Madison Bumgarner

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Karl Buscheck
August 28, 2019 - 4:02 pm
Gerrit Cole, current Astro ace and Cy Young contender, could be on the Giants’ winter shopping list, per ESPN’s Jeff Passan. The right-hander, who turns 28 in September and happens to be the brother-in-law of one Brandon Crawford, is poised to be one of the most sought after free agents when he...
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Karl Buscheck
July 31, 2019 - 2:42 pm
Madison Bumgarner and Will Smith, the Giants’ foremost trade chips, survived deadline day. A whole bunch of other pitchers, including Drew Pomeranz, Mark Melancon and Sam Dyson, did not. Bumgarner had a very Bumgarner-y response to his staying with his only MLB club. Madison Bumgarner said Giants...
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Karl Buscheck
July 31, 2019 - 8:24 am
On deadline day, the Giants are reportedly ready to pivot and potentially cash in on the club's most valuable asset: orange and black pitchers, a group headlined by Madison Bumgarner and Will Smith. Source: #SFGiants having "sell" conversations on their pitchers, with under 5 hours left before the...
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Karl Buscheck
July 30, 2019 - 1:00 pm
As the deadline inches closer, conflicting reports on the Giants’ top potential trade piece, Madison Bumgarner, continue to surface. The day began with the news that the Astros, powerhouse of the AL West, are, reportedly, in the MadBum business. Yahoo Sports’ Tim Brown has the scoop: Source says...
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Karl Buscheck
July 29, 2019 - 9:25 am
The resurgent Giants are poised to hold onto their top trade pieces, most notably one Madison Bumgarner, according to Jon Morosi. The MLB Network and Fox Sports insider swung by ‘Joe, Lo & Dibs” on Monday morning, a couple of days before the MLB trade deadline, to discuss all the latest...
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Karl Buscheck
July 24, 2019 - 9:49 am
Before Madison Bumgarner delivered seven innings of three-run ball and Pablo Sandoval connected on the Giants’ fourth walk-off in six games, the same question echoed around Twitter, populated newspaper headlines and hijacked sports radio segments. Could tonight be Madison Bumgarner's last start as...
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Karl Buscheck
July 22, 2019 - 8:15 am
Hours before Mike Yastrzemski parked a walk-off home run beyond the wall in left, pushing the Giants to 14-3 in July, Farhan Zaidi, the president of baseball ops, held court in the home dugout at Oracle Park. With trade chips like Madison Bumgarner and Will Smith on hand, but his team sitting 2.5...
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Karl Buscheck
July 19, 2019 - 4:00 pm
At some point during the summer of 2014, when the San Francisco Giants were drudging through back-to-back sub-.500 months, I made a regrettable declaration. “The Giants are done. They’re cooked,” I assured an orange and black friend. They weren’t done. They weren’t cooked. They were, improbably,...
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Karl Buscheck
July 19, 2019 - 8:13 am
Madison Bumgarner was characteristically blunt when asked about the trade noise swirling around him after Thursday night’s 16-inning win. “I don’t give a sh--,” Bumgarner responded, when asked if the Giants’ strong play lessens his concern about a potential trade. Bumgarner threw nine innings of...
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