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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 says (via Twitter) the Melk Men can...

Giants Injurys News: Jeremy Affeldt Update

Jeremy Affeldt is no stranger to odd injuries.  In the past, he has stabbed himself while cutting burger patties and hurt his knee while greeting his son.  On Thursday, he fell down the dugout stairs after moving to avoid a line-drive foul ball.  In doing so, he jammed his left thumb.  After the incident he said he was alright, but he was wearing a brace which was cause for...
Via MLB Injury News
October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants Injury News: Jeremy Affeldt Suffers Minor Injury

In the world of strange injury news, Jeremy Affeldt's injury in Game Five of the National League Division Series may not rank very high.  However, for baseball the injury was unusual in how it happened.  While standing in the dugout, the Giants' pitcher had to scramble to avoid being hit by a line drive foul ball off the bat of Gregor Blanco.  He fell down the dugout...
Via MLB Injury News
October 12, 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

Giants' Affeldt hurt playing with son

Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt has, for the second time in just eight months, landed on the disabled list because of a freak injury inside his own home. Last September his season was ended early when he severely sliced his non-throwing hand separating frozen hamburgers. This time he sprained the medial collateral ligament in his right knee catching his 4-year-old son, who had jumped...
Via Fox Sports
May 02, 2012  |  Discuss

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

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...
April 13, 2012  |  Discuss

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