The Giants advance to the NLCS behind a Madison Bumgarner complete game shutout as they beat the Pirates 8-0. In fact the blowout was so bad, the closest the Pirates got to the Giants was when this confused […]
The Giants and Pirates meet in the playoffs for the first time since 1971. Winner of the National League Wild Card game moves on to the Division Series.
Just rewind two Octobers ago, when the Giants overcame six elimination games on the way to their second World Series championship in three years.
There’s nothing like adding fuel to a great rivalry and Madison Bumgarner did just that when he hit Yasiel Puig during the first inning of the Giants 4-2 loss in Los Angeles. Bumgarner told the […]
Madison Bumgarner pitched himself into the San Francisco record book, took a share of the major league lead for wins and, most important to the soft-spoken southpaw, moved his team one step closer in an […]
Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner wanted to waste a two-strike curveball in front of Rockies cleanup hitter Justin Morneau. He left the ball up just enough for Morneau to get a piece of it – the […]
Madison Bumgarner turned in a strong pitching performance at home for the first time in a while, and the San Francisco Giants still found a way to lose. Chase Utley was hit by a pitch […]
Madison Bumgarner pitched his second straight complete game, but this one did not end up in the win column. Billy Butler homered and drove in three runs and right fielder Nori Aoki threw out two […]
On a weekend full of fine pitching performances and brisk games, Madison Bumgarner tossed the best game yet. His two-hit shutout was far more than the Giants needed, and two home runs by Hunter Pence […]
Madison Bumgarner was so enthused by seeing Buster Posey hit a grand slam, he did the same thing the next inning. Bumgarner became the first pitcher in 48 years to hit two grand slams in […]
Madison Bumgarner kept making good pitches and the Cincinnati Reds kept hitting them. One bad inning turned an otherwise sparkling effort into another dull thud. Bumgarner gave up five runs in the fifth and the […]
The Giants bid goodbye to Cincinnati with high-fives. They haven’t done that very often. Left-hander Madison Bumgarner got his career-high sixth straight win, and San Francisco beat the Reds 6-1 on Thursday afternoon, taking a […]