Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/16/12
SAN FRANCISCO -- Home, sweet home. Finally. The San Francisco Giants walked off the field at AT&T Park victorious for the first time this postseason on Monday, and just in the nick of time. A tie-breaking four-run fourth inning and Ryan Vogelsong's quality start enabled the Giants to beat in the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 in Game 2. "He gave us what we needed," Giants manager Bruce Bochy said of Vogelsong. "We've been looking for a quality start, a great start, and he really helped out the bullpen with just a gutty effort." The best-of-seven National League Championship Series shifts to the Gateway City for Games 3, 4 and 5 tied 1-1, something the Giants welcome after having rallied improbably from an 0-2 deficit with three wins in Cincinnati in the NLDS. The 35-year-old Vogelsong gave the Giants something they had not experienced this postseason -- more than six innings from a starting pitcher. Vogelsong exited after seven solid innings, giving up one run and four hits whi...
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