Rogers, Reyes starts worked beautifully

Originally Published: October 23, 2006
Special to ESPN.com
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With the Cardinals and Tigers traveling to St. Louis today, it is a good time to analyze a few of the strategies used in the first two games of the World Series. Here are two game plans that have paid off, and three that have not.
STRATEGIES THAT HAVE WORKED

1. Starting the Gambler in Game 2

Kenny Rogers dealt another postseason gem with the Tigers down one game at home. Despite accusations of a foreign substance, he put on a pitching clinic in the following ways: