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S.F. Giants finish sweep of Tigers, win second World Series in three years (10.28.12)

17 Nov

The San Francisco Giants finished their sweep of the Detroit Tigers over the weekend, winning games Saturday and Sunday night in Detroit to earn their seventh World Series title in team history and second of the last three years.

The Giants took the lead for good in the tenth inning Sunday night after Marco Scutaro singled home Ryan Theriot to make the score 4-3. Closer Sergio Romo set the Tigers down 1-2-3 to get the save, freezing Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera for a looking strikeout to end the World Series.

San Francisco was far from dominant in the World Series but it got the breaks when it needed them. There was the Angel Pagan would-be groundout that hit third base and became a double in game one. Then there was a Gregor Blanco bunt staying just fair in Game two — sometimes it is better to be lucky than good.

That is no consolation to the Tigers tonight, however. Read More…

From Daily Kent Stater, October 28, 2012

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