LOS ANGELES (AP) — Working through an ugly stretch of losing, Madison Bumgarner didn't panic. Heck, he didn't even have a game plan.
“Every time I do, it don't work out too good,” he said. “I just feel it out.”
DENVER (AP) — C.J. Cron hit a three-run home run, José Ureña gave up one run in 5 1/3 innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Saturday night for their fourth-consecutive victory.
PHOENIX (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals manager Oliver Marmol leaned back in his chair postgame, trying to find more superlatives to describe ageless Albert Pujols. Words weren't easy to come by, as the slugger's lore in baseball history continues to grow.
PHOENIX (AP) — Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols hit two more home runs Saturday night, boosting his total to 692 and moving him past Stan Musial into second place on the career list for total bases.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Evan Longoria hit a two-run homer and Alex Cobb pitched six solid innings to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
The Giants are 18-2 at home against Arizona since the start of the 2020 season.
PHOENIX (AP) — LeBron James liked the clown nose. Dave Martinez wasn't as big of a fan.
Sorry skip, it appears Washington Nationals outfielder Victor Robles is siding with the NBA superstar on this one.
PHOENIX (AP) — Madison Bumgarner knew it probably wasn't a great idea to keep feeding Washington slugger Juan Soto a steady diet of fastballs.
But the Arizona left-hander was rolling through a great start, felt good about his stuff, and kept going to the heater.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A fired-up Yu Darvish struck out nine in seven innings and the scuffling San Diego Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Friday night.
“He was terrific,” San Diego manager Bob Melvin said.
PHOENIX (AP) — Madison Bumgarner appeared as if he would get off to another shaky start when the second batter he faced sent a home run over Arizona's bullpen.
Turned out to be a blip in what ended up being one of his strongest starts since arriving in the desert.
PHOENIX (AP) — Madison Bumgarner posted a win against his former team and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat San Francisco 8-3 Monday, handing the Giants their fifth straight loss.
“I was excited to pitch on the Fourth of July, it's a special day for me,” Bumgarner said.
PHOENIX (AP) — Mike Clevinger outpitched Madison Bumgarner by throwing one-hit ball for six innings in his longest outing of the year, leading the San Diego Padres over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-0 Wednesday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bob Melvin was back on the top step of the dugout for the first time in 12 games and his San Diego Padres welcomed him back with a sloppy yet satisfying win.
Jurickson Profar had four hits, drove in two runs and scored twice for the Padres, who jumped on Madison Bumgarner early in a 10-4 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday for a three-game sweep.
PHOENIX (AP) — Jordan Luplow homered twice to back Madison Bumgarner and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2 Friday night.
Luplow’s two-run homer in the first and a solo shot in the third, raising his home run total to nine this season with his sixth career two-homer game.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tony Gonsolin led the Los Angeles Dodgers back to normal by continuing to do things better than he's ever done them.
Chris Taylor hit a two-run homer and Gonsolin pitched six innings of three-hit ball in the Dodgers' 5-4 victory over Madison Bumgarner and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
PHOENIX (AP) — Madison Bumgarner left an 0-2 pitch up in the zone to the third batter he faced and watched it sail over the wall.
An early 2-0 hole wasn't exactly what Arizona's ace had in his mind his first game since being ejected, but the left-hander knew he could bounce back.
PHOENIX (AP) — Major League Baseball veteran umpire Dan Bellino has issued an apology after ejecting Arizona Diamondbacks star pitcher Madison Bumgarner from a game in Miami this week.
The Diamondbacks said Friday they received a copy of Bellino’s apology from MLB.
MIAMI (AP) — Pavin Smith hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Miami Marlins 8-7 on Wednesday after left-hander Madison Bumgarner was ejected.
Bumgarner gave up a leadoff homer to Jon Berti in the first, and then retired the next three batters.
MIAMI (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Madison Bumgarner was ejected Wednesday right after his hand was checked for a foreign substance.
Bumgarner gave up a leadoff homer to Jon Berti in the first inning at Miami, and then retired the next three batters.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched five strong innings, Daulton Varsho had two hits and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-2 on Friday night.
Bumgarner (1-1) outdueled Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright in a game featuring two starters who have combined for 314 career wins.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It might not seem like a big deal for a starting pitcher to get through the sixth inning. It was, however, for Joan Adon and the Washington Nationals.
“Hallelujah!” Nationals manager Dave Martinez sang, his voice rising to a higher octave.
PHOENIX (AP) — Right-handed pitcher Zach Davies has agreed to a one-year deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks that includes a mutual option for the 2023 season.
The Diamondbacks hope Davies can have a bounce-back season after a rough 2021 when he was 6-12 with a 5.78 ERA for the Chicago Cubs and the led the National League with 75 walks.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The second act of Madison Bumgarner's career hasn't been nearly as successful as the first.
In his third season with the Diamondbacks, the four-time All-Star hopes things will turn around.
