2017 in a nutshell: Giants’ Madison Bumgarner gets first W of season

A late Julygame for a team long pushed from contention turned into a newsy little night Tuesday for the woeful Giants.Yes, third baseman Eduardo Nunez Reggie Jackson Jersey ‘s trade to the Red Sox grabbed the headlines, but a quick 10-0 lead over the Pirates also a sured that erstwhile ace Madison Bumgarner would get his first win of 2017.And the subtext of trading Nunez is that it appears to clear the way for Pablo Sandoval’s return to San https://www.athleticsedges.com/oakland-athletics/mark-mcgwire-jersey Francisco.That it took until July 25 for Bumgarner (1-4) to get into the win column after a dirt-bike accident in April helps explain, at least in part, why the Giants’season has crashed, too.He wasn’t especially sharp, but he repeatedly worked out of trouble over his five innings.”It was nice to be on the board now individually,” Bumgarner told reporters (via The A sociated Pre s). “But that’s not what it’s about. It’s about us winning games, and we played really good tonight.”Meanwhile, in Sacramento, Sandoval went 1-for-4 for Triple-A Sacramento, Joe Morgan Jersey but Giants managerBruce Bochyinsisted(via the San Francisco Chronicle) that the team will not bring up Sandoval until he’s ready.