Giants Sweep Tigers, Win World Series
San Francisco beats Detroit 4-3 in 10 innings
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Oct 28, 2012 10:51 PM CDT
San Francisco Giants' Ryan Theriot reacts after scoring on an RBI single by Marco Scutaro during the10th inning.   (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

(Newser) – The San Francisco Giants needed extra innings this time, but they beat the Detroit Tigers for the fourth straight game to sweep the World Series. Detroit made a game of it, and even led for the first time all series, but the Giants' Marco Scutaro hit a two-out single in the top of the 10th to knock in the winning run in the 4-3 victory. It's San Francisco's second championship in three years. Bleacher Report has more on the game and the series here.

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BCS
Oct 29, 2012 9:23 AM CDT
ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ. Shorten the season or baseball continues to die a slow death. The records are all screwed up from the steroid era and now the HGH error. So lets not worry about how it will affect the stats.
SPHeroid
Oct 29, 2012 12:40 AM CDT
Detroit scored 6 runs if four games,,,, Obviously that doesn't cut it..... The Tigers are the AL Champs and that is commendable, but they sure looked lethargic for the WS..... Fielder was a huge bust........1 for 14, no RBIs and 4 k's...... It's odd as he had a very good regular season.....
JMullins
Oct 28, 2012 11:29 PM CDT
They didn't actually need extra innings, they just felt bad for the Tigers and let them play longer.