In October, anything can happen. The MLB playoffs are typically full of players having defining moments, dubbed 'October Moments.' This postseason, Mets' infielder Daniel Murphy has found his power swing, homering in seven playoff games (so far), helping lead his club to the World Series. How do the other players' 'October Moments' from the past 25 years compare?
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Madison Bumgarner: 2014 World Series, Games 5 and 7
Bumgarner pitched a gem in Game 5, then came back in relief in Game 7 to finish out the series by pitching five scoreless innings. He helped give the Giants their third World Series championship in five years with the win over the Royals. WATCH IT HERE.
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David Freese: 2011 World Series, Game 6
The Rangers were one pitch away from winning the World Series, but then Freese hit a two-run triple to tie the game for the Cardinals in the bottom of the ninth. In the 11th inning, Freese hit a walk-off homer to send the series to a Game 7. WATCH IT HERE.
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Albert Pujols: 2011 World Series, Game 3.
In the last four innings of the game in Texas, Pujols hit three home runs and produced six RBI. He set a World Series record with 14 total bases on five total hits in the game. WATCH IT HERE.
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Roy Halladay: 2010 NLDS, Game 1
Halladay threw a no-hitter against the Cincinnati Reds in his first ever postseason game -- coming in his 13th season as a major leaguer. WATCH IT HERE.
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Tim Lincecum: 2010 NLDS, Game 1
Lincecum allowed just three base runners in a 119-pitch, 14-strikeout performance to shut out the Braves en route to the Giants' eventual World Series win later in the playoffs. WATCH IT HERE.
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Albert Pujols: 2005 NLCS, Game 5
Pujols hit a mammoth three-run home run off Astros' Brad Lidge in the ninth inning when Houston was just one out away from the NL pennant. The homer gave the Cardinals a late lead, and eventually the win to force a Game 6. WATCH IT HERE.
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Curt Schilling: 2004 ALCS, Game 6
After suffering an ankle injury in the ALDS, Shilling had a tendon in his ankle sutured before the game in what would later be call the 'bloody sock game.' Despite the injury, Shilling pitched seven innings of one-run ball to force the Game 7 the Red Sox would win to reach to the World Series. WATCH IT HERE.
Jim Edmonds: 2004 NLCS, Game 6
Edmonds hit walk-off homer in the 12th inning against the Astros to extend the series to Game 7, where the Cardinals would eventually win to go to the World Series. WATCH IT HERE.
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David Ortiz: 2004 ALCS, Game 4
The Red Sox were three outs away from elimination against the rival Yankees, but Mariano Rivera blew the save in the ninth inning. Ortiz won it with a walk-off homer in 12th inning. He got another walk-off hit, a single, in Game 5. The Red Sox eventually won the series in Game 7, and swept the Cardinals to win their first World Series in 86 years. WATCH IT HERE.
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Josh Beckett: 2003 World Series, Game 6
Beckett shut out the Yankees on three days' rest to give the Marlins their second World Series win in franchise history. WATCH IT HERE.
Aaron Boone: 2003 ALCS, Game 7
Boone hit a walk-off home run off Boston knuckleballer Tim Wakefield in the 11th inning to send the Yankees to the World Series. WATCH IT HERE.
Luis Gonzalez: 2001 World Series, Game 7
Facing the great Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, Gonzalez hit a bloop single with the bases loaded to give the Diamondbacks the World Series championship in walk-off fashion. WATCH IT HERE.
Roger Clemens: 2000 ALCS, Game 4
Clemens pitched a one-hit, 15-strikeout shutout against the Mariners. He threw 138 pitches in the complete game to give the Yankees the win; they would eventually reach the World Series. WATCH IT HERE.
Pedro Martinez: 1999 ALDS, Game 5
Martinez's back pain forced him to leave Game 1 early. Pitching in relief in Game 5 during a slugfest, Martinez redeemed himself by pitching six scoreless innings, striking out eight in the Red Sox's 12-8 win. WATCH IT HERE.
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Edgar Renteria: 1997 World Series, Game 7
Renteria hit a walk-off single scoring Craig Counsell from second base as the Marlins won the World Series in only their fifth season in existence over the Indians. WATCH IT HERE.
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Jim Leyritz: 1996 World Series, Game 4
Leyritz tied the game with a three-run homer, helping the Yankees eventually win the game in extra innings (en route to winning the next two games to win the series). The big hit was considered a turning point in the series for the Yankees. WATCH IT HERE.
Tom Glavine: 1995 World Series, Game 6
Glavine pitched eight innings, striking out eight to keep Indians' off-balance. The Braves shut out Cleveland, 1-0, to clinch the series. WATCH IT HERE.
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Edgar Martinez: 1995 ALDS, Game 4
Down 5-0 in the third inning, the Mariners fought back to tie the game, thanks to Martinez's three-run homer in the third inning. Later, Martinez hit a grand slam to help give Seattle the win. WATCH IT HERE.
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Joe Carter: 1993 World Series, Game 6
In one of the most iconic postseason hits of all time, Carter gave the Blue Jays their second straight championship with his walk-off home run in Game 6 of the World Series. WATCH IT HERE.
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Francisco Cabrera: 1992 NLCS, Game 7
Cabrera's hit to left field scored David Justice to tie the game -- and Sid Beam slid to just beat Pirates' left fielder Barry Bonds' throw home to send the Braves to the World Series. WATCH IT HERE.
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Jack Morris: 1991 World Series, Game 7
With the game scoreless, starter Jack Morris refused to leave, pitching through the 10th inning. Gene Larkin singled in winning run in the 11th to give the Twins the World Series win over the Braves. WATCH IT HERE.