Giants, Tigers leave runners on in first

It is 47 degrees or so in Detroit, which I'd guess would make it pretty hard to hit. Everyone just wants to get back to the dugout as quickly as possible so they can start a pine-tar fire.

The Giants obliged in the top of the first inning, going down quickly. Angel Pagan grounded out on the second pitch he saw from Anibal Sanchez, and Marco Scutaro grounded to short after running the count full. Pablo Sandoval dunked a single in front of Austin Jackson -- Sandoval's sixth hit in eight at-bats -- but he was stranded when Buster Posey waved through a Sanchez fastball.

In the Tigers' half, things were more promising. Quintin Berry worked out a tough, one-out walk against Ryan Vogelsong, setting the table for the middle of the order. Miguel Cabrera got out in front of a curve, but he punched it through the left side, putting two on for Prince Fielder, who got ahead in the count, 2-1.


Getting ahead in the count didn't help. Rally quashed. Inning over. Game still scoreless.

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