After a shaky start to the season, the Giants are returning to form.
At 49, Jamie Moyer failed in his second attempt to become the oldest pitcher to win a major league game when Madison Bumgarner took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning of the San Francisco Giants’ 4-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday.
Competition for a spot on the Giants roster heats up as the weather cools down in Arizona.
Left-hander Madison Bumgarner enjoyed the flow of champagne over his head after San Francisco’s successful run to the World Series title two years ago, a mere three months after he reached legal drinking age.
The injury-laden Giants have looked downright ugly while dropping 5 of the last 6 series, losing ground in the NL West and the wild card.
He was called up to the San Francisco Giants in the middle of the 2010 season and was a major contributor to the team’s drive to the World Series championship.