Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters

On a night when Cleveland’s biggest stars shined, Roberto Perez somehow managed to steal the show.

Perez, the Indians catcher who started just 53 games this season, added to his unlikely playoff resume Tuesday with a pair of home runs in Game 1 against the Chicago Cubs, including a towering three-run shot in the eighth that extended Cleveland’s lead to 6-0.

The blast off Cubs reliever Hector Rondon was Perez’s second of the game, making him the first catcher to accomplish that feat during the World Series since Gary Carter in Game 4 of the 1986 Fall Classic, according to Baseball Reference.

The multi-homer effort gave Perez four this postseason, exceeding his regular-season total of three.

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