This is how the Giants won the World Series. I don't know either, really, but here are some guesses.
A note on Chris Carpenter, the erstwhile Cardinals ace who probably pitched the last game of his career against the Giants.
In Game 5 of the NLCS, Barry Zito pitched the game of his life. It took the at-bat of his life to get there.
The Giants won this game. I have no idea how.
In which we stare a little too long into the abyss made of parallel universes.