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World Series: Giants sweep Tigers

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San Francisco Giants designated hitter Ryan Theriot reacts after scoring on an RBI single by Marco Scutaro during the10th inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2012) Photo Credit: AP

The San Francisco Giants swept the Detroit Tigers in the 2012 World Series.

San Francisco's Ryan Theriot reacts after scoring from
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San Francisco's Ryan Theriot reacts after scoring from second on a hit by Marco Scutaro during the 10th inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2012)

San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence reacts as
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San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence reacts as he crosses home plate on an RBI triple by Brandon Belt. (Oct. 28, 2012)

San Francisco Giants designated hitter Ryan Theriot reacts
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San Francisco Giants designated hitter Ryan Theriot reacts after scoring on an RBI single by Marco Scutaro during the10th inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2012)

San Francisco Giants closer Sergio Romo pitches during
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San Francisco Giants closer Sergio Romo pitches during the 10th inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2012)

San Francisco Giants designated hitter Ryan Theriot reacts
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San Francisco Giants designated hitter Ryan Theriot reacts as Detroit Tigers pitcher Phil Coke walks past during the 10th inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2012)

San Francisco Giants designated hitter Ryan Theriot slides
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San Francisco Giants designated hitter Ryan Theriot slides safely past Detroit Tigers catcher Gerald Laird during the 10th inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2012)

Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer delivers to home
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Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer delivers to home plate during the first inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2012)

San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence reacts as
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San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence reacts as he runs home to score a run during the second inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2012)

Jamie Awad, of San Francisco, watches from the
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Jamie Awad, of San Francisco, watches from the stands before Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2012)

Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera hits a
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Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera hits a two-run home run during the third inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2012)

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval hits
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San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval hits a single during the third inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2012)

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford beats the
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San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford beats the tag at first base as Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder reaches for the ball during the third inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2012)

Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera, left, reacts
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Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera, left, reacts with Austin Jackson after hitting a two-run home run during the third inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2012)

Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder congratulates Miguel
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Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder congratulates Miguel Cabrera after Cabrera's two-run home run during the third inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2012)

Fans try to catch a two-run home run
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Fans try to catch a two-run home run hit by Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera during the third inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2012)

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain reacts
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San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain reacts as he walks to the dugout after giving up a two-run home run to Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera during the third inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2012)

Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer, left, adjusts his
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Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer, left, adjusts his cap after a meeting with catcher Gerald Laird during the third inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2012)

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford throws out
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San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford throws out Detroit Tigers outfielder Quintin Berry during the fifth inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2012)

Angel Pagan reacts after being struck out by
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Angel Pagan reacts after being struck out by Anibal Sanchez to end seventh inning during Game 3. (Oct. 27, 2012)

Angel Pagan reacts after being struck out by
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Angel Pagan reacts after being struck out by Anibal Sanchez to end seventh inning during Game 3. (Oct. 27, 2012)

Prince Fielder tags out Gregor Blanco, who hit
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Prince Fielder tags out Gregor Blanco, who hit a grounder to third base in the seventh inning of Game 3. (Oct. 27, 2012)

San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Tim Lincecum throws
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San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Tim Lincecum throws during the sixth inning of Game 3. (Oct. 27, 2012)

Miguel Cabrera hits a pop up fly ball
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Miguel Cabrera hits a pop up fly ball to Brandon Crawford to end the fifth inning of Game 3. (Oct. 27, 2012)

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval makes
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San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval makes a play on a ball hit by Detroit Tigers' Delmon Young during the sixth inning of Game 3. (Oct. 27, 2012)

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera reacts after flying out
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Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera reacts after flying out with bases loaded to end the fifth inning of Game 3. (Oct. 27, 2012)

Prince Fielder reacts after striking out looking against
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Prince Fielder reacts after striking out looking against Ryan Vogelsong during the fourth inning of Game 3. (Oct. 27, 2012)

San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence breaks his bat
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San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence breaks his bat as he hits during the fourth inning of Game 3. (Oct. 27, 2012)

Miguel Cabrera throws out Marco Scutaro to end
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Miguel Cabrera throws out Marco Scutaro to end the fifth inning during Game 3. (Oct. 27, 2012)

San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence hits
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San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence hits a single during the fourth inning of Game 3. (Oct. 27, 2012)

San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence celebrates with
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San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence celebrates with his teammates in the dugout after scoring a run off of Gregor Blanco's RBI triple in the second inning of Game 3 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 27, 2012)

