The 2012 World Series schedule is set

Kevin Kaduk
Big League Stew

The Detroit Tigers finally got a World Series dance partner when the San Francisco Giants managed a 9-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 7 of the NLCS on Monday night. Neither team will have much time to think about it because media day will be held at AT&T Park on Tuesday with Game 1 scheduled for Wednesday night.

Here's the complete World Series schedule with the scheduled starters that Tigers manager Jim Leyland has already announced. We'll fill in the Giants scheduled pitchers once Bruce Bochy makes it official.

Schedule (all games begin at 8 p.m. ET, all games televised on Fox)

Wednesday , October 24
Game 1 — Detroit at San Francisco
Justin Verlander vs.  Barry Zito

Thursday, October 25
Game 2 — Detroit at San Francisco
Doug Fister vs.  Madison Bumgarner

Saturday, October 27
Game 3 — San Francisco at Detroit
Ryan Vogelsong vs. Anibal Sanchez

Sunday, October 28
Game 4 — San Francisco at Detroit
Matt Cain vs. Max Scherzer

Monday, October 29
Game 5* — San Francisco at Detroit

Wednesday October 31
Game 6* — Detroit at San Francisco

Thursday, November 1
Game 7* — Detroit at San Francisco

*if necessary

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