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Jeff Samardzija
Birthdate: 1/23/1985 (29 y, 6 m, 9 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-5/225     Position: P
Drafted: 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 5, Pick: 13, Overall: 149, Team: Chicago Cubs
Contract: $5.3M / 1 Years (2014)
RotoWire News: Samardzija allowed four runs on six hits, walking two and striking out seven over 6.2 innings Tuesday, but didn't factor into the decision. (7/29/2014)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2006Cubs (A-)5000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2006Cubs (A)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Cubs (A+)24000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Cubs (AA)6900000.0 %11.1 %.000.333.286.286.286.26355    
2008Cubs (AA)161801000.0 %50.0 %.059.125.059.059.118.076-73    
2008Cubs (AAA)61301100.0 %23.1 %.083.333.250.250.333.25440    
2008Cubs26100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.30.10.0
2008Cubs1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Cubs (AAA)1826123011.5 %23.1 %.250.286.250.333.500.355111    
2009Cubs20611100.0 %16.7 %.600.000.200.200.800.4051450.00.30.70.1
2010Cubs (AAA)362111200.0 %33.3 %.190.231.190.190.381.23931    
2010Cubs77001028.6 %28.6 %.000.500.250.500.250.3831340.00.30.70.1
2011Cubs75400000.0 %75.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-1.00.4-0.1
2012Cubs316100304.9 %26.2 %.000.147.100.167.100.134-29-0.3-9.76.4-0.1
2013Cubs337314201.4 %42.5 %.081.200.113.127.194.141-250.0-10.37.2-0.1
20142 Teams223803300.0 %26.3 %.088.231.176.167.265.1814-0.1-4.14.00.1
    2014Cubs173803300.0 %26.3 %.088.231.176.167.265.1814-0.1-4.14.00.1
    2014Athletics5000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
Total- - -214190281003.2 %33.7 %.069.188.125.160.194.159-11-0.4-24.819.50.0
Postseason- - -1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    


SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Cubs (A-)5000000000000000000.000
2006Cubs (A)2000000000000000000.000
2007Cubs (A+)24000000000000000000.000
2007Cubs (AA)6792200000001002000.286
2008Cubs (AA)1617181010010009001000.059
2008Cubs (AAA)612133210011003001000.250
2008Cubs26110000000001000000.000
2008Cubs1000000000000000000.000
2009Cubs (AAA)1820265301123306012000.250
2009Cubs20561000111001001000.200
2010Cubs (AAA)3621214210112007000000.190
2010Cubs7471100001202001000.250
2011Cubs75440000000003000000.000
2012Cubs31506155000033016107100.100
2013Cubs336273742014210310010000.113
20142 Teams22343863300330010022100.176
    2014Cubs17343863300330010022100.176
    2014Athletics5000000000000000000.000
Total- - -214160190201350281060641221200.125
Postseason- - -1000000000000000000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Cubs (A-)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2006Cubs (A)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2007Cubs (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2007Cubs (AA)0.0 %11.1 %0.00.286.286.286.571.0000.1.333 0.01-0.5.26355
2008Cubs (AA)0.0 %50.0 %0.00.059.059.118.176.0592.6.125 0.0-2-3.8.076-73
2008Cubs (AAA)0.0 %23.1 %0.00.250.250.333.583.0831.6.333 0.01-1.1.25440
2008Cubs0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.3.000-100
2008Cubs0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300    .328 
2009Cubs (AAA)11.5 %23.1 %0.50.250.333.500.833.2502.9.286 0.040.4.355111
2009Cubs0.0 %16.7 %0.00.200.200.8001.000.6000.1.000 0.010.4.405145
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299    .329 
2010Cubs (AAA)0.0 %33.3 %0.00.190.190.381.571.1900.1.231 0.01-1.9.23931
