According to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle, Jeff Samardzija will receive a $9 million signing bonus as part of his contract with the Giants.
Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Dodgers were the runners up in the negotiations for Jeff Samardzija.
Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post Dispatch reports that the Cardinals had mild interest in Jeff Samardzija before he signed with the Giants on Saturday.
Giants signed RHP Jeff Samardzija to a five-year, $90 million contract.
Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports reports that the Giants have agreed to a five-year $90 million contract with Jeff Samardzija.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Cardinals "have checked in" on Jeff Samardzija.
ESPN's Jayson Stark reports that the Cubs remain interested in Jeff Samardzija, but the "buzz in the industry is that his price is rising beyond their comfort level."
Bruce Levine of 670 The Score hears $18 million is "the going (average annual value)" for a contract for free agent Jeff Samardzija.
A source tells Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports that Jeff Samardzija and Mike Leake represent "Plan B" for the Giants if they lose out on Zack Greinke.
Jayson Stark of ESPN hears from teams negotiating with Jeff Samardzija that the free agent right-hander claims to have a $100 million offer on the table.
ESPN's Buster Olney reports that the Giants "have long had interest" in Jeff Samardzija.
ESPN's Buster Olney writes that Jeff Samardzija is "gaining increased notice" on the free agent market.
MLB.com's Phil Rogers reports the Cubs have interest in free agent starter Jeff Samardzija.
RHP Jeff Samardzija has rejected the White Sox' one-year, $15.8 million qualifying offer.