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Madison Bumgarner
2.74 15-9 251
Team: San FranciscoHt / Wt: 6-5 / 250 NFBC ADP: 15.52
Position: SPBorn: 8/1/1989 Birthplace: Hickory, North Carolina
Bats/Throws: R/L Draft: 1st Round by Giants (2007)

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Oct. 11 10:26 AM PT11:26 AM MT12:26 PM CT1:26 PM ET13:26 ET17:26 GMT1:26 10:26 AM MST12:26 PM EST12:56 PM VEN21:26 UAE12:26 PM CT-The Giants' rally to win Game 3 in 13 innings Monday prevented Bumgarner from taking the loss after he allowed three runs - all on a homer by Jake Arrieta - and seven hits in five innings.
Analysis: Bumgarner had never previously served up a home run to a pitcher in regular-season or postseason play. He had gone 24 straight playoff innings without allowing a run going back to the ninth inning of Game 1 of the 2014 World Series against the Royals.
Oct. 5 8:56 PM PT9:56 PM MT10:56 PM CT11:56 PM ET23:56 ET3:56 GMT11:56 8:56 PM MST10:56 PM EST11:26 PM VEN7:56 UAE (+1)10:56 PM CT-Bumgarner was dominant again in the postseason, tossing a four-hitter in a 3-0 win over the Mets in the NL wild-card game Wednesday.
Analysis: Including his four-hit shutout at Pittsburgh in the 2014 wild-card game, Bumgarner has pitched 23 straight scoreless innings in winner-take-all games. He is 8-3 with a 1.94 ERA, a 0.86 WHIP and a save in 15 career playoff games.
Oct. 1 11:21 PM PT12:21 AM MT1:21 AM CT2:21 AM ET2:21 ET6:21 GMT14:21 11:21 PM MST1:21 AM EST1:51 AM VEN10:21 UAE1:21 AM CT-Bumgarner allowed three runs in 7 1/3 innings and lined a key two-run double in the sixth inning as San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-3 on Friday night to maintain their slim lead for the second NL wild card.
Analysis: Bumgarner (15-9) beat the Dodgers for the first time in seven starts since May 21, 2015. It was win No. 100 of his career.
Sep. 25 9:58 PM PT10:58 PM MT11:58 PM CT12:58 AM ET0:58 ET4:58 GMT12:58 9:58 PM MST11:58 PM EST12:28 AM VEN8:58 UAE11:58 PM CT-Bumgarner didn't allow a run in his first three innings but yielded five over six in Saturday's 9-6, 10-inning victory over San Diego.
Analysis: Bumgarner has a 4.81 ERA in his last eight contests.
Sep. 20 9:49 AM PT10:49 AM MT11:49 AM CT12:49 PM ET12:49 ET16:49 GMT0:49 9:49 AM MST11:49 AM EST12:19 PM VEN20:49 UAE11:49 AM CT-Bumgarner allowed one hit over seven scoreless innings Monday, striking out 10 and retiring his final 10 batters, but the Dodgers rallied for a 2-1 win.
Analysis: After a six-start stretch in which he posted a 5.30 ERA, Bumgarner returned to the form we're used to seeing. That's great news for the Giants - if they can stop their implosion and sneak in the playoffs.
Sep. 14 7:17 PM PT8:17 PM MT9:17 PM CT10:17 PM ET22:17 ET2:17 GMT10:17 7:17 PM MST9:17 PM EST9:47 PM VEN6:17 UAE (+1)9:17 PM CT-Bumgarner missed a chance at his milestone 100th career win and the Giants wasted another chance for a potential push in the NL West, losing to the Padres 3-1 on Wednesday to be swept by the division's second-to-last-place club.
Analysis: Bumgarner, the 2014 World Series MVP, allowed seven hits and three runs, all earned, with five strikeouts and two walks in 6 2/3 innings. When he takes his next turn, Monday at Dodger Stadium against Clayton Kershaw, the lefty again would try to become the third-youngest Giants pitcher reach 100 victories. He is 0-2 with a 5.63 ERA in three matchups with Los Angeles this season.
Sep. 14 11:06 PM PT12:06 AM MT1:06 AM CT2:06 AM ET2:06 ET6:06 GMT14:06 11:06 PM MST1:06 AM EST1:36 AM VEN10:06 UAE1:06 AM CT-Bumgarner (14-8, 2.61 ERA) goes for the 100th victory of his career as the series wraps up Wednesday afternoon.
