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Giants top Tigers in 10th for World Series sweep
espn ^ | 10/28/12 | espn

Posted on 10/28/2012 9:03:03 PM PDT by barmag25

DETROIT -- Marco Scutaro singled home the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday night to complete a four-game sweep and win their second World Series title in three years.

Ryan Theriot, who went hitless for St. Louis in Game 7 of last year's Series, singled softly into right field off Phil Coke opening the 10th. Brandon Crawford sacrificed, nearly bunting the ball past Coke. Angel Pagan struck out and Scutaro singled into short center field as Theriot slid home ahead of Austin Jackson's throw.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; US: California; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: baseball; california; detroit; detroittigers; giants; michigan; mlb; sanfrancisco; sanfranciscogiants; tigers; worldseries

1 posted on 10/28/2012 9:03:11 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: barmag25

Boooooo!!!

...well, okay, congratulations to the winner.


2 posted on 10/28/2012 9:05:26 PM PDT by madison10
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To: barmag25

Thanks Obama for dooming the Tigers.


3 posted on 10/28/2012 9:05:48 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: barmag25

It was a given that the Giants were going to win. Obama picked Detroit.


4 posted on 10/28/2012 9:07:13 PM PDT by moviefan8
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To: dfwgator

Another Obama endorsement, Another loss. I’m just glad that Obama has endorsed himself this election.


5 posted on 10/28/2012 9:08:03 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: barmag25

Two Series in three years for the Giants?!

Time and space... turns...


6 posted on 10/28/2012 9:08:21 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: barmag25

MARCO!


7 posted on 10/28/2012 9:09:39 PM PDT by ssaftler (Romney: "Attacking me is not an agenda")
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To: Talisker

I suffered now three World Series in a row....I feel like a Buffalo Bills fans.


8 posted on 10/28/2012 9:09:44 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ssaftler

SCUTARO!!!


9 posted on 10/28/2012 9:11:16 PM PDT by ssaftler (Romney: "Attacking me is not an agenda")
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To: barmag25

“You don’t just pick the winners and losers, Mr. President.
You pick the losers”.


10 posted on 10/28/2012 9:11:47 PM PDT by rfp1234
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To: dfwgator

Here in Detroit we blame Obama for taking our side for political purposes. Now we have to go out and blame our loss on him and rememeber this on the 6th,

Congratulations to the Giants and their fans, They were definately the better team.


11 posted on 10/28/2012 9:11:59 PM PDT by kempster
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To: barmag25

The Giants threw the Tigers under the bus!


12 posted on 10/28/2012 9:14:28 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: barmag25
World Series won by the SF Giants WITH Barry Bonds: 0

World Series won by the SF Giants WITHOUT Barry Bonds: 2

Justice!

13 posted on 10/28/2012 9:15:00 PM PDT by massmike (The choice is clear in November: Romney or Caligula!)
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To: ssaftler; Impy

where was Benoit? Coke really ain’t good vs. righties and they let Scutaro beat him.


14 posted on 10/28/2012 9:21:00 PM PDT by campaignPete R-CT (campaigning for local conservatives)
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To: barmag25

Take that East Coast sports media!!!!!

So Detroit had all the big MO going for them?
Media whores did the same thing to the Giants
in ‘10 when the Rangers were supposed to have
the big edge.

All you boobirds can STICKIT!!!!!!

GO GIANTS!!!!!!


15 posted on 10/28/2012 9:22:38 PM PDT by Sivad (Nor Cal Red Turf)
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To: Revolting cat!

Here’s some irony.

The baseball Giants closer’s last name is “Romo”.

And Tony Romo failed to close against the Football Giants.


16 posted on 10/28/2012 9:27:09 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: barmag25
Listening to SFPD. Multiple reports of of 216 ( shots fired) most likely fireworks. SFPD seems to have lost control of multiple intersections in the Mission district. Lsrge groups of people in the streets and some fires. Looks like mini-riot in progress
17 posted on 10/28/2012 9:28:15 PM PDT by Polynikes (Hakkaa Palle)
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To: barmag25
BOOOOOOYYYYYYAAAAAAHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!

GIANTS!!!!!

18 posted on 10/28/2012 9:29:55 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: dfwgator

Wow that’s fascinating. One Romo saved the Giants, another Romo failed to slay the Giants in one day. Good day to be a giant.


19 posted on 10/28/2012 9:39:34 PM PDT by scottinoc
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To: barmag25

I am an immigrant. I came to the US as a child. One of the first things I learned was baseball. And that in order to go around the bases you first must actually hit the ball. In the fair area (not foul). And not just swing at it, that is not good enough. You must actually hit it into the fair territories. So the Detroits team was not doing this very well. So they lost. That is baseball. You must hit it once and a while.


20 posted on 10/28/2012 9:40:28 PM PDT by Katiana Kalashnikova
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To: dfwgator
Like '06, the layoff between series no doubt hurt the Tigers, but S.F. was by far the best "team" this postseason...and earned it. Play the fundamentals better and the ball tends to bounce your way, especially this time of year.

