Madison Bumgarner pitched two-hit ball over eight innings, giving the San Francisco Giants a 3-0 win against the Dodgers while overshadowing the major league debut of high-priced Los Angeles pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu on Tuesday night.
Brandon Belt hit his eighth spring home run and Madison Bumgarner threw five effective innings and the San Francisco Giants wrapped up their spring training in Arizona with an 8-6 victory over the Diamondbacks on Wednesday.
What the Giants fear is the worst-case scenario: that he gets knocked around similarly to last year when the season starts and they are forced to consider removing him from the rotation.
The San Francisco Giants and reigning NL MVP Buster Posey have quietly begun talks about a new contract extension. A deal is not imminent, but talks are ongoing.
Madison Bumgarner pitched four-hit ball for four innings and struck out four in the Giants’ 2-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Monday.
Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer for the Giants, who lost their second straight. Brandon Belt also homered.
Madison Bumgarner threw two scoreless innings in his first outing since the second game of the World Series, postseason hero Marco Scutaro had two hits and drove in a run.
Let the rest of the country swoon over the nouveau-riche Los Angeles Dodgers. The San Francisco Giants have two World Series titles in the past three seasons. And as they report for 2013, 21 of the 25 members of their latest championship team will roll through those clubhouse doors this week.
In the second inning of World Series Game Two at AT&T Park Thursday night, Giants catcher Buster Posey tagged out Tigers’ first baseman Prince Fielder in a close play at home plate.
Another game of the World Series is in the books, and more unpredictable action has taken place. After the Giants earned an improbable win in Game 1, they extended their series lead with a Game 2 victory. Here are five things you didn’t know about the game.