Vogelsong Earns 13th Loss of Season

The San Francisco Giants (86-74) clinched a Wild Card spot officially yesterday afternoon after a Milwaukee Brewers’ loss with only one question left to answer… Where is this game going to be played? With a Pittsburgh Pirates win tonight, the Giants’ backs were suddenly against the wall and were fighting for the home field advantage in the Wild Card game. more »

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Giants Beat Dbacks in 9th, Gain Ground on Dodgers

If the Giants are content to cede the National League West to the Dodgers and settle for one of the National League Wild Card spots, they certainly aren’t showing it. Rookie Matt Duffy singled in the go-ahead runs in the ninth as the Giants defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks this afternoon, 4-2, to take the series from the Dbacks and pull more »

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Bumgarner Completes Game In Giants Win

The game was perfect until the eighth inning when San Francisco Giants’ (69-62) starter, Madison Bumgarner (15-9, 3.02 ERA), gave up a double down the right field line to Colorado Rockies’ (53-78) first baseman, Justin Morneau. For Bumgarner, it was the only hit of the night as he earned his 15th win and fourth complete game of the season. Manager more »

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Bumgarner Regains Control in Giants Win

In game two of today’s games, San Francisco Giants’ (67-59) starter, Madison Bumgarner (14-9, 3.17 ERA) dominated the Chicago Cubs (55-72) after a rocky start in the first inning. Bumgarner struggled early in the first, giving up back-to-back home runs to Justin Ruggiano and Wellington Castillo, to give the Cubs an early 3-1 lead. But that would be all the more »

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Defense Struggles In Another Giants Loss

In their first trip to Kansas City since 2008, the San Francisco Giants (62-54) just couldn’t pull it together and dropped the series opener to the Royals (61-53), 4-2. Starting pitcher, Madison Bumgarner (13-9, 3.22 ERA),  gave up a two-run, home run in the first inning to Royals’ first baseman Billy Butler on a mistake fast ball. After righting the more »

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Bumgarner Tosses Complete Game Shutout, Giants Bring Out The Big Bats

Giants ace Madison Bumgarner led the way to the victory against veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon and the Mets with a final score of 9-0. Bumgarner was tremendous, throwing the second complete game of the series against New York after Ryan Vogelsong had his bid on Friday. This also marked Bumagarner’s second shutout of his young career. Bumgarner’s final line was more »

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Bumgarner, Pence Make NL All-Star Team; Posey and Hudson Snubbed

The Giants will be sending two representatives to the All-Star Game in Minnesota next Tuesday, July 15. Pitcher Madison Bumgarner and outfielder Hunter Pence were named to the National League team yesterday, and they’ll make the trip to Minnesota next week to represent the team at this year’s Midsummer Classic, which will be held at Target Field in Minneapolis. Pence more »

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Giants Dealt Another Tough Loss Against Nationals

The San Francisco Giants (42-23) were dealt another tough loss on Tuesday night against the Washington Nationals (34-29) in a final score of 2-1. The match up was a repeat of the game two in the 2012 World Series, in which Giants’ starting pitcher, Madison Bumgarner, outdueled then Detroit Tigers’ starter, Doug Fister, in a 2-0 victory. In that game, more »

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