Former Texas Tech shortstop Kelby Tomlinson began his Major League Baseball career just like any hitter could hope – with a base hit.
Tomlinson, who was called up by the San Francisco Giants on Monday afternoon, delivered a pinch-hit single in the 12th inning and later scored the go-ahead run in what amounted to be a losing effort as Atlanta answered with a two-run, walk-off home run in the bottom
After surviving their record sixth elimination game of the 2012 postseason on Monday night, the San Francisco Giants advanced to the 2012 World Series. There, they will face the Detroit Tigers starting Wednesday night at AT&T Park in San Fran. Here's a preview of the 2012 World Series: