Jeff Samardzija

Jeff Samardzija

Height: 6' 5"Weight: 225 lbsAge: 32College: Notre DameBats: RThrows: RCountry: USA

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Jeff Samardzija pitches well enough to beat the Phillies

Jeff Samardzija improved to 8-12 on Thursday versus Philadelphia, allowing four runs on eight hits over six innings of work to go along with one walk and six strikeouts.

Fantasy Impact

Samardzija had thrown four scoreless before allowing homers in both the fifth and the sixth. The Giants would go on to win 5-4 and the right-hander now owns a 4.79 ERA. He allows more runs than you would like but there's plenty of strikeout upside here.

Jeff Samardzija throws quality start in win

Jeff Samardzija picked up his seventh win of the season on Sunday versus Arizona, throwing 6 1/3 innings of three-run ball while allowing five hits, three walks, and striking out three.

Fantasy Impact

This marks three straight outings in which Samardzija has now thrown a quality start. However, for the season he has been a little disappointing with a 4.75 ERA. Worsening the situation is the fact that San Francisco is not giving him many wins this year.

Jeff Samardzija goes eight innings as Giants win

Jeff Samardzija picked up the win on Tuesday night in Oakland, allowing four runs (three earned) on six hits over eight strong innings.

Fantasy Impact

The 32-year-old also struck out five and walked two. The Giants have been an absolute mess in 2017 and Samardzija hasn't done much to help the cause. He has a 4.77 ERA here in the beginning of August.

Jeff Samardzija dominates the Bucs on Wednesday afternoon

Jeff Samardzija picked up his fifth win of 2017 on Wednesday, firing seven innings of one-run ball while allowing just four hits and two walks.

Fantasy Impact

Samardzija struck out eight in the impressive outing, which lowered his ERA to 4.85 as we approach the end of July. The right-hander has been a good source of strikeouts so far this year, but his ERA is higher than spring expectations and he hasn't gotten many wins.

Jeff Samardzija gets hit hard by the Padres for the second straight start

Jeff Samardzija allowed five runs on eight hits in 4 1/3 innings on Friday night versus San Diego. He also struck out three and walked one.

Fantasy Impact

This marks the second straight outing in which Samardzija got hit hard by San Diego. He has had flashes of fantasy relevance this year, but ultimately his ERA sits at 5.05 as we approach the end of July. He's best left on the waiver wire for the time being.