Mon, 13 Oct 2014 01:42:12 -0700
The Boston Red Sox could pursue Oakland Athletics SP Jeff Samardzija and are thought to have interest in Athletics C John Jaso. No moves can be done until the free agency and trading period begins after the World Series, but the Red Sox were interested in Samardzija when he was with the Chicago Cubs.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:45:33 -0700
Oakland Athletics SP Jeff Samardzija will pitch Saturday, Aug. 30, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:34:01 -0700
Oakland Athletics SP Jeff Samardzija said he will not pitch in the All-Star game.
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:55:39 -0700
Oakland Athletics SP Jeff Samardzija cannot pitch in the All-Star Game next week after being traded from the Chicago Cubs to the A's over the weekend. Samardzija went 2-7 with a 2.83 ERA and 103 strikeouts for the Cubs this year. He'll be introduced with the National League players before the game, but it's undecided if he'll wear a Cubs or A's uniform.
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 17:38:58 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers SPs Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw, Cincinnati Reds SP Johnny Cueto and RP Aroldis Chapman, St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright and RP Pat Neshek, Atlanta Braves SP Julio Teheran and RP Craig Kimbrel, San Francisco Giants SP Madison Bumgarner, Milwaukee Brewers RP Francisco Rodriguez, San Diego Padres SP Tyson Ross, Pittsburgh Pirates RP Tony Watson and Washington Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann have been named as the pitchers for the National League in the 2014 All-Star Game. Oakland Athletics SP Jeff Samardzija was named to the team as a representative of the Chicago Cubs, but he was traded this weekend. Samardzija will be inactive for the game.
Sat, 05 Jul 2014 15:18:14 -0700
Oakland Athletics SP Jeff Samardzija will make his first start with his new team Sunday, July 6.
Fantasy Tip: He's worth a sizeable sum of your AL-only budget money when he becomes available.
Sat, 05 Jul 2014 07:42:03 -0700
The New York Yankees exchanged trade proposals with the Chicago Cubs involving SPs Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, but the Cubs traded both to the Oakland Athletics.
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 20:12:40 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Oakland Athletics have acquired SPs Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs for SS Addison Russell, OF Billy McKinney, SP Dan Straily and a player to be named later.
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 20:10:06 -0700
The Chicago Cubs have traded SPs Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Oakland Athletics for SS Addison Russell, OF Billy McKinney, SP Dan Straily and a player to be named later.
Fantasy Tip: Straily likely will be added to the Cubs starting rotation and should be an option for NL-only leagues. He could also be an option for owners in deeper mixed leagues.
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 19:53:50 -0700
The Oakland Athletics have acquired SPs Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs for SS Addison Russell, according to sources. There may be other players involved in the trade.
Fantasy Tip: Samardzija and Hammel should see a boost in their fantasy value with this move since they will be playing for a better offense in Oakland. Owners in AL-only leagues should look to add either of the pitchers immediately.