SAN FRANCISCO — The announcement was only a formality, but The big boys manager Bruce Bochy made it official Sunday morning: Madison Bumgarner will start Wednesdays Wild Minute card Game for the Giants throughout Pittsburgh.
Bumgarner was rocked to the beat of five earned runs on 6 hits in just four innings Come july 1st 28 in his lone start out against the Pirates this season. His or her only career start from PNC Park came in 2011, anf the husband struck out seven though allowing one run on five hits in six innings.
Bumgarner can be 18-10 with a 2.98 ERA this season. If history will be any indicator, then the idea that Wednesdays game will be on the road with the Giants bodes even better, since Bumgarner can be 11-4 with a 2.22 Period away from AT&T Park.
August. 1 SF 8, PIT 0
The confidence level inside the Giants clubhouse rises upon days Bumgarner pitches.
When the guy normally takes the ball, theres in which feeling that were going to acquire, right-hander Ryan Vogelsong said, sharing the sentiment a handful of teammates also have recently vocalized. As a pitcher, that is certainly one of the best feelings you can have. Ive had it here in the past where you could tell when you walk in the room that the guys are thrilled that youre on the mound on that day.
For me, the thing that stands out by far the most is the energy the team possesses when he takes the mound.