2012 San Francisco Giants season

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2012 San Francisco Giants
World Series Champions
National League Champions
National League West Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
  • San Francisco (since 1958)
Other information
Owner(s) Larry Baer (managing general partner)
Manager(s) Bruce Bochy
Local television KNTV (NBC Bay Area 11)
(Jon Miller, Mike Krukow, Duane Kuiper)
CSN Bay Area
(Duane Kuiper, Mike Krukow, Dave Flemming, Jon Miller)
Local radio KNBR (680AM)
(Jon Miller, Dave Flemming, Duane Kuiper, Mike Krukow)
KLOK (Spanish)
(Erwin Higueros, Tito Fuentes)
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The San Francisco Giants are an American baseball team. Their 2012 season marked their 130th year in Major League Baseball, as well as their fifty-fifth year in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season, and the thirteenth at AT&T Park. The Giants finished with a record of 94–68, 1st place in the NL West, and beat the Cincinnati Reds in five games in the Division Series thereby becoming the first National League team (8th in MLB History) to come back from a 2–0 deficit in a best-of-five series by sweeping three games in the opponent's park. The Giants defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in seven games in the NL Championship Series and advanced to the 2012 World Series to face the Detroit Tigers. They swept the Tigers in four games to win their second World Series title in three years.

Season standings[edit]

NL West standings[edit]

National League West W L Pct. GB Home Road
(3) San Francisco Giants 94 68 0.580 48–33 46–35
Los Angeles Dodgers 86 76 0.531 8 45–36 41–40
Arizona Diamondbacks 81 81 0.500 13 41–40 40–41
San Diego Padres 76 86 0.469 18 42–39 34–47
Colorado Rockies 64 98 0.395 30 35–46 29–52


NL Wild Card[edit]

Division leaders W L Pct.
Washington Nationals 98 64 0.605
Cincinnati Reds 97 65 0.599
San Francisco Giants 94 68 0.580


Wild Card teams
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
W L Pct. GB
Atlanta Braves 94 68 0.580 +6
St. Louis Cardinals 88 74 0.543
Los Angeles Dodgers 86 76 0.531 2
Milwaukee Brewers 83 79 0.512 5
Arizona Diamondbacks 81 81 0.500 7
Philadelphia Phillies 81 81 0.500 7
Pittsburgh Pirates 79 83 0.488 9
San Diego Padres 76 86 0.469 12
New York Mets 74 88 0.457 14
Miami Marlins 69 93 0.426 19
Colorado Rockies 64 98 0.395 24
Chicago Cubs 61 101 0.377 27
Houston Astros 55 107 0.340 33


Record vs. opponents[edit]

Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL HOU LAD MIA MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona 2–5 5–4 2–5 9–7 6–0 12–6 5–3 3–3 3–4 2–4 3–4 7–11 9–9 1–5 2–4 9–6
Atlanta 5–2 3–4 1–5 6–1 4–2 3–3 14–4 3–3 12–6 12–6 3–2 4–3 3–4 5–1 8–10 8–10
Chicago 4–5 4–3 4–12 2–4 8–5 2–4 2–4 4–13 4–2 2–4 8–8 3–3 1–6 7–10 1–6 5–10
Cincinnati 5–2 5–1 12–4 5–1 10–5 2–4 3–3 9–6 6–2 3–4 11–7 6–2 4–3 6–7 2–5 7–8
Colorado 7–9 1–6 4–2 1–5 5–2 8–10 3–4 5–1 5–2 2–7 2–4 8–10 4–14 2–5 4–3 2–13
Houston 0–6 2–4 5–8 5–10 2–5 2–4 2–4 8–9 4–2 3–3 5–12 3–5 1–8 4–11 1–7 6–9
Los Angeles 6–12 3–3 4–2 4–2 10–8 4–2 4–2 1–6 4–3 5–2 6–1 11–7 8-10 6–5 4–2 6–9
Miami 3–5 4–14 4–2 3–3 4–3 4–2 2–4 4–4 4–12 8–10 1–4 5–1 5–2 2–5 9–9 5–13
Milwaukee 3–3 3–3 13–4 6–9 1–5 9–8 6–1 4–4 3–2 2–5 11–4 3–4 2–4 6–9 3–5 6–9
New York 4–3 6–12 2–4 2–6 2–5 2–4 3–4 12–4 2–3 10–8 5–2 4–3 4–4 4–3 4–14 8–7
Philadelphia 4–2 6–12 4–2 4–3 7–2 3–3 2–5 10–8 5–2 8–10 3–4 4–3 2–4 5–2 9-9 5–10
Pittsburgh 4–3 2–3 8–8 7–11 4–2 12–5 1–6 4–1 4–11 2–5 4–3 1–5 3–3 8–7 3–2 10–8
San Diego 11–7 3–4 3–3 2–6 10–8 5–3 7–11 1–5 4–3 3–4 3–4 5–1 6–12 3–3 2–3 8–7
San Francisco 9–9 4–3 6–1 3–4 14–4 8–1 10–8 2–5 4–2 4–4 4–2 3–3 12–6 3–3 1–5 7–8
St. Louis 5–1 1–5 10–7 7–6 5–2 11–4 5–6 5–2 9–6 3–4 3–4 7–8 3–3 3–3 3–4 8–7
Washington 4–2 10–8 6–1 5–2 3–4 7–1 2–4 9–9 5–3 14–4 9-9 2–3 3–2 5-1 4-3 10–8


