Winning Snotrockets


Let it be known to all and sundry that on July 25, 2017 Madison Kyle Bumgarner finally, finally got his first win of the year. Of course it has been a dirt bike-shortened year so he didn’t have his usual amount of starts but on the other hand the Giants have given him such pitiful run support in the games he has started this season that I was beginning to worry that Bumgarner would go 0 for 2017. Worry no more because Mr. Bumgarner is now the proud owner of at least one win this season. Take that, dirt bike.

Here are Madison Bumgarner’s snotrocket totals and other vital statistics for Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at home vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates:


  • W, 5.0 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K, 0 HR, 3 SNR (snotrockets): 0 vs. lefties, 1 vs. righties, 2 other. 1 pre-game SNR. 1 at-bat SNR.
  • Madison Bumgarner’s most prolific innings were the 1st, 2nd and 5th in which he blew one snotrocket per inning.
  • Madison Bumgarner now with 31 snotrockets in the 2017 season.


Bumgarner’s usual snotrocket screencapper @SanDiegoGiants was on non-snotrocket assignment but not to worry because his trusty sidekick @iamjerklord filled in at the last second and did an admirable job of capturing the mucus. First snotrocket screencap of the night was a beauty:


After you get a Bumgarner snotrocket you sometimes get one of these too:


Ominous beginning to the game however:

New dessert, who wants a slice:


Casey no I mean snotrocket at the bat in the 2nd inning:


Shy glove wipe in the top of the 4th inning:


Up close and personal:


I added a little something to the nose closeup:


But Bumgarner’s substitute snotrocket screencapper went one better:


Extreme gross closeup of an extremely gross closeup:


By the 5th inning of last night’s game the Giants had scored 10 runs and Madison Bumgarner expressed his surprise and delight thusly:


Birth of a loogie:


When Madison Bumgarner smiles we are all the better for it:


Madison Bumgarner’s next start should be Monday, July 31, 2017 on the road vs. the Oakland Athletics. See you here or on Twitter for all the exciting Bumgarner snotrocket action.

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