Bumgarner Rocked Early in 12-3 loss to Padres
Madison Bumgarner long second half slump continued in a 12-3 loss to the San Diego Padres. He allowed five runs on eight hits https://www.padresplayersshop.com/285-oscar_gamble_jersey , including three home runs. His record dropped to 6-15 and his ERA ballooned to 5.01Brandon Drury hit a two run homer in the first inning and a solo shot in the fourth inning. Austin Nola hit a home run in the 2nd inning as well. Bumgarner has now given up eight homers in each of the first two innings this year https://www.padresplayersshop.com/534-ryan_weathers_jersey , and 42 runs overall. No pitcher in baseball has allowed more home runs in the first two innings, and only two have allowed more runs, Patrick Corbin and Dallas Keuchel.Torey Lovullo said after the game that Bumgarner will continue to make his starts in the rotation for the rest of the season, statingBum is Bum, and hell take the ball every fifth or sixth day. Lovullo also spoke about the team need to make statements early game statements. But clearly Bumgarner has been unable to do so.The pattern has been the same all year: Bumgarner puts his team in a hole, which theyre unable to dig out of. The Diamondbacks are now 11-18 in games he started.