Congrats to them...

For the Tigers...despite Fielders reg. season production, I don't think he's a good clubhouse guy, and his postseason flop might give him a stigma that may stay with him the rest of his career.

While it sucks to lose, I mostly feel sorry for Mr. Ilitch...by the looks of him, this might have been his last chance.

21 posted on 10/28/2012 9:41:11 PM PDT by RckyRaCoCo (I prefer liberty with danger to peace with slavery, IXNAY THE TSA!)
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To: barmag25

that’s baseball, right?


22 posted on 10/28/2012 9:43:06 PM PDT by RitchieAprile (94 point red.. from Macedonia??)
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To: dfwgator

Tony Womo imploded as usual.


23 posted on 10/28/2012 9:50:19 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: barmag25
World Champion San Francisco Giants! I will never tire of saying it. I remember the days sitting at Candlestick Park with attendance at around 7,000. It was so empty that you could actually hear conversations 2 sections away. Congratulations to the the incredible never say die 2012 Giants team, the organization and staff and especially the fans. All we need to do is to get Obama packing and I will be one completely happy girl!
24 posted on 10/28/2012 9:53:30 PM PDT by nicksaunt
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To: mylife

Never has there been such an unclutch player as Tony Romo, the guy has had so many chances to win games in the final minutes, and he’s never delivered once, when the game is on the line.


25 posted on 10/28/2012 9:54:45 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: barmag25

In a sweep no less and Cabrerra struck out looking.....GIANTS ROCK


26 posted on 10/28/2012 10:17:32 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: madison10

The team is not necessarily like the city, The fan base draws from some really conservative areas of the Bay Area. I know folks don’t like SF because it is California and all but consider that Detroit is run by the dems and is at least as bad. Besides the Tigers were doomed because of the Obama curse....


27 posted on 10/28/2012 10:19:51 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: nicksaunt

Yeah, I sat thru a lot of cold, damp, foggy, windy, miserable days and nights at Candlestick Park in the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s in that dump watching lousy baseball.

Amazing how the 2010 Giants won the WS and the 2012 Giants overcame an 0-2 deficit on the road against the Reds, then overcame a 1-3 deficit against the Cardinals, then swept the “unbeatable” Tigers, 4-0

First team to win 2 WS in 3 years in the NL since the Big Red Machine in the mid-70’s.

And a young team to boot, so they’re not done yet.

Bumgarner, Lincecum, Cain, Sandoval, Crawford, Belt, Posey (Likely NL MVP) Gregor Blanco and others.

Great defensive team too.

Even that goofball Hunter Pence contributed.

This team will contend for a while.

Giants came back from 0-2 against the Reds on the road, 1-3 against the Cards, then sweep the “unbeatable” Tigers and end up winning their last 7 playoff/WS games, and 8 of their last 11 playoff and WS games - amazing.

Winning 7 straight playoff/WS games is a huge task.

One of the best playoff runs I’ve ever seen and I’ve been watching BB since Bob Gibson against the Tigers in 1968, one of the most dominant teams I’ve ever seen, even though the Cards lost but I felt they were the better team.

I vaguely remember the Cards winning in 67 and Gibson dominating, but was a bit too young to care/remember.

Keep in mind, not everyone born and raised in SF is a flaming lib - many of us are conservative and California used to be a Conservative State and God willing, will be again someday.

It’s mostly the “transplants” that are liberals and are the ones that have ruined this once great city and state.


28 posted on 10/28/2012 10:31:41 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield ("We have boats that carry planes and other boats that go underwater")
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To: barmag25
Boo, Jints!
29 posted on 10/28/2012 10:32:21 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: Nifster

The Giants organization does an excellent job of honoring veterans and our wounded soldiers; a triple amputee soldier threw out the first pitch of Game 2. Barry Zito runs a charity to help the wounded and their families. All in all, the organization, its players and its fans are ok.


30 posted on 10/28/2012 10:36:15 PM PDT by Roberts
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To: Nifster

The libs must go to the A’s because those fans are just nasty.


31 posted on 10/28/2012 10:37:03 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: Rodney Dangerfield
It’s mostly the “transplants” that are liberals and are the ones that have ruined this once great city and state.

Amen to that from a fourth generation Californian.

32 posted on 10/28/2012 10:37:07 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (The Slave Party: advancing indenture since 1787.)
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To: Roberts

Thanks. As a long time Giants fan, I know that others don’t like us much because it is after all one of the most liberal cities in the world. It amazes me really because people don’t react to NYC teams that way....but hey it has been an incredible season and really enjoyable finale.

And yes the organization does a lot for our vets and wounded warriors. The do it with out a lot of fanfare but it has always been so


33 posted on 10/28/2012 10:42:30 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: rfp1234

RIGHT ON RIGHT ON RIGHT ON !

i’m not a SF fan, but had to pull for them once the ONE stepped in (it)! again!!!


