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The San Francisco Giants have designated pitcher Jeff Samardzija for task and placed him on unconditional release waivers, the team revealed Saturday.The 35-year-old right-hander went 0-2 with a 9.72 AGE and 6 strikeouts in 4 starts for the Giants this season. Samardzija was reflective after pitching 3 innings of relief in Friday’s 6-5 loss to the Padres in which he quit 3 runs.” Sitting there was absolutely a little emotional,” Samardzija told press reporters after the video game. “You consider given all those times prior to you have actually done it. It’s like you’re constantly going to be there, constantly going to have an opportunity. However I believe we all know that time passes real fast.”
Samardzija signed a five-year, $90 million agreement with the Giants in 2015.