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Giants fight through weather to win World Series

The Tigers were able to hit for some power with the help of strong winds, but even Mother Nature is no match for the Giants.

Giants look to compete sweep of Tigers in Detroit

Matt Cain is on the mound for the Giants as they try to complete a sweep of the Tigers in what has turned into a dominant team performance by San Francisco.

Giants pitching enjoying historic domination

The Giants pitchers are shutting down the Tigers in a way that hasn't been seen in nearly one hundred years.

Buster Posey wins Hank Aaron Award

Miguel Cabrera and Buster Posey were given the Hank Aaron Award prior to Game 3 on Saturday - the first time both winners are playing in the World Series.

Vogelsong to start Game 3 at Detroit for Giants

Right hander Ryan Vogelsong will draw the Game 3 start in the 2012 World Series as the Giants take on the Tigers in search of a 3-0 series lead.

Tigers' bats go cold in 2-0 loss to Giants

The Detroit Tigers were blanked, 2-0, by the San Francisco Giants on Friday night, falling behind 2-0 in the World Series. The Tigers' offense couldn't find any life and managed just two hits.

Bumgarner returns to rotation, keys Giants' win

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.

Bumgarner, bullpen lead Giants over Tigers

Madison Bumgarner pitched seven shut out innings as the San Francisco Giants beat the Detroit Tigers to take 2-0 lead in the World Series

Giants, Tigers release lineups for Game 2

The Giants and Tigers have released their lineups for Game 2 of the World Series. Pablo Sandoval, who homered three times last night, is batting third.

Sandoval joins elite company after three HR game

Pablo Sandoval joins sluggers Babe Ruth, Reggie Jackson and Albert Pujols as the only players to homer three times in a World Series game after his three bombs in Game 1.

Tigers fans not panicking, yet

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.

Giants hoping for a Bumgarner return to form

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.

Zito, Lincecum and redeeming themselves together

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.

Why Zito, not Verlander, was the dominant pitcher

How was Barry Zito able to outduel Justin Verlander and get the win in Game 1 Wednesday night?

Giants vs. Tigers Game 2 basics

The Detroit Tigers face the San Francisco Giants in Game 2 of the World Series, as Madison Bumgarner tries to pitch San Francisco to a 2-0 lead over Doug Fister.

Giants take 1-0 lead with 8-3 win in Game 1

Behind a strong start from Barry Zito and three home runs from Pablo Sandoval, the Giants won Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday.

WS Game 1 lineups: Delmon Young in LF for Tigers

The lineups are out for tonight's game, and Jim Leyland has decided to start typical DH Delmon Young in left field. Young has played just 31 games this season.

Lincecum 'oblivious' in new role

Tim Lincecum is taking his demotion to the bullpen well, remaining jovial as the Giants take on the Tigers in the World Series.

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Giants sweep Tigers, clinch World Series title

The Giants clinched the 2012 World Series with a 4-3 win over the Detroit Tigers.

Pundits believe Tigers will beat Giants

Most national pundits like the Tigers to beat the Giants in the World Series.

Previewing Game 1 of 2012 World Series

Previewing Game 1 of the 2012 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers. We have the start time, pitching matchup and more.

Madison Bumgarner is Giants' Game 2 starter

Bruce Bochy announced the pitching rotation for the World Series on Tuesday.

The Giants are the underdogs against Detroit

The odds are favoring the Tigers to win the World Series in five games.

Would a World Series win get Bruce Bochy into Hall

With a win in the World Series, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy makes a very strong case to land in the Hall of Fame.

St. Louis fans look to move past Game 7 loss

The San Francisco Giants made an improbable come back to win the NLCS, and Cardinals fans are left with the disappointment of being one game away from another World Series.

Giants fans react to strange Game 7 win

Game 7 wasn't one for the ages, but Giants fans are excited to be moving on.

Giants force Game 7 with Cards following 6-1 win

Vogelsong and a four-run second inning propelled San Francisco to a 6-1 win. Game 7 of the NLCS will now be played on Monday.

Giants try to stay alive at home

The San Francisco Giants host the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of the NLCS. Down 3-2 in the series, Ryan Vogelsong takes the mound for the Giants as they try to fend off elimination.

Blog reaction to Zito's Game 5 gem

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.

Giants fans react to Barry Zito's gem

Barry Zito pitched 7-2/3 scoreless innings in Game 5 resulting in instant folk hero status among Giants fans.

Giants stay alive with Game 5 win

The San Francisco Giants stayed alive in the NLCS with a 5-0 win on Friday.

Carlos Beltran back from knee injury Friday

The San Francisco Giants will now have to deal with Carlos Beltran's bat Friday evening after he was a late addition to the St. Louis Cardinals' lineup.