It was the Cardinals offense that kept them in the game, with a 4 home run night Sunday. Matt Carpenter, Oscar Taveras, Matt Adams, and Wong all went deep. Carpenter's solo shot got the Cards on the board, Taveras's pinch-hit shot tied the game, and Adams' gave them the lead in the 8th. After a blown save by Trevor Rosenthal, Wong's homer won it in the 9th.
The Giants tied the game at 4 in the 9th when pinch-runner Matt Duffy came home from 2nd on a 3-2 wild pitch. Seth Manness retired Pablo Sandoval with the bases loaded to end the inning. Gregor Blanco had an RBI on the night, on just his 4th hit in 31 postseason at-bats.
John Lackey will go for St. Louis in Game 3, with Tim Hudson going for the Giants. Lackey has a win in each of his last 3 postseason series, and is the active leader with 111 postseason innings. Hudson was sharp in his NLDS start, giving up 1 run in 7.1 innings. First pitch is scheduled for 4:07 EST. Tuesday on FOX Sports 1.