Texas Fold’em!

Need I say more? The San Francisco Giants have beaten the Texas Rangers 3-1 in Game 5 of the World Series, taking the best-of-seven series 4-1. Not many people predicted the Giants would win, and nobody would have predicted at the beginning of the year that they would be holding the World Series Trophy.

It is the first World Series Championship for the Giants since 1954, when the team was still in New York. Edgar Renteria was named the MVP after delivering a three-run home run in the seventh inning, and Tim Lincecum was dominant once again in winning his second game of the Series, besting Cliff Lee of Texas in both of their head-to-head match-ups. Bruce Bochy proved that he knows how to handle a team that wasn’t loaded with superstars.

An incredible and surprising run comes to an end.

Go Giants Go!

The World series starts in just a half hour, with the San Francisco Giants (!!!!!!!!) taking on the Texas Rangers.

Tim Lincecum is pitching tonight against Cliff Lee, followed by Matt Cain to finish the first 2 games in SF, and Jonathan Sanchez + Madison Bumgarner to lead off games 3 & 4 in Texas.

Ex-Giants catcher Bengie Molina played the majority (barely over half) of this season with the Giants, and is now catching for the Rangers, meaning whichever team wins the World Series he will walk away with a shiny new ring. Lucky him!