Giants try to take 3-0 lead in World Series

Once again, Prince Fielder fails to come through for the Tigers.

With two runners on in the bottom of the first inning, the meaty slugger grounded into an inning-ending double play.

Giants first baseman Brandon Belt made a nice pick of a wide and low throw from shortstop Brandon Crawford, barely keeping his foot on the bag it appeared.

Fielder is 0 for 5 with runners on base in the World Series. He began the night hitting just .205 with a homer and three RBIs this postseason.

Game 3 is scoreless heading to the second inning. Both starters appear to be throwing pretty well.

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Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera and Giants catcher Buster Posey are the winners of the 2012 Hank Aaron Award, given to the top offensive player in each league.

The award was created in 1999 and this is the first time that the two recipients are facing each other in the World Series.

Cabrera and Posey received their awards before Game 3 in a ceremony attended by Aaron and Commissioner Bud Selig.

In addition to that news conference, Selig and Hall of Fame slugger Frank Robinson, a Triple Crown winner in 1966, presented Cabrera with the Triple Crown Award.

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The World Series has shifted to Detroit, and we’re ready to go for Game 3.

It might be a little difficult to tear yourself away from all this entertaining college football on TV, but there’s a big baseball game on tap.

The San Francisco Giants can take a commanding 3-0 lead with a win tonight at chilly Comerica Park, where the temperature is in the mid-40s and the Tigers have been tough to beat all season.

Detroit went 50-31 at home this year and 4-0 during the AL playoffs.

Zooey Deschanel just sang the national anthem and we’re a few minutes from first pitch.

Ryan Vogelsong pitches for the Giants. He was 2-0 with a 1.42 ERA in three playoff starts, including a pair of impressive wins during the NL championship series against St. Louis. A late bloomer, Vogelsong bounced around the globe before blossoming into an All-Star in San Francisco.

Anibal Sanchez, acquired from Miami in July, is on the mound for Detroit.

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