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Jeremy Affeldt | Relief Pitcher | #41

Team: San Francisco Giants
Age / DOB:  (37) / 6/6/1979
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 226
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: None
Drafted: 1997 / Rd. 3 (0) / KC
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Jeremy Affeldt is retiring from baseball.
Affeldt allowed 23 earned runs in 34 innings this season for a 6.09 ERA. He had a 2.73 ERA in 214 innings between 2011-2014. The 36-year-old left-hander won three World Series rings with San Francisco and will end his career having registered 22 straight scoreless appearances in the postseason. Thu, Oct 1, 2015 11:12:00 AM

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Giants activated LHP Jeremy Affeldt from the 15-day disabled list.

Affeldt is dealing with a torn ligament in his left knee, but he's been told that surgery isn't necessary and he'll try to pitch through it. He's put up an ugly 5.46 ERA in 44 appearances this season.
Tue, Sep 8, 2015 06:54:00 PM

Jeremy Affeldt (knee) will return on Tuesday.

Affeldt was originally expected to return from the disabled list on Monday, but the Giants will give his right knee an extra day. The veteran left-handed reliever has an ugly 5.46 ERA in 44 appearances this year.
Mon, Sep 7, 2015 02:44:00 PM

Jeremy Affeldt (knee) will be activated from the disabled list on Monday.

Affeldt is dealing with a torn ligament in his left knee, but he's been told that surgery isn't necessary and he'll try to pitch through it. It's been a rough season for the relief, as he's posted a 5.46 ERA over 44 appearances.
Sun, Sep 6, 2015 03:06:00 PM

Jeremy Affeldt has a torn ligament in his left knee but has been told that surgery isn't necessary.

He's expected back at some point this season but will have to pitch with two knee braces. Affeldt injured the knee during the Giants' off day Monday while he was playing with his kids.
Tue, Aug 25, 2015 08:59:00 PM

Giants placed LHP Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 24, with a sublexed left patella tendon.

Affeldt apparently suffered the injury while playing with his kids. It's unclear how long he'll be sidelined. Mike Broadway has replaced him in the Giants' bullpen.
Tue, Aug 25, 2015 07:54:00 PM

Giants activated LHP Jeremy Affeldt from the 15-day disabled list.

Affeldt tossed three scoreless rehab innings to show the Giants that he was ready. He missed nearing a month of action with a strained left shoulder.
Wed, Jul 22, 2015 01:52:00 PM

Jeremy Affeldt (shoulder) is expected to rejoin the Giants on Tuesday or Wednesday.

The veteran southpaw is on a minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Sacramento and should only need a couple of outings before he's ready to return. Before hitting the disabled list on June 26 with a strained shoulder, he posted a troublesome 5.96 ERA and 1.81 WHIP.
Fri, Jul 17, 2015 08:28:00 PM

Jeremy Affeldt (shoulder) has been cleared to begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Sacramento.

Affeldt, out since June 26 with a left shoulder strain, should be allowed to return to the Giants' bullpen after two or three appearances at the Triple-A level. The 36-year-old left-hander has struggled this season to the tune of a 5.96 ERA and 1.81 WHIP. He finished the 2014 campaign with a 2.28 ERA and a 1.10 WHIP.
Thu, Jul 16, 2015 02:12:00 PM

Jeremy Affeldt (shoulder) threw a bullpen session on Tuesday.

It's the first time he's been on a mound since going down with a strained shoulder almost two weeks ago. A timetable for Affeldt's return isn't known, but he's obviously making progress.
Tue, Jul 7, 2015 06:24:00 PM

Giants placed LHP Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day disabled list with a left shoulder strain.

Affledt was pummeled for four runs without recording an out Thursday, but it appears he was pitching hurt. It's not clear at this point how long the reliever will be on the shelf. Michael Broadway has taken his spot in the bullpen.
Fri, Jun 26, 2015 05:10:00 PM

Giants activated LHP Jeremy Affeldt from the 15-day disabled list.

Affeldt was sidelined to start the year due to a strained medial collateral ligament in his right knee. He'll resume his role as the Giants' primary left-handed reliever. Juan Perez was optioned to make room for Affeldt on the roster.
Wed, Apr 16, 2014 06:31:00 PM

Jeremy Affeldt (knee) will be activated from the disabled list on Wednesday.

Affeldt wound up making four rehab appearances before the Giants were convinced he was ready to rejoin the bullpen. They'll make the Affeldt move and the corresponding move official prior to Wednesday's game.
Tue, Apr 15, 2014 07:41:00 PM

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Saturday that Jeremy Affeldt will need more than two minor league rehab appearances before he's ready to rejoin the Giants bullpen.

That means that it could be the end of next week, as opposed to April 9 when he's first eligible, that Affeldt returns to the Giants. He'll return to his usual setup role upon returning.
Sat, Apr 5, 2014 02:36:00 PM

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Monday that Jeremy Affeldt (knee) is on track to return on April 9.

Affeldt sustained a strained medial collateral ligament in his right knee at the tail-end of spring training, but he's feeling much better. He'll return to a setup role next week.
Mon, Mar 31, 2014 07:54:00 PM