Like the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner the year before, Wade Davis has been the immovable force of this postseason.
Normally, one player stands out as the undisputed key to a team's championship run. Last year, Madison Bumgarner stepped up and helped lead the San Francisco Giants to a third World Series title in five years. Before that, David Ortiz...Show More Summary
Last October gave us one of the most impressive one-man performances in Major League Baseball postseason history. Madison Bumgarner made seven appearances for the San Francisco Giants in the 2014 postseason, and they needed every single...Show More Summary
Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant proved he was worth every bit of the hype as a rookie. Based on jersey sales, it appears Bryant's emergence has already made him one of baseball's most popular stars. Darren Rovell of ESPN.com reported...Show More Summary
Before we inject some Debbie Downer realism into the Los Angeles Dodgers' champagne-soaked celebration, let's pause to appreciate what they've accomplished. By defeating Madison Bumgarner and the archrival San Francisco Giants 8-0 Tuesday night, the Dodgers clinched their third consecutive National League West title. Show More Summary
Joe West is tough to beat in staring contests. After Thursday night's epic stare down between Madison Bumgarner and home-plate umpire Joe West, it was a case of deja-vu between the Colorado Rockies and the L.A Dodgers Friday night. Only THIS time is was for fun. Show More Summary
They don't call him "Cowboy Joe" for nothing. Longtime MLB umpire Joe West and San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner got into an intense staring contest Thursday night, with both men looking like they were taking part in a showdown back in the wild, wild West. Things were already chippy...
After walking a batter in the bottom of the sixth inning against the San Diego Padres Thursday night, San Francisco Giants stud Madison Bumgarner had an epic stare down with umpire Joe West. If you’re unfamiliar with West’s work, he’s the kind of umpire who isn't afraid of a little airtime. Show More Summary
When naming the worst umpires in baseball, Joe West‘s name is bound to be near or at the top of every list. He was even named the worst umpire by 40 percent of players in a survey back in 2010. And he’s only gotten worse since then. So what exactly makes Joe West such a […]
You know Joe West. Of course you know Joe West, because West is the only MLB umpire who thinks you’re there to see him instead of the game. Picking fights, escalating confrontations, offering opinions when none are asked for, and ejecting West craves being the center of attention, and wants nothing more than to eject you. Show More Summary
The video above features San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner and umpire Joe West looking deep into each other’s (...)
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Rubby De La Rosa pitched into the sixth inning to outduel Madison Bumgarner, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Friday night.
Another week of MLB action is in the books. And with the regular-season finish line in sight, that means it's time for a fresh installment of Bleacher Report's Team of the Week. In case you're just joining us, these are the players (one...Show More Summary
And Madison Bumgarner’s five home runs are two more than all Giants center fielders combined.
A strong starting rotation is normally a necessity for any team with hopes of winning the World Series. Just ask the San Francisco Giants, who rode Madison Bumgarner to the 2014 World Series championship. Bumgarner was terrific in both...Show More Summary
Baseball got a little weird on Tuesday night, but the most wonderfully bizarre moment happened in San Francisco, with the Giants fighting for their playoff lives against the Reds. World Series hero and ace pitcher Madison Bumgarner was...Show More Summary
San Francisco's Madison Bumgarner retired the first 23 batters he faced before settling for a one-hit shutout in an 8-0 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday, with the Giants ace admitting the result was more important than personal glory.
Madison Bumgarner lost his bid for a perfect game on a base hit with two outs in the eighth inning, the only blemish for the San Francisco Giants ace Saturday night in an 8-0 victory over the San Diego Padres.
Giants ace Madison Bumgarner has lost his bid for a perfect game when pinch-hitter Melvin Upton Jr. singled for the San Diego Padres with two outs in the eighth inning.