Madison Bumgarner

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Game 7 Preview: Giants-Royals

“Game 7s are always special,” Kansas City manager Ned Yost says.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 26: Madison Bumgarner #40 celebrates with Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants after defeating the Kansas City Royals 5-0 in Game Five of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park on October 26, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

5 Things You Missed: 2014 World Series, Game 5

The Giants’ Madison Bumgarner pitched a complete-game shutout in World Series Game 5 to put the Royals down 3-2. Here are 5 things you missed.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2014

Juan Perez #2 of the San Francisco Giants scores in the eighth inning off a hit by Brandon Crawford #35 against the Kansas City Royals during Game Five of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park on October 26, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bumgarner, Giants Blank Royals For 3-2 Series Lead

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With every pitch, Madison Bumgarner etched his place among the World Series greats. The long, tall lefty kept slinging away and put the San Francisco Giants just one win from yet […]

10/27/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 24: Greg Holland #56 of the Kansas City Royals pitches in the ninth inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Three of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park on October 24, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: World Series Game 4 Will Be Another Close One

Game 3 was pivotal in the World Series. And the Kansas City Royals’ win forces the San Francisco Giants to play from behind in Game 4.

10/25/2014

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals during Game One of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 21, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Bumgarner, Giants Stop Royals 7-1 In Series Opener

By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead. It might as well have been 100 with the way MadBum and this orange-and-black bunch play in the World Series.

10/22/2014

The 1989 World Series trophy sits on display before a celebration of the championship of 25 years ago against the San Francisco Giants before a game at O.co Coliseum on July 19, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Levine’s World Series Prediction: Giants In 6

The starting rotation will be the difference for San Francisco.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Kansas City Royals fans cheer against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Why The Royals Will Win The World Series In 6 Games

The Giants and Royals got to the World Series by playing better baseball than better teams. Which team will emerge as champion?

10/19/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 16: Travis Ishikawa #45 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after he hits a three-run walk-off home run to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals And Giants An Unlikely World Series Pairing

The World Series between the Royals and Giants will feature two teams that didn’t even win 90 games during the regular season.

10/18/2014

Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Watch: Madison Bumgarner Spills 6 Beers On Himself In Celebration

Just Madison Bumgarner being Madison Bumgarner.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 07: Ryan Vogelsong #32 of the San Francisco Giants is removed from the game in the sixth inning against the Washington Nationals during Game Four of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on October 7, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: NLCS Could Go 7 Games This Year

In the NLCS, the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals are evenly matched. Baseball fans should hang on and enjoy the ride.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 04: A view of the scoreboard showing the San Francisco Giants defeated the Washington Nationals in the eighteenth inning during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Nationals One Loss Away From Another Playoff Disappoinment

The Nationals are facing NLDS elimination… again. The Dodges and Cardinals continue to slug it out.

10/06/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 24: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates with fans following the Dodgers' 9-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants to win the National League West Division Championship at Dodger Stadium on September 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: High Payrolls Reign Supreme In National League Playoffs

The National League Division Series feature some of the wealthiest teams in the league. Will the results justify the expense?

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Watch: Madison Bumgarner Quadruple-Fists Beers After Wild-Card Win

Bumgarner celebrated in style.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 26: Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates doubles to center field to drive in a run in the eighth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on September 26, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Pirates defeated the Reds 3-1.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants And Pirates Like It’s 1971 All Over Again?

The Giants and Pirates meet in the playoffs for the first time since 1971. Winner of the National League Wild Card game moves on to the Division Series.

10/01/2014

Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants (R) scores past catcher Welington Castillo #5 of the Chicago Cubs on an RBI single hit by Madison Bumgarner during the fourth inning at Wrigley Field on August 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Strike Out 15 Times In 5-3 Loss To Giants

Madison Bumgarner struck out 12 to lead San Francisco to victory.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2014

Cubs left-hander Travis Wood. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Preview: Giants-Cubs

The squads resume a suspended game at 4:05 p.m., then play a full nine afterward.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 13: Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on September 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Giants’ Madison Bumgarner Poised To Join MLB’s Elite Pitchers

The Giants’ Madison Bumgarner, entering his sixth season, is beginning to show mastery of his pitches.

03/29/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 18: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 18, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Starting Pitcher

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top starting pitchers for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/10/2014

Giants Vs. Tigers: Five Things You Didn’t Know From Game 2 Of The World Series

Another game of the World Series is in the books, and more unpredictable action has taken place. After the Giants earned an improbable win in Game 1, they extended their series lead with a Game 2 victory. Here are five things you didn’t know about the game.

10/26/2012

Giants, Tigers Will Need All Seven Games To Decide World Series

It looks like the World Series will go the distance and seven games for the second straight year.

10/24/2012

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