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Former Redbird Is MLB Hero

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Every October, the Major League Baseball playoffs offer up a surprising hero or three. From Don Larsen to Edgar Renteria, the game’s biggest stage is often stolen by the supporting player you’d least expect. Such was the case last Friday night when — in the Big Apple, no less — So Taguchi drilled a game-winning home run off the Mets’ dominant closer, Billy Wagner. Read ESPN.com’s Jayson Stark’s take on the heroics of this former Memphis Redbird.

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