Madison Bumgarner


Programming note: For comprehensive Giants-Cardinals NLCS coverage, watch “October Quest” today at 4 p.m.


Let’s start with an easy one. Yes, the Giants are lucky right now. Luck is good. Ask any gambler. Ask the guy who sells you your lottery ticket.


ST. LOUIS – The Giants’ hotel is directly across the street from Busch Stadium, just three lanes of asphalt and a Stan Musial statue away. Madison Bumgarner had plenty of time to double back.