TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Detroit Tigers in the 3rd Game of the 108th World Series…Giants’ right-hander Ryan Vogelsong (2-0, 1.42) will face Tigers’ right-hander Anibal Sanchez (1-1, 1.35).
Today’s Starting Lineup
ON THE MOUND…RHP Ryan Vogelsong has allowed 1 run-or-fewer in all 3 of his postseason starts this year, tied for the most in a single postseason in Giants history (Matt Cain, 2010 postseason)…the only starters with 4 consecutive starts of allowing 1 or fewer runs in one postseason are Curt Schilling (2001), Burt Hooton (1981) and Blue Moon Odom (1972).
Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than the wind chill factor.
SERGIO ROMO… Has recorded the last out in 7 of the Giants 9 wins this postseason.
BUSTER POSEY… Is 11-for-52 (.212) with 4 runs, 2 HRs (grand slam), 7 RBI and 8 BBs this postseason.
ANGEL PAGAN… Joined Jimmy Rollins as the only two players in Major League Baseball history with a pair of leadoff home runs in the same postseason.
HUNTER PENCE… Made his postseason debut with the Phillies last season, batting .211 (4-for-19) in 5 games.
HECTOR SANCHEZ… Is on his 1st career postseason roster… Has started twice this postseason (both at catcher) and has gone 1-for-7 with 2 BBs.