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Giants' Bumgarner says he'd pitch in ASG despite short rest

While the pitchers for the All-Star Game have yet to be announced (let alone the starting position players) Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News points out that Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner will probably be named to the team for the third consecutive year. Considering his 2.99 ERA and 110 strikeouts in 108 1/3 innings, and the fact that the National League manager is...
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Giants battery mates Bumgarner and Posey set records

It was a record day for the Giants’ battery of pitcher Madison Bumgarner and catcher Buster Posey on Sunday afternoon at AT&T Park. Bumgarner struck out the 1000th batter of his career -- the 13th player in Giants franchise history to reach the mark. According to Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News, the 25-year-old became the youngest Giant since the team moved to...
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Bumgarner Reaches A New Milestone, Duffy Finishes a Single Short of Cycle in Giants’ 6-3 Win

Madison Bumgarner added another historical moment to his resume while Matt Duffy came up just short of one of his own, as he went three-for-four with a home run in the Giants’ 6-3 win over Colorado on Sunday afternoon. After giving up a two-run home run in the first inning, Bumgarner settled in and kept the Rockies scoreless until he exited with two outs in the eighth inning. He...
Via BaySportsNet
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Madison Bumgarner is the best player the San Francisco Giants have

The San Francisco Giants have a pitcher that can really do it all. Madison Bumgarner can pitch with the best of them and apparently he can hit like some of them. He is continuing his leadership for the Giants dating back all the way to the World Series. He is without a doubt the Giants best player on their team. The guy can hit and pitch in the same game and as a matter of fact he...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Madison Bumgarner Reaches Milestone, Leads San Francisco Giants to Victory Over Colorado Rockies

  Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants acknowledges the fans after throwing his 1000th career strikeout in the second inning against the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park on June 28, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images) As if winning three World Series championships and a World Series MVP award before Madison Bumgarner’s...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants’ Madison Bumgarner strikes out 14

Madison Bumgarner was really good Tuesday night. He pitched like Bumgarner and that is usually really really good. He had 14 strikeouts in his outing. Bumgarner also gave up two earned runs and pitched 7 1/3 innings. The only problem is that for once the two runs his team scored for him were not enough. It is not very often that he gives up a lead once he is given one. The team wound...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gomez on tiff with Bumgarner: 'He's not my dad'

During Tuesday night’s Giants-Brewers game at Miller Park, Milwaukee outfielder Carlos Gomez wasn’t pleased with fouling off a pitch from Madison Bumgarner, and swore at himself. Bumgarner then threw an inside fastball to Gomez and both players had a staredown before Gomez flew out to end the inning. Gomez then talked about the incident after the game, and explained just...
Via The Outside Corner
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Madison Bumgarner homered off of Clayton Kershaw

This is baseball, and crazy stuff happens in baseball sometimes. One of those crazy things happened on Thursday – Madison Bumgarner and Clayton Kershaw faced off at AT&T Park, and the gates of hell opened during Bumgarner’s first at bat of the afternoon. That’s right – Madison Bumgarner, Giants World Series pitching hero, homered off of Clayton Kershaw, reigning...
Via The Outside Corner
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Madison Bumgarner denied his wish to ride a horse

During the San Francisco Giants’ World Series parade in San Francisco  on Friday, World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner wanted to ride a horse during the parade. The San Francisco Police Department denied his wish, but made a compromise with him: At which point, Bumgarner looked over at the line of police horses and said, “Anything? How ’bout you letting me ride one of them...
Via The Outside Corner
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bumgarner's MVP prize was recalled earlier this month

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner cemented his place in history as one of the greatest World Series pitchers of all time with five shutout relief innings in Game 7. Bumgarner was an easy choice for World Series MVP, and all he had to show for winning the award was a stinkin’ truck that was recalled earlier this month. We already saw how hilarious the guy was who...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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