Madison Bumgarner

SFG: San Francisco Giants Mailbag: Injuries, Sandoval, Bumgarner

April 13, 2015 San Francisco, USA; San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum (left) manager Bruce Bochy (center) and catcher Buster Posey (right) carry the World Series trophies from the 2010, 2012 and 2014 seasons before a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Chiu-Pool Photo via USA TODAY Sports

April 13, 2015 San Francisco, USA; San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum (left) manager Bruce Bochy (center) and catcher Buster Posey (right) carry the World Series trophies from the 2010, 2012 and 2014 seasons before a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Chiu-Pool Photo via USA TODAY Sports

The San Francisco Giants have a 3-7 record, which is currently last in the National League West. The Giants’ 2015 season has certainly gotten off to a rocky start, as they’ve had to deal with several injuries to key players. The Giants have to find a way to overcome adversity. Good news for the Giants though is that they have plenty of time to recover.

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SFG: Madison Bumgarner Talks Ranching and “Sissy Hands” in Carhartt Commercial

Mar 9, 2015; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) looks on prior to a spring training baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 9, 2015; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) looks on prior to a spring training baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Madison Bumgarner is a man of few words and many accomplishments.

He’s calm, collected, and determined on and off the field. At just 25 years old, the ace of the San Francisco Giants’ pitching staff has one of the most impressive résumés in baseball.

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SFG: Madison Bumgarner Named 2014 AP Male Athlete of the Year

Oct 26, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner waves to the crowd after defeating the Kansas City Royals during game five of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 26, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner waves to the crowd after defeating the Kansas City Royals during game five of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Madison Bumgarner can add yet another award to his résumé. After recently being named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year, Bumgarner was just named the 2014 Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year.

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SFG: Madison Bumgarner Named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year

Oct 31, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner waves to the crowd during the World Series victory parade on Market Street. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 31, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner waves to the crowd during the World Series victory parade on Market Street. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Madison Bumgarner gets to add another award to his already impressive list of accomplishments in his MLB career.

Bumgarner was named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year for 2014. This is the first time the 25 year-old left-handed pitcher has won the award.

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SFG: Madison Bumgarner’s Dominance By the Numbers

Oct 26, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner waves to the crowd after defeating the Kansas City Royals during game five of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 26, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner waves to the crowd after defeating the Kansas City Royals during game five of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Madison Bumgarner is not just the ace of the San Francisco Giants’ starting pitching staff. He’s become one of the best postseason pitchers in MLB history.

The Giants’ ace is no longer Tim Lincecum or Matt Cain. Both of these pitchers have been the faces of the franchise in the past, but this is now Bumgarner’s team. He is the postseason master and the Giants’ Mr. October.

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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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Complete 2014 National League All-Star Game Roster

Jul 16, 2013; Flushing, NY, USA; The National League all stars look on as catcher Yadier Molina (4) of the St. Louis Cardinals is on deck during the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Jul 16, 2013; Flushing, NY, USA; The National League all stars look on as catcher Yadier Molina (4) of the St. Louis Cardinals is on deck during the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

The 2014 MLB All-Star Game is on Tuesday, July 15th. The starting lineup for the National League was voted on and decided by the fans. Injury replacements have been named, and the final spots have been filled.

The San Francisco Giants have three All-Stars on the National League roster. Two of them were named right away when the other reserves were announced, and one was just named on Sunday.

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