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Game 92 Recap: Garnering a win

Yankees 3, Giants 2 The New York Yankees saw their win streak snap on Thursday before welcoming the San Francisco Giants to town on Friday. With a three-game set looming and tasked with facing the two aces in the Giants’ rotation – Madison Bumgarner and Johnny Cueto to be clear – the forecast for the Yankees was far from favorable. However tunes were quickly changed once...
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DPD: Bumgarner v. Tanaka the Main Course

It’s a pretty sturdy baseball Friday in terms of head-to-head matchups, and there are a couple nice aces in isolation besides. Check ’em out! Madison Bumgarner (SFG) versus Masahiro Tanaka (NYY) 7:05 p.m. ET MLBN The primo duel today is nationally televised, and it’s a good one. Bumgarner got hit around a little by the Padres last time out—four earned runs, two home runs...
Via The Sports Post
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LEADING OFF: Bumgarner faces Yankees for first time

A look at what's happening all around the majors Friday: --- MORE BUNDY Baltimore Orioles right-hander Dylan Bundy makes his second major league start against Cleveland. The 23-year-old made his first major league start last weekend and gave up three home runs in 3 1/3 innings at Tampa Bay. FIRST LOOK The San Francisco Giants visit Yankee Stadium for the first time since 2013 and...
Via Associated Press
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Madison Bumgarner won’t take part in Home Run Derby

San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner will get to bat for himself in an American League Park on Thursday. Unfortunately, Bumgarner will not be a part of the Home Run Derby. Bumgarner will not do All-Star HR Derby. Bochy said it was nixed at union's lobbying. — Andrew Baggarly (@extrabaggs) July 1, 2016 This is really unfortunate. Bumgarner was not the only pitcher who wanted...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Madison Bumgarner will not be in Home Run Derby

After a lot of hype, there will be an unfortunate let down in the case of Madison Bumgarner and the Home Run Derby. San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy said on Thursday that Bumgarner will not be participating in the competition during the All-Star festivities. “That’s done, there will be no Home Run Derby for Madison,” Bochy said. “That’s been nixed. It’s out...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants will let Madison Bumgarner bat instead of using a DH on Thursday

For the first time since 1976, a major-league team will intentionally give up the designated hitter option and choose to let the pitcher bat for himself. San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy told reporters after the Giants’ 7-1 loss to the A’s on Wednesday that pitcher Madison Bumgarner will hit for himself when the teams meet again on Thursday in Oakland: Bumgarner will...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants to give up DH for Madison Bumgarner against A’s

The San Francisco Giants are preparing to do something we haven’t seen around the baseball world since the Gerald Ford Administration. Following the team’s third consecutive loss to the cross-bay rival Oakland Athletics, the Giants will be sending ace pitcher Madison Bumgarner to the mound on Thursday in an attempt to avoid a sweep. No biggie, right? That’s until we realize...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants will eschew DH vs. A's, let Madison Bumgarner bat

It's pretty clear by now that San Francisco Giants hurler Madison Bumgarner fancies himself quite the hitter, as well.He leads all active pitchers with 13 career home runs. Heck, he's hit nine in the past two seasons alone.He's even lobbied to be in the Home Run Derby.Thursday, he'll make history as the first pitcher in 40 years to bat in a game where the designated hitter is available...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bumgarner in Derby could raise money for charity

Madison Bumgarner is without question one the best power-hitting pitchers in the major leagues. So much so that the San Francisco Giants ace has expressed interest in competing in the Home Run Derby at the 2016 All-Star Game at San Diego’s Petco Park. While the determination regarding whether or not Bumgarner will get the chance to showcase his home run-hitting prowess remains...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Madison Bumgarner wants to be in the home run derby

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner has got some power in his swing. Since the start of 2014, he has 11 home runs in just 175 at-bats. Prior to Sunday night’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Bumgarner hit more than a dozen balls into the left field seats at Busch Stadium during batting practice, according to Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News. Two...
Via The Sports Daily
June 05, 2016  |  Discuss

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