Game log[edit]

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Roster[edit]

2012 San Francisco Giants
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

Events[edit]

October 30, 2011 – The Giants re-sign LHP Javier López to a two-year contract and pick up a one-year option on LHP Jeremy Affeldt.

November 7, 2011 – OF Melky Cabrera is acquired in a trade with the Kansas City Royals for LHP Jonathan Sánchez.

December 6, 2011 – OF Ángel Pagán is acquired in a trade with the New York Mets for OF Andrés Torres and RHP Ramon Ramírez.

December 12, 2011 – The Giants re-sign IF Mike Fontenot to a one-year contract and tender contracts to nine other arbitration-eligible players (Ps Tim Lincecum, Ryan Vogelsong, Sergio Romo and Santiago Casilla; IFs Pablo Sandoval and Emmanuel Burriss; OFs Nate Schierholtz and recent-trade acquisitions Melky Cabrera and Ángel Pagán). IF Jeff Keppinger and C Eli Whiteside are allowed to become free agents.

January 27, 2012 – The Giants sign IF Ryan Theriot to a one-year contract.

March 9, 2012 – In a spring training game, C Buster Posey returns to action for the first time since the injury which ended his 2011 season.

March 30, 2012 – IF Mike Fontenot is released.

April 2, 2012 – The Giants and RHP Matt Cain agree to a six-year contract extension worth at least $127 million.

April 4, 2012 – The Giants acquire P George Kontos from the New York Yankees in a trade for C Chris Stewart. Spring training concludes with relative newcomers Gregor Blanco, Héctor Sánchez, Brett Pill, Clay Hensley, and Dan Otero included on the 25-man roster.

April 10, 2012 – Barry Zito pitches a complete game shutout against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field for his first shutout as a member of the Giants. The game is the Giants' first win of the year after an 0–3 start.

April 13, 2012 – Matt Cain pitches a one-hit shutout in a 5–0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The single hit by opposing pitcher James McDonald is the only baserunner allowed by Cain in the game.

April 15, 2012 – Closer Brian Wilson is diagnosed with a season-ending elbow injury requiring Tommy John surgery.

April 17, 2012 – The Giants and LHP Madison Bumgarner agree on a new six-year contract extension.

April 25, 2012 – IF Joaquin Arias is recalled from Fresno as Aubrey Huff is placed on the 15-day disabled list.

April 25, 2012 – Pablo Sandoval sets a franchise record with a 19-game hitting streak to start the season. The streak will ultimately reach 20 games.

May 3, 2012 – 3B Pablo Sandoval breaks the hamate bone in his left hand and is placed on the disabled list, Sandoval broke his hamate bone in his right hand the year before.

May 7, 2012 – RHP Guillermo Mota tests positive for a PED and is suspended for 100 games. Aubrey Huff returns to the roster to take his place.

May 29, 2012 – Melky Cabrera sets a new San Francisco Giants record with 50 hits in the month of May. He would finish the month with 51 hits, tying the Randy Winn for the Giants' San Francisco record for most hits in any month.

June 5, 2012 – Freddy Sanchez has back surgery, ending his attempts to come back from a season-ending injury in June 2011.

