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Danny Worth ran for Infante and stayed in the game at second base.

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The Tigers tweeted that they are the third team to strike out at least 12 batters in consecutive World Series games, joining the 1973 New York Mets and 1929 Philadelphia Athletics.

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The battle of the bullpens should favor the Giants, who have more depth out there and more left-handers to match up with.

Tigers lefty Phil Coke strikes out the side and we head to the bottom of the ninth tied at 3. Andy Dirks due up for Detroit.

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By the way, the home runs by Miguel Cabrera and Buster Posey tonight marked the first time both reigning batting champions went deep in the same World Series game, according to STATS LLC.

It’s only the fourth time the two batting champs have faced each other in the Series, STATS said. The previous occasion was 1954: Willie Mays of the New York Giants and Bobby Avila of the Cleveland Indians.

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Big-time pitching by Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt.

After walking pinch-hitter Avisail Garcia to open the eighth inning, Affeldt struck out Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder and Delmon Young in succession.

Middle of the Detroit lineup, and all three go down swinging. Two of them right-handed against the left-handed Affeldt, too.

Score still tied at 3 heading to the ninth inning.

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