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news | Oct 30th, 7:12am
We have never seen anything quite like Madison Bumgarner on this postseason stage and in this Fall Classic. The Giants claimed their third title in five seasons in a 3-2 Game 7 victory in which Bumgarner cemented his obvious, unanimous claim to the Most Valuable Player Award.
news | Oct 30th, 7:02am
Every once in a while a player rises to the highest level on the largest stage by seizing the moment and making it his own. Madison Bumgarner did just that.
news | Oct 30th, 6:50am
Though fans may always wonder if Alex Gordon could have scored in the ninth inning of Game 7, in the end, the difference is that one team had Madison Bumgarner and the other didn't, not that third-base coach Mike Jirschele didn't bet the season on one throw of the dice.
news | Oct 30th, 6:40am
The Royals' clubhouse was eerily quiet and somber as general manager Dayton Moore went through and hugged each of his players at their locker. The club's improbable postseason run was over as Madison Bumgarner and the Giants earned a 3-2 win in Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night.
ESPN | Oct 30th, 6:29am
Madison Bumgarner's World Series performance earned him a spot in the Hall of Fame -- well, at least for his caps.
news | Oct 30th, 6:28am
Madison Bumgarner completed his dominant 2014 postseason in historic fashion on Wednesday night, locking down a scoreless five-inning save to seal the Giants' third World Series title in five years.
news | Oct 30th, 6:19am
Once Madison Bumgarner entered World Series Game 7, he did not speak to anyone about his workload. When Bumgarner consulted pitching coach Dave Righetti, the two discussed only strategy -- at least until Bumgarner walked off the mound after the eighth. At that point, he needed to do nothing more than glance at Righetti.
news | Oct 30th, 6:09am
From Giants ace Madison Bumgarner continuing to make history (this time out of the bullpen) to Pablo Sandoval completing a record-setting postseason of his own, Game 7 of the 2014 Fall Classic provided plenty more material for the baseball annals.
news | Oct 30th, 6:03am
Unwilling to go down without a fight against a dominant Madison Bumgarner, the Royals got exactly what they needed with Alex Gordon's two-out single in the ninth inning of Game 7. But as he did throughout the World Series, Bumgarner recovered to thwart the Royals' last-gasp rally.
news | Oct 30th, 5:32am
#ChampionsTogether has replaced #OctoberTogether as the official Giants hashtag, and that is an apt phrase as the rush has begun to find the same stuff that MVP Madison Bumgarner, Pablo Sandoval and the rest of the team were wearing after winning their third Fall Classic in the last five seasons.
ESPN | Oct 30th, 4:59am
Madison Bumgarner will have to settle for the longest save in World Series history rather than a Game 7 win.
ESPN | Oct 30th, 4:16am
Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.
news | Oct 30th, 4:12am
Giants manager Bruce Bochy and left-hander Madison Bumgarner address the media after Game 7 of the World Series.
Rotoworld | Oct 30th, 3:29am
Madison Bumgarner was named World Series MVP and set a postseason record for innings pitched along the way, tossing five scoreless innings in relief and earning the win in the Giants' Game 7 victory Wednesday.
news | Oct 29th, 10:40pm
The possibility of Giants ace Madison Bumgarner getting a call from the bullpen in Game 7 of the World Series against the Royals on Wednesday night has been discussed so much it would be more of a surprise if he doesn't pitch than if he does. If he does, it wouldn't be unprecedented.
Rotoworld | Oct 29th, 9:21pm
Giants manager Bruce Bochy told reporters Wednesday evening that Madison Bumgarner could throw 50-60 pitches of relief in Game 7 of the World Series.
news | Oct 29th, 8:00am
Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner wouldn't be the first pitcher to make a relief appearance in a World Series sudden-death game after starting earlier in the series. In fact, 55 others have done it before him, though just four have come in the last 25 years.
news | Oct 29th, 5:04am
Kansas City's three shutdown relievers -- all of whom have better stuff than most closers -- could work four innings in tonight's Game 7, maybe even more. That's a huge edge for the Royals, even if the Giants do use Madison Bumgarner out of their bullpen, but hardly the only one. Here are nine more.
