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San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy seems to have Joe Torr…

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy seems to have Joe Torre's touch in guiding his team to 2-0 World Series lead

nydailynews.com Updated Oct 26, 2012
So as it turns out, the description “calming presence’’ wasn’t retired along with Joe Torre, after all. It just seems that way around the Yankees, where Joe Girardi’s intensity is his most identifiable trait. But not in the Bay Area, where Bruce
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  • Tigers hope bats come alive in Detroit

    Tigers hope bats come alive in Detroit

    CNNSI.com Oct 26, 2012
    DETROIT (AP) -- Toting his tiny aluminum bat, 5-year-old Gage Brookens wandered toward the cage and watched Austin Jackson, Omar Infante and a few other Tigers take batting practice on a chilly afternoon at Comerica Park.
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  • Sabean's accomplishments worthy of spotlight

    Sabean's accomplishments worthy of spotlight

    MLB.com Oct 26, 2012
    Brian Sabean's 16th season as general manager of the San Francisco Giants might be his most satisfying.
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  • Reinvented Pagan has his eyes on the prize

    Reinvented Pagan has his eyes on the prize

    MLB.com Oct 26, 2012
    Giants outfielder Angel Pagan has come a long way since the sometimes-overaggressive style of his youth earned him the nickname "Caballo Loco."
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  • Vogelsong took long journey to Fall Classic start

    Vogelsong took long journey to Fall Classic start

    CNNSI.com Oct 26, 2012
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- 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.
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  • World Series Game 2 draws record-low TV rating

    World Series Game 2 draws record-low TV rating

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Oct 26, 2012
    NEW YORK (AP) -- The Giants' shutout of the Detroit Tigers drew a record-low television rating for Game 2 of the World Series.
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  • Sanchez likely to serve as Giants' DH in Detroit

    Sanchez likely to serve as Giants' DH in Detroit

    MLB.com Oct 26, 2012
    As he indicated earlier this week, manager Bruce Bochy said Friday that he is leaning toward employing backup catcher Hector Sanchez as the Giants' designated hitter for the World Series games at Comerica Park.
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  • Michael Rosenberg: Giants have been good in World Series but do…

    Michael Rosenberg: Giants have been good in World Series but don't call them lucky

    CNNSI.com Oct 26, 2012
    The Giants have been more good than lucky in the first two games of the World Series against Detroit, but that's what it takes to win a championship, writes Michael Rosenberg.
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  • Photo tour: What you can buy at the ‘From the Clubhouse’ store …

    Photo tour: What you can buy at the ‘From the Clubhouse’ store at AT&T Park

    yahoo.com Oct 26, 2012
    SAN FRANCISCO - If there was any place in town that came close to matching the on-field drama at AT&T Park this week, it might have been in the Giants' game-used equipment store. It was there that Hunter Pence's bat from the famous triple-double in Game
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  • MLB Notebook: Giants' arms coming up big

    MLB Notebook: Giants' arms coming up big

    MLB.com Oct 26, 2012
    Madison Bumgarner and two relievers combined on a two-hit shutout Thursday to give the Giants a 2-0 series lead in 2012 Fall Classic. Bumgarner and Game 1 starter Barry Zito have combined to allow one run in 12 2/3 innings.
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  • Stark: Giants' winning recipe

    Stark: Giants' winning recipe

    ESPN.com Oct 26, 2012
    A reclamation project and some good luck led to a Giants win in Game 2
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  • Giants reaping rewards of good breaks in Series

    Giants reaping rewards of good breaks in Series

    CNNSI.com Oct 26, 2012
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Gregor Blanco's bunt single dribbled about halfway down the third base line and stopped inches fair, next to the white chalk. Several Tigers stood over the ball, almost in disbelief.
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  • Giants successful relay throw to get Prince Fielder at plate pr…

    Giants successful relay throw to get Prince Fielder at plate proves big in Game 2 victory

    yahoo.com Oct 26, 2012
    SAN FRANCISCO - Buster Posey gave it the old college try when he was asked what it felt like to have Prince Fielder's many pounds barreling down the third base line toward him in the early innings of a scoreless World Series game. But the San Francisco
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  • The Second Guess: Leyland ‘thrilled’ to allow run on double pla…

    The Second Guess: Leyland ‘thrilled’ to allow run on double play with infield back

    yahoo.com nydailynews.com Oct 26, 2012
    Your browser does not support iframes. When appropriate, Big League Stew reviews key decisions in the postseason to see if the right one was made. The Issue: In Game 2 of the World Series, the San Francisco Giants loaded the bases with no outs in the se…
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  • Fister takes line drive off head and hard-luck loss

    Fister takes line drive off head and hard-luck loss

    CNNSI.com Oct 26, 2012
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Doug Fister took the Giants' best shot without even flinching.
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  • Free tacos! Angel Pagan steals base in World Series, activates …

    Free tacos! Angel Pagan steals base in World Series, activates Taco Bell promotion

    yahoo.com Oct 26, 2012
    Your browser does not support iframes. All he wanted was to move into scoring position in order to help his team pad its lead in Game 2 of the World Series. But Angel Pagan of the San Francisco Giants got more - much more - when he stole second base i
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  • Video - World Series Game 3 Preview 02:09

    World Series Game 3 Preview

    Oct 26
    Baseball Tonight previews Ryan Vogelsong vs. Anibal Sanchez in Game 3 of the World Series.
  • Video - Weather To Factor Into Game 3 05:26

    Weather To Factor Into Game 3

    Oct 26
    Baseball Tonight looks at the Tigers' lineup changes as they head into Game 3 of the World Series facing a 0-2 deficit against the Giants.
  • Video - Giants cut down Prince 00:30

    Giants cut down Prince

    Oct 26
    WS2012 Gm2: Blanco, Scutaro nab Fielder at the dish

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Brees, Manning on collision course for perhaps last time

    Oct 26
    Drew Brees-Peyton Manning V, Sunday night in Denver ... certainly a place neither man ever thought they'd meet for maybe the last time of professional careers likely to end, for both, in Canton.
  • Patriots TE Hernandez (ankle) out vs. Rams

    Oct 26
    New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams because of an ankle injury.
  • King James's next stop: permanent legend status

    Oct 26
    With a title in hand, the next step for King James is to secure his legacy.