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World Series Game 3: Vogelsong, Lincecum pitch Giants to brink …

World Series Game 3: Vogelsong, Lincecum pitch Giants to brink of world championship

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…
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  • Giants blank Tigers for 3-0 World Series lead

    Giants blank Tigers for 3-0 World Series lead

    The Giants beat the Tigers 2-0 on Saturday for a 3-0 World Series lead.
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  • Tigers' Scherzer, Giants' Cain on the mound in Game 4

    Tigers' Scherzer, Giants' Cain on the mound in Game 4

    CNNSI.com Oct 27, 2012
    DETROIT (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.
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  • Giants Are Comfortable at Comerica

    Giants Are Comfortable at Comerica

    nytimes.com Oct 27, 2012
    San Francisco played a three-game interleague series in Detroit last season, winning two of three, including a 15-3 rout on July 2.
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  • Leyland Tells Tigers to Seize the Moment

    Leyland Tells Tigers to Seize the Moment

    nytimes.com Oct 27, 2012
    Detroit 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.
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  • Cabrera, Posey winners of Hank Aaron Award

    Cabrera, Posey winners of Hank Aaron Award

    CNNSI.com Oct 27, 2012
    DETROIT (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.
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  • World Series Open Thread: The On-In-The-Background-At-A-Hallowe…

    World Series Open Thread: The On-In-The-Background-At-A-Halloween-Party Classic

    deadspin.com Oct 27, 2012
    That'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…
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  • Who Had the Last Hit of the 1984 World Series? The Giants' Mana…

    Who Had the Last Hit of the 1984 World Series? The Giants' Manager

    nytimes.com Oct 27, 2012
    Bruce Bochy, then a backup catcher with the Padres, singled in his only appearance in the 1984 World Series at Tiger Stadium.
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  • MLB may introduce hat liners to protect pitchers

    MLB may introduce hat liners to protect pitchers

    CNNSI.com Oct 27, 2012
    DETROIT (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.
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  • Giants' Sanchez slotted as DH for Series debut

    Giants' Sanchez slotted as DH for Series debut

    MLB.com Oct 27, 2012
    Backup 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.
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  • If You're Looking For Something To Watch On TV Tonight, You May…

    If You're Looking For Something To Watch On TV Tonight, You May Want To Check Out The World Series

    deadspin.com Oct 27, 2012
    No, not the poker one-the World Series of baseball. More »
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  • Video - World Series Game 3 X Factors 01:00

    World Series Game 3 X Factors

    Oct 27
    John Kruk and Barry Larkin give their key players for Game 3 of the World Series.
  • Video - Baseball Tonight Minute 01:27

    Baseball Tonight Minute

    Oct 27
    Baseball Tonight Minute looks ahead to Game 4 of the World Series.
  • Video - Baseball Tonight Spotlight 03:48

    Baseball Tonight Spotlight

    Oct 27
    The 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.
  • Video - Giants Shut Out Tigers, Take 3-0 Lead 01:10

    Giants Shut Out Tigers, Take 3-0 Lead

    Oct 27
    The Tigers were shut out for the second straight game as the Giants took a 3-0 World Series lead after winning Game 3 2-0.

Sports Columnists

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