June 10, 2012 – George Kontos is called up from Fresno, completing the bullpen.

June 12, 2012 – Madison Bumgarner hits his first major league home run while striking out 12 batters. The previous Giant to hit a home run and throw 10+ strikeouts in a game before Bumgarner was Mike Krukow, who was announcing the game.

June 12, 2012 – 3B Pablo Sandoval returns to the lineup, while 3B Conor Gillaspie is demoted to Fresno.

June 13, 2012 – Matt Cain throws a perfect game with 125 pitches thrown and 14 strikeouts. Cain's 125 pitches is the most pitches thrown in a perfect game and his 14 strikeouts ties Sandy Koufax's record for most strikeouts thrown in a perfect games.

June 28, 2012 – LHP Madison Bumgarner throws the first shutout of his Major League career against the Cincinnati Reds. It is the fourth game in four consecutive shutout victories, the first three against the arch-rival Los Angeles Dodgers.

June 29, 2012 – RHP Brad Penny, previously signed to a minor-league contract, is called up to the major league roster.

July 1, 2012 – OF Melky Cabrera, P Matt Cain, C Buster Posey, and 3B Pablo Sandoval are named to the NL roster for the All-Star Game, each starting for their respected positions.

July 6, 2012 – RHP Sergio Romo takes over the closer role from RHP Santiago Casilla.

July 10, 2012 – OF Melky Cabrera is named MVP of the All-Star Game played in Kansas City, going 2 for 3 with a home run, 2 runs scored and 2 RBI as the National League routs the American League 8–0. Matt Cain, the starting pitcher for the NL, pitches 2 shutout innings to earn the win. 3B Pablo Sandoval breaks the game open with a bases-loaded triple in the first inning. C Buster Posey catches 5 shutout innings while drawing a walk and scoring a run.

July 13, 2012 – LHP Madison Bumgarner becomes the leadoff pitcher in the starting rotation, swapping spots with Tim Lincecum.

July 27, 2012 – IF Marco Scutaro is acquired, along with cash, via trade from the Rockies for infielder Charlie Culberson. IF Emmanuel Burriss is designated for assignment.

July 31, 2012 – OF Hunter Pence is acquired via trade from the Philadelphia Phillies for OF Nate Schierholtz and minor league prospects C Tommy Joseph, and RHP Seth Rosin .

August 6, 2012 – The Giants claim LHP José Mijares off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.

August 15, 2012 – OF Melky Cabrera is suspended for 50 games after testing positive for elevated levels of testosterone. At the time, he had a major league-leading 159 hits and was second in the NL with a .346 batting average.[1][2]

August 31, 2012 – OF Xavier Nady, previously acquired on a minor-league contract, is promoted to the major league roster.

September 15, 2012 – OF Ángel Pagán sets the Giants' San Francisco-era record with his 13th triple of the season at Arizona's Chase Field, breaking a record jointly held by Willie Mays and Steve Finley.

September 21, 2012 – C Buster Posey is named recipient of the team's 2012 Willie Mac Award.

September 22, 2012 – The Giants clinch their second NL West title in three years with an 8–4 victory over the San Diego Padres at AT&T Park. Sergio Romo gets Mark Kotsay to line out to Ángel Pagán for the final out.

October 2, 2012 – The Giants defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4–3 at Dodger Stadium, eliminating the Dodgers from postseason contention.

October 11, 2012 – The Giants defeat the Cincinnati Reds 6–4 at Great American Ball Park, winning the NLDS 3 games to 2. Buster Posey caps a six-run fifth inning with a grand slam home run off Mat Latos to propel the Giants to a 6–0 lead. The Reds would slowly come back, but with two runners on, the Giants holding a two-run lead, and the potential winning run at the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning, Sergio Romo retired Jay Bruce on a fly ball following a 12-pitch struggle before striking out Scott Rolen to end the series. The Giants become the first National League team of the Wild Card era to come back from a two-game deficit to win a five game postseason series, and are the first team overall to do so by winning the final three games on the road.

