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yahoo.com Updated Oct 27, 2012
Score and situation: The San Francisco Giants moved one step closer to a second world championship in three years with their 2-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. They have now won six games in a row overall and hold a commanding 3-0 se…Upvote Share Tweet
The Giants beat the Tigers 2-0 on Saturday for a 3-0 World Series lead.Upvote Share Tweet
Tigers' Scherzer, Giants' Cain on the mound in Game 4DETROIT (AP) -- Tigers right-hander Max Scherzer and San Francisco righty Matt Cain didn't need to know the outcome of Saturday's World Series game to understand that when they take the mound Sunday the stakes will be high.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants Are Comfortable at ComericaSan Francisco played a three-game interleague series in Detroit last season, winning two of three, including a 15-3 rout on July 2.Upvote Share TweetDetroit Manager Jim Leyland said before Game 3 that he wanted his players to enjoy the moment of playing in the World Series and not be overwhelmed by facing a 2-0 deficit.Upvote Share TweetDETROIT (AP) -- Bud Selig presented Miguel Cabrera with an actual crown Saturday, recognizing the Triple Crown he won this season, and announced that the Tigers slugger won the AL's Hank Aaron Award.Upvote Share Tweet
World Series Open Thread: The On-In-The-Background-At-A-Halloween-Party Classicdeadspin.com Updated Oct 27, 2012That's what they'll call this one, one day, when everyone tells their grandkids about it. Detroit needs to win to make it a series, so everyone who enjoys baseball and isn't a Giants fan cross your candy-coated fingers for that. Picture of one of the wo…Upvote Share Tweet
Rockies interview Manuel, Mackanin for manager postMLB.com Updated Oct 27, 2012The Rockies have interviewed former White Sox and Mets manager Jerry Manuel and former Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin for their vacant managerial job, a Major League source with knowledge of the situation said on Saturday.Upvote Share Tweet
Who Had the Last Hit of the 1984 World Series? The Giants' ManagerBruce Bochy, then a backup catcher with the Padres, singled in his only appearance in the 1984 World Series at Tiger Stadium.Upvote Share TweetDETROIT (AP) Major League Baseball is looking at ways to protect pitchers from being injured by batted balls such as the one that struck Doug Fister in the head, and says hat liners are a possibility in the minors next year.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Updated Oct 27, 2012Backup catcher Hector Sanchez is the designated hitter and batting in the eighth slot in the Giants' lineup for Saturday's Game 3 of the World Series in Comerica Park.Upvote Share Tweet
If You're Looking For Something To Watch On TV Tonight, You May Want To Check Out The World Seriesdeadspin.com Updated Oct 27, 2012No, not the poker one-the World Series of baseball. More »Upvote Share Tweet
World Series Game 3 X FactorsOct 27John Kruk and Barry Larkin give their key players for Game 3 of the World Series.
Baseball Tonight MinuteOct 27Baseball Tonight Minute looks ahead to Game 4 of the World Series.
Baseball Tonight SpotlightOct 27The Giants shut out the Tigers for the second straight game and took a three games to none lead in the World Series after winning 2-0.
World Series Video BlogOct 27Jayson Stark and Jim Caple recap Game 3 of the World Series.
Sources -- James Harden of Oklahoma City Thunder close to being dealt to H…Oct 27The Houston Rockets are in advanced discussions with the Oklahoma City Thunder on a trade that would send star swingman James Harden to Houston, according to sources close to the process.