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San Francisco slides past Diamondbacks on Opening Day

San Francisco slides past Diamondbacks on Opening Day

Buster Posey smacked a two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning to lift the San Francisco Giants to a 9-8 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Opening Day.
Giants sneak past the Brewers

Giants sneak past the Brewers

Mark Minicozzi capped San Francisco's three-run ninth inning with a tiebreaking sacrifice fly, as the Giants won 5-4 against the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday.

MLB: San Francisco 11, San Diego 3

Buster Posey went 2-for-4 with a grand slam to lead the San Francisco Giants to an 11-3 win over the San Diego Padres on Thursday.
Giants steamroll Rockies

Giants steamroll Rockies

Hunter Pence hit a pair of solo home runs to help the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 win over the Colorado Rockies in spring training action on Friday.
MLB: San Francisco 2, New York Mets 1

MLB: San Francisco 2, New York Mets 1

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Madison Bumgarner allowed four hits over seven innings Thursday in pacing the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: San Francisco 4, Los Angeles Dodgers 2

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Brett Pill put San Francisco in front with a two-run single in the seventh Friday, rallying the Giants to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: San Francisco 3, Arizona 2 (11 innings)

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Angel Pagan sent pinch-runner Ehire Adrianza home with the game-winning run with an 11th-inning single Sunday in San Francisco's 3-2 decision over Arizona.

MLB: Colorado 5, San Francisco 4

DENVER, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Jhoulys Chacin took a no-hitter into the seventh and drove in the winning run Wednesday to carry Colorado over San Francisco 5-4.

MLB: Pittsburgh 3, San Francisco 1

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Clint Barmes came through with a three-run homer in the seventh inning Friday that rallied Pittsburgh to a 3-1 victory over San Francisco.

MLB: Milwaukee 6, San Francisco 1

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Logan Schafer's squeeze bunt in the eighth highlighted a four-run inning Wednesday that rallied Milwaukee to a 6-1 victory over San Francisco.

MLB: San Francisco 4, Tampa Bay 1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Brandon Crawford's two-run homer keyed a three-run seventh inning Friday that brought San Francisco a 4-1 decision over Tampa Bay.

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.
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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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