By Deuce

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 Chronicle that he didn’t hit Puig on purpose. “He’ll know if it’s on purpose, which that one wasn’t. I’ll make sure of that,” Bumgarner said.

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Will Bumgarner and Puig ever be friends? “I don’t think that’s in the cards for us,” Bumgarner said following the game.


  • Height: 6-5
  • Weight: 235 pounds
  • He has the reach advantage
  • Southpaw
  • Country-strong
  • Snot Rocket Factor
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  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 235 pounds
  • Definitely quicker
  • Better stamina
  • His legs are the size of tree trunks
  • All bark, no bite?

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