SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Giants have put the lefty pitcher Jeremy Affeldt’s name on the disabled list for 15 days because of a strained left shoulder.

The Giants have taken this decision before Friday night ‘s game against the Colorado Rockies.  Thursday, Affeldt was unable to remove one of the four batters of the San Diego Padres who clashed .  Giants Manager Bruce Bochy  said it was a progressive injury and that Affeldt was dealing with it for some time .

The right-hander Mike Broadway was recalled from the AHL AAA Sacramento to replace Affeldt in the starting lineup.  Giants Outfielder Angel Pagan had to undergo a magnetic resonance imaging test to evaluate his bruised left knee , and consequently was not on the starting lineup .

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