Avisail Garcia grounded out to begin the inning. Avila also grounded out. Danny Worth hit in place of Verlander, who was done for the night. Worth struck out to end the side.

Sandoval led off the inning for the Giants. He hit his 3rd homerun of the night, this time off Al Alburquerque

Score: Giants 6, Tigers 0

6th inning:

Jackson led off with a double. Infante flew out to center. Jackson tagged up and went to 3rd base. Cabrera was up with 2 outs and a runner on 3rd. He hit a single to score Jackson. The Tigers got on the board. Fielder hit one to left where Blanco made another outstanding catch. Young hit a 2-out single. Runners were on 1st and 2nd with Peralta at bat. That was all for Barry Zito. Tim Lincecum came in to get the final out and get the Giants out of the inning.

Alburquerque was still pitching for the Tigers. He got out of the inning, 1, 2, 3.

Score: Giants 6, Tigers 1

7th inning:

Lincecum continued to pitch for the Giants. He struck out Garcia swinging to start the inning. Lincecum then struck out Avila, his 3rd-straight strikeout. Pinch-hitter Quintin Berry grounded out to end the side.

Jose Valverde entered to pitch for the Tigers. Lincecum struck out. Pagan hit a double, his second of the night. Scutaro hit a single to score Pagan. Sandoval was up with one out and a runner on 1st. He singled. Scutaro went to the 3rd base. Posey was up with runners on the corners and 1 out. He hit a base hit to score Scutaro. Valverde was pulled. Joaquin Benoit took the mound for the Tigers. A wild pitch from Benoit advanced the runners. He then struck out Hunter Pence. Benoit struck out Belt to end the inning.

Score: Giants 8, Tigers 1

8th inning:

Lincecum struck out Jackson. Infante grounded out. Cabrera then struck out swinging.

Rick Porcello took the mound for the Tigers. He struck out Belt. Crawford hit one to center where Jackson made a running catch for the out. Pinch hitter Aubrey Huff grounded the 3rd. Cabrera threw to 1st to end the inning.

Score: Giants 8, Tigers 1

9th inning:

Delmon Young hit a 1-out base hit. Peralta hit a 2-run homerun. The Giants held on to win in the 9th.

Score: Giants 8, Tigers 3