6:20 PM EDT, Tue September 01, 2015

Affeldt lands on DL after another odd injury

The Giants placed Affeldt on the 15-day disabled list and recalled reliever Mike Broadway from Triple-A Sacramento. Affeldt returned home for the Giants’ day off because he won’t see his family for the final five weeks of the season. The next spring, in April 2012, he hurt his right knee picking up one of his sons. Affeldt said doctors told him the knee is fine structurally and it’s possible he could return in two-plus weeks. Affeldt has struggled this season, posting a 2-2 record and 5.46 ERA in 44 appearances. The Giants have leaned more on fellow left-handed relievers Javier...

Have Jeremy Affeldt and Javier Lopez serve you coffee on Friday

Need a reward for getting through the week? The new Giants Clubhouse Blend at Peet’s. (Peet’s Coffee/Courtesy) Giants pitchers Jeremy Affeldt and Javier Lopez will be serving drinks at two San Francisco Peet’s locations on Friday. Lopez will be at the Peet’s on 2080 Chestnut St. from noon to 1 p.m., and Affeldt will be at the Ferry Building Peet’s from noon to 1 p.m. Presumably they’re there to hand off drinks to customers, but maybe they’re both secretly incredible baristas. The appearance is a promotion for Peet’s new SF Giants coffee blend which you can read more about...

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