1:26 AM EDT, Wed June 29, 2016

Giants notes: Sergio Romo ready to "go to battle" again, Bruce Bochy considers batting Madison Bumgarner in Oakland, etc.

SAN FRANCISCO – Sergio Romo’s return from the disabled list is so close, you can almost hear the rapid-paced Banda music that accompanies him to the mound.   The right-hander hasn’t pitched in a big league game since April 10… Continue Reading → The post Giants notes: Sergio Romo ready to "go to battle" again, Bruce Bochy considers batting Madison Bumgarner in Oakland, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.
McCovey Chronicles Jun 27, 2016

McCovey Chroncast #30 - Madison Bumgarner Is The Worst

The Giants went 5-2 last week, and it was all Madison Bumgarner's fault. Join us on our 30th episode of the Chroncast as we tear into the Giants' best pitcher! Wow, can you believe it? Thirty Chroncasts already. Where does the time go? Well, this week, it goes to discussing the Giants'  unlucky ace, Madison Bumgarner, whose two pitching losses equaled the Giants only two losses. But we also talk about how his dynamic presence at the plate as a hitter means his presence at this year's MLB Home Run Derby is *essential*. What are the Giants needs as the trade deadline approaches? Who are our...
McCovey Chronicles Jun 27, 2016

SF Giants Minor Lines, 6/26

Gustavo Cabrera busts out a big stick as the Volcanoes keep erupting. Stop! The! Presses! I have found the ultimate highlight. We'll up to shutter up Minor Lines and close it down from now on because there's no possible way we'll ever top the sight of Jean Machi stealing a base as a PR. I'll resist the urge to speculate on what manner of propulsion Machi might have used to get down the basepath. I'll grant you that the "stick a camcorder at the top of the stadium and hit record" approach that the 51s take to their (MiLB mandated) video feed doesn't entirely give the feel of the moment, but...

Joe Panik and Madison Bumgarner stay aggressive, and Giants pay for it with a 3-2 loss to the Phillies

SAN FRANCISCO _ Joe Panik had a split second to make a decision, and at the time he believed the Giants had just tied the score in the bottom of the eighth inning. Imagine his surprise when left fielder Tyler… Continue Reading → The post Joe Panik and Madison Bumgarner stay aggressive, and Giants pay for it with a 3-2 loss to the Phillies appeared first on Giants Extra.
McCovey Chronicles Jun 26, 2016

Phillies get to Madison Bumgarner, win close game

Bumgarner was strong early, but a big seventh inning cost the Giants the game Madison Bumgarner spent the first six innings of the game being better than the Phillies. He beat them with his fastball, he beat them with his slutter, he beat them with his curveball, and he beat them with his bat. Even without the offense really coming through, his domination was reminiscent of the Warriors during the regular season this year, just clearly outclassing the other guys, who had no business being in the same game as him. But as the game wore on, just like the Warriors, he started putting himself in...
philly.com Jun 26, 2016

Rupp's blast off Bumgarner lifts Phillies over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO - They packed AT&T Park for the 445th straight time to see Madison Bumgarner. All 41,928 who attended Saturday night received a Bumgarner bobblehead. They cheered when he walked to the mound, when he threw a strike, and when he swung a bat.
San Jose Mercury News Jun 26, 2016

Giants, Bumgarner miss chance to get Bochy his 800th win as San Francisco manager

The Philadelphia Phillies scored three times off Madison Bumgarner in the seventh inning Saturday night, including a two-run home run by Cameron Rupp, to beat the Giants 3-2 before a crowd of 41,928.
Plain Dealer Jun 24, 2016

Live updates and chat: Cleveland Indians vs. Detroit Tigers, Game 72

The Indians and Tigers will begin their three-game series on Friday evening at Comerica Park. Get scoring updates and participate in a live chat as the clubs square off.
McCovey Chronicles Jun 24, 2016

Watch all of Madison Bumgarner’s career home runs, just because

The FDA recommends that you consume at least one Madison Bumgarner home run every day, so you should probably bookmark this page. Hello, Giants partisans and fans of dinger-mashing in general! I’m on vacation this week, and I needed mindless content was looking to provide you with quality, timeless entertainment, as always. That’s when I realized that while it’s been possible to click a mouse several times, type in search queries, and spend time looking for all of Madison Bumgarner’s home runs, that didn’t serve my cynical click-thirsty brand it wasn’t possible to watch them in...
San Jose Mercury News Jun 23, 2016

Philadelphia Phillies at Giants pitching matchups

Madison Bumgarner, Johnny Cueto pitch over the weekend for red-hot San Francisco Giants.

Giants notes: Club "open minded" to Bumgarner in All-Star home run derby

PITTSBURGH – There’s little doubt Madison Bumgarner will be an NL All-Star for the fourth consecutive year.   The only question, really, is whether he’ll become the first pitcher to participate in the Home Run Derby.   For now, the… Continue Reading → The post Giants notes: Club "open minded" to Bumgarner in All-Star home run derby appeared first on Giants Extra.
Beaver County Times Jun 21, 2016
Giants' seven-run fourth inning sends Pirates to another loss

Giants' seven-run fourth inning sends Pirates to another loss

After edging Giants ace Madison Bumgarner on Monday, the Pirates pitching success stopped in a seven run Giants fourth inning. The Giants offense didn't stop there as San Francisco rolled to a 15-4 win.
McCovey Chronicles Jun 21, 2016

Ranking possible pitcher homers

How likely is each non-Bumgarner Giants starter to homer, and how fun would it be? Madison Bumgarner pitched well yesterday, yet he didn't homer and the Giants lost 1-0, so really the loss was entirely his fault. And if you think it's unfair to hold him to the standard that he should homer every game he pitches, you're wrong. It's incredibly fair, and I'm going to prove it by holding all the other Giants starters to that standard as well. This is Ranking Possible Pitcher Homers. Matt Cain Matt Cain is injured right now, but he will presumably be back at some point this year and take his...
McCovey Chronicles Jun 20, 2016

Madison Bumgarner pitches masterful complete game, Giants still lose

This is the way the winning streak ends. Not with a bang but a whimper. Considering that it’s impossible for a baseball to win eight out of every 10 games all season, much less never lose at all, the best you can hope for when winning streaks die are style points. If every team has to lose periodically, Monday night’s game was almost the best way for it to happen. The Giants lost, 1-0, when ... A 36-year-old backup catcher ... ... who was 2-for-46 in 2016 ... ... and 0-for-16 in his Pirates career ... ... hit a home run over one of the shortest left fields in baseball ... ... that the...
San Jose Mercury News Jun 20, 2016

Pirates beat Bumgarner, end Giants' streak

Home run, that Angel Pagan reached over the outfield wall for a nearly caught, was the difference in 1-0 loss for San Francisco and ace Madison Bumgarner in Pittsburgh

MLB Player News

  • 6 J.J. Hardy

    J.J. Hardy

    Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy expects to be activated from DL on Saturday

  • 5 Dylan Bundy

    Dylan Bundy

    Orioles pitcher Dylan Bundy continues to thrive in long relief

  • 4 Yovani Gallardo

    Yovani Gallardo

    Orioles pitcher Yovani Gallardo eager to come to plate again

  • 4 Rick Porcello

    Rick Porcello

    Rick Porcello, Travis Shaw stop Red Sox skid in 8-2 win over Rays

  • 4 Noah Syndergaard

    Noah Syndergaard

    Noah Syndergaard has 'very small' spur in elbow but will stay in Mets rotation

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