Giants up 2-0 in 5th, looking for 3-0 lead in WS

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Giants lead 2-0 after three innings.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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