Found October 27, 2012 on
The Outside Corner:
San Francisco Giants
The San Francisco Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 2-0 in game three of the World Series, taking a three games to none series lead.
Saturday's game three was more of the same in comparison to Thursday's game two. The Giants pitching staff didn't exactly slice and dice the Tigers offense, but they didn't allow any runs....and at the end of the day, that's the most important part of pitching. Starter Ryan Vogelsong had an uninspiring performance, allowing five hits and walking four in 5 2/3 while striking out just three, but the San Francisco bullpen threw 3 1/3 no-hit innings once he left the game, highlighted by Tim Lincecum continuing to dominate as a reliever.
The Tigers really got nothing going against Vogelsong and the Giants staff. They didn't pick up one extra base hit during the evening, and went just 0/4 with runners in scoring position. The team put two runners on in the first, and a Prince Fielder double play ended the inning quickly. The sa...
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The saying goes that behind every great man there stands a great woman. That sentiment couldn't be more true in the case of Ryan Vogelsong and his wife Nicole.
Though the two have only been married for six years, they have endured all of the emotional highs and lows that come with professional sports.
Vogelsong, now the No. 3 man in the San Francisco Giants...
Ryan Vogelsong stood on the cut grass at AT&T Park in his crisp San Francisco Giants uniform, giving an interview for Japanese broadcaster NHK in English. No need for an interpreter.
The backdrop on the scoreboard said it all: World Series.
Halfway around the world and back, Vogelsong's journey is ready to go global. The resilient right-hander will start Game 3 in Detroit...
DETROIT -- Ryan Vogelsong kept the red-hot Giants rolling through the five innings of the Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday night, holding the Detroit Tigers scoreless in helping San Francisco take a 2-0 lead at Comerica Park. The Giants have won the first two games in the best-of-seven series. No team has ever come back from a 3-0 deficit to win a World Series. Vogelsong...
You think of the Tigers and first and foremost you think of Justin Verlander, Prince Fielder, and Miguel Cabrera. You think of the Tigers on a day that Verlander isn’t pitching and you think of Fielder and Cabrera. There are other guys on the roster — lots of them! — and some of them are good, but Fielder and Cabrera are the big offensive guns. They’re the players the Tigers...
What we are seeing, more than anything, is an organizational triumph. A triumph of sacrifice, unselfishness and resiliency. Of relationships. Of people.
Ryan Vogelsong, Tim Lincecum and Gregor Blanco come from different ends of the baseball earth. But together, they brought the Giants within one victory of their second World Series title in three years on Saturday night, playing...
The Giants beat the Tigers 2-0 in the World Series last night, taking a 2-0 series lead. While that's not necessarily an insurmountable lead, some Tigers fans are panicking with Ryan Vogelsong starting game three and Matt Cain starting game four for the Giants.
-Giants 2, Tigers 0
Game three won't be until Saturday, so we've got a little bit of a lull in the schedule...
DETROIT In the ALCS, all of baseball's focus fell on the New York Yankees and their lack of offense, while the Detroit Tigers' superb pitching got lost in the shuffle.
The San Francisco Giants want to make sure that the same thing doesn't happen in the World Series.
The Giants have allowed three runs while taking a 3-0 lead over the Tigers, and their starting pitchers...
The Giants' championship formula is a familiar one, just with new faces two years later.
Stellar starting pitching was backed by a shut-down bullpen, a late-season surge and a manager making all the right moves.
San Francisco captured its second World Series title in three seasons with a stunning sweep of the Tigers, and only catcher Buster Posey was in the lineup for the Game...
DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers were shut out twice in 162 regular-season games. They have been shut out by the Giants in each of the past two World Series games, which is why San Francisco is on the brink of winning its second championship in three years after going 54 years without one. The Giants blanked the Tigers 2-0 on Saturday night in Game 3 at Comerica Park to take a 3...
Prior to tonight‘s game, Octavio Dotel stated the obvious. Asked about his team trailing the World Series two-games-to-none, the Tigers reliever said, “We need to win tonight.”
They didn’t win, and that puts them on the brink. With a 2-0 victory behind the pitching of Ryan Vogelsong, Tim Lincecum and Sergio Romo, the Giants are now one game away from the franchise’s seventh...
DETROIT -- Nothing is stopping them -- not even the Triple Crown winner at the plate with the bases loaded.
Armed and accelerating, the San
Francisco Giants became the first team to throw consecutive World Series
shutouts in nearly a half-century, blanking Miguel Cabrera and the
Detroit Tigers 2-0 on a chilly Saturday night for a commanding 3-0 lead.
4 games to go.
I distinctly remember the off days leading up to the ’06 series. I was watching John Kruk (on ESPN) during the Cardinals/Mets series, and someone asked him who his pick would be to win the NLCS. Kruk just laughed and said something to the effect of “does it matter? Detroit’s going to win the whole thing.” What a great feeling that was. And how quickly it dissipated...
With the World Series in an offday yesterday, we took a step back from coverage of the series and focused on the smaller things going on in the game. Two of those small things we looked at were a pair of new logos. The Lexington Legends are wearing a mustache on their alternate cap, while the Astros rebrand is going old school. In a slightly ironic twist, the Legends were affiliated...