Ryan Vogelsong pitched strong into the sixth inning and the Giants beat the Tigers in Detroit 2-0 to pull within one win of the World Series title.
Last year Buster Posey was on the shelf. This year his shelf is getting awfully crowded. He was honored the Hank Aaron Award before Game 3.
The Giants send their best postseason pitcher to the mound as Ryan Vogelsong attempts to cool off the Tigers and their red-hot home record.
Unless Bruce Bochy has a change of heart, it will be the Giants' switch-hitting backup catcher handling the designated hitting responsibilities against Anibal Sanchez in Game 3.
Mark Gardner was a Giant for six seasons and is now the team's bullpen coach. He is nearer to being a co-pitching coach along with Dave Righetti.More: World Series Central Game 3 Stat Pack Giants video
Madison Bumgarner allowed two hits in seven shutout innings while striking out eight in the Giants 2-0 victory. And he was the same ol Bumgarner when asked to compare his outing with his previous two postseason starts.
Tim Flannery works on the small stuff in spring training, and thanks to the small stuff, the Giants are thinking very, very big headed to Game 3.
Prince Fielder ran the Tigers out of a run and Madison Bumgarner dominated to lead the Giants to a 2-0 win and 2-0 World Series lead.
Rick Alagna bought Hunter Pence's historic broken bat, then returned it to the Giants Wednesday; the team responded with gifts of their own.
Getting yanked from the NLCS rotation allowed Madison Bumgarner to work on his mechanics, and the big left-hander said he corrected a flaw.
Barry Zito and Pablo Sandoval were outcasts among misfits in 2010, but this postseason has afforded each another shot.
Two years after he was an afterthought in the 2010 World Series, Pablo Sandoval showed his mettle with a performance for the ages in Game 1.MORE: World Series Central Giants 8, Tigers 3 Giants video
Pablo Sandoval crushed three home runs and the Giants beat up Justin Verlander to claim the first game of the World Series at home, 8-3.
Fifty seven-year-old software engineer Rick Alagna had a chance to sell a relic for big bucks. But the Giants fan is taking the high road in hopes he can bring the team some World Series mojo.
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