Major League Baseball

Career W-L
61-46
 
Career ERA
3.10
Name  Madison Bumgarner
Born  8/1/1989
Height  6-5
Weight  225
Number  40
Position  SP
Bats  R
Throws  L
Hot6/22/2014 6:52:00 PM
Description: Giants starter Madison Bumgarner tossed a gem Sunday at Arizona, going eight innings and allowing just an unearned run on two hits.
Insight: Bumgarner was headed for his second shutout, but a throwing error and an infield single to start the ninth inning ended his day at 112 pitches. The left-hander is 9-4 with a 2.63 ERA and a 111/25 K/BB in 102 2/3 innings this season.
 
Hot6/5/2014 4:09:00 PM
Description: Giants starter Madison Bumgarner posted another quality outing, going eight innings and yielding just three hits and a run.
Insight: Bumgarner (8-3) has allowed one run or less in his last three starts to lower his ERA to 2.68. He's a top-tier fantasy starter and still just 24-years-old.
 
5/25/2014 8:55:00 PM
Description: Giants starter Madison Bumgarner had his second 10-K game of the season Sunday against the Twins.
Insight: Bumgarner allowed one run on three hits in seven innings to lower his ERA to 3.15. He has 75 strikeouts and 17 walks in 65 2/3 innings this season. The left-hander's WHIP is 1.32 because his BABIP is .346, but that will correct itself over time.
 
4/5/2014 8:30:00 PM
Description: Giants starter Madison Bumgarner fanned 10 Dodgers in 6 1/3 innings Saturday afternoon.
Insight: Bumgarner only went four innings on Opening Day, though all four runs he gave up were unearned. The left-hander is still just 24 but he has thrown 200+ innings and fanned 191-199 batters in each of the last three seasons.
 
2/25/2014 3:49:00 PM
Description: Madison Bumgarner will be San Francisco's Opening Day starter, according to manager Bruce Bochy.
Insight: This isn't a huge surprise. He was San Francisco's best pitcher last season, going 13-9 with a 2.77 ERA and 199 strikeouts in 201 1/3 innings. Even Matt Cain acknowledged that he should get the honor.
 
9/24/2013 8:44:00 PM
Description: Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner will not make another start this season.
Insight: The Giants are eliminated from contention and don't want to risk the 24-year-old throwing any more innings this season. He has been San Francisco's ace, going 13-9 with a 2.77 ERA and 199 strikeouts in 201 1/3 innings. Bumgarner has been in the range of 201-209 innings and 191-199 strikeouts in each of the last three seasons.
 
9/19/2013 6:25:00 PM
Description: Giants ace Madison Bumgarner brought his A-game to the mound Thursday against the Mets (7 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 10 K's, 3 BB).
Insight: Thursday was Bumgarner's fifth double-digit strikeout game of the year. His next punchout will be his 200th of the season.
 
7/28/2013 9:28:00 AM
Description: San Francisco lefty Madison Bumgarner racked up seven strikeouts in eight innings of shutout work Saturday against Chicago.
Insight: Bumgarner has been in cruise control for the last month, collecting a 1.80 ERA in his last eight outings. He's gone at least seven innings in each of those appearances. Bumgarner has won five times in that span, though the Giants' stagnant offense has prevented him from winning his last two starts.
 
Hot7/6/2013 10:31:00 PM
Description: Giants lefthander Madison Bumgarner grabbed his team-leading ninth win of the season Saturday against the Dodgers.
Insight: Bumgarner (9-5, 3.05 ERA) only let up two runs in seven innings with both runs coming on a two-run homer by Tim Federowicz in the fifth inning. He's 5-1 with a 2.25 ERA in his last six starts.
 
6/19/2013 9:35:00 PM
Description: Madison Bumgarner had his ups and downs Wednesday against the Padres, but ultimately he got his seventh win of the season.
Insight: He gave up a pair of homers and four walks but other than that, he was pretty solid. Wednesday was Bumgarner's third win in a row. He's logged a combined 18 strikeouts over his last two outings.
 
