MLB: San Francisco 2, LA Dodgers 1

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Madison Bumgarner fired eight shutout innings Monday and the San Francisco Giants opened a key three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 2-1 win.

MLB: San Francisco 6, Washington 1

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Madison Bumgarner pitched a complete game Tuesday and the San Francisco Giants beat Washington 6-1.

MLB: St. Louis 3, San Francisco 1

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Carlos Beltran hit a two-run home run in support of Adam Wainwright's strong outing Thursday in a 3-1 St. Louis Cardinals win over the San Francisco Giants.

MLB: San Francisco 11, Colorado 6

DENVER, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Angel Pagan went 4-for-6 with a solo homer and three RBI Saturday, leading a 17-hit assault in the San Francisco Giants' 11-6 win over Colorado.

MLB: San Francisco 3, San Diego 2

SAN FRANCISCO, July 25 (UPI) -- An RBI single by Brandon Crawford in the bottom of the ninth Tuesday gave the San Francisco Giants a 3-2 win over San Diego.

MLB: Atlanta 3, San Francisco 2

ATLANTA, July 19 (UPI) -- Freddie Freeman and David Ross hit home runs Thursday that lifted the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants.

MLB: San Francisco 5, Houston 1

SAN FRANCISCO, July 14 (UPI) -- Madison Bumgarner limited Houston to two hits over seven innings Friday, sending the San Francisco Giants to a 5-1 decision over the Astros.

MLB: Washington 9, San Francisco 4

WASHINGTON, July 4 (UPI) -- Ryan Zimmerman and Michael Morse smacked back-to-homers Wednesday and Washington hit a total of four long balls in its 9-4 win over San Francisco.

MLB: San Francisco 5, Cincinnati 0

SAN FRANCISCO, June 29 (UPI) -- Madison Bumgarner allowed a lone hit while going the distance Thursday, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 5-0 victory over Cincinnati.

MLB: San Francisco 9, Oakland 8

OAKLAND, Calif., June 23 (UPI) -- Brandon Belt and Buster Posey each smacked two-run homers Saturday but San Francisco had to hang on to eke out a 9-8 interleague win over Oakland.

MLB: Seattle 2, San Francisco 1

SEATTLE, June 17 (UPI) -- Justin Smoak's single in the bottom of the ninth drove in the winning run Sunday, handing Seattle a 2-1 interleague decision over San Francisco.

MLB: San Francisco 6, Houston 3

SAN FRANCISCO, June 13 (UPI) -- Madison Bumgarner homered and pitched into the eighth inning Tuesday to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-3 win over Houston.

MLB: San Francisco 6, San Diego 5

SAN DIEGO, June 6 (UPI) -- Joaquin Arias and Brandon Crawford scored on a fielding error in the sixth Wednesday, giving San Francisco enough of an advantage to fight off San Diego 6-5.

MLB: San Francisco 4, Chicago Cubs 3

SAN FRANCISCO, June 2 (UPI) -- Javier Lopez snuffed out a Chicago comeback bid in the ninth inning Friday to give the San Francisco Giants a 4-3 victory over the Cubs.

MLB: Miami 5, San Francisco 3

MIAMI, May 26 (UPI) -- Miami's Mark Buehrle limited the Giants to two runs over 7 1/3 innings Saturday and the Marlins shut down San Francisco 5-3.
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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

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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