Giants up 2-0 after 3, looking for 3-0 lead in WS

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Another squandered opportunity for the Tigers, who just can’t manage to get a big hit.

After consecutive singles put runners at first and second in the third inning, speedy rookie Quintin Berry grounded into an inning-ending double on the first pitch.

Especially tough to swallow with Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder due up next.

Giants lead 2-0 after three innings.

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Pablo Sandoval decided sometime long ago that he was going to swing at the first pitch of his second at-bat.

Anibal Sanchez’s delivery was way inside and it bounced _ and Sandoval still swung and missed. Sandoval swung at a couple more pitches that were in the dirt before grounding out.

Buster Posey fouled out on a 3-0 pitch and Sanchez, who looks much better than he did in the second inning, worked a perfect third. Marco Scutaro began the inning by getting called out on strikes.

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Anibal Sanchez back to mound for third inning. He headed straight toward the clubhouse after the top of the second and Rick Porcello was warming in the bullpen for Detroit.

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Here they go again. The Giants are taking advantage of every opportunity.

Hunter Pence drew a four-pitch walk from Sanchez to start the second inning. Pence stole second as Brandon Belt struck out and went to third on a wild pitch _ a high fastball that tailed way off target and glanced off catcher Alex Avila’s mitt.

With the count full, Gregor Blanco drove an off-speed pitch off the base of the wall in cavernous right-center for an easy triple that put San Francisco ahead.

The Giants are 8-1 when scoring first this postseason.

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