PHOENIX (AP) — It was an impressive holdout for the National League, which made it nearly 50 years staving off a full-time designated hitter rule that the American League implemented before the 1973 season.
PHOENIX (AP) — There's no getting around the fact the Arizona Diamondbacks were a bad baseball team in 2021. Very bad. Nearly historically bad.
The worst part is they thought they were going to be pretty good.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — “Late Night LaMonte" finally delivered at home for San Francisco on Thursday night.
LaMonte Wade Jr. singled home the winning run with one out in the ninth inning and the Giants held their two-game lead in the NL West, beating Madison Bumgarner and the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4.
HOUSTON (AP) — Chas McCormick was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to drive in the winning run in the 10th inning as the Houston Astros sent the Arizona Diamondbacks to their 100th loss with a 4-3 win on Friday night.
SEATTLE (AP) — Tom Murphy hit a two-run home run in the second inning and added a solo shot in the sixth, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Friday night for their eighth win in 11 games.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — JT Brubaker pitched five scoreless innings for his first win in nearly three months, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 on Tuesday night.
Brubaker (5-13) allowed four hits with six strikeouts, stranding five runners in scoring position.
PHOENIX (AP) — For the first time in months, the Arizona Diamondbacks are not the worst team in baseball. And they're making some playoff contenders miserable.
“I can’t say enough good things about what this team has done,” manager Torey Lovullo said after the Diamondbacks beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 on Thursday to complete a three-game series sweep.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Blake Snell struck out 13 over seven sharp innings, Jake Cronenworth homered and drove in both runs, and the San Diego Padres defeated Madison Bumgarner and the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-0 on Sunday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Madison Bumgarner's tough two years with the Arizona Diamondbacks have looked nothing like his outstanding 11-year stint with the San Francisco Giants.
But against his former team on Tuesday night, the 32-year-old showed he still might have plenty of good moments on the mound ahead.
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.
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.
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.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Five Tampa Bay pitchers combined for seven hitless innings, and the Rays beat the Indians 4-0 Wednesday for a doubleheader sweep.
Collin McHugh (two perfect innings), Josh Fleming (7-4 after allowing one walk in 2 2/3 innings), Diego Castillo (one out), Matt Wisler (one inning) and Pete Fairbanks (one inning) combined for the hitless performance in a game shortened to seven innings under pandemic rules.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — It had been 62 days and 24 road games since the Arizona Diamondbacks shook hands on the field after a victory.
“You can't imagine how good it feels," manager Torey Lovullo said after the Diamondbacks snapped their record 24-game road losing streak by routing the San Diego Padres 10-1 on Saturday night.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks snapped their record 24-game road losing streak by routing the San Diego Padres 10-1 on Saturday night, getting six scoreless innings from Merrill Kelly and four hits and five RBIs from Eduardo Escobar.
PHOENIX (AP) — Nolan Arenado was battling at the plate, fouling off multiple tough pitches from Arizona's Madison Bumgarner before the eighth pitch of the at-bat. It was about a foot inside, but the St.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Albert Pujols has played at Dodger Stadium regularly for two decades in postseason games, interleague rivalry showdowns and everything in between, the slugger felt like a stranger in a foreign land when he emerged from the home dugout Monday night wearing the Dodgers' famous home whites.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Albert Pujols is grateful to be chasing another World Series ring now with the Los Angeles Dodgers, yet he's also disputing the Los Angeles Angels' version of the circumstances that led to his big move up the freeway.
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ATLANTA (AP) — Madison Bumgarner definitely had no-hit stuff, even if the Major League Baseball record book said he didn't.
Bumgarner threw a seven-inning no-hitter, an achievement that won’t officially count but completed a dominant day of Arizona Diamondbacks pitching for a 7-0 win over the Atlanta Braves and a doubleheader sweep Sunday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Madison Bumgarner had his best outing of the season, allowing a run over five innings as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Washington 5-2 Sunday after Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg was a late scratch.
PHOENIX (AP) — Oakland has recovered quite nicely from its 0-6 start to the season.
Matt Chapman homered among his three hits, Jed Lowrie added two hits and three RBIs, and the Athletics roughed up Madison Bumgarner in a 9-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
Great to see ya, Buster Posey. Been a while, Tony La Russa. Good luck, Madison Bumgarner and every other National League pitcher toting a bat.
From Comerica Park to Coors Field to the Coliseum, Major League Baseball is set to roll out a big welcome mat Thursday.
The Arizona Diamondbacks are ready to open the season in familiar fashion: with Mad Bum on the mound.
Madison Bumgarner was tabbed by manager Torey Lovullo to make his second straight opening day start for the Diamondbacks on Thursday at San Diego.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner will make his second straight opening day start for the Arizona Diamondbacks when they travel to face the San Diego Padres on Thursday.
Manager Torey Lovullo said on Sunday the four-time All-Star would lead the rotation despite a rough 2020 season, when he had a 1-4 record and 6.48 ERA.