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Jeff Samardzija AW-3

+ Chicago White Sox Status: Active (MLB)
Positions: P-275
Proper Name: Jeffrey Alan Samardzija
Born: January 23, 1985 (30.040) in Merrillville, Indiana
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 215 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Valparaiso (Valparaiso,IN)
College: University of Notre Dame
Drafted: 2006 -- 5th round (149th overall) by Chicago Cubs (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:July 25,2008 (23.183)
TBC Player ID:49977
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Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($9.8m) Avoids arbitration by Chicago White Sox (2015-01-17)
Organizations:CHN, OAK
Signed by:Stan Zielinski
Other Sports:College Football Wide Receiver (2003-2006)
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Scouting Scores

control k-rating efficiency vsPower
50 52 58 53
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (31.38%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (23.05%) -- Slider (21.85%) -- Splitter (12.26%) -- Cutter (10.07%) -- Changeup (1.19%) -- Curveball (0.20%)
Fastball Velocity: [2014] - 94.61 - [2013] - 94.65 - [2012] - 95.05 - [2011] - 95.02 - [2010] - 92.9

Recent Roster MovementAll Transactions

2015-01-17ASigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($9.8m) Avoids arbitration
2014-12-10ATraded from Athletics with Michael Ynoa to White Sox for Marcus Semien,Chris Bassitt,Josh Phegley and Rangel Ravelo
2014-07-05ATraded from Cubs with Jason Hammel to Athletics for Addison Rusell, Billy McKinney, Dan Straily and PTBNL
2014-02-09ASigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($5.345m) Avoiding arbitration
2013-01-19ASigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($2.64m) Avoiding arbitration

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  • Awards for Jeff Samardzija
    YearLeagueAward NameNotesAward History
    2006NCAABig East Conference All-Conference TeamPAward History
    2012TEAMChicago Cubs Player of the Year Award History
    2013MLBNational League Player of the WeekAugust 19-August 25Award History

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