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Chicago White Sox try to get loss for Jeff Samardzija, somehow win anyway

Most of the Chicago White Sox and starter Jeff Samardzija took the field on the 4th of July with the intention of coming away with the team’s fourth straight victory, and indeed squeaked out a 3 – 2 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Samardzija went 7-2/3 innings, scattered three hits, struck out nine… and was awarded a no decision for his efforts. Rumor had it that Pete Rose...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees trade rumors: Jeff Samardzija edition

C.C. Sabathia’s days as a starter may be numbered. The New York Yankees may be in 1st place of the AL East with a record of 43-37, but their starting pitching remains a major area of concern. Recently, the Yankees have sent scouts to watch Cincinnati Reds’ pitchers Johnny Cueto and Mike Leake, so their desire to acquire a new pitcher before the July 31st MLB trade deadline is...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Blue Jays interested in White Sox’ Jeff Samardzija

The Toronto Blue Jays, who are very talented offensively, are in need of a legitimate starting pitcher and the team is showing interest in one of the top starting pitchers available on the trade market. Jon Heyman of reports that the Blue Jays are interested in Chicago White Sox right-handed pitcher Jeff Samardzija. Samardzija, 30, is one of the many pitchers that are...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins reportedly interested in White Sox pitcher Jeff Samardzija

Could the Twins actually be buyers at this year's trade deadline? If they stand pat at second place in the AL Central, that could very well be a possibility. The Twins are reportedly interested in Chicago White Sox starter Jeff Samardzija, according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. While it doesn't make a great deal of sense, Cafardo recently wrote about potential suitors for...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles trade rumors: Bucholz/Samardzija edition

There’s no doubt that the Baltimore Orioles are looking for starting pitching help. Prior to Sunday’s doubleheader sweep, in which the Orioles starting pitchers delivered a pair of 7-inning-plus starts, an Orioles pitcher hadn’t gone seven innings in almost two weeks. According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Orioles are among the many teams interested in Red Sox SP...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Astros trade rumors: Jeff Samardzija edition

The Houston Astros are looking to improve their pitching rotation and they are looking at Chicago White Sox’s RHP Jeff Samardzija. However, the White Sox have not yet made it clear that they willing to start selling. Samardzija, 30 years old, is 5-4 with a 4.53 ERA in 101.1 IP this season.  The White Sox have not been very good this season as they are 32-41 and 12 games back of...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Samardzija and the Sox First Inning Woes

Jeff Samardzija was brought in to be the Batman to Chris Sale’s Superman. Even though he was going to be the number two pitcher in the rotation, the expectation was that he would really be pitcher 1-A. Eleven starts into his White Sox career and Samardzija is 4-3 with a 4.68 ERA and a 1.342 WHIP. Hardly ace like numbers. So what has gone wrong for “Shark” this year? Well there...
Via Grab Some Bench
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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