by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (5/3/2013) The Giants have officially reinstated reliever Jeremy Affeldt (oblique) from the 15-day disabled list, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
Affeldt walked five and struck out three while allowing three runs in 4 2/3 innings of work before landing on the DL.
Jeremy Affeldt expected back Friday
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (5/1/2013) Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt threw 25 pitches during an appearance at extended spring training Wednesday, MLB.com reports. As along as the he does not feel any discomfort in his strained right oblique, the left-hander is expected to be activated from the 15-day disabled list Friday.
"Overall, it was good," Affeldt said. "I could have been a little more aggressive. But sometimes in those situations it's tough to feel the same aggression that you do [in a game]."
Jeremy Affeldt close to coming off DL
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (4/30/2013) Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt (oblique) has one hurdle left before coming off the disabled list -- throw to live hitters. Affeldt is expected to undertake that challenge Wednesday, per MLB.com.
Manager Bruce Bochy said Monday Affeldt will either throw a simulated game against Giants teammates, pitch in an extended spring game or make a rehab appearance for Class A San Jose.
Affeldt was happy with his bullpen session Monday, showing improved command as he used all of his pitches.
"We've been pretty aggressive with it," Affeldt said. "I've been in the training room forever every day."
Jeremy Affeldt completes first bullpen session
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (4/27/2013) Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt completed a 30-pitch bullpen session Saturday without any setbacks. It was his first session since landing on the 15-day disabled list with a right oblique strain.
Affeldt remains on track to return at some point next week for the Giants. He is hoping to be activated by April 30.
Jeremy Affeldt to throw 'pen session Saturday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (4/26/2013) Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt, on the 15-day disabled list with a right oblique strain, is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Saturday, according to the San Jose Mercury News. It will be his first bullpen session since landing on the DL.
Affeldt is hoping to be activated by April 30. He had a 5.79 ERA in six appearances.
Jeremy Affeldt expected to rejoin team April 30
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (4/20/2013) Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt, on the 15-day disabled list with a right oblique strain, is expected to rejoin the active roster when he's eligible to leave the DL April 30, manager Bruce Bochy told MLB.com Saturday.
"I think he can be ready in 15 days," Bochy said. "He seems like he's making a lot of improvement. I'll be honest: I'll be surprised if it takes longer than 15."
The left-hander has a 5.79 ERA in six appearances.
Oblique strain lands Jeremy Affeldt on DL
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (4/16/2013) The Giants placed reliever Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a right oblique strain.
The left-hander complained of the injury during Monday's off-day and an MRI revealed the strain.
Affeldt has a 5.79 ERA in six appearances.
Affeldt underwent eye surgery
by Al Melchior | Data Analyst (12/4/2012) CSN Bay Area reports that Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt had laser eye surgery in November. Affeldt re-signed with the Giants this offseason on a three-year, $18 million deal after going 1-2 with a 2.70 ERA in 2012.