Bummed out by Bumgarner

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Bummed out by Bumgarner

Giants’ 22-year-old crafty lefty outduels the Rockies’ 49-year-old
In many respects, the 22-year-old Madison Bumgarner looks like a younger version of his losing counterpart Thursday at Coors Field in Denver, the 49-year-old Jamie Moyer. “It was pretty cool getting to throw against him,” Bumgarner said.
Jamie Moyer (0-2) surrendered four runs, two earned, and eight hits in 5 1/3 innings in a 4-2 loss Thursday in Denver. He walked one, struck out three and hit a batter before leaving to a standing ovation in the sixth.
San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford forces out the Colorado Rockies’ Dexter Fowler at second base during the fourth inning of the Giants’ 4-2 win Thursday afternoon at Coors Field in Denver.

Bummed out by Bumgarner

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In many respects, the 22-year-old Madison Bumgarner looks like a younger version of his losing counterpart Thursday at Coors Field in Denver, the 49-year-old Jamie Moyer. “It was pretty cool getting to throw against him,” Bumgarner said.
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Jamie Moyer (0-2) surrendered four runs, two earned, and eight hits in 5 1/3 innings in a 4-2 loss Thursday in Denver. He walked one, struck out three and hit a batter before leaving to a standing ovation in the sixth.
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San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford forces out the Colorado Rockies’ Dexter Fowler at second base during the fourth inning of the Giants’ 4-2 win Thursday afternoon at Coors Field in Denver.
When Moyer made debut, Giants’ starter was unborn

DENVER – Jamie Moyer took the mound Thursday against a San Francisco pitcher who wasn’t even born when he made his major league debut – the biggest age difference between starters in nearly a half-century.
At 49, the Colorado Rockies’ lefty is trying to become the oldest pitcher to win a game in big league history. He faced a steady 22-year old lefty in Madison Bumgarner – almost a younger version of Moyer.
There’s an age difference of 26 years and 256 days between Moyer and Bumgarner, the largest gap since Satchel Paige of the Kansas City Athletics faced Boston’s Bill Monbouquette on Sept. 25, 1965, and the third-largest since 1900, according to STATS LLC.
Asked what advice he would give Moyer, manager Jim Tracy said with a chuckle, “He’s been pitching for a quarter of a century. I don’t think I have any words of wisdom that are going to be real overwhelming.”

Rockies rumpus

Giants C Buster Posey made his first start since coming down with shingles Sunday night. ... Rockies RHP Juan Nicasio (0-0) will make his first start today at Coors Field since Aug. 5 when a line drive off the bat of Washington’s Ian Desmond left him with a fractured skull and broken neck. He’ll face Arizona’s Daniel Hudson (1-0).

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