Scutaro joined Hideki Matsui (2004 Yankees), Albert Pujols (2004 Cardinals) and Kevin Youkilis (2007 Red Sox) with 14 hits in a league championship series.
Sandoval's run-scoring groundout in the first that put his team ahead gave him at least one RBI in five straight postseason games, matching home run king Barry Bonds' franchise record set in 2002.
NOTES: The Giants snapped an 0-5 skid in deciding Game 7s. ... The Tigers and Giants will meet for the first time in the postseason. ... Beltran stole his third base of the postseason in the first, making him 11 for 11 in his postseason career — most in a postseason without being caught. ... This was the first NLCS Game 7 since 2006, when the Cardinals beat the Mets and Beltran struck out looking against Adam Wainwright with the bases loaded to end it. ... The Giants are 11-17 in franchise history facing elimination.