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The Daily Fives For October 7th, 2010 From The Sports Mac

Jay McAnanyCorrespondent IOctober 7, 2010

PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 06:  Roy Halladay #34 of the Philadelphia Phillies delivers in the ninth inning of Game 1 of the NLDS against the Cincinnati Reds at Citizens Bank Park on October 6, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
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Top Five Stories From Yesterday

1. Roy Halladay throws just the second no-hitter in postseason baseball history as Philadelphia takes Game 1 of their NLDS over Cincinnati.

2. The Yankees rally from a four-run deficit and defeat the Twins in Minnesota to win Game 1 of their ALDS.

3. Cliff Lee pitches seven strong innings and gets good support from the Rangers offense as Texas wins Game 1 of their ALDS on the road in Tampa Bay.

4. Randy Moss returns to the team he started his NFL career with, as he is traded from New England to Minnesota for a 2011 third-round pick.

5. The Packers lose starting linebacker Nick Barnett for the rest of the 2010 season after injuring his wrist.

Top Five Games From Yesterday

1. NLDS Game 1: Phillies 1, Reds 0: Roy Halladay throws his second no-hitter of the year, as the Phillies chase Reds starter Edinson Volquez in the second inning.

2. ALDS Game 1: Yankees 6, Twins 4: Mark Teixeira hits a game-winning two-run HR in the seventh inning to complete New York’s comeback from a four-run deficit.

3. ALDS Game 1: Rangers 5, Rays 1: Cliff Lee pitches seven strong innings, giving up his only run on a Ben Zobrist RBI double in the seventh as Texas grabs home-field advantage.

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4. NBA Preseason: Thunder 97, Bobcats 93: Kevin Durant had 12 points in 17 minutes in his first preseason action of the new season.

5. NBA Preseason: Grizzlies 87, Pacers 85: John Davis hit a three-pointer with 3:20 remaining as Memphis hung on for the victory.

Top Five Performances From Yesterday

1. Roy Halladay, Phillies SP: throws the second no-hitter in postseason MLB history in Philadelphia’s 4-0 NLDS Game 1 win over Cincinnati.

2. Cliff Lee, Rangers SP: one run on five hits with 10 K’s over seven IP, and the victory in Texas’s 5-1 ALDS Game 1 win over Tampa Bay.

3. Bengie Molina, Rangers C: 3-for-4 with a HR and two RBI in Texas’s 5-1 ALDS Game 1 win over Tampa Bay.

4. Mark Teixeira, Yankees 1B: 2 for-5 with a HR and two RBI in New York’s 6-4 ALDS Game 1 win over Minnesota.

5. Michael Cuddyer, Twins 1B: 2-for-4 with a HR and two RBI in Minnesota’s 6-4 ALDS Game 1 loss to New York.

Five Performances That Weren’t So Good From Yesterday

1. Carlos Pena, Rays 1B: 0-for-3 with three K’s in TB’s 5-1 ALDS Game 1 loss to TEX.

2. Jorge Cantu, Rangers 1B: 0-for-4 with three K’s in TEX’s 5-2 ALDS Game 1 win over TB.

3. Edinson Volquez, Reds SP: Four runs on four hits in 1.2 IP in CIN’s 4-0 NLDS Game 1 loss to PHI.

4. Scott Rolen, Reds 3B: 0-for-3 with three K’s in CIN’ 4-0 NLDS Game 1 loss to PHI.

5. Jesse Crain, Twins RP: Two runs on three hits in 0.1 IP in MIN’s 6-4 ALDS Game 1 loss to NYY.

Top Five Events To Follow Today

1. ALDS Game 2, Rangers (1) at Rays (0), 2:30 PM, TBS: A must-win for Tampa Bay at home to even the series; (Wilson (TEX) vs. Shields (TB))

2. ALDS Game 2, Yankees (1) at Twins (0), 6:00 PM, TBS: A must-win for Minnesota at home to even the series; (Pettitte (NYY) vs. Pavano (MIN))

3. NHL: Flyers at Penguins, 7:00 PM, Versus: The 2010-2011 NHL season gets underway with the first game in the newest arena in the league, Pittsburgh’s CONSOL Energy Center.

4. NCAA FB: No. 7 Nebraska (4-0) at Kansas State (4-0), 7:30 PM, ESPN: The Cornhuskers begin their final Big 12 season with a trip to Manhattan to face the upstart Wildcats.

5. NLDS Game 1, Braves at Giants, 9:30 PM, TBS: The final postseason for Bobby Cox starts on the West Coast; (Lowe (ATL) vs. Lincecum (SF))

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