- Associated Press - Saturday, October 27, 2012

Giants starter Ryan Vogelsong was lifted with two outs in the sixth, after 104 pitches and his fourth walk of the game.

Tim Lincecum retired Jhonny Peralta on a flyball to end the inning with San Francisco ahead 2-0.

Vogelsong has allowed one run or less in seven straight starts dating to the regular season. He joined Blue Moon Odom (1972) and Burt Hooton (1981) as the only pitches to make four straight starts in one postseason without yielding more than one run.


You get the feeling the Tigers are never going to get a big hit in this World Series.

They loaded the bases with one out in the fifth, but rookie Quintin Berry struck out swinging at a letter-high fastball. Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera, a .416 career hitter with the bases loaded, got jammed by Ryan Vogelsong and popped out to shortstop.

Excellent clutch pitching by Vogelsong, who really hit his spots. He stayed up and away against Berry and went inside on Cabrera’s hands.

Giants players raised their arms in the dugout. Starting to taste it, perhaps.

Detroit is 0 for 4 with runners in scoring position tonight and 1 for 11 in the Series.

Perhaps the biggest mistake Vogelsong made came on a 3-1 fastball right down the middle to Austin Jackson with two on. Jackson swung through it, but walked moments later.


Angel Pagan put a charge into his fifth-inning drive but Austin Jackson ran it down in deep center. A lot of room out there in spacious Comerica Park.

Wonder if that ball might have had a chance to go out on a warmer night.

Jackson nearly dropped it, but hung onto the ball with the heel of his glove.


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