Madison Bumgarner Has Responded To Everyone Who’s Crushing Him

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Muncy didn't sprint out of the box as he admired the home run.

"He just struck a pose and walked further than I like, that's fine". He didn't toss his bat, and he didn't stare Bumgarner down until Bumgarner engaged him.

After the game, Muncy discussed his conversation with Bumgarner, delivering what may be the quote of the year.

For Bumgarner, that meant yelling at Muncy. I can't. ... They want to let everybody be themselves, then let me be myself.

I would say something like "fair enough", but there's a gap there. "I'd just as soon fight than walk or whatever". That's me. You do your thing, I'll do mine.

The moment came when Muncy was behind, 2-1 in the count.

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There was hope that Parker would play his 20th season as a Spur, but those dreams are now over. Parker's decision is no surprise. "They were like, 'Are you sure?'" Parker said.

This was the Giants first 1-0 loss at home since June 12, 2015. Buehler also beat the Giants on April 30 and is 3-0 in five starts against San Francisco.

The series finale at Oracle Park in which he maintained velocity and control and limited the best team in baseball to one run, seemed a good advertisement to suggest that guy is still in there.

Kenley Jansen (S, 19, 2-1, 3.04 ERA) saved the shutout easily and the Giants were put to bed and handed a series loss. The losing pitcher in that game?

Mike Yastrzemski led off with a single, the first Giants leadoff hitter to reach base.

In a series in which they couldn't get the big hit, they didn't get much of anything Sunday, squeezing five hits against Walker Buehler and the Dodgers bullpen.

Buster Posey, out with a strained right hamstring, has resumed hitting and ran on a treadmill Sunday. Tyler Beede (0-2, 8.15) will be seeking his first Major League victory against the Padres Chris Paddack (4-4, 2.97) in the opener.

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