Madison Bumgarner gave up four runs and the lead, but don't worry, he immediately went yard
The Mets and Giants entered Thursday's showdown in San Francisco knowing that runs would be at a premium. With Jacob deGrom facing Madison Bumgarner, even the slightest bit of offense could make the difference. So, when Bumgarner allowed a fourth-inning grand slam to Justin Ruggiano, things seemed dire -- a four-run deficit? Against a pitcher with a 2.54 ERA and mystical hair powers?
Don't worry, Bumgarner has an answer for that:
That's right: In the bottom of the inning, Bumgarner decided to take things into his own hands, clubbing a two-run homer that capped a five-run rally in San Francisco's 10-7 win. Feel free to slot him in at designated hitter more often, guys.