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40 Madison Bumgarner SP
Height/Weight: 6-5/235 | Birthdate: 8/1/1989 | Birthplace: Hickory, NC | Bats/Throws: R/L | Team: San Francisco | College: No College | MLB Experience: 6 | Salary: $916,667 | Owned/Started%: 97/89 | Average Draft Position: 28.20
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Giants' Madison Bumgarner caps World Series with save


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10/29/2014) Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner capped off his dominant postseason run with a five inning save in Game 7 of the World Series.

Bumgarner came on in relief and was masterful. Pitching on just two days rest, Bumgarner was able to go five innings, giving up just two hits. He struck out four while throwing 68 pitches. Though Bumgarner wasn't technically the pitcher of record, the official scorer decided to give him the win. The ruling was later changed to give Bumgarner the save and Jeremy Affeldt the win. Bumgarner was named World Series MVP for his performance. 


Giants' Madison Bumgarner could go 50-60 pitches Wednesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10/29/2014) Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner could throw between 50 and 60 pitches Wednesday, according to HardballTalk. 

Bumgarner won't get the start, but is expected to be used in relief in the team needs him. It's his normal day for a side session, and Bumgarner typically throws about 50 pitches on those days. Bumgarner has been fantastic during the postseason. He tossed a complete game shutout against Kansas City in his last start. 


Giants will not start Madison Bumgarner on short rest


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10/25/2014) The Giants will not start Madison Bumgarner on short rest for Game 4.

Manager Bruce Bochy admitted he was considering giving Bumgarner the start prior to Game 3, but changed his mind following the game. Bumgarner has thrown a combined 256 innings between the regular season and the postseason, and there's a chance the team didn't want to push him any further, especially on short rest. San Francisco will throw Ryan Vogelsong, as originally planned.


Giants will consider Madison Bumgarner for Game 4


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10/24/2014) The Giants will consider Madison Bumgarner on short rest for Game 4, according to CSN.

As of right now, the team is planning to start Ryan Vogelsong. But if the Giants lose Game 3, there's a chance Bumgarner would get the nod on short rest. Bumgarner allowed one run in the team's Game 1 victory. 


Madison Bumgarner allows one run in Giants' Game 1 World Series win


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(10/21/2014) Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner earned a win in Game 1 of the World Series Tuesday, allowing just one earned run on three hits and one walk in seven innings while striking out five in his team's 7-1 victory over the Royals.

Bumgarner (3-1) continued to look excellent fresh off winning the NLCS MVP award. He fired six scoreless innings and was up 7-0 before surrendering a solo home run in the bottom of the seventh. Bumgarner has delivered a 1.40 ERA, 0.72 WHIP and 33:6 K:BB ratio in 38 2/3 postseason innings spanning five starts. He'll get the ball in Game 5 Sunday if the Royals can avoid a sweep. Game 2 is set for Wednesday in Kansas City.


Giants announce World Series rotation


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10/18/2014) Giants manager Bruce Bochy will maintain his current rotation for the World Series, which means Madison Bumgarner and Jake Peavy will start Games 1 and 2 in Kansas City, the San Francisco Chronicle reports Saturday. Tim Hudson and Ryan Vogelsong will pitch Games 3 and 4 at home.

Bochy is also expected to keep veteran Tim Lincecum on the roster. Lincecum has yet to make an appearance this postseason for San Francisco.


Giants Madison Bumgarner goes eight innings Thursday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10/16/2014) Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner worked eight strong innings Thursday against the Cardinals.

Bumgarner allowed three runs on five hits, struck out five and walked two. Bumgarner gave up his first run in the third inning. After putting two men on base via the walk, Bumgarner allowed an RBI double to Jon Jay. The following frame, Bumgarner was hurt by the long ball when Matt Adams and Tony Cruz touched him for solo shots to give the Cardinals the lead. Bumgarner would settle in over the next four innings before being pulled after eight. He did not factor into the decision. 


Giants' Madison Bumgarner masterful Saturday against Cards


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10/11/2014) Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner turned in a fantastic performance against the Cardinals Saturday.

Bumgarner allowed four hits over 7 2/3 shutout innings. He struck out seven and walked one during the outing. Bumgarner has been fantastic during the postseason, setting a record of 25 straight scoreless innings on the road. He only had one dangerous inning, putting two men on in the seventh. Bumgarner was able to work out of the jam, picking up a groundout and strikeout to end the threat. Bumgarner was able to pick up the win for his efforts. 


