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SAN FRANCISCO, CA (WALB) - What happens when two of baseball's best pitchers meet in game one of the World Series?Leesburg's Buster Posey had one of the key hits for the Giants.osey said. "For myself I can say there is a little nerves to start with. it was nice for us to bounce back and get a couple of runs. He seemed like he settled in once we got through those first couple of innings."
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An expected pitcher's duel turned into an offensive slugfest with the San Francisco Giants beating the Texas Rangers 11-7 Wednesday night.
Rangers led early but Posey's third inning single tied the game.
San Fran broke it open with six runs in the fifth.
After struggling early, Giants starter Tim Lincecum did settle down before and earned the win pitching into the sixth inning.
Game 2 is Thursday at 8:00 p.m. in San Francisco.