2010Cubs28.6 %28.6 %1.00.250.500.250.750.0000.1.500 0.010.3.383134
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297    .321 
2011Cubs0.0 %75.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.0-1-1.0.000-100
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
2012Cubs4.9 %26.2 %0.19.100.167.100.267.0000.1.147-0.30.0-2-8.9.134-29
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Cubs1.4 %42.5 %0.03.113.127.194.321.0812.2.2000.00.0-2-9.9.141-25
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
20142 Teams0.0 %26.3 %0.00.176.167.265.431.0882.6.231-0.10.00-3.8.1814
    2014Cubs0.0 %26.3 %0.00.176.167.265.431.0882.6.231-0.10.00-3.8.1814
    2014Athletics0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2014Average7.8 %20.3 %0.38.252.315.389.705.1385.0.299    .312 
Total- - -3.2 %33.7 %0.09.125.160.194.354.0691.1.188-0.3-0.1-2-23.1.159-11
Postseason- - -0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2008Cubs0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2008Cubs0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2009Cubs2.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2010Cubs1.0050.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2011Cubs1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2012Cubs3.149.4 %68.8 %21.9 %14.3 %0.0 %4.5 %0.0 %
2013Cubs1.4022.6 %45.2 %32.3 %10.0 %10.0 %0.0 %10.0 %
20142 Teams0.578.3 %33.3 %58.3 %7.1 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
    2014Cubs0.578.3 %33.3 %58.3 %7.1 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
    2014Athletics0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.5014.0 %51.6 %34.4 %9.4 %6.3 %2.1 %3.8 %
Postseason- - -0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2008Cubs0000000145
2008Cubs0000000000
2009Cubs210002021214
2010Cubs1010010152035
2011Cubs100000021315
2012Cubs2273119066152218
2013Cubs141071010164188252
20142 Teams814210402884112
    2014Cubs814210402884112
    2014Athletics0000000000
Total- - -48321331261178473651
Postseason- - -0000000000

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2008Cubs-0.01-0.010.00-0.18-0.020.26 0-0.030.00
2008Cubs          
2009Cubs0.00-0.120.12-0.80-0.070.94 00.000.01
2010Cubs0.08-0.050.120.080.010.75 00.010.10
2011Cubs-0.10-0.100.00-1.22-0.130.94 0-0.110.00
2012Cubs-0.75-1.380.62-8.30-0.901.183.301-0.860.22
2013Cubs-0.93-1.490.56-10.31-1.091.00 0-0.970.05
20142 Teams-0.36-0.800.44-3.74-0.411.09 0-0.30-0.03
    2014Cubs-0.36-0.800.44-3.74-0.411.09 0-0.30-0.03
    2014Athletics          
Total- - --2.07-3.941.87-24.46-2.621.063.301-2.260.31
Postseason- - -          

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2008Cubs40.0% (90.0)60.0% (80.7)      
2009Cubs53.8% (92.6) 23.1% (81.3)7.7% (76.0)15.4% (78.5)  7.1%
2010Cubs65.7% (89.4)11.4% (81.3)11.4% (84.3)2.9% (72.0)8.6% (81.7)   
2011Cubs46.7% (91.6)  53.3% (76.6)    
2012Cubs67.0% (91.0)14.7% (82.3)0.9% (84.5)12.4% (76.0)5.0% (82.5)   
2013Cubs67.9% (91.4)14.7% (84.0)4.4% (87.2)8.7% (76.1)4.4% (83.4)   
20142 Teams64.3% (91.8)17.9% (83.4)8.0% (86.8)7.1% (76.9)2.7% (82.3)   
    2014Cubs64.3% (91.8)17.9% (83.4)8.0% (86.8)7.1% (76.9)2.7% (82.3)   
    2014Athletics        
Total- - -65.8% (91.2)14.8% (83.1)4.5% (85.9)10.3% (76.2)4.6% (82.4)  0.2%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2008Cubs66.7 %     33.3 %       
2009Cubs57.1 %     21.4 %7.1 %  14.3 %   
2010Cubs25.7 %11.4 %8.6 %  14.3 %17.1 %8.6 %  14.3 %   
2011Cubs33.3 % 13.3 %    53.3 %      
2012Cubs39.0 %12.8 %4.6 %0.5 % 11.9 %11.9 %13.8 %  5.5 %   
