Madison Bumgarner SP SF 1 Month

Madison Bumgarner allowed four runs on six hits over seven innings in a no-decision against the Rockies on Sunday.

Bumgarner struck out nine, but he also walked four in the outing. He left in line for his ninth win, but the bullpen allowed four runs to saddle him with a no-decision instead. Still, the left-hander owns a 2.85 ERA, 1.19 WHIP and 104/23 K/BB ratio over 94 2/3 innings. He'll take another shot at getting that ninth win Sunday at the Diamondbacks.

Madison Bumgarner SP SF 2 Months

Madison Bumgarner allowed two runs over seven innings, striking out five, in a loss to the Nationals on Tuesday.

This was the first time he'd given up more than one run in a start since May 20, and the first time he'd lost since April 28; he'd gone 6-0 in that span. Bumgarner hasn't issued more than one free pass since the aforementioned start on April 28. The ace left-hander falls to 8-4 with a 2.67 ERA and 1.17 WHIP. Bumgarner faces an explosive offense Sunday when the Rockies come to town.

Madison Bumgarner SP SF 2 Months

Madison Bumgarner tossed eight innings of one-run ball as the Giants topped the Reds on Thursday.

Bumgarner served up a first-inning home run to Todd Frazier but settled in quickly after that, yielding just three total hits on the day. He struck out five batters and did not surrender a walk. The ace left-hander is 8-3 with a 2.68 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, and 90/18 K/BB ratio in 80 2/3 innings this season for the NL West-leading Giants. Bumgarner gets the Nationals at home next time out.

Madison Bumgarner SP SF 2 Months

Madison Bumgarner fanned 10 batters over seven scoreless frames in a 9-4 win over the Cardinals on Friday.

Bumgarner was dominant, allowing just three hits and one walk. The 24-year-old has allowed just one run in 14 innings over his last two starts while putting up a ridiculous 20/1 K/BB ratio. Remember his early-season hiccups? Yeah, neither do we. He'll carry a 2.85 ERA into a start against the Reds next week on the road.

Madison Bumgarner SP SF 2 Months

Madison Bumgarner struck out 10 over seven innings, allowing one run, in a win over the Twins on Sunday.

Bumgarner was in fine form, as he allowed just three hits and didn't walk a batter in his seven innings of work. After a stretch of three straight losses in late April, Bumgarner still hasn't lost in May. Overall, he's 6-3 with a 3.15 ERA and 75/17 K/BB ratio over 65 2/3 innings. He'll take on the Cardinals in St. Louis on Friday.

Madison Bumgarner SP SF 3 Months

Madison Bumgarner picked up a win after allowing four runs in five innings Wednesday against the Braves.

Bumgarner wasn't nearly at his best today, but, fortunately, neither was opposing starter Julio Teheran. It's his fifth win already, as he's easily getting the best support among Giants starters.

Madison Bumgarner SP SF 3 Months

Madison Bumgarner allowed one unearned run over six innings, striking out nine, in a win over the Braves on Sunday.

Bumgarner was flat-out dominant Sunday, limiting the Braves to just three hits and a walk while fanning nine. It was a nice change from his previous three starts, all losses. Sunday's outing moved him to 3-3 with a 3.18 ERA, 1.56 WHIP and 46/14 K/BB ratio on the year. He'll square off with the Dodgers in Los Angeles on Friday.

Madison Bumgarner SP SF 3 Months

Madison Bumgarner coughed up five runs -- four earned -- over five innings in Monday's 6-4 loss to the Padres.

The southpaw, squaring off against the majors' worst offense, picked an odd time to have an off night, which will no doubt aggravate owners previously thrilled to have a two-start week. Bumgarner just didn't have it, walking four Padres and inexplicably coughing up a three-run homer to third-string catcher Rene Rivera. He's striking out more than a batter an inning, but Bumgarner also hasn't given up less than six hits in a 2014 start. Bumgarner, who falls to 2-3 with a 3.74 ERA and 1.72 WHIP, takes the show on the road this weekend with a date in Atlanta.

Madison Bumgarner SP SF 3 Months

Madison Bumgarner lasted just 4 1/3 innings Thursday, yielding two runs on six hits and three walks in a loss to the Dodgers.

The left-hander struck out six and was able to limit the damage for the most part, but he needed a whopping 99 pitches to record 13 outs. Bumgarner hasn't been too great the last two times out but still boasts a 3.48 ERA and 26/8 K/BB ratio over 20 2/3 innings. He'll try to get back on track next week in Colorado.

Madison Bumgarner SP SF 4 Months

Madison Bumgarner gave up four runs in six innings on Friday, only to pick up a win by hitting a grand slam and driving in five runs against the Rockies.

Bumgarner had a sac fly in the third and then hit the slam an inning later off Jorge De La Rosa. It was his second career homer, and it made him the first pitcher in five years to drive in five runs in a game. The last was Chris Carpenter, who had six RBI in a game in 2009. Before him, Jason Marquis did it in 2008 and Micah Owings did it with two homers and six RBI in a game in 2007.