COMCAST SPORTSNET BAY AREA TO AIR “GIANTS CLASSIC GAMES,”
FEATURING SEVEN GAMES FROM 2012 CHAMPIONSHIP RUN
Beginning Tuesday, December 11, Network to Present “Giants Classic Games – Championship Edition”
Leading Off with Giants Winning NL West
Schedule Includes Giants/Reds NLDS Game 5, Giants/Cardinals NLCS Game 7
and All Giants/Tigers World Series Games
Postseason Telecasts to Feature Duane Kuiper, Mike Krukow, Jon Miller
and Dave Flemming's KNBR Radio Calls
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (December 6, 2012) – Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, the home of “Authentic Bay Area Sports,” relives and celebrates the San Francisco Giants’ 2012 championship season this month with “Giants Classic Games – Championship Edition” – an encore presentation of seven historic games from the team’s storybook season. As an added bonus, each postseason telecast will include the KNBR radio call from the best broadcasting team in baseball – Duane Kuiper, Mike Krukow, Jon Miller and Dave Flemming.
Comcast SportsNet Bay Area will televise the first of seven “Giants Classic Games – Championship Edition” on Tuesday, December 11 at 7 p.m. with the Giants clinching the NL West against San Diego. “Giants Classic Games – Championship Edition” also includes the Giants beating Cincinnati in the NLDS; capturing the NL pennant against St. Louis; and sweeping Detroit in four games to win the team’s second World Series in three years.
Comcast SportsNet Bay Area’s “Giants Classic Games – Championship Edition” schedule is below:
Tuesday, December 11 (Giants win NL West) 7 p.m.
September 22, 2012: Giants vs. San Diego Padres (Giants 8, Padres 4)
Madison Bumgarner pitched the Giants to their second NL West title in two years, and Marco Scutaro had three hits and three RBIs in San Francisco’s 8-4 win over the Padres.
Monday, December 24 (Giants win NL Division Series) 7 p.m.
October 11, 2012: Giants at Cincinnati Reds, Game 5 (Giants 6, Reds 4)
The Giants rally to win the NLDS by defeating Cincinnati in five games after losing the first two games at home. San Francisco’s dramatic comeback was capped off by Buster Posey’s second career grand slam off Mat Latos.
Tuesday, December 25 (Giants win NL Championship Series) 10 a.m.
October 22, 2012: Giants vs. St. Louis Cardinals, Game 7 (Giants 9, Cardinals 0)
The Giants come back from a 3-1 series deficit in the NLCS to beat the reigning 2011 World Champion Cardinals in seven games. Marco Scutaro capped his series MVP performance with three hits; adding to his NLCS record 28 hits in the series.
Tuesday, December 25 (Giants win World Series Game 1) 7:30 p.m.
October 24, 2012: Giants vs. Detroit Tigers, Game 1 (Giants 8, Tigers 3)
Pablo Sandoval hits three home runs and drives in four runs in an 8-3 victory over the Tigers in Game 1. Barry Zito outduels reigning AL Cy Young winner and MVP Justin Verlander to get the win.
Thursday, December 27 (Giants win World Series Game 2) 8 p.m.
October 25, 2012: Giants vs. Detroit Tigers, Game 2 (Giants 2, Tigers 0)
Madison Bumgarner tosses seven scoreless innings in a 2-0 win over the Tigers, and San Francisco takes a 2-0 edge in the World Series.
Sunday, December 30 (Giants win World Series Game 3) 7:30 p.m.
October 27, 2012: Giants at Detroit Tigers, Game 3 (Giants 2, Tigers 0)
Ryan Vogelsong, Tim Lincecum and Sergio Romo combine for a five-hit shutout in a 2-0 victory over the Tigers. The Giants take a commanding 3-0 lead as they become the first team in World Series history to record back-to-back shutouts since 1966.
Monday, December 31 (Giants win World Series) 8 p.m.
October 28, 2012: Giants at Detroit Tigers, Game 4 (Giants 4, Tigers 3; 10 innings)
The Giants top the Tigers in the tenth inning for the World Series sweep and their second championship in three years. Marco Scutaro’s RBI single in the top of the tenth, driving in Ryan Theriot, was the difference in the Giants' 4–3 victory. Pablo Sandoval was named series MVP, hitting .500 with three home runs, a double and four RBIs in 16 at-bats.
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