2013Cubs38.9 %18.3 %7.1 %0.4 % 7.9 %14.3 %8.3 %0.8 % 4.0 %   
20142 Teams37.5 %15.2 %6.3 %0.9 % 10.7 %20.5 %5.4 %  3.6 %   
    2014Cubs37.5 %15.2 %6.3 %0.9 % 10.7 %20.5 %5.4 %  3.6 %   
    2014Athletics              
Total- - -38.4 %14.6 %6.2 %0.5 % 9.7 %14.6 %10.6 %0.3 % 5.1 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2008Cubs91.9     82.5      
2009Cubs92.6     81.475.7  78.5  
2010Cubs89.788.790.1  90.283.976.7  83.3  
2011Cubs93.3 86.5    76.5     
2012Cubs91.192.886.979.7 89.182.676.3  82.4  
2013Cubs91.392.487.981.3 89.484.375.781.8 83.6  
20142 Teams91.991.486.988.1 91.883.076.6  83.0  
    2014Cubs91.991.486.988.1 91.883.076.6  83.0  
    2014Athletics             
Total- - -91.492.287.683.0 89.883.476.281.8 82.8  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2008Cubs0.0-0.2     -2.14-8.20     
2009Cubs1.0 -0.3-0.1-0.1  14.36 -9.03-12.24-7.00  
2010Cubs0.4-0.1-0.10.00.0  1.79-3.21-3.633.72-1.22  
2011Cubs-0.3  -0.7   -4.42  -8.33   
2012Cubs-4.2-1.4-0.5-1.4-1.2  -2.87-4.32-25.73-5.29-10.61  
2013Cubs-5.4-0.3-0.5-2.0-0.9  -3.14-0.82-4.86-9.19-8.08  
20142 Teams-1.4-1.5-0.4-0.4-0.4  -1.93-7.52-4.86-5.19-14.78  
    2014Cubs-1.4-1.5-0.4-0.4-0.4  -1.93-7.52-4.86-5.19-14.78  
    2014Athletics              
Total- - --9.9-3.6-1.9-4.6-2.7  -2.31-3.71-6.56-6.89-8.92  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2008Cubs0.0     -0.1      
2009Cubs0.7     -0.3-0.1  -0.1  
2010Cubs0.00.4-0.1  0.3-0.30.1  -0.2  
2011Cubs-0.2 -0.1    -0.7     
2012Cubs-2.3-1.3-0.6-0.2 0.0-1.4-1.4  -1.4  
2013Cubs-1.3-3.10.1-0.1 -1.4-1.4-1.9-0.3 -0.7  
20142 Teams1.2-1.8-0.60.0 -0.7-1.2-0.5  -0.6  
    2014Cubs1.2-1.8-0.60.0 -0.7-1.2-0.5  -0.6  
    2014Athletics             
Total- - --1.9-5.9-1.2-0.3 -1.9-4.7-4.4-0.3 -3.1  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2008Cubs-2.14     -5.79      
2009Cubs8.88     -9.03-12.24  -7.00  
2010Cubs0.539.00-3.50  5.68-5.733.59  -4.25  
2011Cubs-4.56 -4.08    -8.33     
2012Cubs-2.69-4.78-6.39-21.24 -0.13-5.52-4.53  -11.50  
2013Cubs-1.34-6.790.75-13.04 -7.19-3.88-8.90-15.40 -7.40  
20142 Teams2.83-10.73-7.872.81 -5.67-5.21-7.88  -16.13  
    2014Cubs2.83-10.73-7.872.81 -5.67-5.21-7.88  -16.13  
    2014Athletics             
Total- - --0.77-6.24-3.10-10.49 -2.96-4.95-6.35-15.40 -9.44  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2008Cubs50.0 %66.7 %60.0 %100.0 %50.0 %66.7 %60.0 %100.0 %20.0 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Cubs33.3 %44.4 %41.7 %0.0 %100.0 %80.0 %75.0 %83.3 %7.1 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Cubs35.0 %71.4 %50.0 %42.9 %60.0 %52.9 %41.2 %71.4 %22.9 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Cubs87.5 %28.6 %60.0 %28.6 %100.0 %44.4 %46.7 %100.0 %33.3 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Cubs40.5 %68.9 %54.2 %62.2 %81.7 %74.1 %48.1 %68.9 %13.8 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Cubs41.1 %65.4 %53.4 %47.1 %75.9 %64.9 %50.6 %78.1 %19.1 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
20142 Teams38.0 %80.3 %61.3 %52.6 %75.5 %69.1 %55.0 %71.1 %18.8 %
    2014Cubs38.0 %80.3 %61.3 %52.6 %75.5 %69.1 %55.0 %71.1 %18.8 %
    2014Athletics         
2014Average30.8 %65.4 %46.5 %65.7 %87.2 %79.4 %45.3 %60.5 %9.3 %
Total- - -41.2 %68.2 %54.8 %51.9 %77.4 %67.9 %50.5 %74.2 %17.5 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2008Cubs100.0 %50.0 %66.7 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %66.7 %15.0
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Cubs33.3 %45.5 %42.9 %0.0 %100.0 %83.3 %78.6 %17.5
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Cubs28.6 %78.6 %48.6 %33.3 %72.7 %58.8 %40.0 %19.6
