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Ex-Giant Jeremy Affeldt shares story of how he saved his dog's life

DECEMBER 3, 2018

Jeremy Affeldt was out in his barn with his son, tending to his 6-month-old goat when he heard his wife, Larisa, screaming his name.

 
 
 
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Former Giants World Series winner saved his choking dog's life by giving it mouth-to-mouth

NOVEMBER 20, 2018

Former San Francisco Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt has been in plenty of stressful situations during his major-league career, but nothing could have prepared him for this. When Affeldt’s dog started choking, the 39-year-old quickly jumped into action.

 
 
 
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The Useless Info Dept., Injuries of the Year edition

June 22, 2018

A guy debuted before his debut…A no-hit bid roared into the seventh inning — despite the absence of both the pitcher and the catcher…But that isn’t what the world will remember from this week in baseball
Because it was… (drum roll, please)… Goofy Injury Week!

 
 
 
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Episode 111: Jeremy Affeldt, 3-time World Series Champion

May 24, 2017

Jeremy Affeldt pitched for 14 MLB seasons with the Royals, Rockies, Reds and Giants. He was selected in the 3rd round of the 1997 MLB Amateur Draft by the Kansas City Royals. 5 years later, on April 6, 2012, he made his Major League debut for Kansas City against the Chicago White Sox.

 
 
 
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Jeremy Affeldt offers advice to Hunter Strickland on what he should do over next eight weeks

 

Hunter Strickland was having a career year in 2018. That was until Monday night, when Strickland compounded a blown save by punching a door in the clubhouse, breaking his pitching hand, and knocking him out for 6-8 weeks.

 
 
 
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OP-ED: THE DOWNSIDE OF SPORT-SPECIFIC TRAINING

October 20, 2017

After a survey found that over half of 15,000 professional baseball players (over a 100-plus year period) were overweight, we talked to experts to discover the root of the problem. In our feature, nutritionists revealed the challenges players face trying to eat well on the road and after games. But food is only part of the problem.

 
 
 
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A Tattoo To Remind Me: This Is Who I Am

August 31th, 2016

We think a lot about how permanent tattoos are. Permanence is kind of the point when it comes to tattoos! But tattoos can also be visible or hidden. The tattoo on my left forearm reads, “No Man Shall Live for Himself.” This was my second tattoo. And I keep it where I can see it.

 
 
 
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I'm retiring. Here are five things I won't miss about baseball

September 30, 2015

Even now, three World Series rings later, it sounds almost comical when I hear my name mentioned among some of the greatest players in baseball history. Those guys were elite, the best of the best; every one of them is a Hall of Famer who left his indelible mark on the game. Me? Not so much. Yet when you check the all-time postseason ERA rankings, quite inexplicably, there I am.

 
 
 
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Pitching for a Purpose

 

Getting drafted by a Major League ball club directly out of high school is every baseball player’s dream. For pitcher Jeremey Affeldt, it was reality.

“Baseball was something that I was kinda always naturalIy good at,” says Jeremy. “I liked hitting, I liked pitching, I liked playing the outfield, I liked playing first base, I mean I just liked the whole aspect of baseball.”

 
 
 
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America's most honest athlete? Giants’ Jeremy Affeldt handed back $500,000 overpayment to bosses 

MAY 17, 2013

Is Jeremy Affeldt the most honest athlete ever?

The San Francisco Giants relief pitcher stunned fans by revealing how he handed back $500,000 he was overpaid due to a contract error.

 
 
 

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