JEREMY AFFELDT NEWS

Scoring change gives Affeldt Game 7 win

Madison Bumgarner will have to settle for the longest save in World Series history rather than a Game 7 win. Bumgarner was originally credited by the official scorers with the win after throwing five innings of shutout relief to close out San Francisco's 3-2 victory over Kansas City on Wednesday night. But after consulting with the Elias Sports Bureau, Bumgarner was credited...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitching Backward: Sing, Sing, Sing, for the Unsung Affeldt by Jeff Long

A bit more quietly, Jeremy Affeldt is approaching postseason records as impressive as Madison Bumgarner`s.
Via Baseball Prospectus
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Would World Series win make the Giants a dynasty?

Sponsored by The Ford Motor Company The Kansas City Royals tied the World Series 1-1 on Wednesday night with a 7-2 win over the San Francisco Giants. While the Royals proved that this year’s Fall Classic won’t be a walkover for the Giants, they are still a long way from knocking off the franchise that has won two of the last four World Series. If Kansas City can’t stop San...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
28 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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants 2014 Opening Day Roster

Today’s the day that all San Francisco Giants fans have been waiting for. It’s a fresh start, and a start of a new season. All of the roster questions have finally been taken care of. Infielder Marco Scutaro and reliever Jeremy Affeldt will start the season on the DL. Scutaro is retroactive to March 21, and Affeldt is retroactive to March 23.   2014 Opening Day Roster   Pitchers...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
March 31, 2014  |  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
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Flannery, band raise more than $96K for Bryan Stow

Tim Flannery, the San Francisco Giants' third-base coach and musician, presented the family of Bryan Stow with $96,000 during the weekend to help with his care as he continues to deal with traumatic injuries and brain damage from being severely beaten outside Dodger Stadium on opening day 2011. And more money is still coming. Flannery received a thank-you voicemail from Stow...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants to activate Jeremy Affeldt from DL on Wednesday

  The San Francisco Giants will activate relief pitcher Jeremy Affeldt from the disabled list on Wednesday. Affeldt, 34, has not pitched since July 20. The veteran left hander has been dealing with a strained groin. Bochy says Affeldt could be activated tomorrow and Gaudin will likely face live hitting on #sfgiants first day in LA, 9.12. — Amy Gutierrez (@AmyGGiants) September...
Via Tireball.com
September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Updates on Yusmeiro Petit, Matt Cain, Chad Gaudin and Jeremy Affeldt

Picture courtesy of Marko Realmonte While you were probably partying during your Labor Day Weekend, the San Francisco Giants took two out of three games from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Yesterday’s starting pitcher Yusmeiro Petit was in beast mode as he struck out a career high 10 in six plus innings. He’s now 2-0 since being called up by the Giants, and has a 3.12 ERA. I’m...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Affeldt Injury Could Push Giants’ Reliever Need and Other Injury Updates

The San Francisco Giants began with a promising injury update but ended with worrisome news about Jeremy Affeldt on Saturday night. Good news first: Ryan Vogelsong threw to Shawon Dunston and Roberto Kelly with results that satisfied manager Bruce Bochy at AT&T Park. After 35 off the mound and 40 in the bullpen, Vogelsong said he felt good. He could start pitching to hitters...
Via BaySportsNet
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Latest Giants Trade Rumors, Etc.

Picture courtesy of Marko Realmonte The San Francisco Giants weren’t able to close the door and sweep the D-Backs. However, they were able to start the 2nd half off with a series win over the first place NL West leaders.   Reliever Jeremy Affeldt has a strained groin and will be out 4-6 weeks. Jean Machi is taking Affeldt’s place on the roster.   Henry Schulman of the San Francisco...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants reliever Affeldt sent to DL

San Francisco Giants lefty reliever Jeremy Affeldt will be sidelined up to six weeks after he strained his left groin Saturday, feeling and hearing a pop on a pitch against Arizona. Affeldt was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday, while San Francisco recalled right-hander Jean Machi from Triple-A Fresno to take his place. Affeldt, who already missed time with a strained right...
Via AP on Fox
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeremy Affeldt to miss 4-6 weeks with groin strain

