Caveat: this couldn't possibly matter less. It's a footnote to a footnote. The win is the most arbitrary and least informative stat in baseball, rivaled only by the save. But the decision to grant Madison Bumgarner a win, and then to reverse course nearly an hour after the final out, is worth examining if just because…
Jeremy Affeldt admits it: In 2010, he literally was an overpaid relief pitcher for the San Francisco Giants.
Giants lefty specialist Jeremy Affeldt suffered another freak injury on Saturday, spraining his MCL. He's now on the 15-day disabled list. That's not the story here. This is: