Topic: Marco Scutaro
San Francisco won its second Major League Baseball championship in the past three years Sunday night, winning four straight against the American League champion Detroit Tigers.
The San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers are back at it Saturday in the 2012 World Series. The Giants lead the Tigers two-zip, but don't count Detroit out – especially in their home park.
Boston Red Sox lead Tampa Bay by two games in the wild-card standings. The Rays were idle; they open a four-game series against the first-place New York Yankees on Tuesday.