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Jeremy Affeldt Placed On DL After Freak Injury

San Francisco Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt was placed on the 15-day disabled list after another freak accident. He said he sustained a left knee subluxation and heard his knee pop while playing with his children in Spokane, Washington. RHP Michael Broadway was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento. This isn’t a rare occurrence for Affeldt as he sliced his hand open with a knife while...
Via Baseball Essential
7 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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...
8 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Affeldt goes on disabled list with left knee injury

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The San Francisco Giants placed left-hander Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday after he sustained a left knee subluxation while playing with his children a day earlier. Affeldt is 2-2 with a 5.46 ERA in 44 games this season. The Giants announced the move before their game against the Chicago Cubs. The Giants recalled right-hander Mike Broadway...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants place Jeremy Affeldt on DL

The San Francisco Giants have placed relief pitcher Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day disabled list with a shoulder strain. On Thursday the 36-year-old Affeldt allowed four runs without recording an out. Their is no indication as to how long the left hander will be out of action. The Giants have summoned Micahel Broadway to take his place in the bullpen. Though 33 games this season...
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeremy Affeldt nominated for 'Humanitarian of the Year' award

The Giants reliever is one of 44 current and former athletes and sports personalities being recognized for their philanthropic efforts. 10 will be chosen as “All Stars of Giving” and the “Humanitarian of the Year” for 2015 will receive $100,000 for his or her charity.Affeldt is co-founder of Generation Alive which is a non-profit founded 10 years ago which engages young people...
Via Fox Sports
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Affeldt will listen to children about baseball future

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Jeremy Affeldt will take his three children into account when it comes to making a decision on whether he keeps pitching beyond this season. The San Francisco Giants left-hander and 2014 World Series Game 7 winner at Kansas City would like to give it at least another season after 2015, when his $18 million, three-year contract with the reigning champions is set...
Via AP on Fox
April 15, 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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