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The San Francisco Giants beat the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 Monday night in Game 7 of the NL Championship series.
Matt Cain pitched his second clincher as the Giants won their sixth elimination game of the post season. Marco Scutaro matched an LCS record with 14 hits in the series while Pablo Sandoval drove in a run for his fifth straight game.
The Giants return to the World Series two years after winning it to face the Detroit Tigers, who have been waiting since last Thursday after beating the Yankees in fthe ALCS.
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The heavens opened up during the bottom of the 9th as the San Francisco Giants completed their comback from down 3-1 to take the NLCS over the St Louis Cardinals. As the rain came down, Fox captured this great slow motion image of Marco Scutaro enjoying it.
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Tonight, all eyes of the baseball world will be focused on Game 1 of the 2012 World Series, as the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers clash in the next installment of the Fall Classic at AT&T Park in San Francisco. While the focus for many baseball enthusiasts will be on the two teams, fans residing in [...]
Pablo Sandoval started off the World Series quite hot. Sandoval homered his first two at-bats off Justin Verlander and then his third homerun came off Al Alburquerque.First homerun:Second homerun:GIFs via Bleacher Report
Pablo Sandoval got the Giants off to a quick World Series start, homering against Justin Verlander in the first and third innings as San Francisco took a 4-0 lead over the Detroit Tigers in Wednesday night's opener.
Sandoval hit the first bases-loaded triple in All-Star game history off Verlander in July, and kept on going against the reigning AL MVP and Cy Young Award winner...
San Francisco's Pablo Sandoval became the fourth player to hit
three home runs in a World Series game.
Marco Scutaro looked up through the pouring rain, caught Matt
Holliday's popup for the final out and punched his ticket to the
World Series for the first time at age 36.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Marco Scutaro looked up through the pouring rain, caught Matt Holliday's popup for the final out and punched his ticket to the World Series for the first time at age 36.
In an NL championship series that saw Scutaro absorb a hard and admitted late slide from Holliday that strained the second baseman's left hip, what a fitting ending.
The San Francisco Giants cruise past the Detroit Tigers 6-3 behind the bat of Pablo Sandoval and his 3 homer night. In Postseason play, Sandoval has already halved his regular season total by accumulating 6 homeruns. He hit a total of 12 homeruns in 108 games during the regular season. Sandoval’s three homerun game was the first at AT&T Park since 2000. Sandoval’s performance...
SAN FRANCISCO -- Babe Ruth, Reggie Jackson, Albert Pujols … and the Kung Fu Panda. Pablo Sandoval hit three home runs, tying a World Series record held by Ruth, Jackson and Pujols to lead the San Francisco Giants to an 8-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Game 1 on Wednesday night at AT&T Park. Sandoval homered in each of his first three at-bats, including two off Tigers...
Hunter Pence hit a bizarre, two-run double, Matt Cain pitched his second clincher of October and the San Francisco Giants won their record-tying sixth elimination game of the postseason, beating the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game 7 of the NL championship series Monday night.
Marco Scutaro matched an LCS record with 14 hits in the series and Pablo...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist The empty champagne bottle sitting in the clubhouse as players passed by on their way to the showers was the only remaining sign of the celebration of a few nights earlier, when the San Francisco Giants somehow found their way into the World Series.
There would be no celebration on this night, because the Giants understand...