Found August 08, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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As soon as the words left Madison Bumgarner’s mouth Wednesday night I knew he might get some blowback. I had asked if he thought players have “checked out” mentally since it became apparent this season was lost. “Sometimes yeah I do” Bumgarner said. “It seems like some days we come in here and some days it doesn’t seem like it.” Manager Bruce Bochy addressed Bumgarner’s comment this morning during a heartfelt and honest discussion with reporters on what is going on with the Giants. Bochy did not sound angry with his pitcher and chalked it up frustration after a good game went haywire. “You’re talking about a pitcher who just lost a really tough ballgame” Bochy said. “I think Madison he’d probably tell you he wishes he had talked to the guys a little bit about it. When you talk to a guy after a tough game like that he might say something he might regret a little bit. It’s not like him to point fingers. We like to take care of things internally.” Note that Bochy did not say B
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