Cubs Prospect Video: Jeff Samardzija

DAYTONA BEACH -- Cubs pitching prospect Jeff Samardzija has had a rough go of things in his first full season of professional baseball with Class A Daytona. After a recent move to the bullpen, Samardzija returned for a start earlier in the week.

In 16 appearances, including 12 starts with Daytona, the former two-sport standout at Notre Dame is winless with a 5.06 ERA in 64 innings. He has yielded 23 walks and 85 hits in that span while striking out 23.

The right-hander tossed 4 2/3 innings in a start on Monday night against Palm Beach, issuing a season-five walks despite not allowing a run.


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