The 2010 World Series is going to be a thing of beauty. Sure, nobody in their right minds picked the San Francisco Giants to be playing against the Texas Rangers in this year’s addition of the fall classic, but both teams reached baseball’s grandest stage in a similar fashion.

San Francisco has relied on its dominant starting pitching all season and through the playoffs to shut teams down.

Texas has a pretty potent offense to go along with a shutdown ace in Cliff Lee, who is still unbeaten in the postseason.

Josh Hamilton is adding even more memories to his storybook return to baseball, and he will probably end up walking away with the AL MVP award once the Series is over.

So, who you got? The Giants have home field advantage, thanks to the NL’s win in the All-Star game.

First pitch is Wednesday night. Tim Lincecum vs. Cliff Lee at AT&T Ballpark. First pitch is scheduled for 7:57 p.m. EST.

Here is what needs to happen for the Giants to be victorious.

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