Analysis: He is 3-0 with a 1.19 ERA in his last four home starts vs. San Diego with 38 strikeouts to four walks.
Sep. 10 9:52 AM PT10:52 AM MT11:52 AM CT12:52 PM ET12:52 ET16:52 GMT0:52 9:52 AM MST11:52 AM EST12:22 PM VEN20:52 UAE11:52 AM CT-Bumgarner was briefly in line for his 100th career win Friday in Arizona, but took a no-decision after allowing four runs and six hits in six innings with nine strikeouts and a walk.
Analysis: Bumgarner has 37 strikeouts in 29 innings over his last five starts but has a 5.59 ERA in that span. He's next scheduled to face San Diego on Wednesday at home, where he's 8-3 with a 1.91 ERA.
Sep. 3 7:59 PM PT8:59 PM MT9:59 PM CT10:59 PM ET22:59 ET2:59 GMT10:59 7:59 PM MST9:59 PM EST10:29 PM VEN6:59 UAE (+1)9:59 PM CT-Bumgarner outpitched Arrieta with 10 strikeouts over six innings, and San Francisco pounced on rare miscues by the Chicago Cubs in a 3-2 victory on Saturday.
Analysis: Bumgarner (14-8) allowed two runs and five hits in his fourth victory in his last five starts. San Francisco, trying to catch Los Angeles in the NL West, rebounded from a pair of one-run losses in the first two games of the four-game set against the major league leaders.
Aug. 29 9:25 AM PT10:25 AM MT11:25 AM CT12:25 PM ET12:25 ET16:25 GMT0:25 9:25 AM MST11:25 AM EST11:55 AM VEN20:25 UAE11:25 AM CT-Bumgarner allowed three runs over seven uneven innings in San Francisco's 13-4 victory over Atlanta on Sunday.
Analysis: Bumgarner hasn't been great over his last three starts, posting a 6.35 ERA and allowing three homers.
Aug. 24 10:22 AM PT11:22 AM MT12:22 PM CT1:22 PM ET13:22 ET17:22 GMT1:22 10:22 AM MST12:22 PM EST12:52 PM VEN21:22 UAE12:22 PM CT-Bumgarner's problems with the Dodgers continued Tuesday, allowing five runs and nine hits in five innings with a walk and seven strikeouts as he lost at Chavez Ravine.
Analysis: Bumgarner is 0-4 with a 4.71 ERA in five starts against Los Angeles since the beginning of September. The ace left-hander has a 4.82 ERA in his last six starts on the road, serving up eight homers.
Aug. 19 8:18 AM PT9:18 AM MT10:18 AM CT11:18 AM ET11:18 ET15:18 GMT23:18 8:18 AM MST10:18 AM EST10:48 AM VEN19:18 UAE10:18 AM CT-Bumgarner wasn't at his best in Thursday's start against the Mets, though he still managed to pick up his 12th victory despite allowing a Justin Ruggiano grand slam over five innings of work. The San Francisco ace helped his cause with a two-run homer in the fourth.
Analysis: No cause for concern, as Bumgarner is 10-5 with a 1.97 ERA in 21 starts since May 1. Only Kyle Hendricks has a better ERA over that time frame, while Bumgarner's 157 strikeouts during that period are the third-most in the majors.
Aug. 14 10:08 AM PT11:08 AM MT12:08 PM CT1:08 PM ET13:08 ET17:08 GMT1:08 10:08 AM MST12:08 PM EST12:38 PM VEN21:08 UAE12:08 PM CT-Bumgarner allowed three hits, struck out eight and walked three over seven scoreless innings in Saturday's 6-2 win over the Orioles.
Analysis: The Giants had lost each of Bumgarner's previous five starts. He allowed two runs or less in three of those outings. He'll make his next start Thursday against a Mets team he has gone 4-0 with a 1.03 ERA in five career starts.
Aug. 7 8:25 PM PT9:25 PM MT10:25 PM CT11:25 PM ET23:25 ET3:25 GMT11:25 8:25 PM MST10:25 PM EST10:55 PM VEN7:25 UAE (+1)10:25 PM CT-In Sunday's 1-0 defeat to the Nats, Bumgarner (10-7) lost despite allowing just two hits, including Wilson Ramos' 18th home run in the seventh inning.
Analysis: Despite the outcome, Bumgarner bounced back after yielding eight runs - four earned - and 10 hits in five-plus innings against the Phillies.
