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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, United States
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

Other SR Links: College Football at Sports-Reference.com


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Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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 3.00 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 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 4.09 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 5.34 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 5.79 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 3.93 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 4.45 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 5.09 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 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
2008 23 -5.9 CHC NL MLB CHC 1 0 1.000 2.28 3.90 26 0 6 0 0 1 27.2 24 12 7 0 15 2 25 1 0 2 124 1.410 7.8 0.0 4.9 8.1 1.67
2009 24 -3.0 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 6 6 .500 4.35 4.65 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
2009 24 -3.5 Mexicali MXPW FgW 2 0 1.000 2.25 3.75 5 5 0 0 0 0 24.0 22 10 6 0 8 0 22 3 0 2 100 1.250 8.2 0.0 3.0 8.2 2.75
2009 24 -4.6 CHC NL MLB CHC 1 3 .250 7.53 7.53 20 2 7 0 0 0 34.2 46 29 29 7 15 1 21 1 0 2 161 1.760 11.9 1.8 3.9 5.5 1.40
2010 25 -1.9 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 11 3 .786 4.37 5.01 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
2010 25 -3.7 CHC NL MLB CHC 2 2 .500 8.38 10.24 7 3 0 0 0 0 19.1 21 22 18 4 20 1 9 2 0 1 100 2.121 9.8 1.9 9.3 4.2 0.45
2011 26 -2.5 CHC NL MLB CHC 8 4 .667 2.97 3.58 75 0 18 0 0 0 88.0 64 35 29 5 50 3 87 5 0 8 380 1.295 6.5 0.5 5.1 8.9 1.74
2012 27 -1.5 CHC NL MLB CHC 9 13 .409 3.81 4.07 28 28 0 1 0 0 174.2 157 79 74 20 56 2 180 4 0 10 723 1.219 8.1 1.0 2.9 9.3 3.21
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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
2013 28 -0.1 CHC NL MLB CHC 8 13 .381 4.34 4.59 33 33 0 2 1 0 213.2 210 109 103 25 78 3 214 8 0 11 914 1.348 8.8 1.1 3.3 9.0 2.74
2014 29 0.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB OAK-CHC 7 13 .350 2.99 3.52 33 33 0 2 0 0 219.2 191 86 73 20 43 3 202 10 0 10 879 1.065 7.8 0.8 1.8 8.3 4.70
2014 29 0.5 CHC NL MLB CHC 2 7 .222 2.83 3.67 17 17 0 0 0 0 108.0 99 44 34 7 31 3 103 6 0 6 449 1.204 8.2 0.6 2.6 8.6 3.32
2014 29 0.5 OAK AL MLB OAK 5 6 .455 3.14 3.39 16 16 0 2 0 0 111.2 92 42 39 13 12 0 99 4 0 4 430 0.931 7.4 1.0 1.0 8.0 8.25
2015 30 1.7 CHW AL MLB CHW 11 13 .458 4.96 5.13 32 32 0 2 2 0 214.0 228 122 118 29 49 0 163 12 0 5 910 1.294 9.6 1.2 2.1 6.9 3.33
2016 31 2.6 SFG NL MLB SFG 4 1 .800 3.32 3.32 6 6 0 0 0 0 40.2 34 15 15 4 12 0 35 0 0 0 163 1.131 7.5 0.9 2.7 7.7 2.92
MLB (9 seasons) MLB 51 62 .451 4.06 4.44 260 137 31 7 3 1 1032.1 975 509 466 114 338 15 936 43 0 49 4354 1.272 8.5 1.0 2.9 8.2 2.77
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 31 28 .525 4.30 4.78 112 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
All Levels (11 Seasons) 84 90 .483 4.11 4.54 377 228 36 10 3 1 1541.2 1483 777 704 164 554 20 1297 61 1 71 6555 1.321 8.7 1.0 3.2 7.6 2.34
AA (2 seasons) Minors 6 8 .429 4.40 4.73 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) Minors 21 10 .677 4.17 4.58 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

Register 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
2008 23 -5.7 CHC NL MLB CHC 26 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 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
2009 24 -4.9 Mexicali MXPW FgW 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 24 -4.7 CHC NL MLB CHC 20 6 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .800 1.000 4 0 0 1 0 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
2010 25 -3.8 CHC NL MLB CHC 7 7 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 .250 .500 .250 .750 1 0 0 1 0 0
2011 26 -2.8 CHC NL MLB CHC 75 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 27 -1.4 CHC NL MLB CHC 31 61 50 0 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 16 .100 .167 .100 .267 5 1 1 7 0 0
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
2013 28 -0.3 CHC NL MLB CHC 33 73 62 4 7 2 0 1 2 0 0 1 31 .113 .127 .194 .321 12 0 0 10 0 0
2014 29 0.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CHC-OAK 33 38 34 3 6 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 10 .176 .167 .265 .431 9 1 0 2 2 0
2014 29 0.8 CHC NL MLB CHC 17 38 34 3 6 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 10 .176 .167 .265 .431 9 1 0 2 2 0
2014 29 0.3 OAK AL MLB OAK 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 30 1.5 CHW AL MLB CHW 32 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
2016 31 2.6 SFG NL MLB SFG 6 20 20 0 4 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 7 .200 .200 .300 .500 6 2 0 0 0 0
MLB (9 seasons) MLB 263 212 182 8 25 7 0 2 15 0 0 6 72 .137 .168 .209 .376 38 4 1 21 2 0
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 113 87 77 5 15 3 1 2 6 0 0 3 26 .195 .222 .338 .560 26 0 0 6 1 0
All Levels (11 Seasons) 381 299 259 13 40 10 1 4 21 0 0 9 98 .154 .184 .247 .431 64 4 1 27 3 0
AA (2 seasons) Minors 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) Minors 60 60 53 4 12 2 1 2 6 0 0 3 16 .226 .263 .415 .678 22 0 0 3 1 0

