The San Francisco Giants capped off their sensational run through the postseason by sweeping the Detroit Tigers in the World Series by a score of 4-3 in 10 innings on Sunday night.
Marco Scutaro was the hero late, driving in DH Ryan Theriot on an RBI single in the top of the 10th in Comerica Park. The go-ahead run held up thanks to Giants hurler Sergio Romo striking out the side in the bottom of the inning.
First baseman Brandon Belt led off the scoring by ripping a triple in the top of the second that scored Hunter Pence. But Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera responded for Detroit in the third, jacking a two-run homer to put the Tigers on top 2-1.
Giants catcher Buster Posey then swatted a two-run shot of his own, and Delmon Young again answered for the home team with a solo shot of his own to tie it up at three. A bullpen duel ensued from there until the Giants small-balled their way to the deciding run against tough Tigers southpaw Phil Coke.
Resiliency defined the Giants' playoff run—and ultimately, the entire MLB playoffs—as San Francisco now have themselves a world champion for the second time in three years.