Aug. 2 8:38 PM PT9:38 PM MT10:38 PM CT11:38 PM ET23:38 ET3:38 GMT11:38 8:38 PM MST10:38 PM EST11:08 PM VEN7:38 UAE (+1)10:38 PM CT-Bumgarner allowed eight runs - four earned - on 10 hits in five-plus innings while striking out four and walking two but wasn't on the hook for the Giants' 13-8 loss to the Phillies on Tuesday.
Analysis: Bumgarner had allowed only eight runs over his previous five starts. He's now failed to win in four outings since the All-Star break.
July 28 8:45 AM PT9:45 AM MT10:45 AM CT11:45 AM ET11:45 ET15:45 GMT23:45 8:45 AM MST10:45 AM EST11:15 AM VEN19:45 UAE10:45 AM CT-Bumgarner gave up two runs - one earned - and five hits in eight innings Wednesday, walking none and striking out nine in a 2-1 loss to the Reds.
Analysis: A lack of run support continues to plague Bumgarner, who is 2-4 in his last eight starts despite a 2.38 ERA. The Giants have provided him no more than two runs of support in six of those games.
July 22 7:53 PM PT8:53 PM MT9:53 PM CT10:53 PM ET22:53 ET2:53 GMT10:53 7:53 PM MST9:53 PM EST10:23 PM VEN6:53 UAE (+1)9:53 PM CT-Bumgarner bounced back from a subpar outing Friday, allowing two runs over seven innings while not receiving a decision in the Giants' loss to the Yankees.
Analysis: The left-hander had thrown 15 scoreless innings over two outings before giving up four runs in six innings against the Padres in his previous start.
July 16 10:10 AM PT11:10 AM MT12:10 PM CT1:10 PM ET13:10 ET17:10 GMT1:10 10:10 AM MST12:10 PM EST12:40 PM VEN21:10 UAE12:10 PM CT-Bumgarner had a subpar outing Friday in a loss at San Diego despite striking out nine in six innings, giving up four runs and seven hits - including two homers.
Analysis: Bumgarner, who had thrown 15 scoreless innings over his previous two outings, allowed more than three earned runs for just the third time in 20 starts.
July 11 7:53 AM PT8:53 AM MT9:53 AM CT10:53 AM ET10:53 ET14:53 GMT22:53 7:53 AM MST9:53 AM EST10:23 AM VEN18:53 UAE9:53 AM CT-Bumgarner fired a one-hitter, striking out 14 and walking one, in Sunday's 4-0 home win over the Diamondbacks.
Analysis: Since losing two straight starts, the star left-hander has thrown 15 scoreless innings in his last two.
July 8 1:39 PM PT2:39 PM MT3:39 PM CT4:39 PM ET16:39 ET20:39 GMT4:39 1:39 PM MST3:39 PM EST4:09 PM VEN0:39 UAE (+1)3:39 PM CT-Bumgarner will not pitch in Tuesday's All-Star Game because he is scheduled to start Sunday for the Giants.
Analysis: The four-time All-Star is 9-4 with two complete games in 18 starts and ranks second in the majors with a 2.09 ERA.
July 6 8:19 AM PT9:19 AM MT10:19 AM CT11:19 AM ET11:19 ET15:19 GMT23:19 8:19 AM MST10:19 AM EST10:49 AM VEN19:19 UAE10:19 AM CT-Bumgarner didn't allow a run in six innings of four-hit ball in the Giants' 7-3 loss to the Rockies on Tuesday.
Analysis: Bumgarner - 4-0 with a 1.93 ERA in his last six starts against Colorado - threw 96 pitches, ending his majors-leading streak of 13 straight outings with at least 100 pitches.
July 5 5:29 PM PT6:29 PM MT7:29 PM CT8:29 PM ET20:29 ET0:29 GMT8:29 5:29 PM MST7:29 PM EST7:59 PM VEN4:29 UAE (+1)7:29 PM CT-Bumgarner earned his fourth All-Star nod.
Analysis: Sitting 9-4 with a 2.20 ERA, Bumgarner would normally be in line to start to the Mid-Summer Classic but that depends on if he pitches this weekend.
July 1 9:17 AM PT10:17 AM MT11:17 AM CT12:17 PM ET12:17 ET16:17 GMT0:17 9:17 AM MST11:17 AM EST11:47 AM VEN20:17 UAE11:17 AM CT-Bumgarner pitched into the seventh to snap a two-start skid and also batted in an AL ballpark, and the Giants avoided a four-game sweep by beating the Oakland Athletics 12-6 on Thursday night.
