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chefsos
10-24-2012, 07:15 PM
GAME 1, at SF: SF 8, DET 3
The Giants wasted little time against Justin Verlander, as Pablo Sandoval went deep off the Tigers' ace in the first. Sandoval hit two more homers, including a two-run shot off Verlander in the third. Fece Zito tossed 5 2/3 frames of one-run ball, and San Francisco's 'pen sealed Game 1.(mlb.com)

GAME 2, at SF: SF 2, DET 0
Madison Bumgarner and Doug Fister exchanged zeros for six, but while the Giants lefty followed with a 1-2-3 frame, the Tigers righty allowed a leadoff hit in the seventh, which led to Game 2's first run. Bumgarner and two relievers combined on a two-hit shutout to take a 2-0 Series lead.(mlb.com)

GAME 3, at DET: SF 2, DET 0
The Giants kept stifling the Tigers, with Ryan Vogelsong working out of jams for 5 2/3 frames, and Tim Lincecum and Sergio Romo finishing the shutout. Gregor Blanco's RBI triple and Brandon Crawford's RBI single were enough as San Francisco moved to within a win of the Series title.(mlb.com)

GAME 4, at DET: SF 4, DET 3
Marco Scutaro's two-out RBI single in the 10th inning sealed the Giants' Game 4 win and a sweep of the Fall Classic in Detroit. Delmon Young's homer in the sixth helped send it into extras after Buster Posey homered to give San Francisco the lead in the top of the frame.(mlb.com)

This was a shitty World Series for just about everyone not named BIG_DADDY.

Pestilence
10-24-2012, 07:16 PM
Go Tigers. Fuck the Giants.

chefsos
10-24-2012, 07:17 PM
Go Tigers. Fuck the Giants.The Giants are determined to keep their virginity right now, it seems.

chefsos
10-24-2012, 07:26 PM
I came in at the end of the Tigers' half of the third, and right now this whole thing reminds me of the '69 Mets. Blanco's diving catch on that rocket by Cabrera, Pagan's two-out weak grounder that hit the bag for a double, <strike>Al Weis</strike> Scutaro (of course) singled him in, then the Panda's second bomb.

When a Giant is awarded first base because of shoe polish on the ball I'll be convinced.

Molitoth
10-24-2012, 07:33 PM
****The Official 2012 World Series Thread****

and not a shit was given...

Bugeater
10-24-2012, 07:35 PM
Oh, they're still doing these things?

tk13
10-24-2012, 07:35 PM
If you would've bet me 8 months ago that Barry Zito would be beating Justin Verlander at any point in the 1st game of the World Series, you could've taken all my money.

Frazod
10-24-2012, 07:52 PM
Go Tigers. Fuck the Giants.

This. But I really don't care all that much.

ChiefsandO'sfan
10-24-2012, 07:59 PM
Pablo Sandoval 3 HR'S

chefsos
10-24-2012, 07:59 PM
I believe scientists have discovered the rare Three Tater Panda.

Reerun_KC
10-24-2012, 08:07 PM
World Series started tonight?

Holy shit I must live in a vaccum...

Douche Baggins
10-24-2012, 08:10 PM
http://i.imgur.com/ns4FR.jpg

ClevelandBronco
10-24-2012, 08:15 PM
Oh yeah, BTW. It's the Detroit Tigers and the San Francisco Giants, in case you're really not paying attention.

I actually didn't know. I was hoping to find out by opening this thread.

Dr. Facebook Fever
10-24-2012, 08:17 PM
I was just sure at the beginning of the playoffs that it would be Yankees vs. Cardinals in the WS just because I hate both with a passion and wouldn't be interested at all. As it is both teams are meh to me and the only reason I'm watching is because I love to watch baseball and it's the WS.

I honestly can't even pick a team to root for. Don't like or hate either one. It might have been kind of nice to have a villain to root against but I'm glad the Tanks and Tards lost anyway heh.

Deberg_1990
10-24-2012, 08:25 PM
World Series started tonight?