Detroit Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson can't handle
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Detroit Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson can't handle a ball hit by the San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford during the second inning of Game 3 of the World Series. (Oct. 27, 2012)

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford leaps over
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San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford leaps over Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera to turn a double play on a ball hit by Prince Fielder during the first inning of Game 3 of the World Series Saturday. (Oct. 27, 2012)

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey talks to
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San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey talks to starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong after Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera hit a single during the first inning of Game 3 of the World Series. (Oct. 27, 2012)

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval reacts
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San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval reacts during Game 3 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 27, 2012)

San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence is congratulated
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San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence is congratulated in the dugout after scoring on a triple by Gregor Blanco during the second inning of Game 3 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 27, 2012)

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong delivers
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San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong delivers a pitch in the first inning of Game 3 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 27, 2012)

San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence steals second
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San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence steals second as Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta takes the throw during the second inning of Game 3 of the World Series. (Oct. 27, 2012)

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez delivers a
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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez delivers a pitch during the first inning of Game 3 of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants. (Oct. 27, 2012)

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval hits
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San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval hits a single during the first inning of Game 3 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 27, 2012)

San Francisco Giants' Sergio Romo (54) hugs catcher
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San Francisco Giants' Sergio Romo (54) hugs catcher Buster Posey after the Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 2-0 in Game 2 of the World Series. (Oct. 25, 2012)

Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants
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Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants successfully steals second base ahead of the tag attempt by Omar Infante #4 of the Detroit Tigers in the eighth inning of Game 2 of the World Series. (Oct. 25, 2012)

San Francisco Giants fans cheer on their team
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San Francisco Giants fans cheer on their team during Game 2 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 25, 2012)

First base coach Roberto Kelly #39 and Pablo
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First base coach Roberto Kelly #39 and Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants look on during Game 2 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 25, 2012)

From left, Ryan Theriot and Hunter Pence celebrate
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From left, Ryan Theriot and Hunter Pence celebrate after Pence scored on a double-play ball hit by Brandon Crawford in the seventh inning of Game 2 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 25, 2012)

Home plate umpire Dan Iassogna, left, signals fair
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Home plate umpire Dan Iassogna, left, signals fair ball as Miguel Cabrera and Drew Smyly watch a ball bunted by Gregor Blanco come to a dead stop in the seventh inning of Game 2 of the World Series. (Oct. 25, 2012)

From left, Miguel Cabrera #24 and Gerald Laird
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From left, Miguel Cabrera #24 and Gerald Laird #9 of the Detroit Tigers wait to see if the ball goes foul on a bunt single by Gregor Blanco #7 of the San Francisco Giants in the seventh inning as home plate umpire Dan Iassogna watches the play during Game 2 of the World Series. (Oct. 25, 2012)

Drew Smyly #33 of the Detroit Tigers delivers
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Drew Smyly #33 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch during Game 2 of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants. (Oct. 25, 2012)

Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers reacts
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Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers reacts during Game 2 of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants. (Oct. 25, 2012)

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner reacts
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San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner reacts after the Detroit Tigers hit into a double-play during the seventh inning of Game 2 of the World Series. (Oct. 25, 2012)

Players for the San Francisco Giants look on
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Players for the San Francisco Giants look on from the rail in the dugout during Game 2 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 25, 2012)

Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder can't come
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Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder can't come up with a foul ball off the bat of San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence during the fourth inning of Game 2 of the World Series. (Oct. 25, 2012)

Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants
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Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants grounds out in the third inning of Game 2 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 25, 2012)

San Francisco Giants infielder Marco Scutaro reacts after
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San Francisco Giants infielder Marco Scutaro reacts after being called out at first during the third inning of Game 2 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 25, 2012)

Marco Scutaro #19 of the San Francisco Giants
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Marco Scutaro #19 of the San Francisco Giants slides head-first as he is forced out at first base by Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers in the third inning of Game 2 of the World Series. (Oct. 25, 2012)

Detroit Tigers infielder Omar Infante throws his helmet
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Detroit Tigers infielder Omar Infante throws his helmet after being caught stealing second during the fourth inning of Game 2 of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants. (Oct. 25, 2012)

A trainer looks at Detroit Tigers starting pitcher
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A trainer looks at Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Doug Fister after he was hit in the head by a ball off the bat of the San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco during the second inning of Game 2 of the World Series. (Oct. 25, 2012)

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval smiles
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San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval smiles as he waits to take batting practice before Game 2 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 25, 2012)

