Found 18 days ago on FatManWriting:
When Buster Posey hit his 419-foot grand slam in the fifth inning Sunday against the Arizona Diamonbacks it was welcomed but not a shocker. The young catcher has been know to have a bit of power over the years. However, what was surprising was the guy that hit another grand slam for the Giants in the following inning.Pitcher Madison Bumgarner.via Cut4Bumgarner's 387-foot grand slam gave his team an 8-1 lead (they eventually won 8-4), but it was so much more than your average 387-foot blast. This one was a record setter.Madison Bumgarner is the first pitcher to have 2 grand slams in the same season since Tony Cloninger in 1966. #SFGiants— San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) July 13, 2014But that's not all:.@BusterPosey and Madison Bumgarner are the first battery in MLB history to both hit grand slams in a single game. #SFGiants— #SFGStats (@SFG_Stats) July 13, 2014Bumgarner is missing out on the Home Run Derby because National League team captain Troy Tulowitzki claimed he never...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

WATCH: Madison Bumgarner's second grand slam of season

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner has accomplished more in his 24 years of life than most of us can even imagine. He made his MLB debut at the age of 20 back in 2010 and hasn’t looked back.  #SFGiants take an 8-1 lead over the #DBacks as Madison Bumgarner crushes HIS SECOND GRAND SLAM of the season!!! — San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) July 13, 2014 But...

San Francisco Giants: Trade deadline thoughts

Coming into the season the San Francisco Giants bullpen was seen as one of the strengths of the team. It started off that way. However, during the Giants recent downhill tumble the bullpen has become not quite unreliable but certainly isn’t what it was the first two months of the season. What happened to the Giants bullpen? Also, what else is going on with the team as the trade...

Giants slam D-backs into All-Star break

SAN FRANCISCO -- Madison Bumgarner became the first pitcher in 48 years to hit two grand slams in a season, and Buster Posey also hit a slam Sunday that boosted the San Francisco Giants over the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-4. Posey and Bumgarner became the first batterymates in major league history to hit grand slams in the same game. A double by Bumgarner helped set up Posey's slam...

Giants Battery-mates each smacks grand slams

mlb.com Never in the history of MLB has battery-mates smack grand slams until Sunday afternoon in AT&T ballpark in San Francisco.  Both Giants catcher Buster Posey and Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner displayed post-Fourth of July fireworks in back-to-back innings giving the San Francisco Giants an 8-4 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks.  Posey swung for the fences in...

Giants Make History: Posey and Bumgarner Propel Team into All-Star Break

Happy Break. Buster Posey and Madison Bumgarner slammed their way into the history books on the final day before the All-Star break with a much-needed 8-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. For the first four innings on Sunday, it looked like Bumgarner would be a tough-luck loser like so many Giants starters in recent weeks. After being shut out for the tenth time in 2014 on...

Giants’ Battery Makes History in Grand Style

An old baseball saying basically says that every game has a chance of letting fans see something we have never seen before. On Sunday, July 13, we did. The San Francisco Giants’ battery of Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey made history in grand style in their win over the Arizona Diamondbacks when they both hit grand slams, the first time ever that both the pitcher and catcher...

Giants Battery Makers History At The Plate

((HT: MLB.com/CSNBA))The San Francisco Giants set a piece of history today becoming the first team to have their pitcher and catcher hit grand slams in the same game...So, that meant it was Buster Posey for one of themAnd Madison Bumgarner for the other...Your browser does not support iframes.Bumgarner hit his second slam of the season- matching Tony Cloninger's total from one game in 1966

Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt scratched with back stiffness

According to Alex Pavlovic of The San Jose Mercury News, Brandon Belt of the Giants has been scratched form Sunday’s game due to back stiffness. He has only played 45 games this year due to breaking his thumb back in May.Belt scratched due to back stiffness. It's contagious apparently.— Alex Pavlovic (@AlexPavlovic) July 13, 2014 #451879064 / gettyimages.comSince coming back...

Giants’ Battery Makes History in Grand Style

An old baseball saying basically says that every game has a chance of letting fans see something we have never seen before. On Sunday, July 13, we did. The San Francisco Giants’ battery of Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey made history in grand style in their win over the Arizona Diamondbacks when they both hit grand slams, the first time ever that both the pitcher and catcher...

PICTURE: Behold San Francisco Giants Fan SNOTROCKET

Looks like he has a little Snotrocket. Adorable.  - – - – - Also see …  PICTURE: KKK Night at the White Sox game UPDATED: The 10 Most Popular Athletes in Miami SP’s MLB page (photo via) The post PICTURE: Behold San Francisco Giants Fan SNOTROCKET appeared first on SportsPickle.

10 Post-MLB All-Star Break Predictions

As we head into the Major League Baseball All-Star break, I decided to take a look into my crystal ball to see what will happen in the second half of the season because, well, I just couldn’t wait to find out.  If you want to enjoy the remainder of the season without knowing what will happen ahead of time, then I suggest you just stop reading now.  But if you want to take a glimpse...

San Francisco Giants Pitcher Madison Bumgarner Hits His 2nd Grand Slam of the Season

Something pretty crazy happened in San Francisco yesterday. San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner became the first pitcher in 48… The post San Francisco Giants Pitcher Madison Bumgarner Hits His 2nd Grand Slam of the Season appeared first on Uncoached.

Still No Support For Vogelsong In Giants’ 2-0 Loss to Diamondbacks

It’s the same story, different day: Ryan Vogelsong went out and pitched another quality outing, but the lack of Giants offense resulted in San Francisco’s tenth shutout of the season and a very quiet clubhouse after the game. With the exception of a fourth-inning home run off the bat of Aaron Hill, and a later RBI double from Gerardo Parra, Vogelsong pitched a strong six and...

Has Tim Lincecum Regained his old Form?

Let’s take a look back really quick. It’s the 25th of June. 3:45PM in San Francisco. It seems like a normal day. The Giants (46-32) are playing the San Diego Padres (34-45). Tim Lincecum (5-5, 4.90 ERA) will be pitching for the Giants, Ian Kennedy (5-8, 3.90 ERA) for the Padres. Lincecum has been inconsistent all year. He is coming off a loss in Arizona, where he allowed 4 earned...

First-time MLB History during the Sunday before All-Star week

San Francisco Giants AT&T Park | photo courtesy of PhotoPin. Major League Baseball has a large documented history. Today, the San Francisco Giants set a new category in MLB history. The Giants are the first team to have both a catcher (Buster Posey) and a pitcher (Madison Bumgarner) hit a grand slam in the same game. For Bumgarner), this is the second gland slam of the season...
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!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.