No Win Snotrockets


It was the Giants vs. the Dodgers (ew) last Tuesday night. I’m not going to say who won because, again, ew. Who won isn’t important anyway. What is important: Bumgarner snotrockets.

Here are Madison Bumgarner’s snotrocket totals and other vital statistics for Tuesday, April 2, 2019 on the road vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers (ew):

  • L, 6.0 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K,1 HR, 7 SNR (snotrockets): 3 vs. lefties, 3 vs. righties, 1 other.
  • Madison Bumgarner’s most prolific inning was the 3rd in which he blew 4 snotrockets.
  • Madison Bumgarner now with 21 snotrockets in the 2019 season.

Bumgarner’s personal snotrocket screencapper @SanDiegoGiants was back at work for Madison’s second start of the season and he produced some fine images of Bum blowing some snot. A shot of snot from the 3rd inning:


Also from the 3rd:


Another from the same inning. The snot was strong in the 3rd:


I missed this Bumgarner start because of prior commitments:


When the truth was, I should have never sacrificed watching a Bumgarner start live over zombies. Only one other time have I done this and the guilt was such that I swore I would never do it again. Last Tuesday I did it again and I’m firmly convinced that because I broke my promise and betrayed Bumgarner and his snotrockets he and the Giants lost the game. I must live with this guilt forever.

Back to the snot. I conveyed my worries over missing this Bumgarner start on Twitter and @SanDiegoGiants was reassuring:


The score in the 6th inning was not ideal but the snotrockets were:


Another skill from Madison Bumgarner’s repertoire – the glove chew:


The realization that his snotrocket tallier had (temporarily) abandoned him to slay walkers caused Bumgarner to lose focus in the 3th inning:


But Mr. Bumgarner, true professional and Pitcher Who Rakes that he is, never lets anything affect his hitting prowess:


Bumgarner’s home run made it a 5-2 game; after that the Giants got closer, scoring 3 more runs in the 9th but ultimately lost to the Dodgers (ew) 6-5. So the good guys lost but the snotrocket fans won.

Madison Bumgarner’s next start after this one was Monday, April 8th, 2019 at home vs. the San Diego Padres. Tune in here soon for that thrilling episode in the Amazing Adventures of Madison Bumgarner’s Snotrockets. In the meantime you can catch me on Twitter, talking about the Giants, Bumgarner, The Walking Dead and who knows what else. Thanks for stopping by and see you back here for all the exciting Bumgarner snotrocket action.

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