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Saturday, October 27, 2012

World Series GAME 3 OMNICHATTER

Enough resting and traveling! Time for more baseball! Can the Giants take a commanding 3-0 lead, or will Detroit once again find what lurks in the eye of the Tiger?

San Francisco Giants (Vogelsong) @ Detroit Tigers (A. Sanchez), 8:00 PM, FOX

Gamingboy Posted: October 27, 2012 at 01:33 AM | 332 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   301. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:23 PM (#4285630)
I wonder how utterly useless Valverde feels now he knows the Tigers can lose important games without him.
   302. Jose Can Still Seabiscuit Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:24 PM (#4285631)
I understand the move but the way Timmeh was throwing I'd be glad to see him out of there if I was Detroit.
   303. Gamingboy Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:24 PM (#4285632)

Checklist (being done from memory since I wasn't at my computer):
Conradian play [ ] (COLLECTIVE CONRADIAN CATASTROPHE [ ] )
Web Gem [ X]
1-2-3-4-5-6 inning [ ]
Strike out of side [ X] (1-2-3 SO of side [X ])
Baserunning blunder [ ]
Bases loaded, nobody scores in the inning [X ]
It rains [ ] (rain delay [])
Dramatic late-inning homer [ ]
Ad for a movie that hasn't been advertised yet this postseason [ ]
Starter warms up in bullpen [X ] (Postseason starter warms up [ X])
Talk about the bet between the Mayors [ ]
Person dressed up in Halloween costume early [ ]
Inning-ending DP [X ]
Hurricane Sandy referenced [ ] (BBTF people worry about it disrupting their WS-watching plans [ ])
Stolen base [X ] (Mention of free tacos after SB [X ])
Caught stealing [ ]
Play at the plate [ ]
Non-pitcher bunt [ ]
Replay review [ ]
Blown call [X ] (Blown call costs game [ ])
NFL reference beyond NFL on FOX [ ]
FOX celebrity shows up [ ]
Reference to Presidential Campaign [ ]
Idiot runs on field [ ]
Triple [ X]
Pitcher gets a hit [ ] (Pitcher gets an RBI [ ])
McCarver's singing career [ ]
Sandoval called "Panda" [ ]
Sandoval goes deep [ ]
SF Giants HOF legend mentions: Mays [ ] McCovey (other than Cove) [ ] Marichal [ ] Cepeda [ ] Perry [ ]
Tigers HOF legend mentions: Cobb [ ] Greenberg [ ] Kaline [ ] Harwell [ ] Crawford [ ] Cochrane [ ] Kell [ ] Newhouser [ ] Jennings [ ] Manush [ ] Gehringer [ ] Heilman [ ]
Cabrera MVP talk [X ]
Posey MVP talk [ ]
Miguel Cabrera does something awesome [ ]
Buster Posey does something awesome [ X]
Prince Fielder goes deep [ ]
Ty Cobb Statue shown [ ]
Giants have most wins for a franchise in sports history [ ]
Valverde shows up [ ] (Valverde blows it [ ])
WILD BRIAN WILSON APPEARS [X ]
Reference to Jack Buck [ ]
Focus on a crazy person in the cove [ ]
Marco Scutaro cannot be stopped [ ]
1984 Tigers flashback [ ]
A. Sanchez as a Giant [ ]
2010 Giants flashback [ ]
Bochy was last guy to get a hit in 1984 WS [ ]
Barry Bonds referenced [ ]
Melky Cabrera referenced []
The Carousel they have at Comerica [ ]
Reference to old Tiger Stadium [ ]
"The Giants have home field because of the ASG" [ ]
Pence's speeches [ ]
Verlander in dugout [X ]
Zito in dugout [ ]
Reggie Jackson mentioned [ ]
Kate Upton [ ]
Barry Manilow [ ]
Super-Duper Slo-Mo used gratuitously [X ]
"It's over" [X] (guaranteed to happen)
Vogelsong's road to the WS [X ] (Somebody erroneously refers to Hanshin and Orix as "Cities" [ ])
   304. Gamingboy Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:25 PM (#4285634)
That was ball 3.
   305. Eric J can SABER all he wants to Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:26 PM (#4285635)
Question: What's the LONGEST a World Series has gone in which one team took a 3-0 lead? Has anybody even forced 6?

