Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 5/6/13
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Madison Bumgarner isn't getting much run support, but the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants usually win when he takes the ball. That's not happening for the Philadelphia Phillies when Cliff Lee does. Bumgarner and the Giants try to extend their season-best winning streak to seven in Monday's night's series opener at AT&T Park, where Lee has a 20-inning scoreless streak. Bumgarner (3-0, 1.55 ERA) has not earned a decision in his last three starts despite giving up three total runs. The Giants (19-12) have plated seven in those contests - just three while he's been on the mound - and won twice, including a 2-1 victory at Arizona on Tuesday when Bumgarner yielded three hits in seven shutout innings. The left-hander, whose 2.66 run support average is among the NL's lowest, is the first Giants pitcher since Kevin Correia (seven) in 2007 to allow two runs or fewer in his first six starts. "He could have five wins," manager Bruce Bochy told the Giants' official website. "We're ...
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