Abr. 6 11:17 AM PT12:17 PM MT1:17 PM CT2:17 PM ET14:17 HE18:17 GMT2:17 11:17 AM MST1:17 PM EST1:47 PM VEN22:17 UAE1:17 PM CT-The Cubs wasted another strong start from Samardzija in a 2-0 loss to Philadelphia on Saturday. Analisis: Samardzija (0-1, 1.29 ERA) allowed two runs on six hits in seven innings. He walked three and struck out eight.
Abr. 1 3:06 PM PT4:06 PM MT5:06 PM CT6:06 PM ET18:06 HE22:06 GMT6:06 3:06 PM MST5:06 PM EST5:36 PM VEN2:06 UAE (+1)5:06 PM CT-Samardzija didn't record a decision in Monday's loss to the Pirates despite yielding only five hits in seven scoreless innings. Analisis: Samardzija is off to a strong start after he posted a disappointed 4.34 ERA last season.
Mar. 14 11:50 AM PT12:50 PM MT1:50 PM CT2:50 PM ET14:50 HE18:50 GMT2:50 11:50 AM MST1:50 PM EST2:20 PM VEN22:50 UAE12:50 PM CT-Samardzija will start opening day for the Chicago Cubs on March 31 at the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Cubs announced Friday. Analisis: The right-hander struck out 214 last season in 213 2-3 innings, but had a 4.34 ERA and an 8-13 record last season.
Feb. 14 2:13 PM PT3:13 PM MT4:13 PM CT5:13 PM ET17:13 HE22:13 GMT6:13 3:13 PM MST5:13 PM EST5:43 PM VEN2:13 UAE (+1)4:13 PM CT-Samardzija isn't sure where he'll be by the end of the season. Analisis: He's a good candidate to be traded by the Chicago Cubs given his one-year contract and he's determined to pitch well whether he stays put or switches teams. Samardzija says he'll increase his value ''as much as possible,'' which will lead to the organization keeping him or getting more in a trade.
Feb. 8 6:18 PM PT7:18 PM MT8:18 PM CT9:18 PM ET21:18 HE2:18 GMT10:18 7:18 PM MST9:18 PM EST9:48 PM VEN6:18 UAE (+1)8:18 PM CT-The Chicago Cubs and starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija have agreed to a one-year, $5,345,000 contract, avoiding arbitration. The deal announced Saturday leaves the Cubs with no remaining players in arbitration. Analisis: Samardzija asked for $6.2 million and was offered $2,765,000 after going 8-13 with a 4.34 ERA last year, when he made $2,765,000. The 29-year-old right-hander could be a candidate to be traded after he and the team were unable to come to terms on a long-term contract.