Holy shit I must live in a vaccum...

Baseball has become a niche sport just like everything else except the NFL.

Dr. Facebook Fever
10-24-2012, 08:32 PM
The Giants are really impressing me. Like many I people I thought for sure the Tigers had a big edge with all the rest and their starting rotation. But here are the Giants poised to beat Verlander pretty good in game one. I guess being hot really does trump being really rested.

lewdog
10-24-2012, 08:44 PM
Fuck the AL Central Tigers in the poop shoot!

PGM
10-24-2012, 08:48 PM
Giants are just rolling right now.

Marcellus
10-24-2012, 08:49 PM
If you would've bet me 8 months ago that Barry Zito would be beating Justin Verlander at any point in the 1st game of the World Series, you could've taken all my money.

8 days, well 8 hours ago actually you could have had all mine.

PGM
10-24-2012, 08:52 PM
Not too surprised. Giants are on a last year Cardinals like run. Nothing is standing in their way right now.

siberian khatru
10-24-2012, 08:54 PM
I'm mildly for the Tigers, but I can't say I'm saddened to see Jose Valverde lit up again.

Marcellus
10-24-2012, 08:54 PM
Not too surprised. Giants are on a last year Cardinals like run. Nothing is standing in their way right now.

I have been thinking that all night. This just a BB God like intervention. As soon as that ball bounced off the 3rd base bag I was like you have got to be shitting me.

This may be closer to a 2004 Red Sox type roll than anything. Just crazy momentum.

Fruit Ninja
10-24-2012, 08:55 PM
This is a complete assrape right now

I am fucking Amazed at how much more the Giants want this then every other team in the league. I wish my team had this kind of hunger. NO fucking superstars on the line up. Just solid players that want to win more then the other team.

PGM
10-24-2012, 08:57 PM
Just get in and everyone has a chance.

Fruit Ninja
10-24-2012, 08:58 PM
Just get in and everyone has a chance.

Ever since the All Star break they been fucking rolling. The Dodgers were up 7 games at the break, and ended up 10 games behind them. Giants just put that shit in another gear n said fuck everyone.

KC_Connection
10-24-2012, 08:58 PM
The MLB playoffs are just where a bunch of unpredictable, random, crazy shit happens. Wouldn't surprise me at all to see Detroit win this series in the end, nor would it surprise me to see SF sweep the way they're going.

KC_Connection
10-24-2012, 08:59 PM
This is a complete assrape right now

I am ****ing Amazed at how much more the Giants want this then every other team in the league. I wish my team had this kind of hunger. NO ****ing superstars on the line up. Just solid players that want to win more then the other team.
No superstars? Posey is probably the best player in the NL.

Fruit Ninja
10-24-2012, 09:00 PM
No superstars? Posey is probably the best player in the NL.

idont know if he's a superstar just yet. He's on his way no doubt. Even so, ok, they have 1. Most other teams have way more then that. At least the competing teams that are in the play offs or competing for them year in and year out.

Dr. Facebook Fever
10-24-2012, 09:06 PM
idont know if he's a superstar just yet. He's on his way no doubt. Even so, ok, they have 1. Most other teams have way more then that. At least the competing teams that are in the play offs or competing for them year in and year out.

Sandoval is an All-Star as well. May not call him a superstar yet but that line up is more than just solid. When guys like Scutaro, Pagan and Pence step up they're pretty loaded.

PGM
10-24-2012, 09:07 PM
I think Melky shared a bit of the good shit with the boys.

Dr. Facebook Fever
10-24-2012, 09:08 PM
And of course another Royals castoff is now good enough to start for a WS team but was nothing in KC... Gregor Blanco.

Al Bundy
10-24-2012, 09:42 PM
Get Douchezinski off my TV

BIG_DADDY
10-24-2012, 10:01 PM
This is a complete assrape right now

I am ****ing Amazed at how much more the Giants want this then every other team in the league. I wish my team had this kind of hunger. NO ****ing superstars on the line up. Just solid players that want to win more then the other team.

