MLB Playoffs: Best Clutch Performers Still in the Postseason
October is a month when clutch performances mean the most in baseball, and in the rich history of the game there have been many unforgettable moments etched into memory.
Out of the remaining teams in this year's postseason, there are several who have shined in Octobers past and could give us more memorable moments before the month is out ...
Albert Pujols, Cardinals
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Career postseason numbers: .329 BA, 13 HR, 37 RBI, 1.011 OPS in 60 games
2004 NLCS MVP
Cole Hamels, Phillies
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Career postseason numbers: 7-4, 3.09 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 8.5 K's/9 innings
2008 NLCS and World Series MVP
Ryan Braun, Brewers
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Career postseason numbers: .387 BA, HR, 6 RBI, 1.057 OPS in eight games.
So far in 2011 NLDS: 7-for-17 (.467), HR, 3 doubles, 4 RBI
Mitch Moreland, Rangers
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Magglio Ordonez, Tigers
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Kirk Gibson, Diamondbacks
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Career postseason numbers: .282 BA, 7 HR, 21 RBI in 21 games
Hit one of the most famous postseason home runs in baseball history; a walk-off shot against Athletics' closer Dennis Eckersley in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series, propelling the Dodgers to an upset championship over Oakland.