Sergio Romo finds himself at home in Dodgers blue

GLENDALE, Az. -- Sergio Romo remembers a game early in his career when 30 of his friends and relatives showed up in the Giants’ family section wearing Dodgers gear.Giants manager Bruce Bochy called Romo into his office the next day and admonished him, half-jokingly.“Just a little word of advice,” Bochy said. “That’s not going to fly.”“I’ve got it,” Romo replied...
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6 days ago

Mike Krukow to cut back on calling Giants games, with Javier Lopez, Jeremy Affeldt filling in

One of the most beloved broadcasters in baseball, San Francisco Giants color commentator Mike Krukow, will take a step back in 2017. Krukow reportedly told Bay Area radio show Murph and Mac he’ll call only 120 games next season, with Jeremy Affeldt and the just-retired Javier Lopez working the rest of the games on CSN Bay Area, alongside play-by-play man Duane Kuiper. Via the...
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Jeremy Affeldt Adds Huge Back Tattoo

Jeremy Affeldt ended his 14-year big league career as the 2015 season came to a close. This weekend, the former pitcher hit social media to show his fans exactly what he’s been up to over the past three months or, at least, a good chunk of his Saturday. 3.5 hours later Here it is!!!!! #painthreshholdreached have to do the shading later! Epic! #didntcry #boom! #darkagetattoo...
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January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Roughly 300 MLB Players Were Abusing Steroids 15 Years ago

Recently retired major league hurler Jeremy Affeldt penned an article for the Sports Illustrated spin-off “The Cauldron” earlier today enlightening baseball fans about the “5 Things He Won’t Miss About Being A Major Leaguer.” The well-written and extremely entertaining piece lists drugs testing as his number 2 forgettable pet peeve about the majors. Affeldt begins the steroid...
Via The Sports Journal
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

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

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...
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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...
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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeremy Affeldt hurt his knee playing with his kids

By Bloguin Staff 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...
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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...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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