Windy City Snotrockets


Ivy + snotrockets = good times.

The San Francisco Giants were in Chicago this weekend to play the Cubs. Madison Bumgarner had a great game Saturday, with much good pitching, fury and plenty snotrocketing. It was all I could have ever asked for.

Here are Madison Bumgarner’s snotrocket totals and other vital statistics for Saturday, September 3, 2016 on the road vs. the Chicago Cubs:


  • W, 6.0 IP, 5 H, 0 BB, 2 R, 2 ER, 10 K, 9 SNR (snotrockets): 0 vs. lefties, 6 vs. righties, 3 other. 1 pre-game SNR. 1 bullpen SNR. 1 at-bat SNR.
  • Madison Bumgarner’s most prolific inning was the 1st in which he blew 3 snotrockets.
  • Madison Bumgarner blew at least 1 snotrocket in every inning he pitched today.
  • Bumgarner now with 209 snotrockets in the 2016 season.


Unparalleled snotrocket screencapper @SanDiegoGiants finely crafted some of his art today for all to enjoy. In this snotrocket screencap the home plate umpire appears to be taking aim at something:



I can never eat sandwiches again:



Two screencaps for the price of one – a snotrocket and its frequent companion, the nose wipe:






Nose wipe:

Giants-Bumgarner-Snotrocket-2016-09-03-3-Nose Wipe


So Bumgarner got the win today but it wasn’t made easy for him:

Giants-Bumgarner-Snotrocket-2016-09-03-Tweet-Strike Zone


The erratic strike zone and a questionable balk call today brought about one of my favorites – MadBum fury. My G-rated interpretation of Bumgarner’s commentary:

Giants-Bumgarner-Snotrocket-2016-09-03-Tweet-Lip Reading


The SF Giants made a custom Madison Bumgarner emoji:



I added one small, crucial detail:



Madison Bumgarner’s next start should be Friday, September 9th, 2016 on the road vs. the Arizona Diamondbacks. See you here or on Twitter for all the exciting snotrocket action.

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