World Series Game 1, Rangers Vs. Giants: Brian Wilson Finishes Off Busy Ninth

And we're all done with a game that didn't really turn out the way so many people figured it would.

Inheriting an 11-4 lead, Ramon Ramirez came out of the Giants bullpen for the top of the ninth and promptly allowed a single and a walk. He got Michael Young to fly out, but Young would be Ramirez's last batter, as Bruce Bochy came out to fetch Jeremy Affeldt.

Affeldt was in to face the lefty Josh Hamilton, but he couldn't get the job done, uncorking a wild pitch and then walking Hamilton on six pitches to load the bases.

That meant that it was time for Brian Wilson, since seven-run leads have been known to evaporate so quickly in the past. Wilson faced Vladimir Guerrero to start off, and Guerrero lined out to right. The fly scored a run but pushed the Rangers to their final out.

Nelson Cruz followed with a double to center that scored another two runs, making it an 11-7 game. Even still, the tying run was still in the hole, and Ian Kinsler would fly out to end the game.

It's a 1-0 series lead for San Francisco, who will send Matt Cain to the hill Thursday night.

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