• Giants tab Bumgarner for Opening Day start

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Feb 26, 2014
    This marks Bumgarner's first Opening Day start. The quality of the Giants' other starters prompted Bumgarner to believe that he might never start a season opener. Bumgarner wasn't available for comment after Bochy's announcement. Righty Matt Cain went Game 1 last season, when the Giants wound up missing the playoffs a year after winning their second World Series title in three years. Receiving the Giants' Opening Day starting assignment left Madison Bumgarner feeling truly humbled and appreciative. I'm ex...
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    • Bumgarner 'thankful and blessed' for opener honor

      Receiving the Giants' Opening Day starting assignment left Madison Bumgarner feeling truly humbled and appreciative. "I'm privileged, thankful and blessed for the opportunity," Bumgarner said Wednesday, one day after manager Bruce Bochy named …
      Source: MLB.com

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