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Chicago White Sox starter Jeff Samardzija reacts after Chicago Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo hit a solo home run during the fifth inning of an interleague baseball game Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Jeff Samardzija continues to struggle in August

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It’s a night and day difference between July and August for White Sox pitcher Jeff Samardzija.

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In July, the White Sox pitcher was 3-1 with a 2.27 ERA and 23 strikeouts. Batters were hitting just .180 against him.

Samardzija has collapsed in August. He is 0-3 with a 12.91 ERA and only nine strikeouts.

The White Sox pitcher has given up as many runs in August as the entire Cubs pitching staff combined.

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