Analysis: Bumgarner allowed four runs and seven hits, struck out four and didn't walk a batter in 6 1/3 innings. The two home runs allowed matched his most for the season, also done opening day at Milwaukee on April 4. He hasn't lost three straight starts since June 27-July 8, 2014, during his spectacular World Series MVP season.
June 29 7:42 PM PT8:42 PM MT9:42 PM CT10:42 PM ET22:42 ET2:42 GMT10:42 7:42 PM MST9:42 PM EST10:12 PM VEN6:42 UAE (+1)9:42 PM CT-The Giants haven't been giving ace Madison Bumgarner (8-4, 1.99) much help lately, something San Francisco will seek to correct when it closes out a four-game Bay Bridge Series against Oakland at AT&T Park on Thursday.
Analysis: Bumgarner has a 2.22 ERA over his past four starts, but the Giants have averaged just 1.75 runs in those games.
June 26 8:47 AM PT9:47 AM MT10:47 AM CT11:47 AM ET11:47 ET15:47 GMT23:47 8:47 AM MST10:47 AM EST11:17 AM VEN19:47 UAE10:47 AM CT-Scoreless through six, Bumgarner gave up three runs in the seventh and left with one out in the Giants' 3-2 loss to the Phillies on Saturday.
Analysis: Bumgarner allowed more than two earned runs in a game for the first time since giving up four to the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 15, a span of 12 starts.
June 20 7:28 PM PT8:28 PM MT9:28 PM CT10:28 PM ET22:28 ET2:28 GMT10:28 7:28 PM MST9:28 PM EST9:58 PM VEN6:28 UAE (+1)9:28 PM CT-Bumgarner was the tough-luck loser Monday at Pittsburgh, allowing one run in eight innings while having his seven-game winning streak snapped in a 1-0 defeat.
Analysis: The left-hander has allowed two or fewer earned runs in each of his last 12 starts while posting a 1.36 ERA.
June 15 10:38 AM PT11:38 AM MT12:38 PM CT1:38 PM ET13:38 ET17:38 GMT1:38 10:38 AM MST12:38 PM EST1:08 PM VEN21:38 UAE12:38 PM CT-Bumgarner won a career-high seventh straight decision Tuesday, striking out eight over eight innings in a 3-2 win over the Brewers.
Analysis: The ace left-hander allowed four hits and two runs to notch the longest win streak by a Giants pitcher since Barry Zito in 2012. Bumgarner is the first Giant to allow two or fewer earned runs in 11 straight starts since Juan Marichal from 1965-66. Bumgarner has a 1.06 ERA in his last seven.
June 9 11:30 AM PT12:30 PM MT1:30 PM CT2:30 PM ET14:30 ET18:30 GMT2:30 11:30 AM MST1:30 PM EST2:00 PM VEN22:30 UAE1:30 PM CT-Bumgarner wasn't particularly happy with his six-inning, 101-pitch outing Wednesday in a no-decision against Boston even though the Giants won 2-1.
Analysis: Bumgarner has given up no more than one run in six straight starts, posting an 0.84 ERA. He's walked seven and struck out 39 in his last 36 1/3 innings. The Giants have won his last nine starts as Bumgarner has gone 6-0.
June 3 12:28 PM PT1:28 PM MT2:28 PM CT3:28 PM ET15:28 ET19:28 GMT3:28 12:28 PM MST2:28 PM EST2:58 PM VEN23:28 UAE2:28 PM CT-Bumgarner tied a career high by winning his sixth consecutive decision and hit a two-run homer in a 6-0 victory against Atlanta on Thursday.
Analysis: Bumgarner (7-2, 1.91 ERA) gave up four hits in 7 2/3 innings while fanning 11. He has a 1.11 ERA in his last eight starts and a 0.73 in his past five. The home run was his second this season and 13th in his career. Bumgarner has four RBIs in his last three games.
May 29 9:55 AM PT10:55 AM MT11:55 AM CT12:55 PM ET12:55 ET16:55 GMT0:55 9:55 AM MST11:55 AM EST12:25 PM VEN20:55 UAE11:55 AM CT-Bumgarner got a no-decision Saturday.
Analysis: Bumgarner struck out six in six innings.
