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Jeremy Affeldt

Jeremy Affeldt #41 of the San Francisco Giants walks to the dugout after being relieved by Santiago Casilla #46 in the ninth inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Four of the Major League Baseball World Series at Comerica Park on October 28, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Giants’ Affeldt Lends Name, Passion To Fight Against Human Trafficking

A man usually most recognizable on the pitcher’s mound in his San Francisco Giants uniform is increasingly being identified with an international movement to end the epidemic of human trafficking.


Jeremy Affeldt of the San Francisco Giants. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Giants Agree To 3-Year Deal With Reliever Affeldt

Left-hander Jeremy Affeldt and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to terms on a three-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations said Monday night.


Injured pitcher Brian Wilson and Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate the Giants 2-1 victory against the Cincinnati Reds in Game Three of the National League Division Series at the Great American Ball Park on October 9, 2012. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Giants Avoid Sweep, Defeat Reds In Game 3 Of NLDS

Third baseman Scott Rolen’s error with two outs in the 10th inning gave San Francisco the go-ahead run, and the Giants edged the Cincinnati Reds 2-1 Tuesday night to cut their NL playoff deficit to 2-1.


Matt Cain #18 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park on September 26, 2012. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Cain Dominates, Giants Shut Out Diamondbacks

Matt Cain pitched seven innings and had two hits and an RBI to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.


Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after scoring a run against the New York Mets during the second inning at AT&T Park on July 31, 2012. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Giants End Losing Skid, Defeat Mets

Tim Lincecum struck out seven in seven innings and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of a two-run error by shortstop Ruben Tejada to beat the New York Mets 4-1 on Tuesday night and snap a season-long five-game losing streak.


Ryan Vogelsong #32 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning at AT&T Park on June 26, 2012. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Vogelsong Outduels Kershaw In Giants Victory Over Dodgers

Ryan Vogelsong pitched seven innings to outduel San Francisco nemesis Clayton Kershaw for the second time this season to help the Giants move within a game of Los Angeles for first place in the NL West.


Steve Edlefsen of the San Francisco Giants. (Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Giants Give Up Late Lead, Lose To Padres

Logan Forsythe hit his first major league home run leading off the ninth inning to lift the San Diego Padres over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.


Jeremy Affeldt of the San Francisco Giants. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Giants Reliever Affeldt Out With Fluke Knee Injury

Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt has landed on the disabled list for a non-baseball injury for the second time in less than eight months.


Bryan Stow and His Mother Ann

Beaten Giants Fan Bryan Stow And Son Move Crowd At Home Opener

Tyler Stow, son of Bryan Stow, threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the start of the San Francisco Giants Opening Day.


Javier Lopez of the San Francisco Giants. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Giants Bringing Back Relievers Lopez, Affeldt

Left-handed reliever Javier Lopez has agreed to an $8.5 million, two-year contract to stay with the San Francisco Giants, who also have picked up the $5 million contract option for fellow lefty reliever Jeremy Affeldt.