The damage included two homers in the 2000 World Series against the Mets, which led him to MVP honors. He did not homer in his 2020 playoff run with the Twins, but if he does add to his career total in a future season, he could become the 11th player to hit at least one postseason home run after turning 40 (Pujols could join this list, too). His first two postseason homers, in Game 2 of the 1995 American League Championship Series, helped Cleveland reach the World Series. Despite walking 27 times in 74 plate appearances -- 13 of those free passes intentional -- Bonds took advantage of his opportunities to do damage. The switch-hitting center fielder went deep four times in both of the first two rounds, a five-game victory over the Braves and a seven-game loss to the Cardinals, slashing a combined .435/.536/1.022. Murphy hit a key homer off Clayton Kershaw in Game 1 of the NLDS, then set a record by going deep in six straight contests, between Game 4 of that series and the Mets’ Game 4 clincher in the NLCS against the Cubs. The five-time World Series champion, who had three 20-homer campaigns in his career, essentially had a fourth if you combine his playoff production over 158 games. 10. Williams hit another extra-inning walk-off in Game 1 of the 1999 ALCS against the Red Sox, making him one of three players (along with David Ortiz and Carlos Correa) to end two different postseason games with a homer. 1) Manny Ramírez: 29 HRManny played in 11 postseasons for the Indians, Red Sox and Dodgers, got 493 plate appearances (third all time) and slugged a typically robust .544. That was easily the most in MLB over that span. It's been a historic season for the rookie, who entered Saturday hitting .354/.425/.800 in 17 games this postseason. These 10 elite October performers have had both, each producing at least 17 big flies in their playoff careers. With his eighth homer of the postseason in Game 4 of the Fall Classic against the Rays, Seager tied Duke Snider for the second-most career postseason roundtrippers in Dodgers history, with 11. Correa got things started with a multi-homer effort in Game 4 of the 2015 ALDS and has continued to provide October power in the years since. He popped a career-high 36 home runs in the regular season, then slugged .725 in 15 postseason games, although his club finished a couple wins short of defending its title. Amazingly, he did so despite going homerless in a 1-for-15 Division Series. 2-T) Carlos Beltrán (2004 Astros): 8On June 24, 2004, the Astros acquired Beltrán from the Royals in a three-team trade also involving Oakland. Then he topped himself the next year, helping Texas win a second straight American League pennant. Here is a look. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Only Duke Snider hit more against an opponent -- with 10 against the Yankees. To rack up a lot of home runs in the postseason, a hitter needs plenty of chances and the ability to come through on the biggest stage. He homered four times in a seven-game World Series loss to the Angels, including an absolutely monstrous blast off Halos closer Troy Percival in the ninth inning of Game 2 in Anaheim. Pujols, tied as the active postseason home run leader with George Springer, is a two-time World Series champion. Murphy cracked the decisive homer off Zack Greinke in a winner-take-all Game 5 of the NLDS and was named MVP of the NLCS. Those eight total homers are the most by a shortstop in any single postseason, and Seager was named the MVP of both the NLCS and World Series. 6-T) B… However, Thome went homerless in his final 18 postseason games as he bounced from the Indians to the White Sox, Dodgers, Twins and Orioles. He was MVP of the 2004 NLCS (four homers) and is one of only 10 players to go deep three times in a postseason game -- one of four to do it in the World Series (2011, Game 3). Overall, Arozarena hit three homers in the ALDS against the Yankees, and four against the Astros in the ALCS before his three World Series homers. Arozarena extended that record in Game 6, going deep in the top of the first inning for home run No. Cruz now has 17 career postseason big flies, putting him in the top 10 on the all-time list. Werth had two multi-homer playoff games, including in Game 5 of the NLCS, when the Phillies finished off the Dodgers. Ortiz, who took MVP honors in the latter series, is the only player to hit multiple walk-off home runs in a single postseason. Pujols could have climbed to the top of this list, but has played only three playoff games (one homer) since joining the Angels in 2012.