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MLB: Chicago Cubs 1, San Francisco 0

SAN FRANCISCO, July 28 (UPI) -- Nate Schierholtz smacked a ninth-inning homer against his former team Saturday, lifting the Chicago Cubs over San Francisco 1-0.

MLB: Arizona 3, San Francisco 1

SAN FRANCISCO, July 21 (UPI) -- Arizona's Randall Delgado blanked San Francisco through 5 2/3 innings Sunday and the Diamondbacks held onto first place with a 3-1 win over the Giants.

MLB: San Francisco 4, San Diego 2

SAN DIEGO, July 12 (UPI) -- Gregor Blanco doubled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning Thursday, propelling San Francisco to a 4-2 decision over San Diego.

MLB: San Francisco 4, Los Angeles Dodgers 2

SAN FRANCISCO, July 6 (UPI) -- Madison Bumgarner kept the Dodgers at bay for seven innings and pushed two runs across home Saturday, helping San Francisco top the Dodgers 4-2.

MLB: San Francisco 5, Colorado 2

DENVER, June 30 (UPI) -- Madison Bumgarner fired seven solid innings and Hunter Pence homered Sunday, helping San Francisco break a six-game skid with a 5-2 win over Colorado.

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 3, San Francisco 1

LOS ANGELES, June 25 (UPI) -- Yasiel Puig homered and drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning Monday, boosting the Los Angeles Dodgers over San Francisco 3-1.

MLB: San Francisco 4, San Diego 2

SAN FRANCISCO, June 19 (UPI) -- Madison Bumgarner struck out eight batters over seven solid innings and San Francisco overcame a late deficit Wednesday in its 4-2 win over San Diego.

MLB: San Francisco 6, Atlanta 0

ATLANTA, June 14 (UPI) -- Madison Bumgarner did not allow a hit until the sixth inning Friday and eventually struck out 10 in carrying San Francisco to a 6-0 win over Atlanta.

MLB: San Francisco 10, Arizona 5

PHOENIX, June 9 (UPI) -- Buster Posey's two-run homer capped a six-run outburst in the fourth inning Saturday that rocketed the San Francisco Giants past Arizona 10-5.

MLB: St. Louis 7, San Francisco 1 (2nd game)

ST. LOUIS, June 1 (UPI) -- Adam Wainwright allowed one run in a complete-game victory Saturday and St. Louis completed a doubleheader sweep with a 7-1 win over San Francisco.

MLB: Oakland 4, San Francisco 1

OAKLAND, Calif., May 27 (UPI) -- Josh Donaldson and Yoenis Cespedes each had two RBI and Daniel Straily supplied six strong innings Monday in Oakland's 4-1 interleague win over San Francisco.

MLB: Washington 2, San Francisco 1 (10 innings)

SAN FRANCISCO, May 22 (UPI) -- Bryce Harper homered and scored the go-ahead run on a 10th-inning single Wednesday, sparking the Washington Nationals to a 2-1 win over San Francisco.

MLB: Colorado 10, San Francisco 9

DENVER, May 18 (UPI) -- Jordan Pacheco hit a grand slam and drove in five runs Friday, giving Colorado enough of a cushion to pull out a 10-9 win over San Francisco.

MLB: San Francisco 10, Atlanta 1

SAN FRANCISCO, May 11 (UPI) -- Madison Bumgarner struck out 11 over seven innings and Gregor Blanco keyed a 14-hit attack Saturday in the San Francisco Giants' 10-1 win over Atlanta.

MLB: Philadelphia 6, San Francisco 2

SAN FRANCISCO, May 7 (UPI) -- Cliff Lee tamed San Francisco on two runs over eight innings Monday and the Philadelphia Phillies bested the Giants 6-2.
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Madison Bumgarner
San Francisco Giants' pitcher Madison Bumgarner pitches during the first inning at Nationals Park in Washington on July 12, 2010. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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Madison Bumgarner (born August 1, 1989) is an American baseball pitcher with the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball. Bumgarner is listed 6'5" (1.93m) and 225 pounds (97 kg) and has a 90–95 MPH fastball. He was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 1st round (10th overall) in the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft.

Bumgarner was drafted from South Caldwell High School in Hudson, North Carolina where he led his team to a 4A State Championship in 2007. He committed to play for the University of North Carolina but decided to enter the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft. Bumgarner was selected tenth overall by the Giants. Going into the draft, Baseball America had ranked him as the fourteenth best prospect overall. He was the first high school pitcher to be selected by the Giants with their first pick since Matt Cain in 2002, the first left-handed pitcher selected in the first round by the organization since Noah Lowry in 2001, the first left-handed pitcher taken as the first pick by the organization since Mike Remlinger in 1987, and the first high-school left-hander the Giants drafted in the first round since Frank Riccelli in 1971.

In 2008, Baseball America ranked him the third best prospect in the Giants organization.

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