Welcome to the first episode of INSIDE CHINA BASIN, your San Francisco Giants Player Podcast featuring Jeremy Affeldt and Aubrey Huff, with your host Joe Castellano and Michael Duca out of the pen. Our special guest is new Giants infielder Ryan Theriot.
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Jeremy Affeldt is entering his 4th season in San Francisco and 11th season overall in the major leagues. In 2011 he posted a 2.63 ERA in 67 appearances, including 3 saves. Left handed batters hit only .144 off of Affeldt last year. Off the field, Jeremy and his wife Larisa are avid supporters of “Not For Sale,” a San Francisco based group that fights human trafficking. Affeldt joined us during Fan Fest weekend in San Francisco.
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Aubrey Huff is entering his 3rd season with the Giants after spending most of his 12-year career in the American League. In 2010 he hit .290 with 26 homers and 86 RBI on the way to playing in his 1st post season. He finished 7th in the National League MVP voting. Aubrey has 241 career home runs including hitting for the cycle (2009), an inside-the-park home run (2010) and a 3-homer game (2011). Huff joined us during Fan Fest weekend in San Francisco.
Ryan Theriot is entering his 1st season with the Giants after winning a World Series ring with the St. Louis Cardinals last season. He is reunited with Mike Fontenot, who was his double play partner at LSU (won 2000 National Championship) and with the Chicago Cubs. Ryan spent the first 5 seasons of his career in the Windy City before being traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers then the Cardinals the last 2 years. He is a .282 career hitter. Theriot joined us during Fan Fest weekend in San Francisco.
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