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Giants crush Cards in Game 2 to tie up NLCS

Giants crush Cards in Game 2 to tie up NLCS

ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated Oct 15, 2012
The Giants beat the Cardinals 7-1 on Monday night and tied the NL Championship Series at 1-all.
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  • NLCS Game 2: Ryan Vogelsong lifts Giants with strong effort, Sa…

    NLCS Game 2: Ryan Vogelsong lifts Giants with strong effort, San Francisco ties series

    yahoo.com Oct 15, 2012
    Score and situation: The San Francisco Giants evened the NLCS at one game apiece with a 7-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals at AT&T Park on Monday night. Leading lads: Now there's the starting pitching that San Francisco fans have come to know and …
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  • Slide fires up Giants, leads to early Scutaro exit

    Slide fires up Giants, leads to early Scutaro exit

    MLB.com yahoo.com Oct 15, 2012
    Two innings after his clutch hit gave the Giants a four-run lead over the Cardinals in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series on Monday night, Marco Scutaro departed the game with a left hip injury.
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  • Cardinals Find a Suitable Fill-In With the Rookie Kozma

    Cardinals Find a Suitable Fill-In With the Rookie Kozma

    nytimes.com Oct 15, 2012
    Recalled from Class AAA when Rafael Furcal sustained a season-ending injury on Aug. 30, Kozma hit .330 with 14 R.B.I. in 26 games, and has had several key hits in the postseason.
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  • Your Cardinals-Giants Open Thread

    Your Cardinals-Giants Open Thread

    deadspin.com Oct 15, 2012
    Game 2 of the NLCS is tonight, and this is the spot to talk about the game with all of your internet friends while the action unfolds. The Cardinals took Game 1 after jumping out to an early lead against an out-of-sync Madison Bumgarner, and they look t…
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  • Cards keep Lynn in line to start potential Game 5

    Cards keep Lynn in line to start potential Game 5

    MLB.com Oct 15, 2012
    Though Lance Lynn was unable to make it through four innings in his start on Sunday, the Cardinals are not planning to make any changes to their National League Championship Series rotation.
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  • Descalso, Crawford go way back, on soccer field

    Descalso, Crawford go way back, on soccer field

    MLB.com Oct 15, 2012
    The first encounter between Cardinals second baseman Daniel Descalso and Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford wasn't on a diamond, but on a pitch -- as in, soccer field.
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  • Them crooked vultures: Why the baseball world can’t be happy fo…

    Them crooked vultures: Why the baseball world can’t be happy for the St. Louis Cardinals

    yahoo.com Oct 15, 2012
    Question: If the New York Yankees have become the new Atlanta Braves then who are the new New York Yankees? According to Will Leitch of Sports on Earth, the answer is an easy one:  The St. Louis Cardinals have supplanted the Bronx Bombers as the franchi…
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  • Carpenter aims to build 2-0 Cards lead

    Carpenter aims to build 2-0 Cards lead

    CNNSI.com yahoo.com Oct 15, 2012
    The Cardinals send Chris Carpenter to the mound for NLCS Game 2 in San Francisco looking to take a commanding lead in the series. Cliff Corcoran breaks down what to expect.
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  • Stark: Beltran, Freese thriving in October

    Stark: Beltran, Freese thriving in October

    ESPN.com MLB.com Oct 15, 2012
    David Freese and Carlos Beltran deliver key blows in Cardinals' Game 1 victory
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  • Carp out to put Giants in historically bad spot

    Carp out to put Giants in historically bad spot

    MLB.com Oct 15, 2012
    The NLCS continues at 8 p.m. ET Monday on FOX at AT&T Park, where Chris Carpenter will oppose Ryan Vogelsong and the Cardinals will try to take a supposedly commanding 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven set.
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  • Early Birds: Home runs from David Freese and Carlos Beltran he……

    Early Birds: Home runs from David Freese and Carlos Beltran he…

    CNNSI.com Oct 15, 2012
    Home runs from David Freese and Carlos Beltran helped the Cardinals take an early 6-0 lead. Despite a Giants' rally, St. Louis was able to hang on to win Game 1 of the NLCS 6-4.
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  • Video - Vogelsong's Performance Key In Game 2 02:17

    Vogelsong's Performance Key In Game 2

    Oct 15
    Baseball Tonight breaks down Giants' 7-1 Game 2 win.
  • Video - Baseball Tonight Spotlight 03:30

    Baseball Tonight Spotlight

    Oct 15
    Giants capitalize on two Cardinals' errors to even series with 7-1 win.
  • Video - Vogelsong On Win 01:14

    Vogelsong On Win

    Oct 15
    Ryan Vogelsong talks to Tim Kurkjian after becoming the first Giants' starter to get through the sixth inning this postseason.
  • Video - Holliday's Slide At 2nd Dirty? 00:24

    Holliday's Slide At 2nd Dirty?

    Oct 15
    Angel Pagan and Brandon Belt on Matt Holliday taking out Marco Scutaro at second.

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