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Tigers 3, Giants 3: Miguel Cabrera gave Detroit its first lead …

Tigers 3, Giants 3: Miguel Cabrera gave Detroit its first lead of the…

CNNSI.com nytimes.com yahoo.com Updated Oct 28, 2012
Miguel Cabrera gave Detroit its first lead of the World Series with a two-run homer. After Buster Posey put the Giants back in front, Delmon Young tied things up. We go to extra innings.
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  • M-V-Panda: Sandoval takes home Series hardware

    M-V-Panda: Sandoval takes home Series hardware

    MLB.com Oct 28, 2012
    The man they call "The Panda" is the 2012 World Series MVP for the champion San Francisco Giants, and this is a fact that will take a moment to settle in, even for Pablo Sandoval himself.
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  • Giants fan Chavez wins 2012 MLB Fan Cave

    Giants fan Chavez wins 2012 MLB Fan Cave

    MLB.com Oct 28, 2012
    Giants fan Ashley Chavez was named the winner of the 2012 MLB Fan Cave prior to Game 4 of the World Series on Sunday night in Detroit.
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  • Giants Shortstop Brandon Crawford Was An Adorable Little Voice …

    Giants Shortstop Brandon Crawford Was An Adorable Little Voice Of Reason As A Child

    deadspin.com Oct 28, 2012
    This picture has apparently been floating around for a few weeks now, but it's news to us so maybe it's also news to you. According to The San Francisco Chronicle, this is a picture of a young Brandon Crawford with his father at a Giants game at Candles…
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  • Quick scoring helps propel Giants to 3-0 Series lead

    Quick scoring helps propel Giants to 3-0 Series lead

    MLB.com Oct 28, 2012
    Long, long ago, the Giants trailed in a game. The scene was Busch Stadium in St. Louis, circa Oct. 18.
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  • Game 4 lineup tweaks: Alex Avila out for Tigers, Ryan Theriot t…

    Game 4 lineup tweaks: Alex Avila out for Tigers, Ryan Theriot to DH for Giants

    yahoo.com Oct 28, 2012
    Because of lingering soreness in his right wrist, Alex Avila won't start at catcher Sunday night for the Detroit Tigers in Game 4 of the World Series. Instead, they'll use Gerald Laird like they did in Game 2. Laird will hit ninth. Ken Rosenthal of Fox …
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  • Tim Lincecum’s funny press conference moment

    Tim Lincecum’s funny press conference moment

    Tim Lincecum hasn't needed any do-over while pitching in relief this postseason. In five appearances out of the bullpen, the San Francisco Giants pitcher has thrown 13 innings, striking out 17 batters while allowing only one run, three hits and two walk…
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  • MLB Notebook: Giants silencing powerful foes

    MLB Notebook: Giants silencing powerful foes

    MLB.com Oct 28, 2012
    With their back-to-back shutouts of the Tigers, the Giants have now allowed just four runs in their past six games, including blanking Detroit and St. Louis twice apiece.
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  • Video - Off Base: Should Barry Bonds Be in the Hall of Fame? 03:14

    Off Base: Should Barry Bonds Be in the Hall of Fame?

    Oct 28
    Should Barry Bonds Be in the Hall of Fame? Jim Caple asks the fans in Detroit.
  • Video - Game 4 X Factors 01:04

    Game 4 X Factors

    Oct 28
    Terry Francona and John Kruk give their x factors for Game of the World Series.
  • Video - Baseball Tonight Minute 01:41

    Baseball Tonight Minute

    Oct 28
    With the World Series over, the Baseball Tonight crew reflects on the 2012 MLB season.
  • Video - World Series Video Blog: Game 4 07:12

    World Series Video Blog: Game 4

    Oct 28
    Jayson Stark and Jim Caple recap Game 4 of the 2012 World Series.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Desperation not enough to save some teams in Week 8; more Snaps

    Oct 28
    PHILADELPHIA -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take stock of a make-or-break type of Week 8 in the NFL...
  • Don Banks: Eagles' season hits new low after changes on D backfire in big …

    Oct 28
    PHILADELPHIA -- If Andy Reid and his desperate Philadelphia Eagles were guilty of trying to fix something that wasn't broken during their bye week -- and it appears they were -- rest assured it's broken now. And so too might be their once-hopeful season…
  • John Clayton's Last Call -- Playoff pretenders unmasked

    Oct 28
    Based on their feeble Week 8 efforts, the Jets, Chargers and Eagles are unlikely to contend, writes John Clayton.