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Madison Bumgarner

Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants is out at second base as Anthony Rendon #6 of the Washington Nationals is unable to turn a double play in the fourth inning during a game at Nationals Park on August 13, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Giants Fall To Nationals After Rain Delay

Adam LaRoche hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning to help lift the Washington Nationals to a 4-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday.


Manager Bruce Bochy #15 of the San Francisco Giants takes the ball from pitcher Madison Bumgarner #40 taking him out of the game in the eighth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at AT&T Park on August 7, 2013 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Bumgarner Struggles In 8th, Giants Lose To Brewers

Madison Bumgarner (11-7) took a shutout into the eighth inning, but lost. He gave up four runs — three earned — on five hits in seven-plus innings. He walked three and struck out four.


Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Philadelphia Phillies at AT&T Park on April 17, 2012 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Bumgarner Forced To Play Stopper Role Again For Giants

With the bats scuffling, Bumgarner looks to continue his dazzling stretch as the Giants face the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night.


Madison Bumgarner

1st-Place Diamondbacks Beat Giants, Avoid Sweep

The first-place Arizona Diamondbacks held off a late rally by the Giants for a 3-1 win Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.


San Francisco Giants v San Diego Padres

Giants Seek Fresh Start As 2nd Half Begins

The defending World Series champions must get back to work in a hurry if they want to hang around in an NL West that is still wide open.


Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants. (Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Analysis: Padres Miss Chance To Pounce On Bumgarner

The San Diego Padres got off to a good start against All-Star lefty Madison Bumgarner, scoring two runs on three hits in the first inning. They wouldn’t score again all night.


Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants, center, point out to second base after Gregor Blanco #7 hit an RBI double during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on July 11, 2013 in San Diego. (Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Sandoval, Bumgarner Lead Giants To Win Over Padres

Pablo Sandoval hit his first home run since May 21, and All-Star Madison Bumgarner settled down to allow just four hits in seven innings as the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 Thursday night.


Yasiel Puig, Buster Posey

Analysis: Bumgarner Foiled By Puig In Giants Loss To Dodgers

The defending World Series champions wasted another superb outing from Madison Bumgarner, who pitched into the eighth inning but made two ill-fated pitches to Los Angeles Dodgers rookie phenom Yasiel Puig that made the difference in a 3-1 loss Monday night.


Pitcher Madison Baumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the first inning during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on June 24, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Struggling Giants Unable To Hold Off Puig, Dodgers

Rookie sensation Yasiel Puig hit his seventh home run in 20 major league games and added a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning against Madison Bumgarner, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.


Gregor Blanco #7 of the San Francisco Giants hits a two-run triple scoring Tony Abreu #10 and Brandon Crawford #35 in the seventh inning against the San Diego Padres at AT&T Park on June 19, 2013 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Blanco Pinch-Hit Triple Leads Giants Over Padres 4-2

Gregor Blanco had a pinch hit, two-run triple in the seventh inning, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday.