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Bumgarner feels ready after final tuneup

Giants ace strikes out seven in likely last rehab start for San Jose
June 1, 2018

The uniform won't change much, but it'll read "San Francisco" instead of "San Jose" next time. And after another strong outing, Madison Bumgarner looks primed for the upgrade.The Giants' ace struck out seven without a walk while allowing a run on two hits over 4 2/3 innings in likely his

Bumgarner dominates in epic 2-0 River Cats win

Bumgarner strikes out eight in first rehab start, Calixte chips in with inside-the-park home run
May 27, 2018

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA - A packed house was on hand at Raley Field to see Madison Bumgarner lead the Sacramento River Cats (24-26) to a thrilling 2-0 victory over the Albuquerque Isotopes (26-24). Four Sacramento pitchers combined on a two-hit shutout, and Orlando Calixte put an exclamation point on the

Bumgarner lights-out for River Cats

Giants ace fans eight over 3 2/3 hitless innings in rehab start
May 27, 2018

Although Madison Bumgarner had been stalled for two months by a broken pinky, the four-time All-Star showed that he may only need a short stay in the Minor Leagues before returning to the San Francisco rotation."I obviously didn't know before today, but judging off the way I felt out there,

Bumgarner expected to make rehab start Saturday in Sacramento

San Francisco Giants' ace is scheduled to begin rehabbing his broken left pinky finger
May 23, 2018

Four-time All-Star, three-time World Champion, and 2014 World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner is expected join the Sacramento River Cats Saturday, May 26 as he begins his Major League rehab assignment. The Giants' ace is scheduled to start Saturday night as the River Cats host the Albuquerque Isotopes.

Peters stands up to Bumgarner for MiLBY

Dodgers prospect went yard twice in same frame off Giants ace
October 31, 2017

DJ Peters was born into the Dodgers-Giants rivalry.Peters' hometown of Glendora, California is less than 30 miles from Dodger Stadium. Months before he turned 2, San Francisco rallied in a crucial two-game series at home to overtake Los Angeles on the way to its first division title in eight years.

Bumgarner back in form in final rehab start

Giants southpaw allows unearned run in six innings for San Jose
July 10, 2017

Staying in the California League after a rocky performance his last time out, Madison Bumgarner looked like his old self again.San Francisco's ace allowed an unearned run on two hits with eight strikeouts in six innings as Class A Advanced San Jose fell to Modesto, 4-2, on Monday night. It's

Quakes' Peters takes MadBum to school

Dodgers prospect homers twice in same inning off Giants ace
July 5, 2017

In time, DJ Peters and Madison Bumgarner may face each other in a Major League ballpark. Nobody will blame the Giants ace for pitching around him.The Dodgers' No. 18 prospect hit a pair of homers off Bumgarner in the fourth inning of Class A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga's 14-1 win over

Bumgarner's road to recovery makes stop in Sacramento

Left-hander throws 3.2 innings against former Triple-A club Fresno
July 1, 2017

West Sacramento, CA - Madison Bumgarner made his first career start at Raley Field in front of a sellout crowd Friday night as he works his way back toward the San Francisco rotation. Despite the ace's presence at Raley Field, the Sacramento River Cats (32-47) fell just short in their

Grizzlies roar by Bumgarner to finish June 20-8

Kemp (2 RBI), Tucker (HR) and Garcia (2 doubles) collect three hits apiece in 8-7 win at Sacramento
June 30, 2017

If the Fresno Grizzlies (43-38) wanted to extend their already-season-high win streak to eight Friday night at Sacramento in the series opener, it would be a tall task facing former Grizz Madison Bumgarner, on a rehab start. Undaunted, Fresno prevailed 8-7, improving to 9-4 against the River Cats (32-47) this

Giants' ace Madison Bumgarner to join Sacramento River Cats

Four-time All-Star, three-time World Champ expected to start rehab Friday, June 30
June 28, 2017

West Sacramento, CA - Three-time World Champion Madison Bumgarner is expected join the Sacramento River Cats Friday, June 30 as he begins his Major League rehab assignment. The Giants' ace is scheduled to start Friday night as the River Cats host the Fresno Grizzlies.