Posts tagged "Jeff Samardzija"

Sam Fuld is better than Matt Garza

Garza’s still winless as a Cub, but he looked pretty good on Wednesday. Okay, I don’t actually believe that. But Fuld, little more than a throw-in in the deal for Matt Garza, had easily outperformed Garza through the first couple weeks of the season. The Cubs gave up three top-10 prospects along with catcher Robinson... Read more »

My 2011 Cubs Love/Hate list

My 2011 Cubs Love/Hate list
Most baseball players go in and out of favor with fans as a season advances. With 162 games on the schedule, it’s inevitable that you’ll adore certain players at times and want nothing more than to see those same players sent to the minors just a few weeks later. Slumps and hot streaks in baseball,... Read more »

Who will fill out the Cubs' bullpen in 2011?

Who will fill out the Cubs' bullpen in 2011?
Samardzija had a 2.28 ERA in 26 games as a rookie in 2008, but has struggled mightily in limited major league duty since then. Penciled in to the ‘pen: Carlos Marmol, Kerry Wood, Tom Gorzelanny Other bullpen candidates: James Russell, Andrew Cashner, Jeff Samardzija, Justin Berg, Esmailin Caridad, Angel Guzman, Thomas Diamond, Braden Looper, Marcos Mateo, John... Read more »
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