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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Articles tagged: 2012 MLB Playoffs

Hunter Pence speech credited for Giants’ turnaround

Long before the Giants were a dominant postseason force reeling off 3 straight wins in the NLDS, and seven straight wins to capture the World Series, San Francisco was about to make an early postseason exit. That’s when outfielder Hunter Pence, who was acquired from the Phillies at the trade deadline, stepped up with an…Read More

Jim Leyland nearly in tears after Tigers lost World Series (Video)

Video: World Series on FOX: Tough loss for Leyland Tigers manager Jim Leyland was as classy and respectful in defeat as one can be. Though he was extraordinarily disappointed that his team was swept in the World Series by the San Francisco Giants — and nearly in tears during his postgame interview — he praised…Read More

Prince Fielder was out at home; Dan Iassogna made the right call

Umpire Dan Iassogna deserves credit for making the correct call on a difficult play to judge at home plate during Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday. Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder was trying to score from first on a double down the left field line by Delmon Young in the second inning….Read More

Delmon Young made one of the worst throws you will ever see

Being in San Francisco and without a DH for Game 1 of the World Series, the Tigers had Delmon Young play the outfield for the first time in 52 days in order to keep his bat in the lineup. Now you can see why they rarely let him play the field. Young, who typically serves…Read More

Pablo Sandoval hits three home runs in historic night (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. The San Francisco Giants trounced the Detroit Tigers 8-3 in Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday night in San Francisco, and they were led by Pablo Sandoval who had a historic night. The pudgy third baseman affectionately nicknamed “Kung Fu Panda” went 4-for-4 with three home runs,…Read More

Detroit Tigers scrimmage against their minor leaguers to stay sharp

The last time the Detroit Tigers made the World Series, they had to wait a week between games after sweeping the A’s in the ALCS. There was speculation that the long layoff contributed to a five-game loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. The team had five-or-fewer hits in three of the five games, and committed…Read More

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