6/14/2013 10:24:00 PM
Description: Giants lefthander Madison Bumgarner was phenomenal Friday in a win against the Braves.
Insight: He scattered two hits over seven shutout frames. Friday was the third time Bumgarner (5-4, 3.30 ERA) has reached double-digit strikeouts this season. Bumgarner's 1.01 WHIP is the ninth-lowest in the National League.
 
5/22/2013 9:06:00 PM
Description: San Francisco starter Madison Bumgarner bounced back from his worst start of the season with seven innings of four-hit, one-run ball against the Nationals Wednesday afternoon.
Insight: Bumgarner gave up nine runs (seven earned) on eight hits in 4 2/3 at Colorado his last time out, but he otherwise has been tremendous this season. Overall, the left-hander is 4-2 with a 2.89 ERA and a 1.01 WHIP.
 
5/11/2013 9:06:00 PM
Description: San Francisco starter Madison Bumgarner was spectacular Saturday in a victory over Atlanta (7 IP, 4 H, ER, 2 BB, 11 K's).
Insight: Saturday was Bumgarner's second double-digit strikeout game of the season. He's given up one run or less in three of his last four starts.
 
Cold10/23/2012 8:31:00 PM
Description: Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner will start Game 2 of the World Series. He was demoted to the bullpen in favor of Tim Lincecum in Game 4 of the NLCS.
Insight: San Francisco has to hope Bumgarner has corrected the mechanical flaw that has caused him to be ineffective since late August. In his last nine starts including the postseason, Bumgarner is 2-6 with a 6.85 ERA.
 
Cold10/18/2012 11:35:00 AM
Description: Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner has been demoted to the bullpen in favor of Barry Zito. Zito will start Game 5, manager Bruce Bochy said.
Insight: Bumgarner has been awful during the playoffs, posting an 11.25 ERA in his two starts after going 16-11 with a 3.37 this season. Bumgarner's struggles go back to late August -- he posted a 5.89 ERA over his final seven starts of the regular season.
 
Cold10/15/2012 9:40:00 AM
Description: Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner struggled in Sunday's Game 1 NLCS loss to St. Louis.
Insight: He got rocked for eight hits and six runs over 3 2/3 innings of work. Bumgarner has been awful during the playoffs, posting an 11.25 ERA in his two starts.
 
10/13/2012 5:51:00 PM
Description: Giants lefthander Madison Bumgarner will start Sunday's Game 1 of the NLCS versus St. Louis.
Insight: Bumgarner took the loss Sunday in Game 2 of the Division Series, allowing seven hits and four runs in 4 1/3 innings. He's 0-2 against the Cardinals with a 4.73 ERA this season.
 
Hot7/4/2012 3:57:00 PM
Description: San Francisco starter Madison Bumgarner followed up his first career complete game shutout with five lackluster innings Wednesday against Washington. The lefty allowed seven runs on nine hits, including three homers.
Insight: Bumgarner (10-5, 3.27) won five straight starts from April 12 to May 5, lost three straight decisions from May 11 to May 26, and won five straight decisions from June 1 to June 28. Hopefully he can reverse that trend in his next start rather than putting together another losing streak.
 
Hot7/4/2012 10:27:00 AM
Description: San Francisco starter Madison Bumgarner is not only 10-4 this season, but he's 2-0 with a 1.96 ERA and a 0.83 WHIP in his last three starts, including a one-hitter against Cincinnati last Thursday.
Insight: Bumgarner has faced Washington twice in his career, allowing just one total run in 13 innings pitched. It appears to be a very favorable matchup.
 
Hot6/6/2012 9:42:00 PM
Description: San Francisco starter Madison Bumgarner allowed four runs on seven hits in six innings, walking and striking out four, but the Giants scored six runs behind him and helped the lefty improve to 7-4.
Insight: Bumgarner has won two straight starts after losing three straight decisions. He's allowed four earned runs in four of his last six starts, but if this is his rough patch for the season, fantasy owners will take it.