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Madison Bumgarner 40 – P
Bats: Right, Throws: Left
Height: 6’5″, Weight: 235 lbs.
Born: August 1, 1989
Place: Hickory, North Carolina
High School: South Caldwell High School in Hudson, North Carolina
Drafted By: San Francisco Giants (1st round, 10th pick) in the 2007 amateur draft.
Signed: August 14, 2007 ($2M signing bonus)
Major League Debut: September 8, 2009
Teams: Giants 2009-Present
Contract: Pre-Arbitration Eligible 2011: $450K
Arbitration Eligible: 2014
Free Agent: 2017 Must have 6 years service before eligible to be a free agent.
Agent: Mike Milchen
2010 World Series Champion
With $2 million signing bonus, paid off his mother’s house and bought himself and wife, Ali, new trucks.
Gave his wife a steer as a wedding gift.
With Lincecum nicknamed “The Freak and “The Franchise,” Bumgarner’s teammates in the minor leagues nicknamed him “The Future.”
On Oct. 31, 2010 in Game 4 of the World Series at Texas, Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey became ...
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I hope everyone had a nice Christmas, and now it’s time to get back to the San Francisco Giants news/rumors etc. The Giants and ace Tim Lincecum are in contract negotiations. Which makes since, so they don’t have to go through the arbitration process.Jon Heyman of CBS Sports says a gap still exists in the Giants and Lincecum talks. The Giants offered Lincecum 4-years ($80 million...
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A "sizable gap" reportedly exists between the San Francisco Giants and star pitcher Tim Lincecum, with the main issue appearing to be contract length.
One of the big off-season goals of the Giants is lock up their top two pitchers to long term deals. Earlier I took a look at what kind of a deal makes sense for Matt Cain and I did something similar with Tim Lincecum over at Bay Area Sports Guy's site.
The latest rumor about the negotiations is that they are still pretty far apart. Here is what MLB Trade Rumors has...
Tim Lincecum contract extension
The topic of Tim Lincecum and his pending contract is heating up as we approach his arbitration hearing this winter. There have been reports of Lincecum wanting an eight-year deal, some say he wants one to two years. I really do not know who to believe, but the fact that there are talks is comforting for me.
Tim Lincecum is a good pitcher. one could...
Larry Baer may be the face of the ownership group but he is far from the largest shareholder in the team and that means that he must answer to the people that ultimately control the team.
Well today Mark Purdy of the Mercury News has a story introducing us to the man that is now the main guy in charge. Giants fans meet Charles Johnson.
There isn't a lot to...
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The Giants and Tim Lincecum are trying to work out a long-term deal for the two-time Cy Young Award winner, but there is a sizable gap in what the team is offering and what Lincecum is willing to accept, Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reported Wednesday.
by Troy Nelson, 22gigantes.com
Tis the season for returning unwanted Christmas gifts to the store for something better.
After the recent signing—or should I say re-signing—of pitcher Boof Bonser by the San Francisco Giants, I got to thinking about the number of players the Giants have traded away or let walk, only to re-acquire them years later.
Kind of like a re-gift.
One last shot at the southland before the end of 2011.
Happy New Year…unless you’re one of us who doesn’t really celebrate the New Year until April 4th…even if the Giants won’t get the New Year underway until the 6th.