Madison Bumgarner RUMORS & NEWS

  • Giants reportedly think Madison Bumgarner could be back after trade deadline

    CBS Sports "Giants ace Madison Bumgarner of course injured his throwing shoulder in a dirt bike accident last month. Bumgarner was subsequently diagnosed with a Grade 2 sprain, which initially put him on target to return in mid-to-late July. Now, though, that timetable may need to be adjusted a bit. Here's..." May 13

  • Is Steph Curry throwing shade at Madison Bumgarner over dirt bike accident?

    CBS Sports "Giants ace Madison Bumgarner will likely be out until around the All-Star break due to a shoulder injury that he suffered in a pretty serious dirt bike accident . Bumgarner was riding the dirt bike on an off-day in Colorado. Shifting over to the NBA, the Golden State Warriors -- a fellow Bay..." May 01

  • Madison Bumgarner's shoulder injury likely to keep him out until after the All-Star break

    CBS Sports "When Giants ace Madison Bumgarner first injured his throwing shoulder in a dirt bike accident earlier this week, the team expected him to be out six to eight weeks. Bumgarner and the Giants got worse news Friday. As MLB.com's Chris Haft writes, Bumgarner has been diagnosed with a Grade 2..." April 29

  • Bumgarner won't require surgery after dirt bike accident

    CBS Sports "Late last week, Giants ace Madison Bumgarner was badly injured in a dirt bike accident , brusing several ribs and damaging the A/C joint in his pitching shoulder. Early reports indicated that Bumgarner will miss six-to-eight weeks, though some suggested even more than eight weeks. It is his..." April 26

  • Madison Bumgarner accident could be factor in future contract talks

    Larry Brown Sports "Madison Bumgarner’s dirt bike accident may have repercussions even after he has recovered from the injuries sustained as a result. According to John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Francisco Giants’ front office won’t forget about Bumgarner’s decision to get on a dirt bike during..." April 25

  • Giants' Madison Bumgarner reveals how he injured his shoulder in dirt bike accident

    CBS Sports "On Friday we learned Giants ace Madison Bumgarner will miss an undisclosed length of time after suffering a shoulder injury in a dirt bike accident in Colorado. He was hurt during an off-day prior to a series against the Rockies in Coors Field. With his left arm on a sling, Bumgarner spoke to..." April 25

  • After Madison Bumgarner's fall from grace, are the Giants done?

    USA Today "Call it a dirt-bike fall, a fall from grace, a downfall, whatever the term, there will be lingering fallout for the San Francisco Giants from Madison Bumgarner’s ill-fated off-day adventure last week in Colorado. With a National League-worst 6-13 record, the Giants are off to their lousiest..." April 24

  • Giants wise not to punish underpaid Madison Bumgarner

    ESPN "The topic was unnecessary physical risk, and Madison Bumgarner and San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy gnawed on it in friendly conversation in Bochy's office at AT&T Park last June. Bochy leaned back in the black chair at his desk, hat off, and Bumgarner sat to his left, his legs stretched..." April 24

  • Bochy: No surgery expected for Giants ace Madison Bumgarner

    San Jose Mercury News "Two days after wiping out on a dirt bike, Madison Bumgarner’s arm is in a sling and he is able to walk under his own power. Giants manager Bruce Bochy said that Bumgarner briefly left the team hotel here Friday night and went to Coors Field to meet with head athletic trainer Dave..." April 23

  • Giants concerned Bumgarner will miss more than 2 months

    Bleacher Report "The San Francisco Giants could be without star pitcher Madison Bumgarner for more than two months following a dirt bike accident Thursday. ESPN's Buster Olney reported the Giants "will get more info on Bumgarner in days ahead, but there is concern within [the] organization the injury will..." April 22

  • Bochy hopes Bumgarner's injury 'is a lesson learned' for Giants

    CSN Bay Area "The coaching staff always looks forward to an off day for a struggling team, but at the same time, those rare days come with a certain sense of fear. On Thursday, those fears were realized. Madison Bumgarner had a dirt bike accident in the Denver area Thursday and sustained bruised ribs and a..." April 22

  • Madison Bumgarner Placed on 10-Day DL with Rib, Shoulder Injuries

    Bleacher Report "San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner was placed on the 10-day disabled list Friday with bruised ribs and a sprained left shoulder following a dirt bike accident, according to 95.7 The Game's John Dickinson. The accident reportedly occurred during the team's off day in Denver. San..." April 21

  • Giants’ Bumgarner hurt in dirt bike accident; expected to miss 6-8 weeks

    San Francisco Chronicle "Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner is on the disabled list after sustaining injuries to his ribs and pitching shoulder in a dirt bike accident Thursday, the team just announced. Bumgarner was hurt in Denver, on an off day for the Giants, and has bruised ribs and a Grade 1 or 2 strain of the AC..." April 21

  • How good of a hitter is Madison Bumgarner, really?

    ESPN "On Sept. 10, 2012, Jhoulys Chacin was facing the ninth-place hitter in the San Francisco Giants' lineup with two on and two out. Chacin's opponent was a typical pitcher: a lifetime .147/.181/.196 hitter, owner of one career home run in nearly 200 plate appearances, close to an automatic out. After..." April 07

  • Madison Bumgarner declines Hall of Fame’s request for his historic bat

    San Jose Mercury News "The Hall of Fame asked Madison Bumgarner to donate the bat he used to crack two home runs on opening day. They’re getting his helmet, instead. Bumgarner said he isn’t much for memorabilia, but he’s keeping the piece of lumber he used to hit home runs off the Diamondbacks’ Zack Greinke and..." April 05

  • Giants easing Madison Bumgarner toward Opening Day start

    ESPN "San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy says Madison Bumgarner is "ready to go" for the start of the season after the ace left-hander pitched just two innings in his spring training start Tuesday. Bumgarner will get five days off before his spring training finale, slated for Monday against..." March 22

  • A major extension might have to wait for Madison Bumgarner

    San Jose Mercury News "It’s become standard practice on the day Giants pitchers and catchers report to spring training: Madison Bumgarner tows his horse trailer to town. And he insists that he is towing no bitterness over his contract. “You’re asking me the same question my grandpa asks me: `When are you going to..." February 14

  • Team USA in talks with Madison Bumgarner

    Rotoworld "Team USA has been in touch with Madison Bumgarner about him possibly joining the team sometime after the first round of the World Baseball Classic. Bumgarner turned down the opportunity to pitch in the last WBC in 2013, but he would be quite a weapon to have during the later rounds of the..." January 03