SFG: Madison Bumgarner Named NL Pitcher of the Month

Aug 15, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) throws a pitch against the Philadelphia Phillies during the sixth inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 15, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) throws a pitch against the Philadelphia Phillies during the sixth inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports

For the second time this season, Madison Bumgarner has been named the National League’s Pitcher of the Month for the month of August.

In August, Bumgarner posted a league-best 1.57 ERA, and he finished with a 4-1 record. In six starts and 46 innings in August, Bumgarner struck out 56, walked just three, gave up 26 hits, and allowed opponents to hit just .164 against him. He also tossed three complete games.

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