After being suspended due to bad weather, the Philadelphia Phillies easily beat the Houston Astros on Tuesday in Game 3 of the MLB World Series. The team that wins Game 3 has won the series 70% of the time. The locals unloaded their heavy artillery and with home runs from Bryece Harper, Kyle Schwarber, Alec Bohm, Brandon Marsh and Rhys Hoskins knocked out the powerful Texan team. For Wednesday, in Game 4, Houston has Dominican starter Cristian Javier and the local Phillies Aaron Nola.
Philadelphia engineered its victory based on five homers; they all hit Houston’s star pitcher, Lance McCullers. He became the first pitcher in history to allow five home runs in a World Series game. Bryce Harper started the Phillies’ offensive explosion with a two-run shot in the first inning to go up 2-0.
Philadelphia could define the 2022 World Series at Citizens Bank Park, as it will play the next two games at home. According to playoff history, teams that win Game 3 and go up 2-1 take the series 66.67% of the time. The Phillies are already a perfect 6-0 at home this postseason.
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