Starting pitcher, Madison Bumgarner (9-5, 3.05 ERA) has proven to be the best and most consistent pitcher so far this season for the San Francisco Giants (40-46). Today’s game against division rival, the Los Angeles Dodgers (41-44), proved it once again, even with a few hiccups along the way.
A new system for the Giants’ reeked havoc on the first inning of the game as all the rosters in AT&T Park except one had Giants’ catcher, Buster Posey, hitting third and third baseman, Pablo Sandoval, hitting fourth, causing the team to bat out of order.
“At the point I was just like, ‘what else, what else?’” said manager, Bruce Bochy, “It was a perfect storm for that to happen. A couple things, those two [Posey and Sandoval] had just flipped back and we have a new electronic deal in the clubhouse and it’s the second day there. Somehow they got printed in there the opposite. When I looked up at the scoreboard, I thought I was losing it.”
“Actually, when Buster was up and I was telling Ron...