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World Series 2012: Tigers will take on Giants

The Detroit Tigers will begin the 2012 World Series on Wednesday against the San Francisco Giants.

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2012 World Series ratings not off to a good start

The World Series between the Tigers and Giants is on its way towards becoming the lowest-rated Fall Classic ever.

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Justin Verlander would start Game 5 for Tigers

Should there be a Game 5, Tigers ace Justin Verlander will start it and make his second World Series start.

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Verlander sets a Tigers strikeout record in loss

Detroit Tigers ace pitcher Justin Verlander set a franchise record for most strikeouts (26) during a single post-season on Wednesday night in Game 1 of the World Series. The Tigers lost to the Giants, 8-3.

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Miggy makes cover of Sports Illustrated

The Detroit Tigers hope that the SI cover curse is but a myth.

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Giants announce World Series starting rotation

The San Francisco Giants have decided on their starting rotation for the 2012 World Series.

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Leyland refuses to name closer before World Series

Tigers' manager Jim Leyland refused to name a starter before the World Series started, instead opting to "play it by ear."

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Aretha Franklin will sing the Anthem before Game 5

The Queen of Soul (that's Aretha Franklin) will open for the Tigers on Oct. 29

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Tigers to face Giants lefty Barry Zito in Game 1

Giants manager Bruce Bochy confirmed that veteran lefty Barry Zito will get the start in Game 1 of the World Series.

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Tigers wrap up workouts at Comerica Park

The Detroit Tigers have concluded workouts at Comerica Park in advance of the World Series.

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Tigers favored over Giants in World Series

The Detroit Tigers are favored to defeat the San Francisco Giants and win the 2012 World Series.

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Tigers pitchers practice bunting

Detroit Tigers pitchers spent Monday's workout practicing their bunting.

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Tigers will take on Giants for championship

After their longest break of the season, the Tigers now know their World Series opponent

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MLB announced World Series start times

Major League Baseball has announced the start times for this year's World Series, which could potentially include three games in Detroit.

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Tigers find out World Series opponent on Monday

Like all baseball fans, the Tigers will be glued to the TV on Monday night to see who they will face in the World Series.

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Jim Leyland reveals probable Game 1 lineup

The Tigers skipper revealed what will probably be his batting order for the first game of the World Series.

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Tigers finish simulated game with minor leaguers

While players in the NLCS were busy preparing for Game 6, the Detroit Tigers were honing their skills in a simulated game on Sunday at Comerica Park.

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Tigers to use Fister in Game 2, Sanchez in Game 3

The Tigers will officially send Doug Fister to the mound for Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday, while Anibal Sanchez will pitch Game 3 back in Detroit.

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Tigers to face minor leaguers as they await foe

Tigers manager Jim Leyland said Friday that his team will face an instructional league team over the coming days in an effort to avoid rustiness.

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I-Rod: Time is now for Tigers owner Mike Ilitch

Former Detroit Tigers catcher Ivan Rodriguez spoke with reporters after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 4 of the ALCS, and the future Hall of Famer says it's time for owner Mike Ilitch to be part of a World Series Championship.

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Jose Valverde says he's ready to save the day

Detroit Tigers closer Jose Valverde wants to start fresh in the World Series, and says he's going to get the save in the clinching game.

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