Madison Bumgarner

Buster Posey #28 and Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

3 San Francisco Giants The Whole Nation Has Fallen In Love With – If Jersey Sales Are Indication

The San Francisco Giants recent success on the field are making their players a lot more recognizable and their merchandise much more in demand. Here are three Giants players fans can’t get enough of, based on their jersey sales for the first half of the 2015 season.

07/23/2015

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants displays his World Series ring during the San Francisco Giants 2014 World Series Ring ceremony before the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park on April 18, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ben Margot - Pool/Getty Images)

The 4 Male Athletes That Impressed ESPN More Than Madison Bumgarner This Year

On Wednesday, the sports network announced the finalists for the annual awards gala, but left Bumgarner – the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year – out of the running for the top individual prize among men. Here’s a look at the numbers four players ESPN thought were more worthy of the ESPY:

06/24/2015

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants hits a home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the third inning at AT&T Park on May 21, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Giants defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Bumgarner Homers, Outpitches Kershaw; Giants Sweep Dodgers Again

Los Angeles has lost all six games at AT&T Park this season, getting shut out the last three games in a row

05/21/2015

General view as players and fans watch one of the outfield smokestacks on fire in the sixth inning of the game between the San Francisco Giants and Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on May 15, 2015 in Cincinnati. The Giants defeated the Reds 10-2. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Giants Play Through Ballpark Fire, Defeat Reds In Rout

Brandon Belt hit a three-run homer, and Buster Posey added a two-run shot off Jason Marquis on Friday night, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 10-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in a game played uninterrupted while an outfield smokestack burned for an inning.

05/15/2015

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the third inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on April 28, 2015 in Los Angeles. (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Bumgarner Outduels Kershaw In Giants Victory Over Dodgers

Madison Bumgarner pitched eight sharp innings in his fifth career matchup against Clayton Kershaw and batterymate Buster Posey homered, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.

04/28/2015

World Series - San Francisco Giants v Kansas City Royals - Game Seven

San Francisco Giant Madison Bumgarner Fires Back At Nats Pitcher Over Designated Hitter Suggestion

The Giants ace likes to take his hacks and took umbrage at Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer who suggested the designated hitter be applied in both leagues after Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainright suffered a season-ending rupture of his Achillies’ tendon during an at-bat.

04/28/2015

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants riding a police horse carries the 2014 World Series Championship Flag prior to the start of their game against the Colorado Rockies on Opening Day at AT&T Park on April 13, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Jeff Chiu-Pool/Getty Images)

7 Things Madison Bumgarner Has Done Over The Last 12 Months To Prove He’s The Boss

Injuries to a pair of star pitchers have renewed the call to add the designated hitter to Major League Baseball’s National League. While some pitchers have come out in support of the idea, Giants ace Madison Bumgarner is having no part of it.

04/28/2015

Manager Bruce Bochy #15 of the San Francisco Giants takes the ball from Madison Bumgarner #40 taking him out of the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the top of the seventh inning at AT&T Park on April 22, 2015 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Win In Walk-Off, Dodgers Outraged Over Non-Call

Third base umpire and crew chief Fieldin Culbreth let Blanco stay on third despite Don Mattingly’s argument, Joe Panik hit a game-ending sacrifice fly moments later with the Dodgers in a five-man infield, and the San Francisco Giants edged Los Angeles 3-2 Wednesday night.

04/23/2015

(L-R) Madison Bumgarner, Clayton Kershaw (Ralph Freso/Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Bumgarner, Kershaw Set For MVP Matchup In Giants-Dodgers Game

This is the first time in Major League Baseball history the reigning regular-season MVP will oppose the World Series MVP as starters.

04/22/2015

Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the Opening Day MLB game at Chase Field on April 6, 2015 in Phoenix. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Bumgarner, Giants Defeat D-Backs To Begin World Series Title Defense

Madison Bumgarner pitched seven strong innings and the San Francisco Giants opened defense of their third World Series title in five years with a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.

04/06/2015

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