THIS is what makes the Giants team and the one two years ago so special. I gotta say they have taken it up quite a few notches if they pull this one out.

BIG_DADDY
10-24-2012, 10:03 PM
The MLB playoffs are just where a bunch of unpredictable, random, crazy shit happens. Wouldn't surprise me at all to see Detroit win this series in the end, nor would it surprise me to see SF sweep the way they're going.

You are not making any coin with that take.

KC_Connection
10-24-2012, 10:04 PM
You are not making any coin with that take.
Suffice to say, if I was going to bet on a sport, it wouldn't be playoff baseball. Way too random.

BIG_DADDY
10-24-2012, 10:10 PM
Suffice to say, if I was going to bet on a sport, it wouldn't be playoff baseball. Way too random.

Oh I am feeling pretty good about the Giants chances right now. That said I wouldn't bet the ranch. What an exciting team to watch.

Fruit Ninja
10-24-2012, 10:13 PM
Oh I am feeling pretty good about the Giants chances right now. That said I wouldn't bet the ranch. What an exciting team to watch.

They want it more then any other team this year. Its amazing to watch, this coming from a Dodger fan. Im a little bit ok alot envious. haha

BIG_DADDY
10-24-2012, 10:14 PM
They want it more then any other team this year. Its amazing to watch, this coming from a Dodger fan. Im a little bit ok alot envious. haha

That means a lot coming from a Dodgers fan.

Fruit Ninja
10-24-2012, 10:16 PM
That means a lot coming from a Dodgers fan.

As much as i hate the Giants, you have to give credit where credit is due. They are just on a different level then everyone else since the break. Wll, the A's, but they were still to young, maybe in a year or 2.

tredadda
10-24-2012, 10:27 PM
The Giants are really impressing me. Like many I people I thought for sure the Tigers had a big edge with all the rest and their starting rotation. But here are the Giants poised to beat Verlander pretty good in game one. I guess being hot really does trump being really rested.

Actually I would say that SF had the better rotation while Detroit had the better bats. SF has been lighting up the scoreboard the past few games though. Also much like in football, rest can be an enemy as much as it is an ally. If you are hot, last thing you want is time off. This is what is hurting the Tigers right now.

Mojo Rising
10-25-2012, 12:20 AM
I was in SF today visiting clients. I had some time to drive over to Pac Bell Park. I was able to ilegally park right in front of the stadium just before noon.

Even though I am a Dodger fan I support my daughters bad Giants habit because at least she is watching sports.

I walked by 6 vendor tents and 1 had WS t shirts. He wasnt open anddirected me to the Giants merchandise store. They told me that the WS gear wouldn't arrive for another hour.

They had plenty of NLCS Champ gear but no WS gear.

I went back to the 1 tent who had the 1 box of WS T shirts and talked the guy into selling me a tshirt for $40. I thought I got taken advantage of.

On the plane ride home I spoke with the gal who had the game on her ipad mid flight who told me she was at the dugout store an hour after me, when they limited everyone outside to 1 person every 2 minutes.

She said she flirted her way to an hour wait to buy shot glasses, polo shirts, hats, wavey towels...but no t shirts. Apparently, I stumbled upon the only box of tshirts in China Basin!!!!

It killed me as a Dodger fan to drop $40 on Giants gear but when my daughter was given her gift her smile was well worth it!

NJChiefsFan
10-25-2012, 12:27 AM
Suffice to say, if I was going to bet on a sport, it wouldn't be playoff baseball. Way too random.

Baseball gets a lot of shit for not having different teams win, but while that may be true on average during the regular season, anything can happen in the playoffs. Quite the opposite in the NFL on average. SB teams are easier to predict than WS ones.

Also, it has been mentioned a lot recently by FOX, but that S.F. crowd is into their games. Damn, just everything about it. They sing all the songs and go crazy from the start. Old Yankee Stadium used to be like that, loud from the 0-2 count of the first batter on. Now its so expensive its just all suits who don't even show up on time.

