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Madison Bumgarner

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at AT&T Park on August 23, 2013 in San Francisco. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Bochy Names Madison Bumgarner As Opening Day Starter For Giants

Manager Bruce Bochy made the announcement Tuesday at spring training that Bumgarner would pitch March 31 at Arizona. This marks Bumgarner’s first opening day start. He was the only member of the San Francisco rotation with a winning record last season at 13-9 with a 2.77 ERA in 31 starts and 201 1-3 innings. He made his first NL All-Star team.

02/26/2014

Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets tags out Juan Perez #2 of the San Francisco Giants and throws to first at Citi Field on September 19, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Bumgarner’s 10 Ks Lead Giants Past Mets, 2-1

Madison Bumgarner struck out 10 in seven innings of four-hit ball, outpitching Jonathon Niese to lead the San Francisco Giants over the New York Mets 2-1 Thursday.

09/19/2013

Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants is greeted by Pablo Sandoval #48 after hitting a solo home run in the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on September 13, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Bumgarner, Giants Get Past Kershaw In Victory Over Dodgers

Madison Bumgarner outdueled Clayton Kershaw, and the San Francisco Giants held off the Los Angeles Dodgers for a 4-2 win on Friday night when Adrian Gonzalez’s hard grounder took a fortunate hop for the final out.

09/13/2013

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches during the second inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on September 3, 2013 in San Diego. (Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Giants Strand 10 Runners In Loss To Padres

Chris Denorfia hit a go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning to lift the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.

09/03/2013

Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants delivers to home plate during the first inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on August 28, 2013 in Denver. (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Giants Avoid No-Hitter, Lose To Rockies

Jhoulys Chacin did not allow a hit until there were two outs in the seventh inning and hustled for a crucial RBI to help the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Wednesday night.

08/28/2013

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 Goes For Giants In Rubber Match With Rockies

Two of the hottest pitchers in baseball meet at Coors Field on Wednesday evening when Madison Bumgarner leads the San Francisco Giants against Jhoulys Chacin and the Colorado Rockies.

08/28/2013

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at AT&T Park on August 23, 2013 in San Francisco. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Giants Drop 3rd Straight, Lose To Pirates

Madison Bumgarner (11-8) took a shutout into the seventh and wound up allowing three runs on seven hits over eight innings. He walked four and struck out five.

08/23/2013

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.

08/13/2013

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.

08/07/2013

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.

08/07/2013

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