San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) reacts to a sliding catch in the sixth inning of Game 5 of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 in San Francisco.
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) reacts to a sliding catch in the sixth inning of Game 5 of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 in San Francisco. Jose Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) reacts to a sliding catch in the sixth inning of Game 5 of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 in San Francisco. Jose Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
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