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World Series Matchup: Detroit Tigers vs. San Francisco Giants

The San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals in the decisive Game 7 Monday in the National League Championship Series. They will face the Detroit Tigers, who swept the New York Yankees.

And then there were two.

The Detroit Tigers, and their fans, now know who they will face in the World Series.

San Francisco, down 3-1, won three straight games to dethrone the reigning World Champions to advance to the Fall Classic. This is the first time the Tigers and the Giants have met in the World Series.

The Tigers are attempting to win their fourth championship. If the Giants win, it will be the seventh title for the team, which originally played in New York.

Here's a lookt at the game lineup:

  • Game 1 At San Francisco, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, on FOX
  • Game 2 At San Francisco, 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, on FOX
  • Game 3 Home, 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, on FOX
  • Game 4 Home, 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, on FOX
  • Game 5 Home, 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, on FOX (if necessary)
  • Game 6 At San Francisco, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, on FOX (if necessary)
  • Game 7 At San Francisco, 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, on FOX (if necessary)

Currently, there are no tickets available for the World Series. Additional tickets may be released closer to games on the Tigers website. Fans can also check sites such as StubHub for tickets that are being resold.

Similar to Detroit, San Francisco is a Patch town. Follow your local Patch site and watch for stories we will be sharing between our Patches.

John Hetzler (Editor) October 23, 2012 at 02:11 PM
Do you think the Tigers can tame the Matt Cain and the red-hot Giants?
Bob Cornwall October 23, 2012 at 03:11 PM
I've adopted the Tigers since moving to Michigan, but I'm a life-long Giants fan. So, while I wish the Tigers the Best -- Go Giants!!!
Jennifer Lannoo October 23, 2012 at 03:43 PM
Go get 'em, Tigers!
Sadie October 23, 2012 at 04:25 PM
Eat'em up Tigers! Eat'em up!!!!
dan October 23, 2012 at 04:28 PM
Tigers in 5
Max Power October 23, 2012 at 06:27 PM
It’s a miracle that the Giants are in the World Series, but now that they made it to the dance, this is going to be a very pitcher-dominant matchup. I think the Tigers are going to win, but it’s going to take at least six or seven games to do it. I can’t wait for the series to begin and I’ve already set a reminder for Wednesday’s matchup through my Hopper’s GameFinder app. A coworker at DISH told me about this feature and I’ve been able to keep up with when playoff games are on TV. I wouldn’t be surprised if Verlander tried to pitch in three games, if necessary. The Tigers’ pitching staff is as formidable as the Giants roster.
John Hetzler (Editor) October 23, 2012 at 09:10 PM
Thanks for the musical inspiration, Jennifer. Check out this video from the DSO: http://wyandotte.patch.com/articles/dso-plays-go-get-em-tigers#youtube_video-11764348
Kariann Hart October 27, 2012 at 01:56 PM
Sorry to see that the Detroit Tigers have lost two games to the Giants. Why couldn't MLB schedule a DAY game here in Detroit? Weather wise and for the younger kids, this would have been a great idea! Oh wait, it's the money made from the ads. Sorry little kids, you're out of luck.

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