JEREMY AFFELDT NEWS

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
12 days ago  |  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

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 Waste Tim Lincecum’s Strong Outing as Wil Myers Delivers for Padres

SAN DIEGO – A night after playing a game that took until the top of the 12th inning to score a run, the Padres and Giants locked horns in another pitchers’ duel on Friday night at Petco Park. This time it was San Diego that claimed the 1-0 win after off-season acquisition Wil Myers took left-hander Jeremy Affeldt‘s offering and lined it off the right-field fence for an RBI...
Via Baseball Essential
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Sandoval likely to hit free agency before Giants push to re-sign him

When the Giants won the World Series in 2012, they re-signed left-hander Jeremy Affeldt, second baseman Marco Scutaro and center fielder Angel Pagan only after each became a free agent. Barring a sudden breakthrough Monday, the Giants will need to take the same course and outbid other clubs for their top potential free agent, third baseman Pablo Sandoval. A year ago, when the Giants...
Via Fox Sports
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Scoring change takes Game 7 win from Bumgarner, gives him save

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. After consulting with the Elias Sports Bureau, scorers credited Bumgarner with...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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 with...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2014  |  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
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

World Series: Bumgarner Pitches Giants to 3rd Title in 5 Years

The San Francisco Giants have won the World Series for the 3rd time in 5 years. With 2 outs in the bottom of the 9th inning, Alex Gordon tripled, but Salavador Perez proceeded to pop out to Pablo Sandoval to end it. After Tim Hudson gave up 2 runs in 1.2 innings, Jeremy Affeldt pitched 2.1 scoreless innings, and Madison Bumgarner shut the Royals down the rest of the way. In this...
Via Standing O Sports
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants fan Bryan Stow shouts 'Play ball!' before Game 4 of Series

SAN FRANCISCO -- Bryan Stow hollered "Play ball!" and the sellout crowd roared. Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan brutally beaten outside Dodger Stadium on opening day of the 2011 season, did his part to get Game 4 of the World Series started Saturday at AT&T Park. From a wheelchair near San Francisco's dugout -- and with Giants third base coach Tim Flannery and reliever Jeremy...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Stow shouts 'Play ball!' before Game 4 of Series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Bryan Stow hollered ''Play ball!'' and the sellout crowd roared. Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan brutally beaten outside Dodger Stadium on opening day of the 2011 season, did his part to get Game 4 of the World Series started Saturday night at AT&T Park. From a wheelchair near San Francisco's dugout - and with Giants third base coach Tim Flannery and reliever...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2014  |  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
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants rely on core of 4 relievers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The San Francisco Giants have their own version of the Core Four that has fueled their recent October dominance. While players with catchy nicknames like the Panda, the Freak and MadBum, and shiny trophies like former NL Rookie of the Year and MVP Buster Posey get most of the accolades, a quartet of relievers has played almost as big a role in putting the Giants...
Via AP on Fox
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies lose resumption of May suspension

DENVER (AP) How things have changed for the Colorado Rockies in three months. Back on May 22, when their game against the San Francisco Giants was suspended because of rain, they were three games out of the NL West lead and had their biggest stars in the lineup. When play resumed Monday, the Rockies were without injured Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez and Michael Cuddyer and they...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants top Rockies in resumption of May suspension

DENVER (AP) Hunter Pence hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth and, more than three months after he homered in the early innings, led the San Francisco Giants over the Colorado Rockies 4-2 Monday in a game resumed after being suspended on May 22 because of rain. The game restarted tied at 2 with two outs in the bottom of the sixth and a runner on first. Jeremy Affeldt struck out...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies resume suspended game, lose

San Francisco 2, Colorado 2 When: 3:10 PM ET, Thursday, May 22, 2014 Where: Coors Field, Denver, Colorado Temperature: 70° Umpires: Home – Jim Reynolds, 1B – Bill Miller, 2B – Victor Carapazza, 3B – Adam Hamari By SportsDirect Inc. Giants 4, Rockies 2 (completion of suspended game): Hunter Pence delivered a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning to lift visiting San Francisco...
Via Mile High Sports
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Sergio Romo removed as Giants closer

The San Francisco Giants have removed Sergio Romo from the closers role. Romo, 31, blew his fifth save of the season on Saturday. He has especially had a tough time recently allowing 9 runs in his last 4 1/3 innings of work. In his last five outings he has three blown saves and very well could have had more. Bochy to close by committee with Affeldt, Casilla #sfgiants — Henry Schulman...
Via Tireball.com
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–June 6, 1988

1988: Steve Farr limited a powerful Oakland lineup to six hits and no runs as the Royals squeaked past the A’s 2-0 at Royals Stadium. The A’s, who would score 800 runs on the season as they took the AL West title, could manage just five singles and a double off Farr, and only one single and one double off relievers Jeff Montgomery and Jerry Don Gleaton. Farr walked two and...
Via Pine Tar Press
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Weird Baseball: The 7 Weirdest Finger Injuries So Far In The 2014 Season

So, there have always been strange injuries in sports. But nothing to me has been as puzzling as the recent string of finger related injuries to players, especially heavy in the pitching department. Cutting your finger making a sandwich? Being sidelined for weeks to months because you need thumb surgery? And that's just the beginning of it. Let's take a look at some of the gnarly...
Via The Sports Blogette
May 07, 2014  |  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

Thor Brings the Thunder

A stellar first inning by Noah Syndergaard resulted in three up, three down, and 2 Ks. The offense jumped on Jeremy Affeldt an gave Syndergaard a four run lead. The next inning was a bit rocky for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
April 05, 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

This Date In Royals History: March 31, 2003

2003: The Royals kicked off the 2003 season with a thrilling 3-0 win over the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium. Starter Runelvys Hernandez, who had won manager Tony Peña’s coin flip for the Opening Day assignment over Jeremy Affeldt, looked like an ace as he pitched six scoreless innings, allowing only two hits and one walk while striking out five. On offense, the Royals...
Via Pine Tar Press
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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