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Positive Signs Come In Giants First Spring Loss

San Francisco Giants fans just need to remember, it is only spring training. This could be a hard thought to grasp after watching the defending World Series champs struggle to a 9-4 loss in their opening game against the Oakland Athletics. World Series hero Madison Bumgarner, took the mound in the Cactus League opener and struggled early, allowing a Craig Gentry single, Marcus Semien...
Via Baseball Essential
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

A’s Rough Up Bumgarner in Cactus League Opener

Okay, Giants fans. You have permission to begin overreacting. Madison Bumgarner, coming off of a season in which he threw 270 innings in the regular season and postseason combined, was roughed up by the cross-bay rival Oakland A’s in yesterday afternoon’s Cactus League opener. The Giants’ ace was knocked out of the second inning after surrendering four runs on five hits, including...
Via BaySportsNet
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bumgarner hit hard in spring debut, A's beat Giants 9-4

MESA, Ariz. (AP) World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was roughed up in his exhibition debut, and Marcus Semien hit a pair of home runs as the Oakland Athletics opened their new spring training home by beating the champion San Francisco Giants 9-4 Tuesday. Bumgarner gave up four runs in 1 2-3 innings, allowing Semien's two-run shot in the first. The tall lefty was tagged for five...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bumgarner hit hard in spring debut, Athletics beat Giants

MESA, Ariz. (AP) World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was roughed up in his exhibition debut, and Marcus Semien hit a pair of home runs as the Oakland Athletics opened their new spring training home by beating the champion San Francisco Giants 9-4 Tuesday. Bumgarner gave up four runs in 1 2-3 innings, allowing Semien's two-run shot in the first. The tall lefty was tagged for five...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giants Road To Repeat Starts Today With First Spring Game

The last time San Francisco took the field for a baseball game it ended with the Giants celebrating their third World Series title in five years. When San Francisco takes the field against the Oakland Athletics in Arizona on Tuesday, March 3 at 3:05 p.m. EST (12:05 PT) for the start of the Cactus League, the Giants will be looking to get some work in while preparing for a title defense...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Player Profile #25: Madison Bumgarner | SP | SF

The 2015 Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide and Draft Pack, with two great draft day tools, are here! Get your copies today! By ERA and WHIP, Madison Bumgarner was his usual, dominant self last season. In fact, by those two measures he actually regressed a little from a 2.77 ERA and 1.03 WHIP in 2013 to a 2.98 ERA and 1.09 WHIP last year. By most other measures, though, Bumgarner...
Via Baseball Professor
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Social Media Roundup: Madison Bumgarner in His Element Posing with an Ox

Each week, with the help of Rouse Social, STACK scours the social accounts of the world's best athletes to bring you their most interesting posts. Scroll down to check out Nick Moody at
Via Stack
5 days ago  |  Discuss

October Ace: Madison Bumgarner Makes Postseason History

A little more than two weeks before Madison Bumgarner strong-armed the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of the World Series, before he took the ball on...
Via Athlon Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants have high expectations of new-look, healthy outfield

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Nori Aoki has reconsidered his original plan to wrestle big ace Madison Bumgarner. ''Maybe after practice,'' he cracked, chuckling while sitting at his locker before the San Francisco Giants hit the field for their first full-squad workout. A few hours later after seeing Bumgarner in person, he had changed his tune completely. No way, not happening. Shortstop...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

As A-Rod shows up early to itensify attention, Madison Bumgarner shows up as Paul Bunyan

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner as Paul Bunyan....complete with Bull. #BusterPosey might be the #FaceOfMLB but MadBum is the Face of GMag issue1 pic.twitter.com/FFMV5RJXMh— #BusterPosey (@SFGiants) February 23, 2015Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Madison Bumgarner looking like Paul Bunyan

Madison Bumgarner is as country as it gets, and we mean that in a good way. This dude can rock tight jeans, a flannel, suspenders and ax with the best of ‘em. Does anyone look more perfect alongside an ox all Paul Bunyan-style than this guy? It’s a great fit. Photo via @SFGiants
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Madison Bumgarner dresses as Paul Bunyan at spring training

Given that the legend of Madison Bumgarner is quickly reaching that of a mythical figure, it’s only fitting that Bumgarner dressed up as a Paul Bunyan-esque figure for Giants spring training. Bumgarner modeled the outfit (along with his ox friend) for the cover of the Giants’ official team magazine. #BusterPosey might be the #FaceOfMLB but Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Madison Bumgarner is Paul Bunyan with ax and huge ox

Add one chapter to the legend of Madison Bumgarner, who posed at San Francisco Giants' spring training on Monday as folklore lumberjack Paul Bunyan with a large ox. (Reload the page if the photo does not appear.) Baseball writers have described Bumgarner as Bunyan before, for his superhuman feats in the 2014 postseason, particularly in the decisive Game 7 of the 2014 World Series...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Heavy Postseason Workload Raises Concerns About Madison Bumgarner’s 2015

