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Marco Scutaro was a cast-off in Colorado.
With the Rockies out of playoff contention and Scutaro
sputtering, the team traded the 36-year-old infielder to the Giants at the
trade deadline in exchange for cash considerations and infielder Charlie
At the time, the transaction was another midseason
acquisition. Scutaro wasn't expected to make a groundbreaking impact.
Yet, during the National League Championship Series, he
came out of nowhere to carry the Giants' offense by drilling 14 hits -- a
league championship series record -- en route to winning NLCS MVP honors. In
the process, he tallied an 11-game hitting streak.
Sound familiar? It should because Scutaro is emerging as
San Francisco's 2012 version of Cody Ross.
Two years ago, the Giants plucked Ross from waivers and
received him from the Marlins for absolutely nothing. Ross was just another
midseason acquisition, a right-handed hitter expected to platoon in the
Yet, during the Nat...
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When Marco Scutaro came up to bat with the game tied, two outs and a runner on second base in the 10th inning last night, anyone who pays a lick of attention to all things Red Sox [team stats] understood completely...
HOW SWEEP IT IS
Marco Scutaro hit the game-winning single, while Sergio Romo closed out a sweep of the Detroit Tigers for San Francisco's second championship in three years.
Marco Scutaro got to avoid the colossal mess that was the 2012 Red Sox and ended up winning a World Series title on the west coast. In my Bob Lobel voice, "How come we can't get guys like that?" Congrats to the the Giants on their sweep. The Giants join the Red Sox, Cardinals, and Yankees as teams that have won titles since 2000. This was supposed to be our millenium!
Let’s face it: try as you might, you can’t really help the things that stick with you. What I remember most vividly from visiting the Acropolis so many years ago is an Offspring song I was listening to. What I remember most about attending a Montreal Canadiens home game is the in-arena Youppi! exhibit. And something I can’t shake from Thursday night’s Game 2 of the World...
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Fans have been rioting after major events for years, so it is no surprise that Giants fans took to the streets of San Francisco following their championship-clinching win in Game 4 of the World Series. After Marco Scutaro and Sergio Romo were done putting away the Tigers, Giants fans began celebrating in what has become an inalienable right to fans of championship teams...
Congratulations to the San Francisco Giants for winning the Word Series! The Giants swept the Detroit Tigers, winning Sunday night after Marco Scutaro singled home the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning. This is the Giants second World series in 3 years! The Giants are clearly basketball fans too. Thanks for clearing the way [...]
Our friends over at Network of Champions have put together some classic parody music videos in the past and this one ranks among their very best.In honor of the 2012 World Series between the San Francisco Giants/Detroit Tigers, they put together a parody music video using Fun's hit song, "Some Nights".Keep an eye out for that Marco Scutaro love....
DETROIT (AP) -- Marco Scutaro singled home the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday night to complete a four-game sweep and win their second World Series title in three years.
Ryan Theriot, who went hitless for St. Louis in Game 7 of last year's Series, singled softly into right field off Phil Coke opening the...
Finally pressed in the World Series, the San Francisco Giants finished off a most unexpected and stunning sweep.
Marco Scutaro delivered one more key hit this October, hitting a go-ahead single with two outs in the 10th inning that lifted the Giants over the Detroit Tigers 4-3 in Game 4 on Sunday night.
Nearly eliminated over and over earlier in the playoffs, the Giants sealed...
DETROIT -- The San Francisco Giants made it a clean sweep. Second baseman Marco Scutaro hit the game-winning single with two outs in the top of the 10th inning to score Ryan Theriot, and the Giants completed a four-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers with a 4-3 victory on Sunday night to win the World Series. Giants closer Sergio Romo pitched a scoreless bottom of the 10th inning...
DETROIT -- The San Francisco Giants made it a clean sweep. Second baseman Marco Scutaro hit the game-winning single with two outs in the top of the 10th inning to score Ryan Theriot, and the Giants completed a four-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers with a 4-3 victory Sunday night to win the World Series. Giants closer Sergio Romo struck out the side in the bottom of the 10th inning...
It took 10 innings, but the San Francisco Giants won their second World Series title in the last three years after sweeping the Detroit Tigers in four games.
The Giants absolutely dominated the series, outscoring the Tigers 16-6 and tossing shut outs in game 2 and game 3. Game 4 was the first game in which Detroit showed some signs of life and Miguel Cabrera finally came through...