• Bumgarner tweaks mechanics, gets Game 2 nod

    Summary of 8 articles · Updated Oct 25, 2012
    "That wasn't fun at all," Bumgarner said of his previous start Wednesday. "It feels a whole lot better now, but there's really no way to tell until you're out there in game speed," Bumgarner said. It's also one that Bochy is hoping will fix Bumgarner's approach. "I think throwing the way I was throwing was causing a lot more stress on my body, and that was causing me to tire out more quickly," Bumgarner said. On Wednesday night, Justin Verlander looked less like the calm and collected ace who had dominated in his three previous postseason start and more like the overamped thrower who was tattooed in this year’s All-Star Game.
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