KC_Connection
10-25-2012, 12:47 AM
Oh I am feeling pretty good about the Giants chances right now. That said I wouldn't bet the ranch. What an exciting team to watch.
And yet like five days ago people assumed the Giants were down and out and that the Cardinals were on their way to another WS. How quickly it can change.

Deberg_1990
10-25-2012, 06:34 AM
heh, Melky Cabrera was the guy who gave the Giants the Homefield this series.

chefsos
10-25-2012, 06:09 PM
Game 2 underway.

chefsos
10-25-2012, 06:30 PM
Sending Prince may have been the thing to do back in the Truck the Catcher era, but now....?

chefsos
10-25-2012, 07:52 PM
It's nil-nil at the 60' mark.

Also earlier: Doug Fister took a line drive off his coconut, which deflected the ball to...where it was headed anyway, medium center field. He shook it off.

NewChief
10-25-2012, 08:31 PM
Baseball needs to change up their uniforms. Guys like Prince Fiedler look like fat slobs in their uniforms, and he's actually a pretty buff dude.

chefsos
10-25-2012, 08:31 PM
GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL

One-nil, St. Frank.

Marcellus
10-25-2012, 08:32 PM
Baseball needs to change up their uniforms. Guys like Prince Fiedler look like fat slobs in their uniforms, and he's actually a pretty buff dude.

Link?

NewChief
10-25-2012, 08:36 PM
Link?

I don't know. I do t watch baseball. I just saw some fat fuck and thought "Who is this fat bastard?" Then I googled him and saw some pics of him in street clothes where he didn't look like a doughboy.

Marcellus
10-25-2012, 08:43 PM
I don't know. I do t watch baseball. I just saw some fat **** and thought "Who is this fat bastard?" Then I googled him and saw some pics of him in street clothes where he didn't look like a doughboy.

The uniforms may make it look worse but he and Sandoval are fat asses.

Don't need to be an "athlete" to be a good BB player.

Simply Red
10-25-2012, 09:16 PM
boring

BIG_DADDY
10-25-2012, 09:56 PM
boring

6 straight elimination games and good pitching duel for a 5th straight win and you find it boring? Wow is the only word that comes to mind. How do you watch history and be bored? GO GIANTS!!!!

Predarat
10-26-2012, 08:04 AM
The Tigers lost out on a huge opportunity. Heading to DET 1-1 would have been huge for them.

BIG_DADDY
10-26-2012, 09:12 AM
The Tigers lost out on a huge opportunity. Heading to DET 1-1 would have been huge for them.

The Giants two best pitchers are coming up since they needed them to finish the last series. I really love their chances but they have struggled with Sanchez in the past so their you go.

NewChief
10-26-2012, 09:20 AM
Here's the picture where Prince doesn't look like a fatass, btw:

http://hiphopmorning.com/sites/default/files/Eminem%20Hangs%20Out%20With%20Prince%20Fielder%20Of%20Detroit%20Tigers%201.jpg

teedubya
10-26-2012, 11:01 AM
Being out here in San Fran has been very cool this week. Actually, I now want the Tigers to win 2 out of the 3 in Detroit... because I will be able to go to Game 6, if so. :-)

Mojo Rising
10-26-2012, 11:18 AM
heh, Melky Cabrera was the guy who gave the Giants the Homefield this series.

I would like to see if Posey has taken any tests lately. He came back from a broken leg last year, plays Cathcher (the position wears down the body) and he puts up better numbers since the All Star Break? He is likely getting help from Victor Conti.

chefsos
10-27-2012, 06:06 PM
Well, in case you haven't been paying attention (and judging from the TV ratings, you haven't), World Series Game 3 is about to start. It's apparently football weather in Detroit, but the Lions wouldn't know that because those pussies play in a heated barn.

Douche Baggins
10-27-2012, 06:12 PM
http://i.imgur.com/ukBg8.jpg

Dr. Facebook Fever
10-27-2012, 06:40 PM
I bet Blanco misses KC.

