2012 MLB World Series Central

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Game 1: Tigers 3, Giants 8 Giants lead Series, 1-0 Photos Panda on his 3-homer game | Zito grateful for his resurgence Morosi: Panda gets redemption | Rosenthal: Verlander falters in game he was supposed to win FS Detroit: Tigers must shake off rust
Game 2: Tigers 0, Giants 2 Giants lead Series, 2-0 Photos Pence and Romo on Giants' magical ride | Bumgarner on his Game 2 win Rosenthal: Giants playing inspired baseball | Morosi: Tigers not getting breaks, executing FS Detroit: Rough night for Fister
Game 3: Giants 2, Tigers 0 Giants lead Series, 3-0 Photos Rosenthal talks with game heroes Blanco, Lincecum | Vogelsong on his win Rosenthal: Giants winning with all-for-one ethic Morosi: Tigers' stars not stepping up
Game 4: Giants 4, Tigers  3 (10) Giants win World Series, 4-0 Photos Watch trophy presentation | World Series recap | Sandoval named MVP Morosi: Giants smallest stars come up huge Rosenthal: Tigers learn tough lesson


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Game 1: Cardinals 6, Giants 4 Cardinals lead series, 1-0 Photos Descalso's secret in postseason | Joe Buck pulls double duty Rosenthal: Beltran savoring postseason Tension on the tarmac for Giants
Game 2: Cardinals 1, Giants 7 Series tied, 1-1 Photos Vogelsong on pressure of Game 1 start | Game 2 hero Pagan postgame Rosenthal: Holliday's slide fires up Giants Giants' Pence earns nickname "The Reverend"
Game 3: Giants 1, Cardinals 3 Cardinals lead series, 2-1 Photos Matt Carpenter on his game-winning homer Rosenthal: Matheny making veteran moves FS Midwest: Rookie makes his mark
Game 4: Giants 3, Cardinals 8 Cardinals lead series, 3-1 Photos Game 4 starter Wainwright savoring postseason Rosenthal: Will Lincecum ever return to his old self? FS Midwest: Cards offense firing on all cylinders
Game 5: Giants 5, Cardinals 0 Cardinals lead series, 3-2 Photos Zito talks about Game 5 performance | Rosenthal with Posey and Sandoval Rosenthal: Zito moves past doubt FS Midwest: Rough inning dooms Lynn
Game 6: Cardinals 6, Giants 1 Series tied, 3-3 Photos Vogelsong on Game 6 win | Scutaro on his hot streak Rosenthal: Cards need to snap out of it Man yells 'Go Cards' during bank robbery
Game 7: Cardinals 0, Giants 9 Giants win series 4-3, advance to World Series Photos Watch Giants' awards ceremony Rosenthal: Giants' 'Band of Brothers' outplays Cards Marco Scutaro named NLCS MVP


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Game 1: Tigers 6, Yankees 4 (12) Tigers lead series, 1-0 Photos Girardi on Jeter's injury | Morosi recaps Game 1 Morosi: Can Yankees advance without Jeter? FS Detroit: Tigers must address Valverde problem
Game 2: Tigers 3, Yankees 0 Tigers lead series, 2-0 Photos Both managers comment on blown call Morosi: Blown call may be tipping point for replay FS Detroit: Tigers rotation sparkles
Game 3: Yankees 1, Tigers 2 Tigers lead series, 3-0 Photos Morosi: What went wrong for Yankees Morosi: Verlander finally in postseason groove FS Detroit: Delmon Young at best vs. Yankees
Game 4: Yankees 7, Tigers 8 Tigers win series 4-0, advance to World Series Photos Morosi recaps Game 4, looks ahead | Max Scherzer on his big win Morosi: Tigers hungrier this time around FS Detroit: Scherzer finds joy amid personal pain


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Game 1: Nationals 3, Cardinals 2 Nationals lead series, 1-0 Photos Cards' Matheny on loss Rosenthal: Unexpected stars come through FS Midwest: Cards waste plenty of chances
Game 2: Nationals 4, Cardinals 12 Series tied, 1-1 Photos Carlos Beltran on his two-homer game Rosenthal: Lynn gives Cards a full hand FS Midwest: Cards' dangerous offense serves notice
Game 3: Cardinals 8, Nationals 0 Cardinals lead series, 2-1 Photos Carpenter felt like he had his good stuff Rosenthal: Carpenter's recovery amazing Nats' Harper wears red contacts during game
Game 4: Cardinals 1, Nationals 2 Series tied 2-2 Photos Werth on his game-winning homer Rosenthal: Nats inspired by Teddy FS Midwest: Postseason blog
Game 5: Cardinals 9, Nationals 7 Cardinals win series, 3-2, advance to NLCS vs. Giants Photos Cards never lost hope | Nats manager on disappointing loss Rosenthal: Cardiac kids strike again Harper first teen to triple in postseason


