 7 7 0 5 2 1 .714 0.71 3 0 0%
2006 21 Boise NORW A- CHC P 5 4 0 3 1 1 .750 0.60 2 0 0%
2006 21 Peoria MIDW A CHC P 2 3 0 2 1 0 .667 1.00 1 0 0%
2007 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA CHC P 30 30 6 20 4 1 .867 0.87 9 8 47%
2007 22 Daytona FLOR A+ CHC P 24 24 3 18 3 1 .875 0.88 8 8 50%
2007 22 Tennessee SOUL AA CHC P 6 6 3 2 1 0 .833 0.83 1 0 0%
2008 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHC P 22 18 6 12 0 1 1.000 0.82 15 8 35%
2008 23 Tennessee SOUL AA CHC P 16 11 6 5 0 1 1.000 0.69 8 5 38%
2008 23 Iowa PCL AAA CHC P 6 7 0 7 0 0 1.000 1.17 7 3 30%
2009 24 Iowa PCL AAA CHC P 18 15 4 10 1 0 .933 0.78 13 5 28%
2010 25 Iowa PCL AAA CHC P 35 17 6 9 2 1 .882 0.43 14 2 13%
5 Seasons 112 87 22 56 9 4 .897 0.70 54 23 30%

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
2006 21 Boise Hawks Northwest League A- CHC 2006-06-27 2006-07-17
2006 21 Peoria Chiefs Midwest League A CHC 2006-07-23 2006-07-28
2007 22 Daytona Cubs Florida State League A+ CHC 2007-04-06 2007-08-01
2007 22 Tennessee Smokies Southern League AA CHC 2007-08-06 2007-09-03
2008 23 Tennessee Smokies Southern League AA CHC 2008-04-05 2008-06-19
2008 23 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA CHC 2008-06-24 2008-07-20
2008 23 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2008-07-25 2008-09-26
2009 24 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA CHC 2009-04-09 2009-09-07
2009 24 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2009-04-23 2009-09-23
2010 25 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA CHC 2010-04-25 2010-09-05
2010 25 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2010-04-05 2010-09-26
2011 26 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2011-04-01 2011-09-27
2012 27 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2012-04-08 2012-09-15
2013 28 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2013-04-01 2013-09-29
2014 29 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2014-03-31 2014-04-11

Sabr ID: 5e4c0efe

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