Madison Bumgarner RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bumgarner's rehab includes use of new pitch tracking technology

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Madison Bumgarner’s bullpen session on Saturday looked normal in almost every respect. Manager Bruce Bochy, pitching coach Curt Young and bullpen coach Matt Herges stood a few feet behind the pitcher, watching his mechanics and the movement of his pitches. Andrew Suarez, who would follow..." May 24

  • Bumgarner ratchets up throwing intensity

    MLB.com "Madison Bumgarner can feel himself coming closer to being ready for game competition. Bumgarner threw 40 pitches off a mound in a bullpen session Saturday without hindrance from his fractured left hand, which the Giants' ace called "95 percent or more" healed despite..." May 19

  • Giants’ Bumgarner ready to fast-track final rehab stages

    San Francisco Chronicle "The Giants are gearing up for a Bum rush. Madison Bumgarner will throw off a mound Monday for the first time since his hand was broken by a line drive in Arizona on March 23, setting off what sounds like a fast-track conclusion to his rehab as he closes in on his May 25 eligible..." May 14

  • Madison Bumgarner ramping up rehab process

    Larry Brown Sports "The San Francisco Giants may be getting good news soon about pitcher Madison Bumgarner. According to Andrew Baggarly of the Athletic, Bumgarner threw a good bullpen session on Friday and may begin increasing his rehab quite rapidly. Bumgarner is more or less on target from his recovery from..." May 12

  • Madison Bumgarner could be throwing off mound soon

    Hardball Talk "Giants manager Bruce Bochy said last night that Madison Bumgarner could resume throwing off a mound in a couple weeks. If he is back on a mound in mid-May he could be back to game action in the Giants’ rotation by early June. Bumgarner sustained a displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal of..." May 01

  • Could Bumgarner be missing piece for Yankees?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The ultimate October pitcher for the team judged (almost) solely on October. When looking ahead to potential trade deadline possibilities in Major League Baseball, perhaps no team and player make more sense for each other than the Yankees and lefty Madison Bumgarner. And, yes, before you say..." May 01

  • Bumgarner has pins removed from hand, Bochy hints at timeline for return

    San Jose Mercury News "Four weeks after a line drive ruined the Giants’ early-season plans and fractured the pinky in Madison Bumgarner’s pitching hand, the club’s ace made an important visit to the doctor’s office. Bumgarner had three pins removed from his left hand Thursday as he recovers from a fractured fifth..." April 20

  • Giants Promote Andrew Suarez, Move Madison Bumgarner To 60-Day DL

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Giants announced today that they have promoted lefty Andrew Suarez, as expected. To create space on the 40-man roster, the club moved star hurler Madison Bumgarner to the 60-day DL. An active roster spot was opened by optioning reliever Steven Okert. Suarez, 25, will follow Tyler Beede in..." April 11

  • Giants' Bochy hopeful MadBum can return in early June

    San Jose Mercury News "For six weeks of spring training, Madison Bumgarner threw the ball well as Bruce Bochy has ever seen. “Which is saying something,” the Giants manager said. “That’s what makes me sick about this.” Bochy felt that pit in his stomach Saturday when he projected that his ace would be out until..." March 25

  • Bumgarner exits after taking line drive off his pitching hand

    San Jose Mercury News "Giants’ ace Madison Bumgarner was forced to exit his final spring training start after being hit by a line drive Friday. In the top half of the third inning, Bumgarner took a line drive from Royals’ leadoff hitter Whit Merrifield off of what appeared to be his pitching hand. Giants’ trainer..." March 23

  • Madison Bumgarner diagnosed with fractured left hand

    Larry Brown Sports "The San Francisco Giants have received very bad news on starter Madison Bumgarner. According to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle, Bumgarner sustained a fractured left hand during Friday’s spring training game. Bumgarner sustained the injury when he was hit on the hand by a line..." March 23

  • How Madison Bumgarner views a high spring strikeout total

    San Jose Mercury News "When healthy, Giants’ ace Madison Bumgarner is as durable as any pitcher in baseball, a perennial candidate to throw 200 innings. He’s achieved the feat in six of the last seven seasons, only missing the mark in 2017 when an April dirt-bike crash and subsequent shoulder injury cost him nearly..." March 08

  • Giants tab Madison Bumgarner to start Opening Day

    CBS Sports "Bumgarner will start the Giants' Opening Day matchup with the Dodgers, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports. This comes as no surprise, as "MadBum" continues to be one of the top pitchers in all of baseball. Bumgarner was limited a bit last year due to injuries, but he still managed to..." February 22

  • Giants GM: Mutual interest in extension with MadBum

    The Score "The San Francisco Giants are keenly aware their prized pitcher Madison Bumgarner is inching closer to free agency. General manager Bobby Evans said there's "mutual interest" in an extension to keep Bumgarner in San Francisco long term, according to MLB Network's Jon Morosi, though they aren't..." February 21

  • Madison Bumgarner is in the best shape of his life

    Hardball Talk "Add Giants starter Madison Bumgarner to the list of players entering the 2018 season in the best shape of their lives. On Friday, Bumgarner told reporters, including MLB.com’s Chris Haft, that he exercised with greater intensity and frequency this offseason. As a result, Bumgarner said, “I feel as..." February 11

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