PGM
10-27-2012, 07:24 PM
His Time

jd1020
10-27-2012, 07:28 PM
Giants can do no wrong.

tredadda
10-27-2012, 07:31 PM
SF pitching is still the difference maker.

Dr. Facebook Fever
10-27-2012, 07:42 PM
I could believe SF could win this series going in but the ownage surprises me.

Dr. Facebook Fever
10-27-2012, 08:49 PM
Quintin Berry has Francoeur syndrome his last 2 at bats. Jesus man could you swing at more pitches clearly outside the zone?

Dr. Facebook Fever
10-27-2012, 09:33 PM
Stick a fork in Detroit. Props to SF.

Even as a baseball fanatic this has to be the most boring World Series I've ever seen and I'm not even rooting for a particular team.

jd1020
10-27-2012, 09:34 PM
I could believe SF could win this series going in but the ownage surprises me.

Mr. Triple Crown and Fielder have laid a postseason egg.

Dr. Facebook Fever
10-27-2012, 09:35 PM
Mr. Triple Crown and Fielder have laid a postseason egg.

No doubt.

Phobia
10-27-2012, 09:42 PM
Agreed. I'm officially bored. Only reason I'm watching is because the Anthem and Kenneth Duncan are on Fox4 postgame.

Dr. Facebook Fever
10-27-2012, 09:46 PM
Agreed. I'm officially bored. Only reason I'm watching is because the Anthem and Kenneth Duncan are on Fox4 postgame.

I'll watch college baseball. I'll watch the Little League World Series. I'll watch a mid season game between the Mariners and Indians. I love baseball and will watch any baseball game. This World Series is so boring I'm wishing for any of the aformentioned.

NJChiefsFan
10-27-2012, 10:04 PM
Now the Tigers know the Yankees went through not being able to get a hit and put up epically bad hitting numbers.

It's a shame because the first round was so awesome. Game 7 of STL vs SF should have been a classic and when it wasn't it just carried over to the next series.

jd1020
10-27-2012, 10:08 PM
Hope the Tigers beat Cain and Zito gets a chance to close it out.

NJChiefsFan
10-27-2012, 10:13 PM
Hope the Tigers beat Cain and Zito gets a chance to close it out.

That's been a crazy part of these playoffs. That game in STL was amazing. I love watching a pitcher have to win by thinking. Thats why Pettitte is my favorite Yankee.

chefsos
10-27-2012, 10:39 PM
Several FOX executives are reportedly wading out into the Atlantic because Death by Sandy is just too damn slow.

Simply Red
10-28-2012, 11:17 AM
Detroit has looked good.:rolleyes:

teedubya
10-28-2012, 02:23 PM
I'm actually pissed that Detroit hasn't shown up... fuckers. I want the series to go to 6, so I could have gone to the fucking thing. I couldn't go to game 1 or 2, due to meetings with key stakeholders and an offsite meeting in Monterey. I was looking forward to going to Game Six and watching the Giants win the series at home, but NOOOooOOooOoooo. Oh well. The SF pitching staff is 1985 Royalesque. Full of badasses.

chefsos
10-28-2012, 08:12 PM
Hm. I stepped out for a bit, and when I came back in Delmon Young went yard and we're tied at 3 in the 6th.

Dr. Facebook Fever
10-28-2012, 08:14 PM
Nice to see Detriot finally make this thing a little more interesting. Maybe it'll go past tonight after all.

Simply Red
10-28-2012, 08:16 PM
6 straight elimination games and good pitching duel for a 5th straight win and you find it boring? Wow is the only word that comes to mind. How do you watch history and be bored? GO GIANTS!!!!

probably because there is zero competition. Yes - most boring WS in over 20 yrs.

jd1020
10-28-2012, 08:30 PM
JFC... that was the absolute worst singing I think I've ever heard.

Simply Red
10-28-2012, 08:32 PM
JFC... that was the absolute worst singing I think I've ever heard.

this WS is turd. It's why the Official WS thread only has 83 posts.

