Nats vs. Cardinals Game 2

The NLDS is even at a game apiece after the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 12-4 Monday.

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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 08: Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals reacts in the ninth inning after striking out swinging against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 8, 2012 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Jaime Garcia of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches in the first inning against the Washington Nationals during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium in St Louis. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals at bat in the first inning against St. Louis. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Allen Craig of St. Louis at first base in the first inning. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Jordan Zimmermann of the Nats pitches in the first inning. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Ian Desmond of Washington slides into home plate, safely scoring the game's first run on a single by Jordan Zimmermann in the second inning. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Desmond celebrates with Harper after the score. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Daniel Descalso of St. Louis hits an RBI single in the second inning. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Zimmermann pitches. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Pitching coach Steve McCatty talks with pitcher Jordan Zimmermann in the second inning. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Harper reacts after striking out to end the second inning. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Craig hits a home run in the third inning. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Desmond bobbles the ball, resulting in an infield single for Yadier Molina of the Cardinals in the third inning. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Adam LaRoche of Washington bats in the third inning. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Lance Lynn of St. Louis pitches in the third inning. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Jayson Werth reacts after striking out swinging in the fourth inning. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Craig Stammen pitches in the fourth inning. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Lance Lynn pitches in the fourth inning. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Descalso crosses home plate after hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Nats third baseman Ryan Zimmerman makes a catch on a bad throw as Pete Kozma slides into third base safely in the fourth inning. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 08: Adam LaRoche #25 of the Washington Nationals rounds the bases and celebrates with third base coach Bo Porter after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 8, 2012 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Manager Davey Johnson returns to the dugout after a pitching change in the fourth inning. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Christian Garcia of the Nationals reacts after walking David Freese of the Cardinals in the fifth inning. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Danny Espinosa turns a double play in the fifth inning as David Freese is out at second. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Jon Jay of the Cardinals makes a catch against the wall on a ball hit by Danny Espinosa in the sixth inning. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Jay celebrates with Matt Holliday after making the catch against the wall. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Carlos Beltran hit a home run in the sixth inning against. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Beltran celebrates with Holliday after the home run. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Joe Kelly pitches in the sixth inning. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Edward Mujica pitches in the seventh inning. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Ryan Mattheus pitches in the seventh inning. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Mitchell Boggs pitches in the eighth inning. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Sean Burnett pitches in the eighth inning. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Michael Morse of the Nats is unable to make a catch on a ball hit by Kozma in the eighth inning. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Beltran rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the eighth inning. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Harper reacts in the ninth inning after striking out swinging. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Trevor Rosenthal and Yadier Molina celebrate after the Cardinals victory. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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