Giants vs. Tigers -- World Series Game 3 stat pack

October 26, 2012, 8:53 pm
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The Giants have a 2-0 lead over the Detroit Tigers in the 2012 World Series. As the series shifts east to Comerica Park in Detroit, take a look at the in-depth statistics:

Giants History When Taking a 2-0 Lead in World Series
1922 vs Yankees Won Series 4-0
1933 vs Senators Won Series 4-1
1954 vs Indians Won Series 4-0
2010 vs Rangers Won Series 4-1

Longest Scoreless Streak to Start World Series Career
Christy Mathewson NYG 1905-11 28.0
Jim Lonborg BOS 1967 17.0
Duster Mails CLE 1920 15.2
Bruce Hurst BOS 1986 15.0
Madison Bumgarner SF 2010-12 15.0

Giants Starters Last 5 Games
Record 5-0
ERA 0.55
Opp Avg .195
HR 0
IP 33.0
Walks 6
Strikeouts 30

Giants best streak of starting pitching came from June 24-28
Starts 5
Rec 4-0
ERA 0.24
Opp Avg .148
HR 0
IPER 371

Giants History
Most Hits in a Single Postseason
J.T. Snow 2002 22
Kenny Lofton 2002 21
Pablo Sandoval 2012 21
Marco Scutaro 2012 19

Tigers Trailing 0-2 in World Series
1907 vs Cubs Lost Series 0-4
1908 vs Cubs Lost Series 1-4

This Postseason -- Record with 1st Run
Scoring First Allowing 1st
Giants 8-1 1-4
Tigers 5-1 2-3
This Postseason: Teams scoring first are 25-10

This Postseason -- After 4 Innings
Leading Tied
Giants 6-0 3-0
Opponents 5-0 0-3

Former Cy Young Winners as Starters to Relieve in World Series Since 1970
Year Game
Vida Blue 1972 1,3,4
Catfish Hunter 1977 5
Jim Palmer 1983 3
David Cone 2000 4
Randy Johnson 2002 7
Tim Lincecum 2012 1

Detroit Tigers This Season (Reg & Post)
Home Road
Record 54-31 41-47

Detroit Tigers This Season (Reg & Post)
vs LHP vs RHP
Record 29-28 66-50
When opposing team starts a lefty or righty

Jim Leyland Career in Postseason
Games Record: 39-32
Series Record: 8-7
Career in World Series: 1-1
Series Record:
1997 with Marlins -- Won 4-3
2006 with Tigers -- Lost 1-4
2012 with Tigers -- 0-2

Bruce Bochy
Career Record vs Jim Leyland: 42-24

Manager Comparison
Bruce Bochy Jim Leyland
Seasons 18 21
Wins 1,456 1,676
Win .502 .503
WS Won 1 1
Pennants Won 3 3

The Giants and Tigers meetings in Detroit
Wins SF DET
2005 in DET 1 2
2011 in DET 2 1

The Giants played only one game this season with a gametime temp below 50 degrees:
April 23 at New York (2nd Game)
49 Degrees
Giants won 7-2
Hector Sanchez and Pablo Sandoval hit home runs
WP: Bumgarner (7 IP, 3 H, 1 ER)

Giants DHs This Season
Starts AVG HR RBIs
Posey 3 .273 (3-11) 0 1
Sandoval 2 .125 (1-8) 0 0
Sanchez 1 1-3 0 0
Pagan 1 1-3 0 0
Christian 1 0-3 0 0
Blanco 1 0-3 0 0

Longest Giants Postseason Win Streaks
2012 5
1905-11 4
1921-22 4
1922-23 4
1954 4
2002 4

Giants 5-Game Postseason Winning Streak
Longest in Franchise History
Record 5-0
AVG .269
RGM 6.0
HR 5
Team ERA 0.80

Giants in Eastern Time Zone (Reg & Post)
at Atlanta 2-1
at Cincinnati 4-2
at Miami 2-2
at New York 3-1
at Philadelphia 2-1
at Pittsburgh 1-2
at Washington 0-3
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Overall 14-12

Giants Offense This Postseason
Hitters 1 through 4 -- .286 Avg 10 HR 35 RBIs
Hitters 5 through 9 -- .191 Avg 3 HR 21 RBIs

Detroit Tigers Last 8 Home Games (Reg & Post)
Record 8-0
AVG .303
RGM 4.5
HR 9
ERA 2.00
Opp Avg .185
4-0 in Postseason

Giants Pitching in the First Five Innings
Last 5 Games
25 IP
0 Runs
15 Hits
4 Walks
1 HBP

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