Tigers vs. Giants: Video Highlights for World Series 2012 Game 2

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The San Francisco Giants took a 2-0 lead in the 2012 World Series with a 2-0 win over the visiting Detroit Tigers. The series now moves to Detroit.

Madison Bumgarner pitched seven innings and struck out eight batters to earn the win.

The Giants had the bases loaded with no outs in the seventh inning. Leyland opted to leave his defense at double-play depth instead of bringing them in to try to keep San Francisco off the board.

The Tigers turned a double play on a ground ball hit by Brandon Crawford. Hunter Pence, who led off the inning with the single that chased starter Doug Fister, scored the only run the Giants would need.

The Giants added an insurance run in the eighth inning on a quality at-bat by Pence. With the bases loaded and an 0-2 count, Pence fouled off three close pitches before hitting a sacrifice fly to right-center field.

Game 3 will be played on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET. Ryan Vogelsong is slated to take the mound for the Giants against Anibal Sanchez.

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