Found October 29, 2012 on NESN.com:
No one will ever confuse Sergio Romo for Mariano Rivera, but they have at least one thing in common. Each of the two closers mostly just feature one pitch: in Rivera's case the cut fastball and in Romo's it's the slider. When Romo finally threw a 2-2 fastball right down the middle to Triple Crown-winner Miguel Cabrera for a called third strike, it was a microcosm for the World Series as a whole, with the Giants taking the Tigers utterly by surprise in a sweep. In that final at-bat, Cabrera took the two best pitches he was going to see. Romo led off with a slider on the outside corner, not a bad pitch, but a hittable one, and one that Cabrera should have seen coming. After flailing wildly at another slider well off the plate, but eventually working the count even, Romo challenged the game's best hitter wih everything on the line -- and all Cabrera could do was stand there, shocked. Ditto for the Tigers as a unit. The Giants rode their wave of mome...
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