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Madison Bumgarner (SP)

San Francisco Giants - 99% owned

Bats: R, Throws: L

MadBum got the Quality Start right on the nose, going six innings and allowing three runs.

Fantasy Impact: Bumgarner wasn't his usually dominant self, walking two and striking out three. He gave up a home run to Aramis Ramirez. His ERA is up to 3.00 on the season, which is still dominant. He gets the woeful Braves Sunday, which should see him put up a ton of strikeouts.


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Madison Bumgarner goes yard

Thu, May 21st 5:01pm EDT
By Michael Valverde

Madison Bumgarner is doing his normal pitching thing, in shutting down the opponent's hitting. Bumgarner also decided that it would be nice to add a nice topping to his stellar pitching day, by taking Clayton Kershaw deep for the first run of the game.

Fantasy Impact: Most leagues don't count for pitchers hitting, but if you're in a league that does, congratulations, you're getting a double-dip of action today.


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This is round three of this matchup of the NL West's best starting pitchers in Bumgarner and Clayton Kershaw. Madison Bumgarner is 2-0 in the first couple of matchups, allowing three earned runs in 14.1 innings pitched.

Fantasy Impact: Bumgarner has been up-and-down this year, but is averaging more than a strikeout per inning against the Boys in Blue this year. He's a set-and-forget starter for you in your seasonal leagues, but his matchup gives him a bump down in daily fantasy. Taking on Kershaw and the Dodgers lowers his chance for a win. The 12:45 PM start isn't usual for an NL West matchup, check to make sure he's slotted in your daily league lineups so you don't miss out on his start.


Madison Bumgarner bounces back

Thu, Apr 23rd 1:35am EDT
By Jeff Krisko

Madison Bumgarner allowed the only two runs the Dodgers earned on a home run to Alex Guerrero on his last pitch. He struck out six, walked one, and scattered six hits.

Fantasy Impact: Bumgarner escaped a jam, but was great most of the night. He mostly outdueled Clayton Kershaw, but ended with a no decision as Alex Guerrero tied the game on Bumgarner's last pitch. He looked like vintage MadBum tonight, and the window to buy low on him from early struggles may be closing. Bumgarner and Kershaw get a rematch on Monday in Los Angeles.


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Bumgarner gave up 10 hits, struck out four and gave up five earned runs.

Fantasy Impact: The 5 earned runs are the most Bumgarner had allowed since June 27 last season. Granted, that came in 6.0 IP to tonight's 3. This isn't a very Bumgarner start, and it can be chalked up to being "just one of those days." Madbum is locked in as a top-fifteen pitcher, and tonight shouldn't scare you away from him in the future.


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Madison Bumgarner and James Shields will go toe-to-toe again. They faced off twice during the 2014 World Series, and this will be their third matchup in their last four starts. (Source: MLB)

Fantasy Impact: Bumgarner was impressive in his first start of the season at Arizona, and has a greater chance of impressing versus a sputtering Padres lineup in spacious PetCo Park. Going back to the World Series, Bumgarner has allowed two runs in his last five appearances.


Madison Bumgarner gave up one run on six hits, one walk and struck out three in seven innings en route to earning his first win of 2015.

Fantasy Impact: MadBum twirled a gem, dominating most of the game. There were some control issues with Bumgarner, highlighted by two HBP (already at 1/3 of his 2014 total) and few strikeouts. His control should get back to form, and it could probably be chalked up to it being opening day. He remains a top-flight starter. He takes on the revamped Padres in PetCo Park this weekend.


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Madison Bumgarner gave up one run on one hit while striking out five over six innings. The lone run came on an Albert Pujols first inning home run. Bumgarner ended his day by retiring 16 straight Angels. (Source: MLB)

Fantasy Impact: Bumgarner looked to be in ace-form as we near the start of the season. The performance came after a rough outing in which he went two innings against the Diamondbacks. Despite concerns over last season's workload, draft Bumgarner with confidence.


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Madison Bumgarner took the mound for the first time this spring against the Oakland A's and did not fare well. He was knocked around for 3 runs on 5 hits, including a 2-run home run allowed to Marcus Semien.

Fantasy Impact: This outing should not raise any red flags. Bumgarner has been one of the most consistent fantasy aces over the past few seasons and there is no reason to believe that trend won't continue. Bumgarner should go off the board as one of the first five-to-ten starting pitchers in fantasy drafts.


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