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

(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.

San Francisco Giants' Ryan Theriot reacts after scoring on an RBI single by Marco Scutaro during the10th inning.
San Francisco Giants' Ryan Theriot reacts after scoring on an RBI single by Marco Scutaro during the10th inning.   (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro hits an RBI single during the 10th.
San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro hits an RBI single during the 10th.   (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
San Francisco Giants' Ryan Theriot reacts after scoring from second on a hit by Marco Scutaro during the 10th.
San Francisco Giants' Ryan Theriot reacts after scoring from second on a hit by Marco Scutaro during the 10th.   (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Detroit Tigers designated hitter Delmon Young, right, celebrates in the dugout after hitting a solo home run during the sixth inning.
Detroit Tigers designated hitter Delmon Young, right, celebrates in the dugout after hitting a solo home run during the sixth inning.   (Matt Slocum)
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