Doesn't look that way. Only three teams have even forced a Game 5 (well, a couple more in which the 3-0 lead included a tie).
   306. Shooty Survived the Shutdown of '14! Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:26 PM (#4285638)
Wow. The Giants are just playing really well.
   307. Gamingboy Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:26 PM (#4285639)
Gregor Blanco just deflated everybody.
   308. deputydrew Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:27 PM (#4285640)
In the immortal words of SportsCenter - "Defense wins championships"
   309. charityslave is thinking about baseball Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:27 PM (#4285642)
WHO NEEDS MELKY!!!
   310. Shooty Survived the Shutdown of '14! Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:27 PM (#4285643)
Romo isn't as sharp as in game 2.
   311. Gamingboy Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:27 PM (#4285644)
The 2012 Major League Baseball Season: It Was Fun.
   312. charityslave is thinking about baseball Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:28 PM (#4285646)
Maybe it's true- left field is the hardest position to play.
   313. Shooty Survived the Shutdown of '14! Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:28 PM (#4285647)
Leyland needs a smoke. Bad.
   314. Chip Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:28 PM (#4285649)
The Kaline mention needs to be checked.
   315. boteman digs the circuit clout Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:28 PM (#4285650)
Romo isn't as sharp as in game 2.

That's why Bochy pulled The Timmeh. Give the Tigers fans some false hope, then crush them.
   316. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:28 PM (#4285651)
That camera shot of the Peralta flyout pretty much sums up this series. Apparent possible homer turns out to be ball caught in heel of glove in foul ground.
   317. Baldrick Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:28 PM (#4285652)
I was SURE when that ball left the bat that it was going out. Whether it would stay fair was another question. I was astonished to see Blanco fly into the screen and make the catch.
   318. My name is Votto, and I love to get blotto Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:31 PM (#4285656)
I'm surprised Blanco didn't grab that one.
   319. Repoz Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:31 PM (#4285657)
Tigers are turning out to be the biggest sham since Dave Wickersham pitched for Detroit...and he was 6' 3"!
   320. charityslave is thinking about baseball Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:31 PM (#4285658)
It was a hanger.
   321. Gamingboy Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:32 PM (#4285660)
1966 Orioles still unimpressed. Shut them out tomorrow too, you wimps.
   322. Shooty Survived the Shutdown of '14! Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:32 PM (#4285663)
Night fellas. Time for bed meow.
   323. charityslave is thinking about baseball Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:33 PM (#4285664)
Tigers going out with the meekest of whimpers.
   324. deputydrew Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:33 PM (#4285666)
Verlander still pitching game five? I guess you gotta win more than just game four, but still tough to leave your ace on the bench.
   325. VoodooR Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:33 PM (#4285667)
Wow that's crazy about the Tigers only getting shut out twice during the regular season, and now twice in two World Series games.
   326. 'Spos lost the handle trying to make the transfer Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:33 PM (#4285669)
...still hoping for more baseball...
   327. Gamingboy Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:34 PM (#4285670)
So, uh, who'd win in a fight: A Lion or a Tiger?
   328. JJ1986 Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:34 PM (#4285671)
From a cursory look, 1970 was the last WS when a team up 3-0 didn't sweep.
   329. charityslave is thinking about baseball Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:35 PM (#4285672)
And for their efforts, the Tigers get to face Matt Cain.

Edited out the stupid.
   330. deputydrew Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:35 PM (#4285673)
Those logos on the side of their hats are just out of control. I'm ok with something, but that's just way too big.
   331. Cooper Nielson Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:41 PM (#4285677)
Verlander still pitching game five? I guess you gotta win more than just game four, but still tough to leave your ace on the bench.


I'm not going to look at the stats, but on the basis of his Game 1, I'm going to guess that Verlander has the highest postseason ERA of any of the Tiger starters. Obviously, he's the ace, but it's not like Scherzer (or any of the starters) is the big concern. They need runs.
   332. Eric J can SABER all he wants to Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:53 PM (#4285689)
I'm not going to look at the stats, but on the basis of his Game 1, I'm going to guess that Verlander has the highest postseason ERA of any of the Tiger starters.

Wow. You are correct, and that ERA is 2.22.
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