Bumgarner fans side to begin first start off DL

Leadoff batter Manuel Margot fouled off three 3-2 pitches, then checked his swing on an 80 mph curveball. First-base umpire Tom Woodring ruled Margot went through just enough for strike three.

Bumgarner then displayed his renowned cut fastball, using it to slip called third strikes past Carlos Asuaje and Wil Myers.

Chris Haft has covered the Giants since 2005, and for MLB.com since 2007. Follow him on Twitter at @sfgiantsbeat and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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