San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Sergio Romo hugs catcher Buster Posey after St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday popped up for the final out of Game 7 of the National League Championship Series between the Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals on Oct. 22, 2012, in San Francisco. The Giants won, 9-0, to advance to the World Series to face the Detroit Tigers. (Associated Press/The Sacramento Bee)

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San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Sergio Romo hugs catcher Buster Posey after St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday popped up for the final out of Game 7 of the National League Championship Series between the Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals on Oct. 22, 2012, in San Francisco. The Giants won, 9-0, to advance to the World Series to face the Detroit Tigers. (Associated Press/The Sacramento Bee)