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San Francisco Giants: Thanks Jeremy Affeldt

With the news of Jeremy Affeldt retiring, it’s time to pay homage to his career as a Giant. I’m being honest and very blunt, the Giants didn’t win any of their three World Series Championships without  without him. It’s time to examine Affeldt’s Giants career because it was a great one. San Francisco Giants pitcher Jeremy Affeldt bows his head during a media conference...
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeremy Affeldt Honored In Retirement Ceremony

On the final day of the 2015 season, the Giants said goodbye to Jeremy Affeldt and recognized his work both on and off the field through his 14 year career. A video montage of Affeldt plays, at-bats, and assorted quotes played on the board to begin, and followed with messages from teammates and coaches. From there, Giants fan Brian Stow, who has formed a relationship with Affeldt...
Via BaySportsNet
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Jeremy Affeldt tears up as he announces retirement

As he walks away from baseball after 14 years, San Francisco Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt knows it's not the game he'll miss. It's the people. At age 36, with an achy body and a family eager to have him more at home, Affeldt announced Thursday that he will retire from baseball. As he reflected on his career and his seven seasons with the Giants, the left-hander became emotional...
Via Fox Sports
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Retiring Giants reliever Affeldt: PED users took food off my table

As he announced his retirement from baseball after 14 seasons on Thursday, San Francisco Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt delivered a candid take on the aspects of baseball he won't miss after he's done playing. Among the things Affeldt will be happy to no longer have to deal with are Phillies fans, poor facilities at Wrigley Field, constant travel, the recent influx of incessant...
Via Fox Sports
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Retiring Giants pitcher: I won’t miss Philadelphia

Left-handed relief pitcher Jeremy Affeldt, who had a solid career over 14 seasons with the Royals, Rockies, Reds and Giants, is retiring at age 36. Upon announcing his retirement, he wrote a piece for Sports Illustrated listing the five things he won’t miss about baseball. Among those: Philadelphia. He wrote: “Philly is a great sports town, with passionate fans and a palpable...
Via Phillies Nation
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt retiring after season

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt is retiring after the season, not a surprise move for the 14-year veteran as he turns his attention to family and further involvement with several causes he has worked with for years. The left-hander announced Thursday this would be his last weekend of baseball as the reigning World Series champions end the year without...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeremy Affeldt hurt his knee playing with his kids

Details on this are still a bit sparse, but it’s tentatively going into the “stupid baseball injury” Hall of Fame. Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt hurt his knee…while he was playing with his kids. I’ll let the AP report take it away. The Giants placed left-hander Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday after he sustained a left knee subluxation while playing...
Via The Outside Corner
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeremy Affeldt Adds To List Of Weird Injuries While Playing With Kids In Lake

Jeremy Affeldt probably should invest at a bubble or something at some point. The San Francisco Giants has a history of odd, off-field injuries, which he recently added to in bizarre fashion. The Giants placed Affeldt on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday after the left-hander suffered a knee injury. Affeldt suffered the injury while playing in a lake with his children Monday. Seriously...
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants reliever Affeldt embarrassed after suffering another off-field injury

Jeremy Affeldt is on the disabled list for the San Francisco Giants, but how he arrived there has nothing to with baseball. During the Giants' off-day on Monday, Affeldt suffered a subluxation of his left knee, a partial dislocation of the patella, while playing with his children back home in Washington. "Getting hurt on the off-day, that's the M.O.," Affeldt said. "It's embarrassing...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants could activate Jeremy Affeldt on Tuesday

The San Francisco Giants have used their bullpen a lot this season.  Averaging just over 3 innings a game so far, the pen has been taxed for 40.2 innings of relief.  They've also been outstanding, with the third lowest bullpen ERA in baseball at 1.99!  That bullpen could get some help on Tuesday as the Giants look like they will activate Jeremy Affeldt.  Henry Schulman of the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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