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Game 1: Yankees 7, Orioles 2 Yankees lead series, 1-0 Photos Sabathia, Girardi and Showalter postgame Perez: Sabathia sets up Yanks well for Game 2 Jeter was MIA for go-ahead run
Game 2: Yankees 2, Orioles 3 Series tied, 1-1 Photos Both managers cautiously optimistic Perez: Jim Johnson's short memory pays off Ichiro's sweet evasive moves vs. Wieters
Game 3: Orioles 2, Yankees 3 (12) Yankees lead series, 2-1 Photos Ibanez on his two-homer heroics Morosi: Perceptions change on A-Rod, Ibanez, Girardi Gardner: O's can't summon regular-season magic
Game 4: Orioles 2, Yankees 1 (13) Series tied, 2-2 Photos Orioles comment on clutch win Morosi: Offensive woes not all A-Rod's fault Gardner: Orioles' Machado not playing like a rookie
Game 5: Orioles 1, Yankees 3 Yankees win series 3-2, advance to ALCS vs. Tigers Photos Girardi, CC on win, next hurdle Morosi: This team not your vintage Yankees Gardner: Baltimore oh so close


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Game 1: Reds 5, Giants 2 Reds lead series, 1-0 Photos Reds react after gutsy win Martinez: Baker makes right moves Batboy incident reunion, 10 years later
Game 2: Reds 9, Giants 0 Reds lead series, 2-0 Photos Jay Bruce talks his hot series thus far Martinez: Arroyo too much for Giants Vogelsong gets Game 3 start over Lincecum
Game 3: Giants 2, Reds 1 (10) Reds lead series, 2-1 Photos Giants talk about clutch win in Game 3 McCoy: 10th inning derails Reds Mat Latos' pet cat spawns parodies, merchandise
Game 4: Giants 8, Reds 3 Series tied, 2-2 Photos Both teams eager for finale McCoy: Lincecum relief appearance shifts momentum Reds' biggest fan cheering them on
Game 5: Giants 6, Reds 4 Giants win series 3-2, advance to NLCS Photos Giants a proud bunch McCoy: Giants comeback improbable Rapper E-40 pens playoff anthem for Giants


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Game 1: A's 1, Tigers 3 Tigers lead series, 1-0 Photos Tigers discuss Game 1 win Wakiji: Verlander tastes postseason success FS Detroit: A's P Neshek takes mound in wake of tragedy
Game 2: A's 4, Tigers 5 Tigers lead series, 2-0 Photos Leyland defends his pitcher Morosi: Tigers living charmed life FS Detroit: Alburquerque's controversial smooch
Game 3: Tigers 0, A's 2 Tigers lead series, 2-1 Photos Melvin comments on Anderson's strong start Martinez: A's confident, loose at home Brandon McCarthy invites Jerry Seinfeld to A's clubhouse
Game 4: Tigers 3, A's 4 Series tied 2-2 Photos Tigers on gut-wrenching loss Martinez: Familiar territory for Athletics FS Detroit: It's up to Verlander now
Game 5: Tigers 6, A's 0 Tigers win series, 3-2, advance to ALCS vs. Yankees Photos Leyland gives props to A's Martinez: Tigers ride Verlander gem to clinching victory FS Detroit: Verlander is Mr. Reliable


Game Result Photos Video Analysis FS Midwest FS South
Cards 6, Braves 3 Cardinals advance to NLDS vs. Nats Wild-card action Gonzalez on infield fly call | Rosenthal's take Rosenthal: Bad call, unruly fans mar game Cards in underdog role again Chipper takes blame


Game Result Photos Video Analysis FS SW
Orioles 5, Rangers 1 Orioles advance to ALDS vs. Yankees Wild-card action Both managers postgame Morosi: Is it over for Hamilton, Rangers? Collapse a group effort


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