Cameron Rupp chased Madison Bumgarner with a two-run homer in Philadelphia's three-run seventh inning, helping the Phillies beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 on Saturday night.
It might be an exercise in futility or even a tad bit foolish to imagine for a moment the atmosphere at this year’s Baseball Winter Meetings in National Harbor, Maryland if Madison Bumgarner and Chris Sale were among the free agents contemplating contract proposals from several interested ball clubs. Instead [...]
There's a two-headed monster rearing its visage in San Francisco. And while tourists winding down Lombard street can rest easy, opposing hitters might want to run for their lives. We're talking, of course, about Madison Bumgarner and Johnny Cueto, the Giants' deadly lefty/righty duo. Show More Summary
The All-Star game is an exhibition wrapped in an identity crisis. The game should be a showcase for the players that fans want to see, without the lords of baseball trying to attach some sort of meaning to the result. That is what makes the home run derby so much fun. There is no larger meaning....
Every time Madison Bumgarner hits a home run, the baseball gods smile. So it stands to reason that if Bumgarner were to participate in the Home Run Derby, there would be grins all over the place. First, the background: Bumgarner, the...Show More Summary
If Giants ace Madison Bumgarner gets in, Cubs hurler Jake Arrieta wants in too.
Add Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta to the list of National League pitchers who want to participate in the Home Run Derby. Arrieta is looking to join San Francisco's Madison Bumgarner as star hurlers who want to show off their swing, per Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times. "If [Bumgarner]'s in it, I need to be in it," Arrieta said. Show More Summary
Let's have some fun, baseball.
The San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner is one of the best left-handers in baseball. He's a three-time All-Star, a three-time champion and a National League Championship Series and World Series MVP. Here's a scary thought for opposing...Show More Summary
The first-place San Francisco Giants host the second-place Dodgers this weekend, the only time the National League West rivals meet between April and August. The Dodgers juggled their starting rotation last week, enabling Clayton Kershaw to start in the series. The Giants could have juggled their...
Madison Bumgarner, the ace of the San Francisco Giants’ pitching staff, thinks there should be a place for him in baseball’s Home Run Derby over all-star weekend. That place, he says, is in the batter’s box. Bumgarner made his case Sunday with an impressive display during batting practice. He socked more than a dozen pitches […]
Madison Bumgarner wants to take part in Major League Baseball's home run derby next month. No pitcher has ever participated in the annual event before, but the San Francisco Giants star made a pretty good case for himself on Sunday, turning batting practice at St. Louis' Busch Stadium into his...
Madison Bumgarner wants to participate in the Home Run Derby. Yes, the same Madison Bumgarner who pitches for the San Francisco Giants. After taking part in batting practice Sunday in St. Louis, the three-time All-Star and 2014 World...Show More Summary
He could win.
Unlike the first round of the 2016 MLB All-Star Game voting results, you won't find any Chicago Cubs on this installment of Bleacher Report's Team of the Week. Sorry, Cubbies fans —that's just the way things shook out. You will, however,...Show More Summary
In the top of the fifth inning of today’s game against the Braves, Giants ace Madison Bumgarner came to the plate with no outs, a man on first, and the scored tied at zero. Almost every other pitcher in the majors would have been asked to lay down a bunt in that situation, but Bumgarner isn’t like most pitchers. Show More Summary
Madison Bumgarner found the delivery he says he has sought for a year and a half.
The pitcher has a higher home run rate since 2014 than Mike Trout does.
Madison Bumgarner threw a five-hitter and struck out 11 for his first complete game this season and Brandon Crawford homered and drove in all five runs to lead the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants to a 5-1 victory against the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night.