JEREMY AFFELDT RUMORS

Wilson activated, Affeldt expected to join Giants Wednesday

The Beard is back. It’s your choice whether you still fear it. The Dodgers activated right-hander Brian Wilson from the disabled list Tuesday afternoon, and the one-time Giants World Series hero will be available to face his former club as the rivals begin a three-game series at AT&T Park. The Dodgers optioned left-hander Paco Rodriguez, who held lefties to a .130 average...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  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...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants' Marco Scutaro and Jeremy Affeldt on DL to start season

The San Francisco Giants left Arizona with an assortment of aches and minor dings; they also left behind two players on the disabled list, reports Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury-News. Second baseman Marco Scutaro's back problems were not solved by the two epidural injections and a diagnostic nerve-block he received this spring.  Relief pitcher Jeremy Affeldt, he of...
Via Sports Injury Alert
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Affeldt returned $500,000 to Giants after noticing contract error

Are you as honest as Jeremy Affeldt? In his new book, the San Francisco Giants relief pitcher says he returned $500,000 to the team after noticing a clerical error in his contract. The San Francisco Chronicle’s Henry Schulman shares what happened. According to Schulman, Affeldt writes that he was set to earn $4 million in 2010 from the team. They negotiated a two-year contract...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 15, 2013  |  13 Comments

SF Giants Rumors: No Melky Return, Affeldt Contract Details

  Photo Courtesy of Marko Realmonte For those of you that were hoping to see Melky Cabrera back in a San Francisco Giants uniform, it’s not going to happen. Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle says (via Twitter) ESPN Deportes reports that Cabrera has a two-year deal for $16 million with Toronto.   Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com says (via Twitter) the Melk Men can...

Breaking: Affeldt re-signs with Giants with 3-year deal

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the San Francisco Giants and Jeremy Affeldt have agreed on a 3-year, $18 million deal that would end after the 2015 season. The 33-year-old left-hander has spent his last four seasons with the Giants, winning two World Series championships and holding a career-best 2.73 ERA throughout his tenure with the team. Last...
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Jeremy Affeldt suffers a knee injury by lifting his 4-year-old son

Some players just can’t seem to stay healthy, and Jeremy Affeldt admits he is one of those players. What makes his injury history so fascinating is the way in which he hurts himself. Last September, the Giants reliever had to shut it down for the season after he injured his hand trying to separate frozen hamburgers. Affeldt suffered another injury in his home this past weekend...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 02, 2012  |  1 Comment
MEDICAL MATTER

Giants P hurt in weird way

Giants pitcher Jeremy Affeldt is one of the kings of bizarre injuries. His latest one will make you laugh and scratch your head.

Via Rumors and Rants
May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Jeremy Affeldt Goes To The DL

On October 30th, 2010 Jeremy Affeldt retired 4 of the 5 Rangers he faced in Game 3 of the World Series. On the same date in 2011 the San Francisco Giants picked up a $5 million option to keep the left hander through the end of 2012. Today, Jeremy Affeldt went on the disabled list with a right knee sprain. They have called up 29-year-old lefty Travis Blackley from Fresno, who will...
SPECIAL CEREMONY

Bryan Stow's son throws out first pitch

Tyler Stow, the son of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow, threw out the first pitch during the Giants' home opener after his father symbolically gave him the baseball. Bryan Stow is going through intensive rehabilitation after he suffered a traumatic brain injury when he was viciously beaten last year on opening day at Dodger Stadium. Giants’ reliever Jeremy Affeldt accompanied...
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April 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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