October 24th, 2012
PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS SERIES (ALL TIMES PDT) (*if necessary):
- Thursday, Oct. 25 vs. Detroit (5:07): RHP Doug Fister (0-0, 1.35) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (0-2, 11.25) – FOX, ESPN Radio
- Saturday, Oct. 27 at Detroit (5:07): RHP Anibal Sanchez (1-1, 1.35) vs. RHP Ryan Vogelsong (2-0, 1.42) – FOX, ESPN Radio
- Sunday, Oct. 28 at Detroit (5:07): RHP Max Scherzer (1-0, 0.82) vs. RHP Matt Cain (2-2, 3.52) – FOX, ESPN Radio
- *Monday, Oct. 29 at Detroit (5:07): RHP Justin Verlander vs. TBA – FOX, ESPN Radio
- *Wednesday, Oct. 31 vs. Detroit (5:07): RHP Doug Fister vs. TBA – FOX, ESPN Radio
- *Thursday, Nov. 1 vs. Detroit (5:07): RHP Anibal Sanchez vs. TBA – FOX, ESPN Radionote: all postseason games broadcast on KNBR radio (English)/home games and World Series contests broadcast on KTRB 860 ESPN Deportes
An exciting pregame ceremony kicked off Game 1 of the 2012 Fall Classic today.
- MasterCard donated $4.1 million to Standup 2 Cancer
- The teams were introduced and lined up
- Phillip Phillips sang the National Anthem followed by a ceremonial fly over
- Orlando Cepeda, Willie McCovey, Willie Mays and Gaylord Perry threw the first pitch
- Robb Nen and a member of the Boys and Girls Club presented the game ball
- Omar Vizquel said “play ball”
TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Detroit Tigers in the opener of the 108th World Series…Giants’ left-hander Barry Zito (1-0, 1.74) will face Tigers’ right-hander Justin Verlander (3-0, 0.74).
GIANTS ANNOUNCE ROSTER FOR 2012 WORLD SERIES
The San Francisco Giants set their 25-man roster for the 2012 World Series vs. the Detroit Tigers, club Senior Vice President and General Manager Brian Sabean announced today. The Giants will enter the World Series with 12 pitchers, two catchers, seven infielders and four outfielders. The roster includes:
41 Jeremy Affeldt LHP
40 Madison Bumgarner LHP
18 Matt Cain RHP
46 Santiago Casilla RHP
70 George Kontos RHP
55 Tim Lincecum RHP
49 Javier Lopez LHP
50 Jose Mijares LHP
59 Guillermo Mota RHP
54 Sergio Romo RHP
32 Ryan Vogelsong RHP
75 Barry Zito LHP
28 Buster Posey C
29 Hector Sanchez C
13 Joaquin Arias IF
9 Brandon Belt IF
35 Brandon Crawford IF
17 Aubrey Huff IF
48 Pablo Sandoval IF
19 Marco Scutaro IF
5 Ryan Theriot IF
7 Gregor Blanco OF
12 Xavier Nady OF
16 Angel Pagan OF
8 Hunter Pence OF
Here are some Giants Gems for Bill Hayes’ birthday from the 2012 Giants Media Guide – Happy Birthday Billy!
- Veteran baseball man returns for 13th season in Giants organization, and 36th campaign overall in professional baseball.
- Will mark 10th-straight year serving as SF’s bullpen catcher…has also assisted pitching coach Dave Righetti and bullpen coach Mark Gardner with pitching aspects.
- Prior to joining San Francisco chain, former big league catcher spent 6 years in Cubs organization and 6 seasons with Rockies.
- Was originally slated to manage Class A Advanced San Jose in 2003, but was elevated to big league club prior to Opening Day.
- Was member of coaching staff that traveled to Taiwan with MLB All-Stars in 2011.