Topic: Darren Oliver
St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols tied the records of Reggie Jackson and Babe Ruth in hitting three home runs in a single World Series game. He matched or broke other records too.
World Series Game 2 saw the Texas Rangers bullpen implode again, similar to their dismal performance in Game 1 of the ALCS against the Yankees. A 9-0 win Wednesday night in World Series Game 2 gives the San Francisco Giants a 2-0 lead in the series.
Roy Halladay took the Year of the Pitcher into the postseason. The All-Star right-hander, who tossed a perfect game at Florida on May 29, dominated the Reds with a sharp fastball and a devastating slow curve in his first playoff start.