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Game 2 of the NLCS: The best photos

Updated 12:06 AM ET, Tue October 16, 2012
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Brandon Crawford of the San Francisco Giants hits a scoring a run in the fourth inning of Game Two of the National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at AT&T Park in San Francisco on Monday, October 15. The winner of the seven-game series will advance to the 2012 World Series. Look back at Game One of the NLCS. Getty Images
Gregor Blanco of the San Francisco Giants appears to be tagged out by Allen Craig of the St. Louis Cardinals as he tries to get back to first on a fly out in the eighth inning. Blanco was called safe. Getty Images
Jeremy Affeldt of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the eighth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. Getty Images
Brandon Belt of the Giants is forced out at second base by Pete Kozma of the Cardinals on a ground ball hit by Gregor Blanco. Getty Images
Fans fill the stands at AT&T Park in San Francisco for Game Two of the National League Championship Series. Getty Images
Brandon Belt of the Giants bats during Monday night's game against the Cardinals. Getty Images
From left, Angel Pagan, Gregor Blanco and Brandon Crawford of the San Francisco Giants celebrate scoring on a single by Marco Scutaro in the fourth inning. Getty Images
Yadier Molina of the St. Louis Cardinals reacts after fouling out in the third inning. Getty Images
Jon Jay of the Cardinals dives to catch a hit in the eighth inning. Getty Images
Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina talks to pitcher Joe Kelly on Monday. Getty Images
Allen Craig of the Cardinals makes a play to get Angel Pagan of the Giants out in the third inning. Getty Images
Angel Pagan of the Giants hits a lead-off home run in the first inning. Getty Images
Pablo Sandoval of the Giants congratulates teammate Angel Pagan after his first-inning home run. Getty Images
Matt Holliday of the St. Louis Cardinals slides into second, knocking over Marco Scutaro of the San Francisco Giants. Getty Images
Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford throws out Yadier Molina of the Cardinals in the first inning on Monday. Getty Images
Pitcher Ryan Vogelsong of the Giants pitches during Game Two. Getty Images
Carlos Beltran of the Cardinals hits a double in the third inning against the Giants. Getty Images
From left, Grateful Dead founding members Phil Lesh and Bob Weir sing the national anthem with Giants third base coach Tim Flannery before Monday's game. Getty Images
Fans cheer at the start of the Giants-Cardinals game at AT&T Park in San Francisco. Getty Images
Skip Schumaker of the St. Louis Cardinals warms up before the start of the game Monday. Getty Images
Bats for No. 33 Daniel Descalso of the St. Louis Cardinals sit ready in the dugout. Getty Images
Cardinals players warm up during batting practice before Game Two of the National League Championship Series. Getty Images