The Philadelphia Phillies gave their local audience something to cheer about on Tuesday night.
Philadelphia Ranger Suárez pitched five shutout innings, while Bryce Harper and Kyle Schwarber each homered and added two RBIs in an impressive 7-0 victory over the Houston Astros in Game 3 of the 2022 World Series.
“The fans believe in us and we believe in them” – Bryce Harper
Phillies DH Bryce Harper shouts out to fans for making it through after yesterday’s game was postponed and says the team believes in the fans.
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Phillies 7, Astros 0
Nick don’t stop
After making a crucial diving catch to help the Phillies win Game 1, Nick Castellanos opened Game 3 with a slippery catch to stop Jose Altuve on a hit.
Bryce says goodbye–goodbye baseball
Harper opened the scoring in Game 3 taking Lance McCuller’s court for a two-run homer. It was Harper’s first World Series home run in his illustrious career.
Alec Bohm took the first pitch he saw from McCullers and chased it out of the park to extend the Phillies’ lead to 3-0 in the second. It was Bohm’s first playoff home run and the 1,000th home run in World Series history.
Brandon Marsh smashed a deep right ball that barely escaped the field to give the Phillies a 4-0 lead.
Schwarber says see you soon!
Schwarber threw a deep ball out of the park toward center field, giving the Phillies a 6-0 lead in fifth.
Hoskins sends McCullers home
Rhys Hoskins also got in on the action. He hit a solo shot just past Schwarber, giving the Phillies their fifth homer of the night to chase McCullers out of the game as Philadelphia held a 7-0 lead in the fifth.
The wrong side of the story
The five home runs McCullers gave up in Game 3 were the most ever given up by a pitcher in a World Series game.
Brogdon make ’em bounce
Phillies fans were abuzz at Citizens Bank Park after reliever Connor Brogdon struck out Kyle Tucker to complete the sixth inning.
Close the door
Andrew Bellatti eliminated the Astros 1-2-3 in the ninth to secure a 7-0 victory for the Phillies.
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