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy looks on
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San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy looks on during batting practice before Game 2 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 25, 2012)

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval waits
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San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval waits to take batting practice before Game 2 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 25, 2012)

San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum warms up
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San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum warms up during batting practice before Game 2 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 25, 2012)

Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland looks on from
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Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland looks on from the dugout before Game 2 of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants. (Oct. 25, 2012)

Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera looks on
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Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera looks on during batting practice before Game 2 of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants. (Oct. 25, 2012)

Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera looks on
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Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera looks on during batting practice before Game 2 of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants. (Oct. 25, 2012)

From left, Paige Zollars, Allison Pluschkell and Jillian
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From left, Paige Zollars, Allison Pluschkell and Jillian Pluschkell pose for a photograph outside AT&T Park before Game 2 of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 25, 2012)

Arit Jaquez poses with a panda bear outside
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Arit Jaquez poses with a panda bear outside AT&T Park before Game 2 of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 25, 2012)

A fan watches bating practice before Game 2
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A fan watches bating practice before Game 2 of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 25, 2012)

Ralph Hoffschildt makes his way to AT&T Park
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Ralph Hoffschildt makes his way to AT&T Park before Game 2 of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 25, 2012)

Players and fans hold up signs for
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Players and fans hold up signs for "Stand Up To Cancer" during Game 1 of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 24, 2012)

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval reacts
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San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval reacts to the crowd after hitting a home run during the fifth inning of Game 1 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 24, 2012)

Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson and his mother, Georgia
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Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson and his mother, Georgia West, attend Game 1 of the World Series between the Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants. (Oct. 24, 2012)

Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera dives for
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Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera dives for the ball during Game 1 of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants. (Oct. 24, 2012)

San Francisco Giants players hold up Stand Up
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San Francisco Giants players hold up Stand Up For Cancer cards during a break in Game 1 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 24, 2012)

San Francisco Giants outfielder Gregor Blanco makes a
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San Francisco Giants outfielder Gregor Blanco makes a diving catch in left field in the third inning of Game 1 of the World Series at AT&T Park. (Oct. 24, 2012)

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval hits
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San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval hits a two-run home run during the third inning of Game 1 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 24, 2012)

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval rounds
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San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run to left field off of Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander in the third inning of Game 1 of the World Series at AT&T Park. (Oct. 24, 2012)

JUSTIN VERLANDER, pitcher, Detroit Tigers Pick: Ravens 17,
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JUSTIN VERLANDER, pitcher, Detroit Tigers
Pick: Ravens 17, 49ers 10

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Barry Zito delivers
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San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Barry Zito delivers a pitch during the first inning of Game 1 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 24, 2012)

Detroit Tigers pitcher Phil Coke claps during introductions
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Detroit Tigers pitcher Phil Coke claps during introductions before Game 1 of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park. (Oct. 24, 2012)

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy shakes hands
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San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy shakes hands with Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland before Game 1 of the World Series at AT&T Park. (Oct. 24, 2012)

Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson looks on before Game
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Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson looks on before Game 1 of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 24, 2012)

San Francisco Giants fan Wilder Hanley from Telluride,
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San Francisco Giants fan Wilder Hanley from Telluride, Co., supports his team outside the stadium before Game 1 of the Worlds Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 24, 2012)

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval takes
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San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval takes batting practice before Game 1 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 24, 2012)

Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder looks on
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Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder looks on during batting practice before Game 1 of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants. (Oct. 24, 2012)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 24: Miguel Cabrera
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 24: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers smiles as he looks on during batting practice against the San Francisco Giants during Game One of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 24, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland looks on in
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Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland looks on in the dugout during batting practice before Game 1 of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants. (Oct. 24, 2012)

San Francisco Giants outfielder Angel Pagan looks on
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San Francisco Giants outfielder Angel Pagan looks on during batting practice before Game 1 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 24, 2012)

Fans pose outside the stadium before the San
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Fans pose outside the stadium before the San Francisco Giants host the Detroit Tigers in Game 1 of the World Series at AT&T Park. (Oct. 24, 2012)

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey looks on
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San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey looks on during batting practice before Game 1 of the Worlds Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 24, 2012)

Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder waits to
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Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder waits to take batting practice before Game 1 of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants. (Oct. 24, 2012)

Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder smiles during
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Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder smiles during introductions before Game 1 of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants. (Oct. 24, 2012)

San Francisco Giants fan Colleen McCabe shows her
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San Francisco Giants fan Colleen McCabe shows her ticket before Game 1 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 24, 2012)

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