34 posted on 10/28/2012 10:44:13 PM PDT by apostoli (Obama stash now includes FREE healthcare! oh, and OBAMAPHONES!)
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To: Rodney Dangerfield
Yeah, I sat thru a lot of cold, damp, foggy, windy, miserable days and nights at Candlestick Park in the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s in that dump watching lousy baseball.

I feel your pain! I remember one night we had upper deck box seats right behind the dish and ended up going down to the lower reserve sets down the right field line just to get out of the Arctic wind blast coming down over the hill behind the stadium.

I remember when they were talking about how much better AT&T would be weather wise and wouldn't believe it since they were only a mile or so apart until I was sitting in the cheap seats in the upper deck at AT&T wearing a T shirt during a night game, looking at candlestick and watching the fog boil over the hill and dump into the park. unbelievable.

I did see Willie Mays get his 3000th hit when I was 10 years old there before they closed it in, great day with my Pop, it was ball day as well.

I've got a buddy who knew somebody who had season tickets that he scored from time to time that were in Section 1, Row 1, seats 1 and 2, lower boxes. Awesome. I have a couple copies of the green sheet (sports section of the Chronicle) with me and my buddy standing up screaming behind Bonds (Pre-Roids ;) ) after he hit a Jack against the Rockies in the last year or so at the stick.

35 posted on 10/28/2012 11:09:18 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: Doomonyou

I remember the occasional gunshots that used to come from that hill behind Candlestick, along with the fog that used to roll down that hill.

As for that Veteran that threw out the first pitch, he could barely walk but he threw a heater for a strike and a far better pitch than Obama could ever throw.

And he threw it from the mound.


36 posted on 10/28/2012 11:30:13 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield ("We have boats that carry planes and other boats that go underwater")
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To: Doomonyou

Not enclosing Candlestick until 1970 or so cost Willie Mays around 150 HR’s, along with his Military Service.

He lost a lot of HR’s to the Candlestick wind when the Stadium wasn’t enclosed for a majority of his career and his prime year (1953) in the Army.

By his own estimate, he says 150 HR’s and Mays is a modest guy.

660 = 150 = 810 HR’s, and that’s playing in the Polo Grounds and Candlestick Park - not exactly hitters parks.


37 posted on 10/29/2012 12:11:15 AM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield ("We have boats that carry planes and other boats that go underwater")
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To: Perdogg; cripplecreek

The Tigers refused to quit (other than the whole, quit hitting the ball these last four games) during the season, caught and eliminated the White Sox, and *best of all* swept the Yankees in the ALCS. Winning the World Series would merely have been the icing. :’) It was a great season. And I say that as someone who often has to change the station when Huge gets bitching about “Jimmy Smokes”.

Impressive 8 game streak by the Giants, well done.

Thanks barmag25.


38 posted on 10/29/2012 2:44:31 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: barmag25

That 4th game last night was intense, but the G-Men came through!!! YES!!!


39 posted on 10/29/2012 3:20:39 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Record high turnout is our hope for sending 0bama home. Pray hard!!!)
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To: massmike

Very true. I never liked Bonds and always felt he was a drag on that team with his diva-like demands and ego.

This group of guys is about the TEAM. And I`m glad they didn`t bring back Melky Cabrera.. that would`ve damaged the chemistry.


40 posted on 10/29/2012 3:25:16 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Record high turnout is our hope for sending 0bama home. Pray hard!!!)
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To: ScottinVA
I never liked Bonds and always felt he was a drag on that team with his diva-like demands and ego.

Jeff Kent was a bigger drag (and diva) than Bonds.

In fact, Kent is one of the few super stars whose teams actually had a better winning percentage without him than with him.

41 posted on 10/29/2012 3:53:05 AM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA; Ignorance on parade.)
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To: barmag25

..we’re Angel fans, so seeing Verlander and Cabrera ready to cry was a treat—congratulations to Buster and the crew...


42 posted on 10/29/2012 6:10:42 AM PDT by WalterSkinner ( In Memory of My Father--WWII Vet and Patriot 1926-2007)
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To: barmag25

The Giants swept the Pennant race and they swept the Series. How many teams have done that?


43 posted on 10/29/2012 6:36:08 AM PDT by ops33 (Senior Master Sergeant, USAF (Retired))
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To: Nifster

I wasn’t disparaging the city or the people there. I just don’t like them tromping on the Tigers. LOL

That Obama curse...thanks alot, Mr. President.


44 posted on 10/29/2012 6:57:16 AM PDT by madison10
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To: madison10

fair enough...and the O curse still seems to be in full effect. Let’s hope his cheering for himself at this point will bode well for Romney


45 posted on 10/29/2012 11:00:58 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: barmag25

Thanks to the 2012 Detroit Tigers for another winning season! Go Get ‘Em again in 2013.


46 posted on 10/30/2012 2:06:18 AM PDT by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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