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World Series: Phillies defeat Astros in Game 3 with 7-0 win

The Philadelphia Phillies crushed five home runs off Houston Astros starter Lance McCullers Jr., and added 2 more homers bringing them a dominating 7-0 victory in Game 3 of the World Series in front of a Philly crowd at home.

Phillies starter Ranger Suarez threw five shutout innings, and the Phillies earned runs with homers from Bryce Harper, Alec Bohm, Brandon Marsh, Kyle Schwarber and Rhys Hoskins, who each went deep once – making them the first team in history to hit five home runs in the first five innings of a World Series game.

The Phillies have now taken a 2-1 series lead in the World Series. Game 4 will take place Wednesday at 8:03 p.m. EDT Wednesday in Philadelphia, airing on Fox. Aaron Nola will get the ball for the Phillies, with Cristian Javier taking the mound for the Astros.

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