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World Series Game 1: Giants thump Tigers 8-3 behind Pablo Sandoval and Barry Zito Updated Oct 24, 2012
Score and situation: Paced by Pablo Sandoval's historic performance, the San Francisco Giants struck first off Justin Verlander and struck often on their way to an overpowering 8-3 win over the Detroit Tigers in the World Series opener. Leading lads: Th…
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  • Sandoval, Zito surprise Tigers in World Series opener

    Sandoval, Zito surprise Tigers in World Series opener
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  • Photos: Pregame scene at the World Series opener Oct 24, 2012
    SAN FRANCISCO - Is this heaven? No, it's just AT&T Park, home of the second World Series Game 1 in three seasons. There really isn't any better setting or ballpark in baseball so let's take a quick look at the scene before the San Francisco Giants and D
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  • Bumgarner gets a shot at redemption in Game 2 Oct 24, 2012
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Madison Bumgarner joked before his last World Series start that the pressure of pitching on baseball's biggest stage felt similar to his high school championship. After all, he was only 21.
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  • World Series Game 1 Highlights and Analysis Oct 24, 2012
    Jason Turbow is providing occasional updates on the big moments of Game 1 between the Detroit Tigers and the San Francisco Giants.
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  • The Deadspin Staff Discusses An Oddly Captivating Photo Of Eminem And Prince Fielder Oct 24, 2012
    A few minutes ago, Deadspin staff member Jack Dickey stumbled upon the photo you see here. This is the conversation that it elicited from the other members of the staff: More »
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  • The Last Center Fielders Standing Are Two Damn Good Ones Oct 24, 2012
    You've assuredly heard lots about the players who will be most important in this World Series. Buster Posey, Justin Verlander, Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder, Matt Cain, Pablo Sandoval-they were deserved all-stars in July, and they've been talked to dea
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  • Grantland's Jonah Keri Picks The Giants In Seven; ESPN's Jonah Keri Likes The Tigers In Five Oct 24, 2012
    Today on Grantland, a pair of World Series preview pieces: Rany Jazayerli on why the Tigers could win, and Jonah Keri on how the Giants could take home the championship. Both men predict the series will go seven games-Jazayerli takes Detroit; Keri, San
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  • Girardi expects A-Rod to be everyday 3B in 2013 Oct 24, 2012
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez and his potentially bruised ego might be the least of the New York Yankees' problems this offseason.
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  • Tom Verducci: Verlander biggest treat of delicious Tigers vs. Giants World Series Oct 24, 2012
    SAN FRANCISCO -- This World Series is a once-in-a-generation opportunity. The best pitcher in baseball with Hall of Fame ability is smack in the sweet spot of the prime of his career and getting the ball for Game 1. In a series with a Triple Crown winne…
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  • Ty Cobb’s family will be rooting for the Giants and not the Tigers in the World Series Oct 24, 2012
    Few ballplayers in history could match the ferocity and competitive drive of Ty Cobb, and none could match his on-field records which live on to this day. For 22 seasons, he was the very embodiment of the Detroit Tigers, seeing every at-bat as a mortal …
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  • Leading Off: Welcome to Manager Roulette Oct 24, 2012
    It's the time of year when managers are seen as scapegoats (Miami, Boston) or saviors (Detroit, San Francisco), but just wait 10 minutes.
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  • Bryant: The power of Leyland Oct 24, 2012
    After what seems like an eternity in the game, Tigers' manager still going strong
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  • Video - Jim Caple's Off Base: Brandon Crawford's Immortal Brick 01:15

    Jim Caple's Off Base: Brandon Crawford's Immortal Brick

    Oct 24
    Jim Caple on why Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford will be forever immortalized in San Francisco.
  • Video - Game 1 Lineups 01:53

    Game 1 Lineups

    Oct 24
    Terry Francona breaks down the lineups for Game 1 between Detroit and San Francisco.
  • Video - World Series Game 1 Storylines 00:59

    World Series Game 1 Storylines

    Oct 24
    Aaron Boone looks at the most intriguing storyline in Game 1 of the World Series.
  • Video - Game 1 Pitching Matchup 02:38

    Game 1 Pitching Matchup

    Oct 24
    Jim Bowden and Terry Francona talk about the matchup between Justin Verlander, Barry Zito and the bullpens.