Jeff Samardzija gets first win of season against Giants

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija earned his first win of the season on Monday.

It was not the best outing of the season for Samardzija who allowed four runs – three earned – over seven innings. He did rack up a season high 10 strike outs.

Monday’s outing marked just the second time this season that Samardzija allowed three runs in a start.

With the win Samardzija is now 1-4 with a 1.68 ERA and a 1.07 WHIP. He will face the Brewers in Milwaukee next.

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