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MLB: San Francisco 2, Houston 1

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Madison Bumgarner bounced back from a struggling start against Houston last week to hold the Astros in check Friday and boost San Francisco to a 2-1 victory.

MLB: San Francisco 6, Pittsburgh 0

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Madison Bumgarner and two relievers combined for a five-hit shutout Tuesday and the San Francisco Giants blanked Pittsburgh 6-0.

MLB: Cincinnati 7, San Francisco 2

CINCINNATI, July 30 (UPI) -- Mike Leake held the Giants to one earned run in a 6 1/3-inning start Saturday and the Cincinnati Reds dispatched San Francisco 7-2.

MLB: San Francisco 2, Milwaukee 1

SAN FRANCISCO, July 24 (UPI) -- Madison Bumgarner held Milwaukee to one run over 7 2/3 innings Sunday and San Francisco's bullpen did the rest in the Giants' 2-1 win over the Brewers.

MLB: San Francisco 5, LA Dodgers 3

SAN FRANCISCO, July 20 (UPI) -- Brandon Belt returned from the farm Tuesday to drive in three runs for San Francisco in the Giants' 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: San Francisco 3, Cleveland 1

SAN FRANCISCO, June 26 (UPI) -- Madison Bumgarner struck out 11 batters over seven innings Sunday and the San Francisco Giants handcuffed Cleveland 3-1, sweeping a three-game series.

MLB: San Francisco 5, Arizona 2

PHOENIX, June 16 (UPI) -- Madison Bumgarner struck out six in six innings Wednesday and received near-perfect relief help in boosting San Francisco to a 5-2 win over Arizona.

MLB: San Francisco 7, St. Louis 3

ST. LOUIS, May 30 (UPI) -- Andres Torres launched a grand-slam homer and Madison Bumgarner hurled seven strong innings Monday in the San Francisco Giants' 7-3 win over St. Louis.

MLB: San Francisco 3, LA Dodgers 1

LOS ANGELES, May 20 (UPI) -- Madison Bumgarner ended a personal six-game losing streak by working into the ninth Thursday to bring San Francisco a 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: Atlanta 4, San Francisco 1

SAN FRANCISCO, April 23 (UPI) -- Tommy Hanson allowed three hits and struck out seven over seven innings Friday in lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 4-1 victory over San Francisco.
MLB: San Francisco 4, Texas 0

MLB: San Francisco 4, Texas 0

ARLINGTON, Texas, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Madison Bumgarner hurled eight shutout innings and Aubrey Huff hit a two-run homer Sunday in San Francisco's 4-0 defeat of Texas in Game 4 of the World Series.

MLB: San Francisco 3, Atlanta 2

ATLANTA, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Cody Ross drove in the go-ahead run Monday and the San Francisco Giants won their National League Division Series with a 3-2 victory over Atlanta.

MLB: San Francisco 10, Arizona 4

PHOENIX, July 24 (UPI) -- Juan Uribe socked a grand-slam homer and Madison Bumgarner delivered a solid start Saturday, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 10-4 rout of Arizona.

MLB: San Francisco 5, LA Dodgers 2

LOS ANGELES, July 20 (UPI) -- Nate Schierholtz homered and Madison Bumgarner delivered a solid start Monday in the San Francisco Giants' 5-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: San Francisco 6, Washington 2

WASHINGTON, July 11 (UPI) -- Travis Ishikawa drove in three runs and Madison Bumgarner threw six-plus strong innings Sunday in the San Francisco Giants' 6-2 win over Washington.
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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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