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Cubs87.5 %28.6 %60.0 %28.6 %100.0 %44.4 %46.7 %24.2
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Cubs38.0 %69.1 %53.7 %56.1 %82.9 %73.5 %50.5 %19.0
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Cubs41.7 %64.4 %53.6 %40.0 %78.8 %64.4 %52.4 %19.0
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
20142 Teams46.2 %73.3 %60.7 %50.0 %79.6 %69.1 %53.6 %18.3
    2014Cubs46.2 %73.3 %60.7 %50.0 %79.6 %69.1 %53.6 %18.3
    2014Athletics        
2014Average29.8 %63.0 %46.0 %63.0 %87.4 %79.3 %48.7 %23.0
Total- - -41.5 %66.7 %54.6 %46.2 %80.8 %68.1 %51.8 %19.0

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2008CubsP26027.2340000000 5   1.000 
2009CubsP20234.2441010000 3   .889 
2010CubsP7319.1210000000 4   1.000 
2011CubsP75088.02121011100 16   .933 
2012CubsP2828174.213252021100 15   .950 
2013CubsP3333213.223163121200 15   .929 
20142 TeamsP2222144.216143211001 7   .909 
    2014CubsP1717108.015123211001 6   .900 
    2014AthleticsP5536.2120000000 1   1.000 
Total- - -P21188702.2637610374401 65   .933 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2008CubsP27.20  000              
2009CubsP34.20  00-1              
2010CubsP19.10  000              
2011CubsP88.0-2  0-1-3              
2012CubsP174.2-1  -131              
2013CubsP213.20  0-5-6              
20142 TeamsP144.21  -100              
    2014CubsP108.01  -100              
    2014AthleticsP36.20  000              
Total- - -P702.2-2  -2-3-9              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012CubsP174.20.0%      (1)50.0%      (2)50.0%      (2)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (7)100.0%    (21)
2013CubsP213.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)50.0%      (2)100.0%     (2)0.0%      (1)87.5%    (16)
20142 TeamsP144.20.0%      (0)50.0%      (2)0.0%      (1)100.0%     (3)100.0%      (4)75.0%      (8)
    2014CubsP108.00.0%      (0)50.0%      (2)0.0%      (1)100.0%     (3)100.0%      (4)66.7%      (6)
    2014AthleticsP36.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
Total- - -P702.20.0%      (1)40.0%      (5)40.0%      (5)100.0%     (5)91.7%    (12)91.1%    (45)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2008Cubs-0.30.0 0.1-0.30.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1) 
2009Cubs0.30.0 0.70.30.70.00.21.20.1$0.5 
2010Cubs0.30.0 0.70.30.70.00.21.20.1$0.5 
2011Cubs-1.00.0 0.4-1.00.40.00.1-0.5-0.1($0.3) 
2012Cubs-9.4-0.3 6.4-9.76.40.11.8-1.3-0.1($0.6) 
2013Cubs-10.30.0 7.2-10.37.20.12.1-0.9-0.1($0.5) 
20142 Teams-4.1-0.1 4.0-4.14.00.11.11.00.1$0.6 
    2014Cubs-4.1-0.1 4.0-4.14.00.11.11.00.1$0.6 
    2014Athletics0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
Total- - --24.5-0.4 19.5-24.819.50.35.50.40.0$0.2 

  • $5.3m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs on 2/8/2014 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2014: $5.3M
    • Agent / Agency: Mark Rodgers, Sam Samardzija
    • Originally Reported By: Jon Heyman
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $2.6m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs on 1/18/2013 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2013: $2.6M
    • Originally Reported By: Jesse Rogers
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: mlbtraderumors.com
    • Submitted by willl
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  • 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 5, Pick: 13, Overall: 149
    • Team: Chicago Cubs
    • School: U Notre Dame