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.

About Fawn Liebowitz

I'm Madison Bumgarner's snotrocket tallier. Don't judge me. Or Madison Bumgarner.
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