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2006 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs A--A CHC P 7 7 30.0 7 0 5 2 1 .714 1.50 0.71 3 0 0%
2006 21 Boise NORW A- CHC P 5 5 19.0 4 0 3 1 1 .750 1.42 0.60 2 0 0%
2006 21 Peoria MIDW A CHC P 2 2 11.0 3 0 2 1 0 .667 1.64 1.00 1 0 0%
2007 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA CHC P 30 26 141.2 30 6 20 4 1 .867 1.65 0.87 9 8 47%
2007 22 Daytona FLOR A+ CHC P 24 20 107.1 24 3 18 3 1 .875 1.76 0.88 8 8 50%
2007 22 Tennessee SOUL AA CHC P 6 6 34.1 6 3 2 1 0 .833 1.31 0.83 1 0 0%
2008 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHC P 22 21 113.1 18 6 12 0 1 1.000 1.43 0.82 15 8 35%
2008 23 Tennessee SOUL AA CHC P 16 15 76.0 11 6 5 0 1 1.000 1.30 0.69 8 5 38%
2008 23 Iowa PCL AAA CHC P 6 6 37.1 7 0 7 0 0 1.000 1.69 1.17 7 3 30%
2008 23 CHC NL MLB CHC P 26 28.0 7 3 4 0 0 1.000 2.25 0.27
2009 24 Iowa PCL AAA CHC P 18 17 89.0 15 4 10 1 0 .933 1.42 0.78 13 5 28%
2009 24 Mexicali MXPW FgW P 5 5 24.0 6 3 2 1 0 .833 1.88 1.00 3 1 25%
2009 24 CHC NL MLB CHC P 20 35.0 9 4 4 1 0 .889 2.06 0.40
2010 25 Iowa PCL AAA CHC P 35 15 111.1 17 6 9 2 1 .882 1.21 0.43 14 2 13%
2010 25 CHC NL MLB CHC P 7 19.0 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.42 0.43
2011 26 CHC NL MLB CHC P 75 88.0 15 2 12 1 1 .933 1.43 0.19
2012 27 CHC NL MLB CHC P 28 175.0 40 13 25 2 1 .950 1.95 1.36
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2013 28 CHC NL MLB CHC P 33 214.0 42 23 16 3 2 .929 1.64 1.18
2014 29 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CHC-OAK P 33 219.2 43 18 22 3 2 .930 1.64 1.21
2014 29 CHC NL MLB CHC P 17 108.0 30 15 12 3 1 .900 2.25 1.59
2014 29 OAK AL MLB OAK P 16 111.2 13 3 10 0 1 1.000 1.05 0.81
2015 30 CHW AL MLB CHW P 32 214.0 21 7 14 0 2 1.000 0.88 0.66
2016 31 SFG NL MLB SFG P 6 6 40.2 6 2 4 0 0 1.000 1.33 1.00
MLB (9 seasons) MLB P 260 6 1033.1 186 74 102 10 8 .946 1.53 0.68
Minors (5 seasons) Minors P 112 86 485.1 87 22 56 9 4 .897 1.45 0.70 54 23 30%
All Levels (11 Seasons) P 377 97 1542.2 279 99 160 20 12 .928 1.51 0.69 57 24 30%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
2006 21 Boise Hawks Northwest League A- 2006-06-27 2006-07-17
2006 21 Peoria Chiefs Midwest League A 2006-07-23 2006-07-28
2007 22 Daytona Cubs Florida State League A+ 2007-04-06 2007-08-01
2007 22 Tennessee Smokies Southern League AA 2007-08-06 2007-09-03
2008 23 Tennessee Smokies Southern League AA 2008-04-05 2008-06-19
2008 23 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA 2008-06-24 2008-07-20
2008 23 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 2008-07-25 2008-09-26
2009 24 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA 2009-04-09 2009-09-07
2009 24 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 2009-04-23 2009-09-23
2009 24 Aguilas de Mexicali Mexican Pacific Winter League FgW 2009-10-09 2009-10-30
2010 25 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 2010-04-05 2010-09-26
2010 25 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA 2010-04-25 2010-09-05
2011 26 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 2011-04-01 2011-09-27
2012 27 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 2012-04-08 2012-09-15
2013 28 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 2013-04-01 2013-09-29
2014 29 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 2014-03-31 2014-06-28
2014 29 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 2 2014-07-06 2014-09-27
2015 30 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 2015-04-06 2015-09-29
2016 31 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2016-04-06 2016-05-03

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