Wednesday’s NL wild-card game saw the Giants ride a likely hero, Madison Bumgarner, and an unlikely one, Conor Gillaspie, over the Mets to set up a date with the league-leading Cubs in the Division Series.
The San Francisco Giants were dead in the water just a few weeks ago, but a recent hot streak has put them right back in the NL playoff picture. With the MLB trade deadline approaching, SI's senior writer Ben Reiter weighs in on how the Giants will handle their trade prospects, including star Madison Bumgarner.
Giants starter Madison Bumgarner fractured his left hand after being a hit by a line drive in Friday's Spring Training game against the Royals. He is expected to miss six to eight weeks, according to ESPN.
The San Francisco Giants greatly improved their roster during the winter, but an injury to Madison Bumgarner could be too much to overcome.
Madison Bumgarner was reportedly linked to just about every contender before the trade deadline, yet the southpaw remains with the San Francisco Giants. SI senior writer Ben Reiter tells SI Now if the Giants made the right choice by not moving him at all.
Former MLB All-Star Carlos Baerga looks at how Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants will perform against the Chicago Cubs in the NLDS.
San Fransisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner is being shopped around this offseason, and former teammate Hunter Pence says trading for the postseason legend should be a no-brainer for any MLB GM.
Fox Sports MLB writer Ken Rosenthal and SI senior writer Tom Verducci predict the NL wild-card matchup between the San Francisco Giants and the New York Mets.