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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...
Via Hall of Very Good
24 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Roster Moves Worth Reporting But Aren’t Worth The 300 Words – Vol. 41

For Baseball Hot Corner’s articles to be recognized by Google, they put a requirement on all blogs that each post/article should be 300 words or more. That’s usually not a problem for major breaking trades or free agent signing news. But sometimes, there are trades and signings that do happen that are interesting, but might not need the requisite 300 word analysis. Nevertheless...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
October 05, 2015  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 162: Cain Start and Affeldt Honors Dampered By Giants’ 9th Inning Loss

On a day where Game 162s across the country were determining postseason berths and homefield advantage, the Giants had a memorable final day of their own as Jeremy Affeldt was honored, Matt Cain threw five scoreless innings, and walkup songs got weird. “It was a crazy day trying to get through everything,” said Cain on the pregame festivities. “Luckily we’ve done a lot of...
Via BaySportsNet
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeremy Affeldt Honored In Retirement Ceremony

On the final day of the 2015 season, the Giants said goodbye to Jeremy Affeldt and recognized his work both on and off the field through his 14 year career. A video montage of Affeldt plays, at-bats, and assorted quotes played on the board to begin, and followed with messages from teammates and coaches. From there, Giants fan Brian Stow, who has formed a relationship with Affeldt...
Via BaySportsNet
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeremy Affeldt, the Greatest Pitcher in San Francisco Giants Postseason History

Jeremy Affeldt announced his retirement on Thursday, and it’s left San Francisco Giants fans with many talking points. Most of them center around Affeldt’s seven years with the team and more specifically, his time in the postseason. For all the acclaim and fanfare Tim Lincecum received in 2010, Matt Cain earned in 2012 and Madison Bumgarner deserved in 2014, no pitcher was more...
Via Baseball Essential
October 02, 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...
Via Fox Sports
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...
Via Fox Sports
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Retiring Giants pitcher: I won’t miss Philadelphia

Left-handed relief pitcher Jeremy Affeldt, who had a solid career over 14 seasons with the Royals, Rockies, Reds and Giants, is retiring at age 36. Upon announcing his retirement, he wrote a piece for Sports Illustrated listing the five things he won’t miss about baseball. Among those: Philadelphia. He wrote: “Philly is a great sports town, with passionate fans and a palpable...
Via Phillies Nation
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Longtime Giants reliever says this season will be his last

  San Francisco Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt is retiring after the season, not a surprise move for the 14-year veteran as he turns his attention to family and further involvement with several causes he has worked with for years. The left-hander announced Thursday this would be his last weekend of baseball as the reigning World Series champions end the year without a playoff berth...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt retiring after season

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt is retiring after the season, not a surprise move for the 14-year veteran as he turns his attention to family and further involvement with several causes he has worked with for years. The left-hander announced Thursday this would be his last weekend of baseball as the reigning World Series champions end the year without...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Joey Votto on aging and changing his swing

“I don’t care about hitting home runs, I don’t care about any of that sort of stuff,” Joey Votto told me when I mentioned the stat. “I care about improving all of the facets of my game that can be repeatable and that age well.” And really, as great as his season has been this year, no quote better sums up the strides he’s made. One things we know that ages terribly...
Via Fangraphs
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants' Affeldt returns from knee injury

PHOENIX (AP) The San Francisco Giants have activated left-hander Jeremy Affeldt from the 15-day disabled list. Affeldt, who was activated before Tuesday night's game with Arizona, had been on the DL since Aug. 24, when he twisted his knee while playing with his son on a Giants' day off. He was 2-2 with a 5.46 ERA in 44 appearances before being injured. He missed 14 games. Affeldt...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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
August 26, 2015  |  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 with...
Via Bloguin Best
August 26, 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...
Via The Outside Corner
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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2015  |  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
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants remake ‘Full House’ intro, best thing you’ll see all day

Anyone who grew up in the 1990s and didn’t live in a cabin in the woods had a special treat every weekday afternoon when the beloved cast of “Full House” arrived on their television screens. The San Francisco Giants recaptured the legendary show’s magic with an amazing recreation of the intro—”Full Clubhouse” is the best thing you’ll watch all day. Watch as Brandon...
Via Sportsnaut
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants activate Affeldt, option Osich to Triple-A

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Francisco Giants have activated left-handed reliever Jeremy Affeldt from the 15-day disabled list and optioned Josh Osich to Triple-A Sacramento. Affeldt had been out since June 16 with a strained left shoulder. He's 0-2 with a 5.96 ERA in 33 appearances. Osich was 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA in nine appearances.
Via AP on Fox
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Affeldt goes on DL with shoulder strain

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The San Francisco Giants have placed left-hander Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day disabled list with a strain in his pitching shoulder. The Giants made the move before Friday night's game against the Colorado Rockies. On Thursday, Affeldt did not retire any of the four hitters he faced against the San Diego Padres. Giants manager Bruce Bochy said it was a gradual...
Via AP on Fox
June 26, 2015  |  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...
Via Tireball.com
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
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