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2012 World Series: 4 Reasons San Francisco Giants Will Be World Champions
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The San Francisco Giants officially completed their improbable comeback Monday night to win the NL Pennant, and they will carry that momentum into the World Series and defeat the Detroit Tigers.

Bold statement? Yes. But there are a few things in particular that make me confident to say such a thing.

But first, I will touch on the one player that scares me more than anyone on the Tigers' roster: Anibal Sanchez. Few pitchers have tormented Giants hitters as much as Sanchez has in recent memory.

Sanchez is 3-1 with a 1.98 ERA in five starts against the Giants in his career with a 31-7 strikeout-to-walk ratio. If I were the Tigers, I would make sure Sanchez is starting Game 2 and Game 5 (if necessary) in this series.

But back to the Giants.

Here are four reasons why they will emerge victorious and be crowned World Series champions in 2012.

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