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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
Giants Sweep Tigers, Win World Series
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. (Read more World Series stories.)

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