Source: Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images North America The San Francisco Giants expect to be without reliever Jeremy Affeldt for four to six weeks. Affeldt, 34, will head to the disabled list with a sore left groin. The left hander had been pitching with soreness for weeks and was forced to leave Saturday’s game after re-aggravating it. The Giants will be left with Javier Lopez and...
Via Tireball.com
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants Blogs Around The Web: Lineup, June Schedule, Nolasco and Lincecum

An examination of the San Francisco Giants‘ batting order, both now and in the future from Miracle At Coogan’s Bluff.   A look at Jeremy Affeldt‘s struggles from McCoveyChronicles.com.   A look at the Giants remaining June schedule from Yardbarker.com   An argument for why Ricky Nolasco is the perfect fit for the Giants at the trade deadline from Chris Stephens at BleacherReport...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

In brief: Former Red Affeldt overcomes homophobia

Last game Mike Leake, fresh off the worries of being demoted to the minors for some up-start rookie, dominated the New York Mets last night, shutting them out for 7 innings, while allowing only 3 hits. The offense used a game plan that I think should be repeated in the future and scored all the runs the team needed in the first. Sure some of it was due to the Mets pretending to be...
Via Red Hot Mama
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Affeldt has grown to love open-minded Bay Area

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. AP Photo Planned.) By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer When Jeremy Affeldt came to the Bay Area as an opposing player, he wouldn't even leave his hotel room. He was admittedly homophobic. When he joined the San Francisco Giants five years ago, he was determined to get rid of his negative feelings toward the gay population. The transformation...
Via AP on Fox
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeremy Affeldt returned $500K to SF Giants after noticing an error in his contract

It's seems pretty tough to find a role model in sports these days but, if you look in the dictionary under honesty,  Jeremy Affeldt may just fit the description. In 2010, the relief pitcher for the San Francisco Giants says he was overpaid by $500,000 thanks to a contract error that wrongly awarded him more than the $10 million previously agreed upon. The mistake was signed...
Via The Other Paper
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Honest Affeldt returns $500K

What would you do if you got your paycheck and realized that you'd been spotted an extra $500,000? What if someone told you that you were within your legal rights to keep it? Would you give it back? Because that's exactly what San Francisco Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt did in 2010 after he realized that a potentially expensive clerical error had awarded him a massive...
Via Fox Sports
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeremy Affeldt Gives Back $500k To The Giants After Noticing Contract Error

  Jeremy Affeldt did a really noble thing back in 2010 when faced with a typographical error on a contract he signed with the San Francisco Giants. In his book ‘To Stir a Moment’ Affeldt revealed how he and the Giants agreed on a $4 million contract, but once written up the amount on the contract was $4.5 million. Both sides agreed to the terms without noticing the error, after...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeremy Affeldt Shows Admirable Honesty, Turns Down $500,000 He Was Mistakenly Paid

Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt is an all-around good guy — or dumb, depending on who you ask. Affeldt was set to earn $4 million in 2010 as part of a two-year, $10 million contract, but someone made a $500,000 mistake. When Affeldt’s 2010 salary was rewritten into his new contract with the Giants, someone put $4.5 million instead of the $4 million he was supposed to be paid....
Via NESN.com
May 15, 2013  |  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: Pitchers And Catchers Take The Field

Today is the day that the San Francisco Giants pitchers and catchers are taking the field. Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com says (via Twitter) presumed Opening Day starter Matt Cain leads the first bullpen group. Catching prospect Andrew Susac gets to catch Jeremy Affeldt‘s bullpen session. If you would like to get to know more about Susac; check out this SF Giants Rumors Interview...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Giants, World Baseball Classic

Today the World Baseball Classic rosters were announced, and there’s a few San Francisco Giants players sprinkled around the WBC tournament.   Team USA announced that they will have two Giants pitchers, and that’s Ryan Vogelsong and reliever Jeremy Affeldt. Team Venezuela will have position players Pablo Sandoval, Marco Scutaro and reliever Jose Mijares from the Giants. Team...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
November 16, 2012  |  1 Comment

SF Giants Rumors: Affeldt, Scutaro, Pagan, Victorino and Hunter

Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that Jeremy Affeldt has passed his physical, which was the final step in completing the 3-year ($18 million) deal. A formal announcement should be coming from the San Francisco Giants soon.   Multiple sources have told Schulman the Giants are fairly confident that they will sign infielder Marco Scutaro. The deal would likely...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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