Multiple trade deadline decisions aided Giants’ case to re-sign Madison Bumgarner

first_imgSAN FRANCISCO — Madison Bumgarner was in the weight room at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, wearing a black shirt and orange gym shorts when he was interrupted, if only for a brief moment.When the trade deadline passed on July 31, Bumgarner wasn’t paying attention to a clock or clutching his iPhone. A teammate in the gym looked up, saw the time and pointed out to the pitcher that he was still a Giant.Unlike fellow pitchers Mark Melancon, Sam Dyson and Drew Pomeranz, Bumgarner did not …last_img

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