The San Francisco Giants blanked the Detroit Tigers, 2-0, on Thursday night, taking a 2-0 lead in the series and moving to within two wins of their second World Series championship in the past three years.
Game 1 of the World Series showed baseball fans the improbable and left Tigers fans shaking their heads. SB Nation's Detroit Tigers blog, Bless You Boys, puts Wednesday night's World Series tilt in perspective.
The San Francisco Giants will send Madison Bumgarner to the mound against the Detroit Tigers in Game 2 of the World Series for a shot at redemption after a lackluster second half and brutal postseason.
Former Cy Young winners Barry Zito and Tim Lincecum, who have gotten through their troubles by leaning on each other, combined to stifle a potent Detroit Tigers lineup in the San Francisco Giants 8-3 win on Wednesday night.
Barry Zito and the San Francisco Giants defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 of the NLCS on Friday night. SB Nation bloggers for both the Giants and Cardinals react to the win that sent the series back to AT&T Park.