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+ Chicago White Sox Status: Active (MLB)
Biography Data
Positions: P-275
Proper Name: Jeffrey Alan Samardzija
Born: January 23, 1985 (30.219)
Place 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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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2015-04-25 - Chicago White Sox - Suspended 5 games for participation in brawl More
Prospect Ranks:[2009]MLB #79 CHN #2 [2008]CHN #8 [2007]MLB #80 CHN #3
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($9.8m) Avoids arbitration by Chicago White Sox (2015-01-17)
Organizations:CHN, OAK, CHA
Signed by:Stan Zielinski
Other Sports:College Football Wide Receiver (2003-2006)
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (31.64%) -- Slider (22.17%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (20.24%) -- Cutter (12.50%) -- Splitter (12.35%) -- Changeup (0.95%) -- Curveball (0.16%)
Fastball Velocity: [2015] - 94.3 - [2014] - 94.61 - [2013] - 94.65 - [2012] - 95.05 - [2011] - 95.02 - [2010] - 92.9
Scouting Scores
control k-rating efficiency vsPower
50 52 58 53
*as of 2014 season.
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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2015MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2015-04-25Chicago White SoxSPActive-MLBChicago White SoxMLBSuspended 5 games for participation in brawl40man
    2015-01-17Chicago White SoxSPActive-MLBChicago White SoxMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($9.8m) Avoids arbitration40man
    2014
    2014-12-10Chicago White SoxSPActive-MLBChicago White SoxMLBTraded from Athletics with Michael Ynoa to White Sox for Marcus Semien,Chris Bassitt,Josh Phegley and Rangel Ravelo40man
    2014-07-05Oakland AthleticsSPActive-MLBOakland AthleticsMLBTraded from Cubs with Jason Hammel to Athletics for Addison Rusell, Billy McKinney, Dan Straily and PTBNL40man
    2014-02-09Chicago CubsSPActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($5.345m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    2013
    2013-01-19Chicago CubsSPActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($2.64m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    2012
    2012-05-04Chicago CubsSPActive-MLBChicago CubsMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Chicago Cubs in 5th round (149th overall) of 2006 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2015Chicago White Sox$ 9,800,000126688$ 0$ 3,797,2782015-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($9.8m) Avoids arbitration
    2014Chicago Cubs$ 5,345,000205478$ 500,000$ 3,259,0962014-02-09 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($5.345m) Avoiding arbitration
    2014Oakland Athletics$ 5,345,000205878$ 500,000$ 3,259,0962014-02-09 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($5.345m) Avoiding arbitration
    2013Chicago Cubs$ 2,640,0003151266$ 490,000$ 3,019,5052013-01-19 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($2.64m) Avoiding arbitration
    2012Chicago Cubs$ 2,640,0002941168$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-03-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($2.64m)
    2011Chicago Cubs$ 3,300,0002481073$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Chicago Cubs$ 3,000,0002681169$ 400,000$ 2,812,594
    2009Chicago Cubs$ 400,000724440$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008Chicago Cubs$ 390,000753420$ 390,000$ 2,696,252

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