We were able to get to 3 of the four wild card teams during our September blitz of playoff contenders. Today we complete that foursome by taking a look at the San Francisco Giants Madison Bumgarner.
Madison Bumgarner has been a steady starter for the Giants each of the last four seasons taking the mound 30+ times annually and collecting 200+ innings. This season the Giants suffered through Tim Lincecum's continuing inconsistency and Matt Cain's injury but were able to count on MadBum to become their Ace.
The 25 year old southpaw made his 2nd all-star team in 2014 while reaching career highs in Wins, Innings and Strikeouts.
On Wednesday night The Giants send Bumgarner to the mound versus the Pirates in Game 163. I look forward to the NL half of the playoff bracket beginning, the Phillies may not be a player in this years postseason but that doesn't mean there won't be some great baseball.
Sources & Links
2014 Playoff Contenders Index