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  1. IcyPatriot

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    All I can say is wow ... did anyone give the Giants a chance?

    Good for them ... nice to see the underdog win when your dog is home for the fight.
     
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    well yeah, the giants had more experience

    they just won a ws 2 years ago in fact, with posey healthy they've yet to lose an elimination game in the playoffs
     
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    also, how do you get 'underdog'?

    giants were 94-68 this year, tigers were 88-74 (same record as the st louis cards)

    cards and tigers were the two worst w/l teams in the playoffs
     
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    giants actually won their division by the 2nd most games, of all division winners (8 game lead)
     
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    Because I saw lots of these before the series:

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    ESPN people 22/27 picked Tigers and @ 70% of an ESPN poll picked Tigers.
     
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    they bought into detroit's sweep over the yanks

    but when's the last time an AL team even won the ws? 2009 yanks?

    the smart money knew sf had the edge
     
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    the long lay off after sweeping the stinkies killed the tigers just like it killed the rockies in 07.
     
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    the giants were just the better team......literally and during this series
     
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