Jeff Samardzija’s billowing locks bounced on his pinstriped shoulders as he trotted around the bases. The mid-May weather was not unlike Wednesday’s, but it was 2013, so there was baseball.
The sun peaked through the clouds to warm Cubs fans in short sleeves. They filled Wrigley Field with whistles and cheers. Samardzija had just hit his last home run in a Cubs uniform.
Of course, neither Samardzija nor the fans in attendance knew that the next time the right-handed pitcher would go yard, Samardzija would be a Giant. Samardzija has hit three home runs in his 12-year career, and the