Error-prone pitchers throw away Tigers' chances

Updated: October 28, 2006, 1:23 AM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- Pitchers weren't the only ones who threw away Detroit's chances to win its first World Series since 1984.

With five errors in five games, they did do the most damage as St. Louis beat the Detroit Tigers 4-2 on Friday to win the World Series in five games.

The Series was marked by a number of fielding errors, including the five by Detroit pitchers.

In the fourth inning, right-hander Justin Verlander cleanly fielded pitcher Jeff Weaver's bunt, pivoted and threw ...

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