Monthly Archives: October 2012

Giants Legacy

I’m heading to San Francisco on Wednesday to cover the Giants victory parade. Woo-hoo! It’s their second celebration in three years – and the Giants now have more World Series championships this century than even the New York Yankees, who … Continue reading

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A Tiger Changes His Stripes

The Giants have all the Mojo going. And here’s another omen that this may not be the Year of the Tiger. Because even the offspring of Ty Cobb, perhaps the most famous Tiger of them all, are rooting for the … Continue reading

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One Giant Leap For Mankind

The San Francisco Giants shut out the Detroit Tigers 2-0 Thursday night, taking a 2-0 lead in the best of seven World Series. The Giants got superlative pitching from 23-year old Madison Bumgarner, who pitched seven scoreless innings, while striking … Continue reading

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Warning: Don’t Feed The Panda Bear

In Game 1 of the World Series Wednesday night, Pablo Sandoval and the San Francisco Giants crushed Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers 8-3. It was a significant victory for the Giants who discovered the Tiger ace is only human, … Continue reading

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Handicapping The World Series

It’s blue collar Michigan vs. California cool. Meat and potatoes Detroit vs. Sushi San Francisco. The Detroit Tigers play¬† San Francisco Giants in the first World Series match up between these two teams ever. The Tigers have won four World … Continue reading

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Healthy Giants Key To Success

Ryan Vogelsong fanned a season-high nine batters in beating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 on Sunday night: Vogelsong Strikes Out 9 San Francisco will host Game 7 Monday night, although there is rain in the forecast. In all of post-season … Continue reading

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Giants Deal Cards A Shutout, Hope To Defy The Odds

Barry Zito used 115 pitches, his longest outing of the 2012 season, to defeat St. Louis on Friday, shutting out the Cardinals 5-0. Zito pitched 7 and 2/3 solid innings, thanks to some solid defense: Pence With A Web Gem … Continue reading

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Cards Carve Up Giants In Game 3

It really boiled down to just one pitch: Carpenter Builds A Lead In the 2nd inning, Matt Carpenter hit a two-run bomb to lift the Cardinals to a 2-1 lead over the Giants – a lead they would never relinquish. … Continue reading

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Verlander Victorious Again

Tigers’ ace Justin Verlander beat the Yankees 2-1 Tuesday night, proving again why he is the best pitcher in baseball. Verlander threw eight shutout innings before New York’s Eduardo Nunez led off the 9th with a solo home run. The … Continue reading

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Giants Even The Score

The San Francisco Giants beat one of the best pitchers in baseball Monday night, winning 7-1 over Chris Carpenter and the St. Louis Cardinals. The Giants and Cards are now locked at 1-game a piece. Still, it’s too early to … Continue reading

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