Chicago Cubs Jeff Samardzija: creepiest MLB headshot ever

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Worth a thousand words. Actually, a lot more, who long are those pirate romance novels- 50,000?

This MLB headshot would make even Fabio blush. Congratulations to Chicago Cubs reliever Jeff Samardzija. The former Notre Dame wide receiver turned major league pitcher looks like he’s ready to find and kill the six-fingered man in the “Princess Bride.”

See his new 2012 mlb.com picture before it sees you with it’s piercing eyes and hypnotic stare.

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Update on Notre Dame Fighting Irish in MLB, MiLB

The University of Notre Dame currently has five players in Major League Baseball: Craig Counsell (1989-92), Milwaukee Brewers; John Axford (2002-03), Milwaukee Brewers; Aaron Heilman (1998-01), Arizona Diamondbacks; Brad Lidge (1997-98), Philadelphia Phillies; and Jeff Samardzija (2004-06), Chicago Cubs. (note: years denote their time in South Bend, not service with the stated MLB teams.)

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Cubs add September Callups, Activate Silva

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The Chicago Cubs today activated right-handed pitcher Carlos Silva from the 15-day disabled list and added five players to the major league roster from Triple-A Iowa. That is if you can use the word “active” or any variation of the word “active” related to the corpulent Silva.

The Cubs recalled right-handed pitchers Justin Berg and Jeff Samardzija (remember him the Notre Dame wide receiver? “Wake up the echoes”) and outfielder Sam Fuld.  Chicago also selected the contracts of infielder Bobby Scales and outfielder Brad Snyder from Triple-A Iowa.  To make room for Scales and Snyder on the 40-man roster, pitchers John Grabow and Esmailin Caridad were transferred to the 60-day disabled list.

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