Latest Madison Bumgarner News

Bumgarner wins pitching duel as D-backs edge Rangers 3-2

Jul. 29, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched four-hit ball over seven innings to win for the first time in 2 1/2 months and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night, after both last-place teams scratched their top hitters from the starting lineups. ...

Gallo's bat, arm help Rangers edge D-backs 5-4 to end skid

Jul. 28, 2021 00:37 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — All-Star slugger Joey Gallo hit his first home run since the break, a towering three-run shot to put Texas ahead, and also had two more assists from right field as the Rangers ended a 12-game losing streak with a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday...

Diamondbacks finish sweep of Pirates with 6-4 victory

Jul. 21, 2021 20:21 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Pavin Smith and Daulton Varsho have hit back to back in the lineup for a few seasons while coming up through Arizona's system. But they had never hit consecutive home runs — until Wednesday. And they picked a good time to do it: in the seventh inning of...

D'backs win 3rd straight, score 8 in 7th to top Pirates 11-6

Jul. 21, 2021 02:15 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Josh VanMeter began the night on the bench with a .182 batting average. The Arizona Diamondbacks infielder didn’t get into the game until the fifth inning — and ended up a homer short of the cycle. VanMeter had three hits, including a triple and a...

Hendricks wins 10th straight, Cubs beat Diamondbacks 5-1

Jul. 17, 2021 03:12 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Kyle Hendricks outpitched Madison Bumgarner in six effective innings for his 10th straight win and the Chicago Cubs opened the second half of the season with a 5-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. Hendricks (12-4) allowed a run on...

On deck for MLB's 2nd half: Trades, playoff races and prizes

Jul. 14, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Across the globe, everybody is watching Shohei Ohtani in awe and intrigue. Major League Baseball can only love the attention from around the world surrounding the Angels' two-way star and the spotlight he's brought to the sport. ...

From Spider Tack to Shohei's homers, MLB 1st half intrigues

Jul. 12, 2021 03:12 AM EDT

The Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants are better than just about anyone expected. The Washington Nationals and Minnesota Twins have unexpectedly struggled. Shohei Ohtani has turned into the best two-way player since the Babe. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Fernando Tatis...

Muncy hits 3-run walk-off HR, Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 7-4

Jul. 11, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Muncy slugged a three-run, walk-off homer in the ninth inning, rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers past the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-4 on Sunday. After producing just one run through seven innings, the Dodgers tied the game at 4 with three runs in the...

Nunez, Rockies avoid sweep, beat D-Backs for rare road win

Jul. 08, 2021 20:37 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Colorado manager Bud Black has lamented his team's inability to get big hits on the road this season. That wasn't the case Thursday. Dom Nunez doubled twice and the Rockies had five extra-base hits and went 7 for 14 with runners in...

Escobar hits 3-run homer, Diamondbacks beat Rockies 6-4

Jul. 08, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks are on a winning streak. Arizona won its second straight game with a 6-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies Wednesday night. The Diamondbacks, owners of the worst record in the majors at 25-63, last won...