Rotoworld | Oct 28th, 11:44pm
Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Tuesday that he prefers to hold Madison Bumgarner out of Game 6 in order to have him available for 2-3 innings in a potential Game 7.
news | Oct 28th, 6:48pm
Fresh off a dominant Game 5 shutout, there's reportedly a chance the Giants could turn to ace Madison Bumgarner again today in Game 6 at Kauffman Stadium.
ESPN | Oct 28th, 8:18am
San Francisco's Madison Bumgarner, who pitched a four-hit shutout to win Game 5 on Sunday, could make a relief appearance in Game 6 as the Giants attempt to close out the World Series.
Rotoworld | Oct 28th, 4:08am
Ryan Boyer admires Madison Bumgarner's dominance in Tuesday's Daily Dose.
news | Oct 27th, 6:56am
This deep into October, rarely does any star live up to the outsized hype that surrounds him. In Game 5, Madison Bumgarner did. Entering the night riding one of the finest postseason runs of any pitcher in history, San Francisco's 25-year-old ace tormented the Royals over nine innings in a 5-0 victory, lifting the Giants to within one win of their third title in five years.
news | Oct 27th, 6:46am
Madison Bumgarner pitched a shutout to lead the Giants past the Royals in a 5-0 San Francisco win in Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday night at AT&T Park, putting the Giants one win away from their third Fall Classic title in the past five seasons.
news | Oct 27th, 6:32am
Madison Bumgarner's shutout not only put the Giants one win from their third World Series title in five seasons, it ensured a bullpen that has been used heavily this postseason two full days of rest before Game 6.
news | Oct 27th, 6:22am
Madison Bumgarner has done all that could be expected of one pitcher in one postseason. He has created a performance that can fairly be mentioned with some of the best October work in the history of baseball. And in the process, he has placed the San Francisco Giants on the brink of their third World Series championship in the past five seasons.
ESPN | Oct 27th, 5:13am
Madison Bumgarner smothered the Kansas City Royals for the second time in a week, pitching a four-hitter that led the San Francisco Giants to a 5-0 victory Sunday night and a 3-2 World Series lead.
news | Oct 27th, 5:10am
The lack of boom-boom of late in this World Series was mentioned to "Bam Bam," aka Giants hitting coach Hensley Meulens, in the aftermath of Sunday night's 5-0 victory behind Madison Bumgarner. It was pointed out that not one home run was hit in the three games here at AT&T Park -- a World Series rarity that hadn't happened in three consecutive games since way back in 1948.
news | Oct 27th, 5:08am
Madison Bumgarner continued his historic postseason dominance on Sunday night, leading the Giants to a 5-0 victory in the pivotal Game 5 of the 2014 World Series.
ESPN | Oct 27th, 4:19am
Madison Bumgarner smothered the Kansas City Royals for the second time in a week, pitching a four-hitter that led the San Francisco Giants to a 5-0 victory Sunday night and a 3-2 World Series lead.
Rotoworld | Oct 27th, 3:22am
Madison Bumgarner absolutely dominated the Royals in Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday, scattering just four hits over nine shutout innings of work.
news | Oct 25th, 6:09am
Ryan Vogelsong will be the Giants' starter in Game 4, manager Bruce Bochy said Friday night after San Francisco fell behind the Royals in the World Series. There had been some speculation that Bochy might opt for Game 1 winner Madison Bumgarner on short rest, but the skipper voiced his confidence in Vogelsong.
Rotoworld | Oct 24th, 9:04pm
Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Friday that the team has discussed the possibility of starting Madison Bumgarner in Game 4 of the World Series on short rest if they lose Game 3.