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.
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.
This is the first time in Major League Baseball history the reigning regular-season MVP will oppose the World Series MVP as starters.
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.
We don’t need an ad to tell us the San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner is hero, but it’s always great to see him in action.
The enduring image of Madison Bumgarner’s domination during his epic playoff performance for the San Francisco Giants last season is getting burnished even more following a photo shoot Monday.
Apparently not impressed by the “technology and stuff” in the Chevy truck he won after being named World Series MVP last fall, Giants ace Madison Bumgarner showed up to spring training Wednesday in a Ford.
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Madison Bumgarner sat in the outfield alongside Jake Peavy before Game 7 of the World Series and told his teammate exactly what needed to happen: Tim Hudson would work a few innings and get the ball to Bumgarner, who would hand it off to the bullpen to finish the championship.
San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner once again defied expectations and left a lasting impression by apparently chugging just one single beer during the locker room celebration following the team’s World Series win Tuesday.