Braves, Birds and Snotrockets


Items in blog post title not listed in order of importance.

Snotrockets were in the air. Birds were on the field. Giants bats were connecting with baseballs. All of the above came together in a magical mixture of excellence and another Bumgarner win.

The San Francisco Giants closed out their 3 game series at home against the Atlanta Braves today. Madison Bumgarner was on the mound. Some good luck charms were behind home plate:



One Bumgarner bird fan:



Two Bumgarner bird fans:



After a while the beneficial birds were on the move:



Later on in the game the Giants exploded with multiple triples and home runs:



Enough with the birds. Bring on the snotrockets.

Here are Madison Bumgarner’s snotrocket totals and other vital statistics for Sunday, August 28, 2016 at home vs. the Atlanta Braves:


  • W, 7.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, 1 HR, 4 SNR (snotrockets): 0 vs. lefties, 4 vs. righties, 0 other. 1 double SNR.
  • Madison Bumgarner’s most prolific inning was the 3rd in which he blew 2 snotrockets.
  • Madison Bumgarner now with 200 snotrockets in the 2016 season.
  • Bumgarner blew his 200th snotrocket of the season at exactly 2:25 PM. It was a double.


With so few snotrockets being blown today industrious snotrocket screencapper @SanDiegoGiants had little material to work with but he made the most of what flew through the air. Top of the 3rd snotrocket:



A crowd-pleasing double snotrocket was blown in the top of the 5th inning. First the left nostril:
Giants-Bumgarner-Snotrocket-2016-08-28-Double-Left Nostril


And then the right nostril:

Giants-Bumgarner-Snotrocket-2016-08-28-Double-Right Nostril


Bonus Bumgarner screencaps – choose your weapons edition:

Giants-Bumgarner-Snotrocket-2016-08-28-Duel Challenge-Tweet


Eye wipe edition:

Giants-Bumgarner-Snotrocket-2016-08-28-Tweet-Eye Wipe


Eye wipe closeups in sequential order because you know you want them:

Giants-Bumgarner-Snotrocket-2016-08-28-Eye Wipe-1

Giants-Bumgarner-Snotrocket-2016-08-28-Eye Wipe-2

Giants-Bumgarner-Snotrocket-2016-08-28-Eye Wipe-3

Giants-Bumgarner-Snotrocket-2016-08-28-Eye Wipe-4


Itchy teeth edition:

Giants-Bumgarner-Snotrocket-2016-08-28-Tooth Pick-Tweet


Madison Bumgarner’s next start should be next Saturday, September 3, 2016 on the road vs. the Chicago Cubs. See you here or on Twitter for all the exciting snotrocket action.

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