Madison Bumgarner’s 2014 postseason performance is one that will be talked about for decades. It was flat out legendary. In all, Bumgarner threw 52.2 innings in the playoffs and surrendered just five earned runs. He basically won the World Series all by himself, allowing just one run in two starts and a five-inning, Series-sealing relief appearance. Rarely these days does the specter...
Via BaySportsNet
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Spring Training in Scottsdale a chance to see defending champs start 2015 campaign

The San Francisco Giants are in the midst of a modern day baseball dynasty, winning their third World Series title in five years in 2014. In a thrilling seven-game series with the Kansas City Royals, World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner had an historic effort on the mound to cement himself and his team in the history books. The Giants bring back a very similar roster to 2014, but with...
Via The Giants Cove
22 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Early season Expectations

Every season the San Francisco Giants have their annual Fan Fest which is a time where the fans get to see the players, both new and old, at AT&T Park. Most importantly though, it says baseball season is right around the corner. This is what most fans want to hear. As the World Champions the Giants will once again have the goal of defending their title. The last two seasons after...
Via isportsweb.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bumgarner moves on from spectacular postseason, World Series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Dare to ask Madison Bumgarner how his arm feels after pitching 270 innings last season and expect a wisecrack from the World Series MVP in response. ''It feels just like an arm,'' he quipped. ''It's the craziest thing.'' But how's he doing after all the ''high-stress innings'' last fall? ''High stress for? You?'' Bumgarner asked Friday, sitting in a suite high...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Morse brings bat, veteran presence to Marlins clubhouse

MIAMI -- Ace Madison Bumgarner stole headlines with his historic performance in Game 7 of the World Series, but Michael Morse drove in the winning run as the San Francisco Giants captured their third title in five years. When the Miami Marlins front office entered the offseason searching for a bat to protect slugger Giancarlo Stanton in the lineup, Morse's name kept coming back into...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

National Passed Time: Harry Brecheen

Madison Bumgarner’s masterful World Series performance placed him on a very short list: pitchers who have won three games in a World Series.  Only fourteen men have accomplished the feat, dating back to Bill Dineen’s effort in the first Series. Bumgarner also added himself to an even more elite Fall Classic group as a southpaw, becoming only the fifth lefty to earn a “W...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

With pitchers and catchers soon to report, the Giants season is tight around the corner

It seems like just yesterday that the team was piled at the pitcher’s mound in Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City after winning Game 7 to clinch their third World Series in five years, but believe it or not, the San Francisco Giants are just about five weeks away from reporting to Spring Training in Scottsdale, Arizona. World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner and phenom Buster Posey will...
Via The Giants Cove
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants' Bumgarner wins AP Male Athlete of the Year

  Madison Bumgarner sat in the outfield alongside Jake Peavy before Game 7 of the World Series and told his teammate exactly what needed to happen: Tim Hudson would work a few innings and get the ball to Bumgarner, who would hand it off to the bullpen to finish the championship. Peavy quickly offered his own prediction that Bumgarner would end it himself. That's exactly what MadBum...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Bumgarner wins AP Male Athlete of the Year

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Madison Bumgarner sat in the outfield alongside Jake Peavy before Game 7 of the World Series and told his teammate exactly what needed to happen: Tim Hudson would work a few innings and get the ball to Bumgarner, who would hand it off to the bullpen to finish the championship. Peavy quickly offered his own prediction that Bumgarner would end it himself. That...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lefty Bumgarner shines in another Giants title

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Madison Bumgarner sat in the outfield alongside Jake Peavy before Game 7 of the World Series and told his teammate exactly what needed to happen: Tim Hudson would work a few innings and get the ball to Bumgarner, who would hand it off to the bullpen to finish the championship. Peavy quickly offered his own prediction that Bumgarner would end it himself. That's...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

VOTE NOW! Athlete of the Year final pits Bumgarner vs. Mariota

There were many great perfomances by athletes in 2014. However, the voting for Athlete of the Year has been whittled to a formidable duo. On one side is San Francisco Giants lefthander Madison Bumgarner. The 25-year-old had a remarkable year, going 18-10 in the regular season with a 2.98 ERA. He then took over the postseason, going 4-1 and picking up a save in Game 7 of the World...
Via Fox Sports
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants Rumors: Starting pitching edition

Jon Lester, no. Ervin Santana, no. Brandon McCarthy, no. The San Francisco Giants have so far swung and missed on three starting pitchers they had varying levels of interest. McCarthy was rumored to the Giants, but not signing him is no big deal. Santana is decent, but no biggie there either. However, missing out on Lester stings. How will the Giants recover? Well, they have more...
Via isportsweb.com
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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