Giants' Madison Bumgarner to start Game 1 of NLCS


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(10/8/2014) Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans said Wednesday that pitcher Madison Bumgarner will draw the start Saturday in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series against the Cardinals, ESPN reports.

Bumgarner struck out 10 while delivering a complete-game shutout over the Pirates in the Wild Card round then took a loss in Game 3 of the NLDS against the Nationals despite allowing only two earned runs in seven innings. Bumgarner will likely be followed by Jake Peavy in Game 2 and Tim Hudson in Game 3.


Giants' Madison Bumgarner can't solve Nationals in Game 3


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10/6/2014) Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner turned in a quality start in a losing effort in Game 3 of the National League Division Series at home against the Nationals on Monday.

Bumgarner permitted three runs -- two earned -- on six hits and one walk while striking out six over seven innings of a 4-1 defeat. Of his 92 pitches, 62 were strikes. Over his first two starts this postseason covering 16 innings, Bumgarner has allowed only two earned runs. The Giants are still one win away from advancing, so his next start could come in the NLCS against the Cardinals of Dodgers.


Jake Peavy to start NLDS series opener for Giants


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(10/2/2014) Giants manager Bruce Bochy announced Thursday veteran Jake Peavy will start the NLDS series opener at Washington. Bochy also said Tim Hudson will start Game 2 and Madison Bumgarner will start the third game.

Madison Bumgarner goes distance in wild-card win


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(10/1/2014) Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner dominated wire to wire in Wednesday's wild-card win, giving up just four hits and one walk in nine shutout innings and striking out 10 in his team's 8-0 victory over the Pirates.

Bumgarner (1-0) delivered in the winner-take-all contest, tossing 79 of his 109 pitches for strikes and keeping the Pirates at bay while the offense came through with a big performance, including a fourth-inning grand slam that broke a scoreless tie. Bumgarner has a date with the Nationals for Game 3 of the National League Division Series Monday when the series heads to San Francisco. Including Wednesday's wild-card game, the Giants have won all seven postseason series in which Bumgarner has pitched.


Madison Bumgarner to start Wild Card game


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/28/2014) Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner has been officially named the starter for Wednesday's Wild Card game, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Madison Bumgarner serves up three blasts in loss Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/24/2014) Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner took a loss Tuesday, allowing four earned runs on six hits in 7 1/3 innings while striking out six in his team's 4-2 defeat against the Dodgers.

Bumgarner (18-10) took his first loss since Aug. 8 thanks to three home runs by the Dodgers. The starter dominated from the second inning through the seventh, but he gave up two blasts in the first inning to fall behind 3-0 before surrendering another in the eighth to give the Dodgers an insurance run. Bumgarner owns a 2.98 ERA, 1.09 WHIP and 219:43 K:BB ratio in 217 1/3 innings. He's scheduled to close the season out Sunday against the Padres but could be held for the one-game Wild Card round.


Madison Bumgarner strikes out six in no-decision Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/17/2014) Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner didn't factor into the decision Wednesday, allowing two earned runs on seven hits and two walks in six innings while striking out six in his team's 4-2 win over the Diamondbacks.

Bumgarner wasn't able to pick up win No. 19 after earning wins in his last five starts despite delivering his ninth straight quality start. He's currently scheduled to make two more starts, beginning with Tuesday in Los Angeles against the Dodgers, so he still has a chance at reaching the 20-win mark. Bumgarner owns a 2.91 ERA, 1.10 WHIP and 214:43 K:BB ratio in 210 innings.


Madison Bumgarner Ks nine, twirls seven innings of three-hit ball


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/13/2014) Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner twirled a gem Friday night at home against the Dodgers, scattering three hits over seven scoreless innings to improve to 18-9 on the year. He struck out nine and walked two in a 9-0 defeat.

Over his last four starts covering 28 innings, Bumgarner has allowed four earned runs. He has won five consecutive decisions. He owns a 2.91 ERA and a 1.09 WHIP over 31 starts (204 innings). His next start will come Wednesday at Arizona.

Madison Bumgarner twirls a gem at home vs. Brewers


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/31/2014) Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner twirled a gem on Sunday against the Brewers, improving to 16-9 on the year. The left-hander permitted one run on five hits and one walk while striking out seven over seven innings of work.

Over his last two starts covering 15 innings, Bumgarner has allowed only one earned run. He owns a 2.97 ERA and a 1.08 WHIP over 29 starts (191 innings). He will make his next start Saturday at Detroit.

Madison Bumgarner near perfect in win vs. Rockies


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/27/2014) Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner earned a win Tuesday, giving up one hit and no walks and racking up 13 strikeouts in a complete-game shutout in his team's 3-0 victory over the Rockies.