October 22, 2012 – The Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 9–0 at AT&T Park to win Game 7 of the NLCS and the National League pennant. Matt Cain pitches 5 2/3 shutout innings as the Giants break the game open with a five-run third inning highlighted by a bases-clearing broken bat hit by Hunter Pence. In a driving downpour, Sergio Romo gets Matt Holliday to pop out to series MVP Marco Scutaro to end the game. Scutaro tied an LCS record with 14 hits in the series. The Giants outscore the Cardinals 20–1 over the last three games to come back from a 3–1 series deficit and tie the 1985 Kansas City Royals with six consecutive wins while facing elimination in the same postseason.

October 24, 2012 – In Game 1 of the 2012 World Series, Pablo Sandoval ties a World Series record by hitting three home runs in one game, two of them against starting pitcher Justin Verlander, the reigning 2011 winner of the AL Cy Young, the AL Pitching Triple Crown, and the AL MVP. The Giants defeat the Detroit Tigers 8–3.

October 27, 2012 – With a 2–0 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Game 3 of the 2012 World Series, the Giants become the first team to post consecutive shutouts in a World Series since the Baltimore Orioles did so in 1966.

October 28, 2012 – The Giants defeat the Detroit Tigers 4–3 in 10 innings at Comerica Park to complete a four game sweep and become 2012 World Series Champions. Marco Scutaro singles home Ryan Theriot with the decisive run in the top of the 10th inning before Sergio Romo strikes out the side in the bottom of the frame, getting Miguel Cabrera looking for the third out to end it. Pablo Sandoval is named series MVP.

October 31, 2012 - The Giants celebrate their World Series victory with a parade down Market Street in downtown San Francisco.

November 15, 2012 - Buster Posey wins the National League Most Valuable Player award.

Postseason[edit]

Division Series[edit]

The San Francisco Giants defeated the Cincinnati Reds to advance to the 2012 National League Championship Series.

Game 1, October 6[edit]

9:37 p.m. (EDT)[3] at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 9 1
San Francisco 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 7 0
WP: Sam LeCure (1–0)   LP: Matt Cain (0–1)
Home runs:
CIN: Brandon Phillips (1), Jay Bruce (1)
SF: Buster Posey (1)

Game 2, October 7[edit]

Sunday, October 7, 2012 – 9:37 pm (ET) at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 5 0 9 13 0
San Francisco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
WP: Arroyo (1–0)   LP: Bumgarner (0–1)
Home runs:
CIN: Ryan Ludwick (1)
SF: None

Game 3, October 9[edit]

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
San Francisco 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0
Cincinnati 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1
WP: Romo (1–0)   LP: Broxton (0–1)
Home runs:
SF: None
CIN: None

Game 4, October 10[edit]

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Francisco 1 2 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 8 11 1
Cincinnati 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 9 0
WP: Lincecum (1–0)   LP: Leake (0–1)
Home runs:
SF: Ángel Pagán (1), Gregor Blanco (1), Pablo Sandoval (1)
CIN: Ryan Ludwick (2)

Game 5, October 11[edit]

Thursday, October 11, 2012 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Francisco 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 9 1
Cincinnati 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 4 12 1
WP: Cain (1–1)   LP: Latos (0–1)   Sv: Romo (1)
Home runs:
SF: Buster Posey (2)
CIN: Ryan Ludwick (3)

Championship Series[edit]

The San Francisco Giants defeated the St. Louis Cardinals for the National League title.

Game 1, October 14[edit]

Sunday, October 14, 2012 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 6 8 0
San Francisco 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 1
WP: Mujica (1–0)   LP: Bumgarner (0–1)   Sv: Motte (1)
Home runs:
STL: Carlos Beltrán (1), David Freese (1)
SF: None

Game 2, October 15[edit]

Monday, October 15, 2012 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 2
San Francisco 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 X 7 12 0
WP: Vogelsong (1–0)   LP: Carpenter (0–1)
Home runs:
STL: None
SF: None

Game 3, October 17[edit]

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Francisco 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 1
St. Louis 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 6 0
WP: Lohse (1–0)   LP: Cain (0–1)   Sv: Motte (2)
Home runs:
SF: None
STL: Matt Carpenter (1)

Game 4, October 18[edit]

Thursday, October 18, 2012 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Francisco 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 6 1
St. Louis 2 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 X 8 12 0
WP: Wainwright (1–0)   LP: Lincecum (0–1)
Home runs:
SF: Hunter Pence (1) Pablo Sandoval (1)
STL: None

Game 5, October 19[edit]

