Bumgarner throws one-hitter in win

Associated Press  |  Last updated June 29, 2012
Giants-pitcher-madison
Madison Bumgarner took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and finished with a one-hitter and the San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-0 Thursday night. Bumgarner (10-4) completed his first career game with his first shutout as the Giants tossed four consecutive shutouts for the first time in franchise history. Bumgarner walked one and struck out eight in winning his fifth straight decision. The Giants became the 17th team to have four or more consecutive shutouts since 1918. The Baltimore Orioles did it most recently, with five straight in 1995. Angel Pagan, Pablo Sandoval, Gregor Blanco and Ryan Theriot each drove in a runs for the Giants, who have won four straight and six of seven to move into first place in the NL West for the first time this year. Melky Cabrera had two hits and reached base four times. Johnny Cueto (9-4) had his four-game winning streak halted despite turning in a quality start. He allowed three runs - two earned - on six hits in six innings. He walked four and struck out three. Ryan Hanigan led off the sixth with a solid single to end Bumgarner's no-hit bid. Bumgarner faced two over the minimum as Giants pitchers extended their scoreless streak to a San Francisco-record 36 innings. He walked Drew Stubbs in the first, and then retired eight straight before walking him again in the fourth. Stubbs was caught stealing, and Bumgarner retired 17 of the final 18 batters he faced. Bumgarner had allowed 13 runs in his first 13 2-3 innings against the Reds, losing twice. The Giants scored twice with two outs in the first. Cabrera walked and Buster Posey singled ahead of Pagan's RBI single. Posey came around to score on a throwing error by Joey Votto. Sandoval doubled home a run in the sixth and Blanco tripled home a run in the seventh. Theriot followed Blanco's hit with a single. Notes: Reds IF Brandon Phillips was a late scratch because of continuing effects from the blow to the head he received during Wednesday's 8-4 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers. ... The Reds have lost three of their last five. ... Cueto had not allowed a run to the Giants in his previous 22 innings against them. ... The Giants' pitching staff has an NL-leading 10 shutouts. ... Bumgarner became the first Giants' pitcher to win five games in a calendar month since Tim Lincecum in September of 2010. ... Reds IF Henry Rodriguez began a rehab assignment in the Arizona League on Thursday. ... Cabrera has five hits in his last 13 at bats over four games. ... Giants RHP Matt Cain (9-2, 2.27) goes for his ninth straight win on Friday night. ... Reds RHP Mike Leake (2-5, 4.46) has tossed seven quality starts over his last eight appearances. He's 2-0 with a 2.82 ERA in his last eight starts.
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Bill Polian wouldn't put Terrell Owens or Randy Moss in Hall Of Fame

Report: Free agent wide receivers want to play with Carson Wentz

NFL has plans to put microchips in footballs in 2017

A San Diego storm has turned Petco Park into a lake

Top eight storylines for NFL Scouting Combine

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Mike D’Antoni calls out Rockets for being ‘soft’ again

WATCH: Dwight Howard ejected for hanging on rim

Capitals acquire Blues’ Kevin Shattenkirk in bold trade

Report: Chiefs making ‘strong push’ to make Eric Berry highest-paid safety in NFL

Dana White hints at Conor McGregor's next opponent

Report: Steelers make Brown NFL's highest-paid WR

Box Score 2/28: Fat Tuesday means athletes on floats.

It's time for Satchel Paige Day in Major League Baseball

The best sports movies available to stream right now

Biggest surprises and disappointments of the NBA season

Top 10 shortstops in baseball for 2017

The most dangerous NBA teams flying under the radar

Eat, Drink, Watch: Your award-worthy weekend planning guide

Grading the NBA trade deadline on the Vince Carter scale

As NHL trade deadline nears, seven teams who could be dealing

Box Score 2/24: A night of NBA disrespect

The 'Pete Rose instead of Kareem? Surely, you can't be serious' quiz

Streaming sports docuseries you don't want to miss

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

It's time for Satchel Paige Day in MLB

The best sports movies available to stream right now

Biggest surprises and disappointments of the NBA season

As NHL trade deadline nears, seven teams who could be dealing

QUIZ: Name every MLB pitcher to win 20 or more games in a season since 2000

Top 10 shortstops in baseball for 2017

The most dangerous NBA teams flying under the radar

Grading the NBA trade deadline on the Vince Carter scale

Eat, Drink, Watch: Your award-worthy weekend planning guide

Streaming sports docuseries you don't want to miss

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker