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World Series Game 2: Tigers' offense shut down again in 2-0 loss to Giants

The Detroit Tigers are in deep trouble after losing 2-0 to the San Francisco Giants on Thursday. The Tigers are now coming back to Detroit down 2-0 in the World Series.

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Gene Lamont: "I was wrong" in sending Fielder home

Tigers third-base coach Gene Lamont said he "was wrong" about his decision to wave the burly Prince Fielder home in the second inning of Game 2 of the World Series.


Leyland 'scared to death' when Fister got hit

The Tigers pitcher was hit in the head by a line drive in the second inning of Game 2 of the World Series.


World Series lead swells, Giants bloggers react

The San Francisco Giants jumped out to a 2-0 series lead on Thursday night, and at SB Nation's Giants blog the excitement is growing. As noted by Grant Brisbee in the recap: "winning the first two games of the World Series was probably a good decision."


Tigers drop Game 2, is it time to panic?

The Detroit Tigers received a brilliant performance from Doug Fister in Game 2 the World Series, but their offense failed to score a run and they felt the Giants, 2-0. Time to panic?


Giants take 2-0 World Series lead

San Francisco Giants win 2-0 Thursday to take 2-0 lead in the World Series.


Tigers, Giants scoreless through six in Game 2

The Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants remain scoreless in Game 2 of the World Series Thursday.

Giants starter Madison Bumgarner has given up just two hits, struck out eight and walked one in six innings. Tigers starter Doug Fister has given up three hits, walked one and struck out three in his six innings of work.

The Tigers have had just one base runner, on a walk by Austin Jackson in the top of the sixth, in the last three innings. Delmon Young and Omar Infante are the only Tigers with a hit. Young has the game's only extra-base hit after he doubled in the second.

The Giants also have had just one base-runner, on a single by Pablo Sandoval in the bottom of the sixth, since loading the bases in the second inning. The team's only three hits are by Sandoval, Buster Posey and Gregor Blanco, all singles.

The Tigers had the game's best scoring opportunity in the second inning when Prince Fielder attempted to score from first base on a double by Delmon Young with no one out. Fielder was thrown out at home plate.


Tigers, Giants scoreless after three innings

The Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants are tied at 0-0 after three innings in Game 2 of the World Series Thursday.

The Tigers had the best scoring opportunity of the game in the second inning. Prince Fielder led off the inning getting on base after he was hit by a pitch from Giants starter Madison Bumgarner. Delmon Young followed with a double to left field and Tigers third base coach Gene Lamont waved Fielder home, trying to score him from first base. Fielder was thrown out at home on a close play:


The Giants loaded the bases in the bottom of the second with two outs. One of the hits in the inning included a line drive by Gregor Blanco that hit Tigers pitcher Doug Fister in the head:


Tigers medical staff administered concussion tests to Fister on the field, but he was deemed OK and he stayed in the game. Fister walked the next batter he faced, Brandon Crawford, before inducing the pop-up from Bumgarner to end the inning. He retired the Giants in order in the third inning.


Tigers vs. Giants lineups: World Series Game 2

Doug Fister and the Tigers will face off against Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner on Thursday in a pivotal Game 2 at AT&T Park.


Tigers-Giants World Series Game 2 preview

Detroit looks to even World Series Thursday night.

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