Almost Perfect Snotrockets


One hit. One lousy double separated Madison Bumgarner from perfection. Oh well. It’s all right Bumgarner, you’re still perfect in Giants fans’ eyes.

Here are Madison Bumgarner’s snotrocket totals and other vital statistics for Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at home vs. the Colorado Rockies:


  • W, 9.0 IP, 1 H, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER, 16 SNR (snotrockets): 3 vs. lefties, 7 vs. righties, 6 other. 3 double SNR.
  • Madison Bumgarner’s most prolific innings were the 1st and 9th in which he blew 3 snotrockets per inning.
  • Bumgarner now with 64 snotrockets vs. the Rockies and 350 snotrockets overall in 2014.


On Twitter tonight  @SanDiegoGiants kept his perfect streak going with another excellent set of snotrocket screencaps. Here’s one from the third inning:



In the fifth inning @SanDiegoGiants noticed that Bumgarner had more than snotrockets on his mind:

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However Madison Bumgarner never strays too far from the best of his talents:



A close-up snotrocket also from the 6th inning:



Bumgarner still had a perfect game going in the 7th inning. But even though his fans were nervous Bumgarner kept his cool and also kept the snotrockets coming:



But alas it was not to be. Madison Bumgarner gave up the only hit the Rockies got in the game during the 8th inning. Right before that dastardly double though Bumgarner relieved the tension with another snotrocket:



And in the 9th, after his 100th pitch of the game, Madison Bumgarner calls it a night with one last snotrocket:



Attaboy and well done, Madison Bumgarner.

Bumgarner’s next start should be this Sunday, August 31, 2014 at home vs. the Milwaukee Brewers. See you here or on Twitter (I live tweet the Bumgarner snotrockets) for all the exciting snotrocket action.

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