BIG_DADDY
10-28-2012, 08:39 PM
this WS is turd. It's why the Official WS thread only has 83 posts.

Not even, it's all about who is playing. During the season I posted a thread on the Giants and just ended up talking to myself . If the Cardis were in it there would b wayyyyyy more posts irregardless of what was happening in the series.

Simply Red
10-28-2012, 08:47 PM
Not even, it's all about who is playing. During the season I posted a thread on the Giants and just ended up talking to myself . If the Cardis were in it there would b wayyyyyy more posts irregardless of what was happening in the series.

i don't dislike the Giants and am not saying it's boring because they're in it, it's the fact that the American league didn't even show up - and I bet they get swept, here tonight.

JoeyChuckles
10-28-2012, 08:51 PM
I love baseball and this World Series has been hard to watch. I hope it ends better.

La literatura
10-28-2012, 08:53 PM
JFC... that was the absolute worst singing I think I've ever heard.

LMAO

Yeah, that was bad. I don't really have an ear for voice, but that was awkward to sit through.

BTW, I've been enjoying these games, tonight being no exception.

BIG_DADDY
10-28-2012, 09:14 PM
Why r they waving surrender flags?

Simply Red
10-28-2012, 09:34 PM
this Coke guy is going to fuck up w/ AP.

Simply Red
10-28-2012, 09:36 PM
that's usually Pagan's time to shine, when he's needed. Not there.

But this Coke guy is going to fuck up w/ Scutaro.

suzzer99
10-28-2012, 09:36 PM
http://assets.sbnation.com/assets/1648063/princesalad.gif

KevB
10-28-2012, 09:38 PM
How do you not try to make a play on that ball if you're Jackson in CF?

Simply Red
10-28-2012, 09:42 PM
yes, Detroit will be full of fires tonight.

siberian khatru
10-28-2012, 09:51 PM
And that ends baseball

jd1020
10-28-2012, 09:51 PM
Fitting for Mr. Triple Crown to go down looking for the final out of the WS.

Simply Red
10-28-2012, 09:52 PM
Wow - Turd appearance from the AL.

Tune to HSN and QVC for your SF attire.

Paniero
10-28-2012, 09:52 PM
Maybe next year Verlander will give a damn about playing for home field advantage.

tk13
10-28-2012, 09:55 PM
And to think they did this without the guy who was pretty much their best hitter for most of the season.

Buck
10-28-2012, 09:55 PM
Are the Giants the least talented team to ever win it?

Buck
10-28-2012, 09:56 PM
And to think they did this without the guy who was pretty much their best hitter for most of the season.

LOL completely forgot about him.

chefsos
10-28-2012, 09:56 PM
I guess if I were a Tigers fan I'd be pleased with two AL championships in 6 years, but getting swept right the fuck out of both WS appearances would be something I'd rather forget.

Buck
10-28-2012, 09:57 PM
Good for Zito.

He actually played a part in this championship.

chefsos
10-28-2012, 09:58 PM
Holy shit, a Giants Championship hat from MLB can be yours for only 32 bucks!

scho63
10-28-2012, 10:12 PM
Bud Selig sounds and acts like he is dead or in a coma. The post game is more like a funeral than a victory. What a joke.

BIG_DADDY
10-28-2012, 10:31 PM
yes, Detroit will be full of fires tonight.

At least it's raining. LMAO

I am so sick of these East Coast fuck heads talking about how the Reds weren't the Reds the Cardinals weren't the Cardinals and now the Tigers weren't the Tigers. Give me a friggen break. According to these fuck faces the Giants had nothing to do with it they were just lucky.

BIG_DADDY
10-28-2012, 10:31 PM
Holy shit, a Giants Championship hat from MLB can be yours for only 32 bucks!

Wait a few weeks.

BIG_DADDY
10-28-2012, 10:32 PM
And to think they did this without the guy who was pretty much their best hitter for most of the season.

Or their closer and having Lincecum bomb this year.