World Series Play-by-Play, Game 1

Published October 24, 2012

| Associated Press

Play-by-play of Game 1 of the 2012 World Series between the Detroit Tigers and the San Francisco Giants:

Lineups_Tigers: Austin Jackson (cf), Omar Infante (2b), Miguel Cabrera (3b), Prince Fielder (1b), Delmon Young (lf), Jhonny Peralta (ss), Avisail Garcia (rf), Alex Avila (c), Justin Verlander (rhp).

Giants: Angel Pagan (cf), Marco Scutaro (2b), Pablo Sandoval (3b), Buster Posey (c), Hunter Pence (rf), Brandon Belt (1b), Gregor Blanco (lf), Brandon Crawford (ss), Barry Zito (lhp).

Umpires_Home, Gerry Davis; First, Dan Iassogna; Second, Fieldin Culbreth; Third, Brian O'Nora; Left, Brian Gorman; Right, Joe West.

Official Scorers_Chuck Dybdal (Giants scorer), Bill Shaikin (Los Angeles Times), Tom Gage (The Detroit News).

First Pitch — 8:07 p.m. EDT.

Tigers First: Zito pitching. Jackson pops out to right fielder Pence. Infante singles up the middle. On 3-2 count, Cabrera walks, Infante to second. Fielder pops out to shortstop Crawford. Young grounds into fielder's choice, third baseman Sandoval to second baseman Scutaro, Cabrera out at second.

0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 left on. Tigers 0, Giants 0.

Giants First: Verlander pitching. Pagan grounds out, first baseman Fielder to pitcher Verlander. Scutaro grounds out, shortstop Peralta to first baseman Fielder. On 0-2 count, Sandoval homers to center. Posey strikes out looking.

1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 left on. Giants 1, Tigers 0.

Tigers Second: Peralta strikes out swinging. Garcia grounds out, shortstop Crawford to first baseman Belt. Avila grounds out, second baseman Scutaro to first baseman Belt.

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 left on. Giants 1, Tigers 0.

Giants Second: Pence strikes out swinging. Belt flies out to center fielder Jackson. Blanco grounds out, second baseman Infante to first baseman Fielder.

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 left on. Giants 1, Tigers 0.

Tigers Third: Verlander fouls out to first baseman Belt. Jackson singles up the middle. Infante strikes out swinging. Cabrera flies out to left fielder Blanco.

0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 left on. Giants 1, Tigers 0.

Giants Third: Crawford flies out to center fielder Jackson. Zito strikes out swinging. Pagan doubles off the third-base bag. Scutaro singles up the middle, Pagan scores. Sandoval homers to left, Scutaro scores. Posey singles to left fielder Young. Pence grounds into fielder's choice, third baseman Cabrera to second baseman Infante, Posey out at second.

3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 left on. Giants 4, Tigers 0.

Tigers Fourth: Fielder singles to center fielder Pagan. Young grounds into double play, catcher Posey tags out Young and throws to shortstop Crawford, Fielder out at second. Peralta flies out to right fielder Pence.

0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 left on. Giants 4, Tigers 0.

Giants Fourth: Belt walks. Blanco strikes out looking. Crawford grounds out, second baseman Infante to first baseman Fielder, Belt to second. Zito singles to left fielder Young, Belt scores. Pagan grounds out, second baseman Infante to field baseman Fielder.

1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 left on. Giants 5, Tigers 0.

Tigers Fifth: Garcia grounds out, shortstop Crawford to first baseman Belt. Avila grounds out to first baseman Belt. Danny Worth, pitch hitting for Verlander, strikes out swinging.

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 left on. Giants 5, Tigers 0.

Giants Fifth: Al Alburquerque pitching. Scutaro grounds out, second baseman Infante to first baseman Fielder. Sandoval homers to center. Posey grounds out, third baseman Cabrera to first baseman Fielder. Pence strikes out on a foul tip.

1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 left on. Giants 6, Tigers 0.

Tigers Sixth: Jackson doubles to left fielder Blanco. Infante flies out to center fielder Pagan, Jackson to third. Cabrera singles to center fielder Pagan, Jackson scores. Fielder flies out to left fielder Blanco. Young singles up the middle, Cabrera to second. Tim Lincecum replaces pitcher Zito. Peralta strikes out swinging.

1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 left on. Giants 6, Tigers 1.

Giants Sixth: Belt flies out to left fielder Young. Blanco strikes out swinging. Crawford grounds out, second baseman Infante to first baseman Fielder.

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 left on. Giants 6, Tigers 1.

Tigers Seventh: Garcia strikes out swinging. Avila strikes out swinging. Quinton Berry, pitch hitting for Alburquerque, grounds out, second baseman Scutaro to first baseman Belt.

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 left on. Giants 6, Tigers 1.

Giants Seventh: Jose Valverde pitching. Lincecum strikes out swinging. Pagan doubles to right fielder Garcia. Scutaro singles to left fielder Young, Pagan scores. Sandoval singles to center fielder Jackson, Scutaro to third. Posey singles to right fielder Garcia, Scutaro scores, Sandoval to second. Joaquin Benoit replaces pitcher Valverde. On wild pitch by Benoit, Sandoval to third, Posey to second. Pence strikes out swinging. Belt strikes out swinging.

2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 left on. Giants 8, Tigers 1.

Tigers Eighth: Jackson strikes out swinging. Infante grounds out, second baseman Scutaro to first baseman Belt. Cabrera strikes out swinging.

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 left on. Giants 8, Tigers 1.

Giants Eighth: Rick Porcello pitching. Blanco stikes out looking. Crawford flies out to left fielder Jackson. Aubrey Huff, pinch hitting for Lincecum, grounds out, third baseman Cabrera to first baseman Fielder.

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 left on. Giants 8, Tigers 1.

Tigers Ninth: Joaquin Arias replaces third baseman Sandoval. Jose Mijares pitching. Fielder grounds out, third baseman Arias to first baseman Belt. George Kontos replaces pitcher Mijares. Young singles to right fielder Pence. Peralta homers to center, Young scores. Andy Dirks, pitch hitting for Garcia, grounds out, pitcher Kontos to first baseman Belt. Avila walks. Jeremy Affeldt replaces pitcher Kontos. Ramon Santiago, pitch hitting for Porcello, grounds into fielder's choice, shortstop Crawford to second baseman Scutaro, Avila out at second.

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 left on. Giants 8, Tigers 3.

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