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A photographic look at action between the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series

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St. Louis Cardinals first base coach Chris Maloney pretends to shoot balls with his bat during bating practice before Game 2 of baseball's National League championship series against the San Francisco Giants Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in San Francisco.

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San Francisco Giants fans are handed rally towels as they arrive at the stadium ahead of Game 2 of the MLB NLCS playoff baseball series between the Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals in San Francisco, October 15, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants fans wait in line to enter the stadium ahead of Game 2 of the MLB NLCS playoff baseball series against the St. Louis Cardinals in San Francisco, October 15, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants fans cheer before the start of Game 2 of the MLB NLCS playoff baseball series against the St. Louis Cardinals in San Francisco, October 15, 2012.

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The San Francisco Giants take the field during the start of Game 2 of their MLB NLCS playoff baseball series against the St. Louis Cardinals in San Francisco, October 15, 2012.

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A large U.S. flag in the shape of the country is unfurled ahead of Game 2 of the MLB NLCS playoff baseball series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco, October 15, 2012.

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Benito Santiago throws out the ceremonial first pitch ahead of Game 2 of the MLB NLCS playoff baseball series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco, October 15, 2012. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

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San Francisco Giants' Angel Pagan (16) watches the flight of his first-inning home run against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game 2 of baseball's National League championship series, Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in San Francisco.

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San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford is safe at first as St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Allen Craig can't come up with a throw from starting pitcher Chris Carpenter during the fourth inning of Game 2 of baseball's National League championship series Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in San Francisco.

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San Francisco Giants' Marco Scutaro gets a three RBI hit during the fourth inning of Game 2 of baseball's National League championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in San Francisco.

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St. Louis Cardinals' Yadier Molina reacts after fouling out to first base during the third inning of Game 2 of baseball's National League championship series against the San Francisco Giants Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in San Francisco.

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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter throws during the third inning of Game 2 of baseball's National League championship series against the San Francisco Giants Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in San Francisco.

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St. Louis Cardinals Pete Kozma (R) is congratulated by teammate Jon Jay after scoring against the San Francisco Giants during the second inning of Game 2 of the MLB NLCS playoff baseball series in San Francisco, October 15, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants Pedro Sandoval watches his fly ball ou in the first inning during Game 2 of the MLB NLCS playoff baseball series against the St. Louis Cardinals in San Francisco, October 15, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong throws during the second inning of Game 2 of baseball's National League championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in San Francisco.

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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday slides into San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro during the first inning of Game 2 of their MLB NLCS playoff baseball series in San Francisco, October 15, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants' Angel Pagan celebrates in front of St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina after Pagan hit a home run during the first inning of Game 2 of baseball's National League championship series Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in San Francisco.

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San Francisco Giants' Angel Pagan celebrates with teammates after hitting a home run during the first inning of Game 2 of baseball's National League championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in San Francisco.

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San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro grimaces as his leg is caught under a sliding St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday on a double play attempt during the first inning of Game 2 of baseball's National League championship series Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in San Francisco.

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St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig appears to tag San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco as he heads back to first base on a fly ball during the eighth inning of Game 2 of baseball's National League championship series Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in San Francisco. The umpires called him safe.

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St. Louis Cardinals' Jon Jay loses his glove as he tries to catch a double off the bat of San Francisco Giants' Ryan Vogelsong during the sixth inning of Game 2 of baseball's National League championship series Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in San Francisco.

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San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford (35), Gregor Blanco (7) and Angel Pagan celebrate at the plate after scoring on a fielding error by St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday on a single by Giants' Marco Scutaro during the fourth inning of Game 2 of baseball's National League championship series, Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in San Francisco.

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St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig appears to tag San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco as he heads back to first base on a fly ball during the eighth inning of Game 2 of baseball's National League championship series Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in San Francisco. The umpires called him safe.

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St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig appears to tag San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco as he heads back to first base on a fly ball during the eighth inning of Game 2 of baseball's National League championship series Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in San Francisco. The umpires called him safe.

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St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig (21) and Daniel Descalso (33) argue that San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco was tagged out on a play during the eighth inning of Game 2 of baseball's National League championship series Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in San Francisco.

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San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong (32) signals during Game 2 of baseball's National League championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in San Francisco.

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San Francisco Giants Gregor Blanco, left, Hunter Pence, right, and Angel Pagan, center, celebrate after Game 2 of baseball's National League championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals, Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in San Francisco. The Giants won 7-1 to ties the series 1-1.

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San Francisco Giants players celebrate after Game 2 of baseball's National League championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in San Francisco. The Giants won 7-1 to ties the series 1-1.

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