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Giants beat Nationals in 18 innings for 2-0 series lead
Giants beat Nationals in 18 innings for 2-0 series lead

Brandon Belt and the rest of the San Francisco Giants did what they do so well in October: They never give in, they never give up, and they win. Simple as that. No matter what it takes — or how long. Even 18 innings. On and on and on the Giants and Nationals played Saturday, until Belt's homer off Tanner Roark leading off the 18th lifted San Francisco to its 10th consecutive postseason victory, edging Washington, 2-1, on Saturday night for a 2-0 lead in their NL Division Series. It tied the mark for most innings in a postseason game and, as late afternoon stretched into early evening and even past midnight, set a time record at 6 hours, 23 minutes. The teams combined to...

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