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The San Francisco Giants pitching is running smooth like a well oiled machine. Madison Bumgarner tossed a 1 hit shutout to an outstanding Reds offense. The G-men haven’t allowed a run since Sunday (36 scoreless innings) in Oakland. That’s the longest streak in franchise history since 1948. Bumgarner is also the first Giants pitcher to hit double digits (10) in the win column.   Stay Hot The Giants are 17-9 in the month of June, and that’s the league best record. These Giants are clicking on all cylinders right now, and there is no signs of them slowing down. Matt Cain takes the mound tonight and is looking to keep the shutout streak intact or at least the win streak. Cain’s career against the Reds is 4-4 wit ha 3.19 ERA. Don’t forget to go to the SF Giants Rumors Facebook page to share your thoughts on the Giants awesome pitching and taking over 1st place! ~King of Cali (Steven) ———-——–—-——-——––———————-—————————————————- Want

Madison Bumgarner Extends Giants’ Scoreless Streak to 36 Innings

It’s rather surprising, but coming into tonight, Madison Bumgarner had never thrown a complete game. 67 starts, most of them good, and yet none of ‘em lasted nine innings. He had pitched into the ninth inning on a couple occasions, but never a complete game. In any event, his first career complete game finally came tonight, and he was really as good as ever. Miguel “how is...

Reds one-hit by Bumgarner in 5-0 loss to Giants

Cincinnati kicked off its longest road trip of the season with a thud, managing only three baserunners against Giants starter Madison Bumgarner. Then again, no one's been having much luck offensively against San Francisco these days. Ryan Hanigan's leadoff single in the sixth inning was the only hit by the Reds in a 5-0 loss to the Giants on Thursday night, San Francisco...

Reds shut out by Giants' Bumgarner

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Fantasy Baseball Daily Fix: June 29, 2012: Bumgarner & Felix strut their stuff

If you look close, you may be able to find some help on the waiver wire. As the All-Star Break approaches, usually the most attractive names on the waiver wire are top prospects who get called up. However, there are some players available in many leagues who are putting up respectable numbers. Beware, these aren't stars, but guys that can fill in if you have a hole due to injuries...

Postgame Wrap: Four Aces

Wow. Tonight’s game was so masterful, I’m almost at a loss for words to describe it. Madison Bumgarner was the best I’ve ever seen him, shutting down a good lineup like they were the Rangers on Halloween. He pitched in, out, up, down, and made one simple mistake of not intentionally walking Ryan Hanigan. But man, that slider. It deserves a postgame wrap of its own. Bumgarner...

Belt making big strides at the plate for Giants

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Giants use one-hitter to stomp Reds

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Reds-Giants Preview

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Giants Toss Fourth Straight Shutout

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Dugout Digest - another Giants shutout

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Giants hopes of raising Cain spoiled as Bruce, Reds use Leake

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Game 76: Reds 5, Giants 1

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