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Bumgarner, Offense Struggle as Giants Fall to Pirates

The anemic Giants offense was stifled once again, this time by Pittsburgh’s Vance Worley, as he threw a complete-game shutout to beat San Francisco 5-0. After going eight shutout innings in his last start, and enduring an hour-long rain delay, Madison Bumgarner struggled right out of the gate on Monday night. Josh Harrison walked, Jordy Mercer singled, and Andrew McCutchen walked...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giants Tickets For Series Vs Pirates 43% Below Season Average

Madison Bumgarner SF Giants – Photo Courtesy of phoca2004 (Flickr Creative Commons License) The San Francisco Giants haven’t been able to pull away in the NL West after a hot start to the season. They are now trailing the Los Angeles Dodgers, after getting swept in a three-game series against their division rivals. Now the SF Giants schedule gives them another hard series with...

Giants outlast Phillies, win 3-1

Madison Bumgarner spent most of a 59-minute rain delay Wednesday in the dugout, staying warm in the moist summer air. As he headed out to the bullpen to prepare to throw again, manager Bruce Bochy called general manager Brian Sabean. With a depleted bullpen, a steady downpour and a day game the next day, Bochy and Sabean were minutes away from pulling their ace, leaning heavily...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants’ trade rumors: David Price edition

The San Francisco Giants are notorious for making key second additions on their way to winning World Series titles but in order to compete for one in 2014 another mid-season acquisition is essential. While Madison Bumgarner appeared to be settling into his role as the San Francisco Giants’ ace early in the season, his performance during the club’s June skid was anything but ace...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Madison Bumgarner’s Most Impressive At-Bat of the First Half

Madison Kyle Bumgarner plays pitcher for the San Francisco Giants. At 52-43, the Giants have the sixth-best record in baseball. Madison the pitcher has +0.8 WAR as a hitter. That makes him the seventh-most valuable hitter on a playoff-caliber team, and he only plays once every five games. Most major league pitchers make very poor […]
Via Fangraphs
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
15 days ago  |  Discuss

San Franciso Giants Pitcher Madison Bumgarner Wants in on the Home Run Derby

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner is a heck of a pitcher. That's why he was voted to the All-Star game for the second consecutive year--but he wants more. He doesn't want to be just another of the many pictures on the National League roster. He wants to do more.He wants to be the first pitcher to participate in the Home Run Derby.@SportsPostHomeSan Jose Mercury...
Via FatManWriting
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Madison Bumgarner wants in on the HR derby

Madison Bumgarner hits a grand slam on April 12, 2014 (Credit: Associated Press) Madison Bumgarner is a member of the 2014 National League All-Star team and he wants to get the most out of the All-Star experience this year. He told Alex Pavlovic of Mercury News (San Francisco Bay Area newspaper) that he had put in a word with National League Homerun Derby team captain Troy Tulowitzki...
Via Reading Between The Seams
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 11 Preview: Madison Bumgarner headlines strong pitching matchups in Giants/Nationals series

Baseball Week 11 Preview: Washington Nationals vs. San Francisco Giants After completing a three game sweep of the New York Mets the San Francisco Giants find themselves with the best record in Major League Baseball and will look to extend that against the Washington Nationals who have won seven of ten, but travel west while sporting a 13-14 overall road record. If you trust the...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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