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Panda For MVP

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.28.2012 | Sports

DETROIT -- The MVP – Most Valuable Panda – sat in the interview room and smiled. A trophy, another World Series ring and the best nicknam...

Cabrera Delivers Too Little, Too Late

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 12.28.2012 | Sports

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera stood at the plate and watched one last pitch sail by: strike three to end Detroit's season. The Triple...

LIVE: Giants Try To Clinch World Series Crown

Posted 10.28.2012 | Sports

World Series Game 4 Detroit Tigers vs. San Francisco Giants Comerica Park, Detroit 8:07 p.m. EST Looking to write a perfect end to their se...

LIVE: World Series Game 3

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 12.27.2012 | Sports

That's it. The final score is Giants 2, Tigers 0 for the second consecutive game in this World Series. On the strength of nearly flawless pitching, S...

Will Sanchez Get Tigers Back On Track?

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 10.26.2012 | Sports

DETROIT -- Justin Verlander already lost. Doug Fister pitched gamely, but his fine effort wasn't good enough either. Now, with their World Series hop...

Giants Beer Versus Tigers Beer: What Do Your Suds Say About Your Town?

AP | JASON DEAREN and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 10.26.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- While the Fall Classic between the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers pits clubs from two very different cities, the distinctive...

Halfway There

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.26.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Giants' extended family lingered on the field long after the final out, posing for pictures and savoring the win. Cars honked in ...

Jordan Schultz

Tony La Russa Talks World Series And Why He's Happy Watching, Not Managing

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.26.2012 | Sports

Tony La Russa won three World Series championships during his 32-year tenure as a manager in Major League Baseball. Last season, he captured his secon...

WATCH: Giants Get (Another) Lucky Break

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.25.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gregor Blanco is chasing down line drives in left field, laying down perfect bunts and making run-saving relay throws. ...

Giants Do It Again

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 12.25.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — A Giant dose of small ball, and suddenly San Francisco finds itself in a most unique position – way ahead in a postseason ...

LIVE: World Series Game 2

Posted 10.25.2012 | Sports

The World Series Game 2 Detroit Tigers vs. San Francisco Giants AT&T Park 8:07 p.m. EST Don't let the final score (or the television ratings...

World Series Game 1 From A(lburquerque) to Z(ito)

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.25.2012 | Sports

The 2012 World Series got off to a thrilling start at AT&T Park, with the San Francisco Giants routing the Detroit Tigers, 8-3. Whether it was Pablo S...

Zito Delivers In World Series Debut

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.25.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Barry Zito never expected to start a World Series opener. Years ago, he learned not to count on anything in his baseball career....

Fluke Play Leads To BIG Inning

Posted 10.25.2012 | Sports

Is this meant to be an Orange October? The San Francisco Giants seemed to catch all the breaks down the stretch of the NLCS and in the opening gam...

LIVE: World Series Game 1

Posted 10.24.2012 | Sports

The World Series Game 1 Detroit Tigers vs. San Francisco Giants AT&T Park 8:00 p.m. EST This is it. The Giants welcome the Tigers to picture...

Robert Frost Gets Barry Zito

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.09.2012 | Sports

Robert Frost already traced the career arc of Barry Zito. The author of "The Road Not Taken" once wrote "Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both ha...

World Series Predictions

Posted 10.24.2012 | Sports

Even with the San Francisco Giants holding home-field advantage in the 2012 World Series, oddsmakers still favor Detroit to win its first world champi...

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know The 2012 Detroit Tigers?

Posted 10.24.2012 | Sports

How well do you know the 2012 American League champion Detroit Tigers? If you paid the least bit of attention to baseball this season then you know...

PREDICT: Which Team Will Win World Series?

Posted 10.24.2012 | Sports

The 2012 World Series matchup is set. The San Francisco Giants will take on the Detroit Tigers in the Fall Classic and thanks to the National League's...

World Series Notes: Can Valverde Regain Role?

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.23.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jose Valverde hopes to speed his way back into the closer role for the Detroit Tigers during the World Series. A...

Well-Rested Tigers Take On Well-Tested Giants

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 12.23.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Jim Leyland and the Detroit Tigers found out the hard way that rest means rust in the World Series. Six years ago, their last S...

Will This World Series Be Jim Leyland's Last Hurrah?

Bill Lucey | Posted 12.23.2012 | Sports
Bill Lucey

Though Leyland has reportedly dismissed any thoughts of retiring at the end of the year when his contract is up, the temptation to leave the game with a World Series ring, which would be his second, would be tempting.