Giants and Phillies – Game 2 with Madison on the mound

madisonMorning Giants fans

Madison Bumgarner in the office today for the Giants in-game 2 of the series with the Phillies. The boys getting the win for Jake Peavy yesterday and fingers crossed for another win today.

Madison opened the game with a strike, then got himself in trouble issuing a leadoff walk. A double play gets him out of the inning.

Top of 2nd and Madison finally gets his first strikeout.  It’s taken a little for him to settle down. Error charged to Panik. bottom of the half and Buster Posey on with a single, Buster on 3rd thanks to an Angel Pagan double. Madison with a walk to load the pond, 2 outs. Buster home, with an error by the 1st baseman and everyone is safe. its 1  to 0 Giants.

Top end of 3 and Madison with 4 strikeouts. Bottom of the 3rd and what a simple mistake by the Phillies pitcher or they could have gotten Panik out at first. Panik home on a sac fly from  Posey for a 2 to 0 Giants lead.

4th inning and Madison has thrown 47 pitches so far tonight, bottom of the inning and Madison with a single

5th inning and the Phillies get their first hit of Bumgarner, a double to left,wild pitch gets the runner to 3rd. relay from Span holds the runner at 3rd.

Madison has thrown 87 pitches through the top of the 6th inning, he has been very economical tonight.

Top of the 7th with 1 out Madison threw pitch 100, a single and the Phillies are on the board cutting the lead to 2 to 1. There goes the ball deep to center for a 2 run homer for a 3 to 2 Phillies lead. Madison has given Bruce to the keys (ball)  to the mound and is on the way to the showers. George Kontos gets the keys from Bruce to close out the inning, Conor Gillaspie is also now in the game.

Panik with a gentle single to right to open the home half of the 8th, Wild pitch moves Panik 90 feet to second. Posey with a walk, Crawford hits into a double play to end the inning.

Hunter Strickland now in the office for the Giants.

This game is ova.

**Final Score is Phillies 3 and Giants 2

Madison threw well but has suffered this second loss.

Madison’s numbers for the game — he threw 6.1 innings allowing 5 hits with 3 earned runs, 1 walk, 7 strikeouts and 1 home run.

His ERA sits at 1.99

The series is even at 1 game all and Johnny Cueto in the office tomorrow for the final game of the series