Bumgarner (15-9) took a perfect game into the eighth inning before surrendering a leadoff double to Justin Morneau. He was then able to retire the final six batters he faced to complete the near-perfect game. Bumgarner owns a 3.02 ERA and 192:38 K:BB ratio in 185 innings. He's scheduled to face the Brewers Sunday.


Madison Bumgarner fans season-high 12 in win over Cubs


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/22/2014) Giants starter Madison Bumgarner twirled a gem Thursday night against the Cubs, striking out a season-high 12 for the win, improving to 14-9 on the season. The left-hander pitched seven strong innings and allowed three runs on seven hits and one walk. Of his 116 pitches, 79 were strikes.

Bumgarner has struck out nine-plus in three of his last four starts. Over that span covering 22 innings, he has allowed seven earned runs. He owns a 3.17 ERA and a 1.14 WHIP over 27 starts (176 innings). His next start will come Tuesday at home against Colorado.

Madison Bumgarner stays strong in no-decision


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/16/2014) Giants starter Madison Bumgarner couldn’t win despite a strong start Friday.

Bumgarner allowed one run on four hits over seven innings. He struck out nine and did not issue any walks. Bumgarner got off to a strong start, tossing four scoreless innings to open the game. In the fifth, Bumgarner gave up a solo home run to Marlon Byrd. That was the only offense the club could muster against Bumgarner.

The Phillies managed to tie the game after Bumgarner left, giving him a no-decision. His next start will come against the Cubs.

Madison Bumgarner goes distance in loss vs. Royals


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/8/2014) Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner was hung with a complete-game loss Friday, giving up four runs (three earned) on seven hits in eight innings and striking out five in his team's 4-2 defeat against the Royals.

Bumgarner (13-9) tossed a season-high 123 pitches in the complete game, surrendering a two-run homer in the first inning and two more runs in the sixth inning. He tossed another complete game in his previous outing, striking out 10 in a two-hit shutout but needing just 94 pitches to go the distance in the win. Bumgarner owns a 3.22 ERA and 158:37 K:BB ratio in 162 innings. He's scheduled to face the Phillies next Friday.


Madison Bumgarner throws second career shutout


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(8/3/2014) Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner breezed to his 13th victory during a 9-0 win Sunday against the Mets. The left-hander needed just 94 pitches (75 strikes) to record his second career shutout.

Bumgarner (13-8) issued a walk to the first batter he faced in the bottom of the first inning, but it would be one of very few mistakes he made on the day. Following the walk, Bumgarner retired the next five batters he faced before Wilmer Flores led off the third inning with a double. Following Flores' double, Bumgarner would retire 13 straight batters before David Wright's one-out single in the seventh.

Wright would be the last batter to get a hit off Bumgarner, who struck out 10 batters. He allowed just the two hits and one walk, while lowering his ERA to 3.21. He's won four of his last five starts and has allowed one or no earned runs in three of those starts.

Bumgarner is expected to make his next start Friday at Kansas City.


Madison Bumgarner struggles in loss vs. Pirates


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/29/2014) Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner took a loss Monday, giving up five earned runs on six hits and two walks in four innings and striking out two in his team's 5-0 defeat against the Pirates.

Bumgarner (12-8) matched his season debut for the shortest outing of the season in Monday's loss, which ends his three-game winning streak. He ran into trouble immediately, surrendering four runs in the top of the first inning before giving up a solo home run in the fifth. Bumgarner owns a 3.41 ERA and 143:36 K:BB ratio in 145 innings. He's scheduled to take on the Mets Sunday.


Madison Bumgarner spins eight scoreless innings in win


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/23/2014) Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner picked up a win Wednesday, giving up just five hits in eight scoreless innings and striking out six in his team's 3-1 victory over the Phillies.

Bumgarner (12-7) made it through eight innings without giving up a run, but he was still looking at a no-decision before his team broke the scoreless tie with three runs in the top of the ninth. He owns a 3.19 ERA and 141:34 K:BB ratio in 141 innings. Bumgarner is scheduled to face the Pirates Monday.


Madison Bumgarner turns in quality performance


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7/18/2014) Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner gave up one run Friday against the Marlins.

Bumgarner went six innings, giving up one run on four hits. He struck out seven and walked two during the outing. The only blemish against Bumgarner was a solo home run to Giancarlo Stanton in the sixth inning. Bumgarner tossed just 84 pitches during the outing before he was replaced to start the seventh. 

The win brings Bumgarner to 11-7 on the season. His next start is slated to come against the Phillies.