San Francisco Giants win World Series, Detroit's Cabrera wins Triple Crown

San Francisco Giants win World Series, Detroit's Cabrera wins Triple Crown

The San Francisco Giants made an amazing playoff run to the 2012 World Series title in a year when Miguel Cabrera had an amazing season.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International
MLB: San Francisco 6, Cincinnati 4

MLB: San Francisco 6, Cincinnati 4

CINCINNATI, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Buster Posey hit a grand slam homer during a six-run fifth Thursday, vaulting San Francisco into the NL Championship Series with a 6-4 win over Cincinnati.

MLB: Cincinnati 1, Pittsburgh 0

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Homer Bailey threw the seventh no-hitter in the major leagues this year Friday in bringing Cincinnati a 1-0 victory over Pittsburgh.

MLB: LA Dodgers 3, San Francisco 2

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Hanley Ramirez delivered a run-scoring double in the ninth inning Saturday, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a crucial 3-2 win over San Francisco.

MLB: San Francisco 3, Houston 2

HOUSTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Pinch-hitters Joaquin Arias and Hector Sanchez each delivered run-scoring hits in the ninth inning Tuesday, rallying San Francisco past Houston 3-2.

MLB: San Francisco 10, San Diego 1

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Angel Pagan drove in a run during two different at-bats in an eight-run third inning Friday that launched the San Francisco Giants to a 10-1 win over San Diego.

MLB: St. Louis 8, San Francisco 2

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Mike Carpenter supplied a pinch-hit, two-run single in the sixth inning Monday to break the game open and boost the St. Louis Cardinals past San Francisco 8-2.

MLB: New York Mets 2, San Francisco 1

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Jonathon Niese went seven strong innings Wednesday and the New York Mets held off San Francisco 2-1 for their fifth win since the All-Star break.

MLB: San Fran. 6, Philadelphia 5 (10 inn.)

PHILADELPHIA, July 21 (UPI) -- Gregor Blanco's bunt single scored Melky Cabrera in the 10th inning Saturday and the San Francisco Giants went on to edge Philadelphia 6-5.

MLB: National 8, American 0

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 10 (UPI) -- Pablo Sandoval hit a bases-loaded triple in the first inning Tuesday and the National League went on to rout the American League 8-0 in the 2012 All-Star Game.
Cain, Verlander named all-star starters

Cain, Verlander named all-star starters

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 9 (UPI) -- San Francisco's Matt Cain and Detroit's Justin Verlander were named the starting pitchers for Tuesday's 2012 All-Star Game in Kansas City.

MLB: Oakland 4, San Francisco 2

OAKLAND, Calif., June 24 (UPI) -- Rookie Derek Norris belted a game-winning, three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth Sunday in Oakland's 4-2 interleague win over San Francisco.

MLB: San Francisco 6, Milwaukee 4

MILWAUKEE, May 22 (UPI) -- Joaquin Arias hit his first Major League home run and Buster Posey drove in three runs Tuesday in the San Francisco Giants' 6-4 win over Milwaukee.

MLB: San Fran. 4, Milwaukee 3 (11 innings)

SAN FRANCISCO, May 6 (UPI) -- Hector Sanchez delivered a bases-loaded single in the 11th inning Sunday, boosting the San Francisco Giants past Milwaukee 4-3.

MLB: Cincinnati 9, San Francisco 2

CINCINNATI, April 24 (UPI) -- Mat Latos baffled the Giants through seven shutout innings Tuesday, staking the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-2 spanking of San Francisco.

MLB: San Fran. 1, Philadelphia 0 (11 inn.)

SAN FRANCISCO, April 19 (UPI) -- Melky Cabrera singled home Brandon Belt from second with one away in the 11th inning Wednesday, giving the San Francisco Giants a 1-0 win over Philadelphia.

Cain, Giants ink record-setting contract

SAN FRANCISCO, April 2 (UPI) -- The San Francisco Giants Monday signed Matt Cain to a five-year contract extension in a deal reported to be a record for a right-handed pitcher.

MLB: Arizona 3, San Francisco 1

PHOENIX, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- A two-run triple by Paul Goldschmidt in the eighth Friday put Arizona in front and sent the Diamondbacks to a division title with a 3-1 win over San Francisco.

MLB: San Francisco 3, San Diego 2 (12 inn)

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Mark De Rosa singled in the 12th inning Tuesday to drive in the winning run in the San Francisco Giants' 3-2 victory over San Diego.

MLB: San Francisco 6, Arizona 5

PHOENIX, June 15 (UPI) -- Two doubles and two RBI by Cody Ross helped carry the San Francisco Giants past Arizona 6-5 Tuesday.

MLB: Florida 5, San Francisco 1

SAN FRANCISCO, May 25 (UPI) -- A three-run double by Gaby Sanchez and solid pitching from Ricky Nolasco were enough to carry the Florida Marlins past San Francisco 5-1 Tuesday.

MLB: San Francisco 5, Arizona 2

PHOENIX, April 16 (UPI) -- Pablo Sandoval hit a three-run homer to back Matt Cain's six innings of one-run ball Friday in the San Francisco Giants' 5-2 victory over Arizona.

MLB: San Francisco 3, St. Louis 2

SAN FRANCISCO, April 10 (UPI) -- Miguel Tejada's two-run double in the bottom of the ninth Saturday rallied the San Francisco Giants to a 3-2 victory over St. Louis.

MLB: San Francisco 10, LA Dodgers 0

LOS ANGELES, April 2 (UPI) -- Freddy Sanchez homered and drove in three runs and Matt Cain tossed six shutout innings Saturday in San Francisco's 10-0 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Lincecum, Lee to open World Series

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum will face the Texas Rangers' Cliff Lee in Game 1 of the World Series, Giants Manager Bruce Bochy said Monday.
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