Friday, October 19, 2012 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Francisco 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 6 0
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1
WP: Zito (1–0)   LP: Lynn (0–1)
Home runs:
SF: Pablo Sandoval (2)
STL: None

Game 6, October 21[edit]

Sunday, October 21, 2012 – 7:45 p.m. (EDT) at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California[4]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5 1
San Francisco 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 X 6 9 1
WP: Ryan Vogelsong (2–0)   LP: Chris Carpenter (0–2)
Home runs:
STL: None
SF: None

Game 7, October 22[edit]

Monday, October 22, 2012 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 2
San Francisco 1 1 5 0 0 0 1 1 X 9 14 0
WP: Cain (1–1)   LP: Lohse (1–1)
Home runs:
STL: None
SF: Brandon Belt (1)

World Series[edit]

Main article: 2012 World Series

The Giants swept the Detroit Tigers 4–0 to win the World Series Championship. The sweep marks as the franchise's first-ever in a playoffs or championship while in San Francisco.

Game 1, October 24[edit]

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 8 0
San Francisco 1 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 X 8 11 0
WP: Zito (1–0)   LP: Verlander (0–1)
Home runs:
DET: Jhonny Peralta (1)
SF: Pablo Sandoval 3 (3)

Game 2, October 25[edit]

Thursday, October 25, 2012 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
San Francisco 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 X 2 5 0
WP: Bumgarner (1–0)   LP: Fister (0–1)   Sv: Romo (1)
Home runs:
DET: None
SF: None

Game 3, October 27[edit]

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Francisco 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 1
Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
WP: Vogelsong (1–0)   LP: Sánchez (0–1)   Sv: Romo (2)
Home runs:
SF: None
DET: None

Game 4, October 28[edit]

Sunday, October 28, 2012 – 8:15 p.m. (EDT) at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan[5]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
San Francisco 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 4 9 0
Detroit 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 5 0
WP: Santiago Casilla (1–0)   LP: Phil Coke (0–1)   Sv: Sergio Romo (3)
Home runs:
SF: Buster Posey (1)
DET: Miguel Cabrera (1), Delmon Young (1)

Batting[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs scored; H = Hits; 2B = Doubles; 3B = Triples; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; AVG = Batting average; SB = Stolen bases

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI AVG SB
Buster Posey 148 530 78 178 39 1 24 103 .336 1
Brandon Belt 145 411 47 113 27 6 7 56 .275 12
Ryan Theriot 104 352 45 95 16 1 0 28 .270 13
Brandon Crawford 143 435 44 108 26 3 4 45 .248 1
Pablo Sandoval 108 396 59 112 25 2 12 63 .283 1
Melky Cabrera 113 459 84 159 25 10 11 60 .346 13
Angel Pagan 154 605 95 174 38 15 8 56 .288 29
Hunter Pence 59 219 28 48 11 2 7 45 .219 1
Gregor Blanco 141 393 56 96 14 5 5 34 .244 26
Joaquin Arias 112 319 30 86 13 5 5 34 .270 5
Marco Scutaro 61 268 40 88 16 1 3 44 .362 2

Pitching[edit]

Note: W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; SV = Saves; IP = Innings pitched; H = Hits allowed; R = Runs allowed; ER = Earned runs allowed; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP H R ER BB K


Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League Bob Mariano
AA Richmond Flying Squirrels Eastern League Dave Machemer
A San Jose Giants California League Andy Skeels
A Augusta GreenJackets South Atlantic League Lipso Nava
Short-Season A Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League Tom Trebelhorn
Rookie AZL Giants Arizona League Derin McMains

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lacques, Gabe (August 15, 2012). "Melky Cabrera suspended 50 games for testosterone". USA Today. Archived from the original on August 15, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Melky Cabrera suspended 50 games". ESPN.com. August 15, 2012. Archived from the original on August 15, 2012. 
  3. ^ "2012 MLB postseason schedule". MLB.com. 
  4. ^ "St. Louis Cardinals at San Francisco Giants – October 21, 2012 | MLB.com Play-by-Play". MLB.com. October 21, 2012. Retrieved October 21, 2012. 
  5. ^ "San Francisco Giants at Detroit Tigers – October 28, 2012 | MLB.com Play-by-Play". MLB.com. October 28, 2012. Retrieved October 28, 2012. 

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