Who was the winner of the 2012 World Series?
2013 →. The 2012 World Series was the championship series of Major League Baseball’s (MLB) 2012 season. The 108th edition of the World Series, the series was a best-of-seven playoff between the National League (NL) champion San Francisco Giants and the American League (AL) champion Detroit Tigers; the Giants won in a four-game sweep.
When did Bruce Bochy manage the San Francisco Giants?
Bruce Bochy made his third World Series appearance as a manager, his second with the Giants. Bochy led San Francisco to the 2010 title. Before that, he led the 1998 San Diego Padres to the World Series, where the New York Yankees swept. Bochy would win his second World Series title.
Who was the batting champion for the San Francisco Giants?
The Giants’ Buster Posey was the league batting champion. The Giants finished the regular season atop the National League West with 94 wins and 68 losses, eight games ahead of the second place Los Angeles Dodgers. They defeated the Cincinnati Reds in the National League Division Series, a best-of-five series, in five games.
What was the score of the 2012 All Star Game?
The National League All-Star Team won the 2012 All-Star Game, played on July 10 in Kansas City, Missouri, by a score of 8–0. Representatives of both the Giants and the Tigers played key roles in the outcome.
What did Bruce Bochy do in the World Series?
In the World Series, his Game 4 tenth-inning single drove home a run that gave the Giants a lead the team would not relinquish. Bruce Bochy made his third World Series appearance as a manager, his second with the Giants. Bochy led San Francisco to the 2010 title.
Who was second in the AL in strikeouts in 2012?
Max Scherzer (16–7) finished second in the AL with 231 strikeouts. During the 2012 season, pitcher Doug Fister set an AL record by striking out nine consecutive batters. Miguel Cabrera became the first player in 45 years (since Carl Yastrzemski in 1967) to win the Triple Crown.
How did the Tigers get to the World Series?
The Tigers advanced to the World Series after sweeping the Yankees in four games during the American League Championship Series. The Giants advanced to the World Series after winning the National League Championship Series four games to three over the St. Louis Cardinals, the 2011 World Series winners.