May 23 3:52 PM PT4:52 PM MT5:52 PM CT6:52 PM ET18:52 ET22:52 GMT6:52 3:52 PM MST5:52 PM EST6:22 PM VEN2:52 UAE (+1)5:52 PM CT-Bumgarner contributed on both ends in Sunday's 1-0 win over the Cubs, tossing 7 2/3 outstanding innings and driving in the game's only run with a double.
Analysis: The San Francisco ace has been dominant over the past month, producing a 1.25 ERA and a 5-0 record over his past six starts. He's racked up 48 strikeouts in 43 1/3 innings during that span.
May 18 8:32 AM PT9:32 AM MT10:32 AM CT11:32 AM ET11:32 ET15:32 GMT23:32 8:32 AM MST10:32 AM EST11:02 AM VEN19:32 UAE10:32 AM CT-Bumgarner threw a five-hitter and struck out 11 for his first complete game this season Tuesday.
Analysis: Bumgarner was strong from the start in pitching his 12th career complete game. Bumgarner, who walked none, is 4-0 in his last six starts against the Padres.
May 12 3:08 PM PT4:08 PM MT5:08 PM CT6:08 PM ET18:08 ET22:08 GMT6:08 3:08 PM MST5:08 PM EST5:38 PM VEN2:08 UAE (+1)5:08 PM CT-Bumgarner held the Blue Jays to a run on three hits over 6 2/3 innings Wednesday.
Analysis: The San Francisco ace was in line to win a fourth straight start before the Giants' bullpen imploded late. Bumgarner has certainly done his part of late, posting a 1.87 ERA with 39 strikeouts in 33 2/3 innings over his last five outings.
May 2 8:30 AM PT9:30 AM MT10:30 AM CT11:30 AM ET11:30 ET15:30 GMT23:30 8:30 AM MST10:30 AM EST11:00 AM VEN19:30 UAE10:30 AM CT-Bumgarner pitched through rain to extend his scoreless streak at the Mets to 18 innings Sunday.
Analysis: Bumgarner is 4-0 with a 0.62 ERA at Citi Field and has the longest shutout streak by an opposing pitcher in the ballpark's eight-season history. After adjusting his mechanics, he gave up six hits in six innings, struck out seven and walked three, lowering his ERA from 3.64 to 3.03.
Apr. 26 11:59 AM PT12:59 PM MT1:59 PM CT2:59 PM ET14:59 ET18:59 GMT2:59 11:59 AM MST1:59 PM EST2:29 PM VEN22:59 UAE1:59 PM CT-Bumgarner fanned nine and gave up two runs in 6 2-3 innings Monday.
Analysis: Bumgarner improved to 6-1 with a 2.69 ERA in 13 home starts against San Diego, including 2-0 with a 0.76 ERA over three outings last year.
Apr. 21 1:41 PM PT2:41 PM MT3:41 PM CT4:41 PM ET16:41 ET20:41 GMT4:41 1:41 PM MST3:41 PM EST4:11 PM VEN0:41 UAE (+1)3:41 PM CT-Bumgarner suffered a tough-luck loss Wednesday when he gave up two runs and five hits over seven innings of a 2-1 loss to Arizona. He also struck out eight.
Analysis: Bumgarner has alternated between rocky and solid outings, going 1-2 with a 3.91 ERA in four starts.
Apr. 10 6:37 PM PT7:37 PM MT8:37 PM CT9:37 PM ET21:37 ET1:37 GMT9:37 6:37 PM MST8:37 PM EST9:07 PM VEN5:37 UAE (+1)8:37 PM CT-Bumgarner gave up one run and six hits with eight strikeouts over six innings in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Dodgers. He also homered off Clayton Kershaw.
Analysis: Bumgarner bounced back from a rocky opener in which he allowed three runs over five innings in a win at Milwaukee.
Mar. 14 4:44 AM PT5:44 AM MT6:44 AM CT7:44 AM ET7:44 ET11:44 GMT19:44 4:44 AM MST6:44 AM EST7:14 AM VEN15:44 UAE5:44 AM CT-Bumgarner was scratched from Sunday's spring start against San Diego due to tightness in his rib cage and a nerve condition in his left foot.
Analysis: Bumgarner said both issues were minor, but he wanted to take care of them now rather than let them linger. He said he would have pitched had it been a regular-season game. Bumgarner developed neuroma, a nerve condition affecting toes on his left foot, during the offseason and said it was under control following treatment. The 2014 World Series MVP felt something pull in his rib cage while taking batting practice a few days ago. An MRI revealed no oblique damage.

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