With 5 home runs in Game 3 of the 2022 World Series, the Philadelphia Phillies achieved a record never seen before in 119 years of the MLB Postseason. The Houston Astros and José Altuve suffered!
“And no, no, no… Say no to that ball”, Ernest Sherry he kept giving the typical story when a home run is hit in the MLB. And how was he going to do it? Philadelphia Phillies didn’t stop homering in Game 3 of the 2022 world series against Houston Astros and the victory came with a record never before seen in the 119 years of the postseason. they suffered it Jose Altuve and company!
It all started when Game 3 of the 2022 world series was postponed due to inclement weather. Noah Syndergaard was going to start for the Phillies, Rob Thomson changed his mind and the pitcher born in Venezuela, Ranger Suarez, He opened the duel and won the victory after a quality start: three hits, zero runs, four strikeouts and one walk in five innings.
The offense backed him up! Not one, not two… Three were the records they reached, two are unique marks in MLB history, against Houston Astros. Philadelphia Phillies became the first team to connect five home runs to the same pitcher (Lance McCullers Jr.) in a World Series game. That wouldn’t be the worst for Jose Altuve, Jeremy Pena, Yordan Alvarez and company.
With the five home runs that the phillies connected in the 7-0 victory in Game 3 of the ‘Fall Classic’ 2022, the Philadelphia team joined the Houston Astros in Game 5 of 2017 (was defined in extra innings), Oakland Athletics in Game 3 of 1989 and New York Yankees in Game 4 of 1928, as the teams that hit the most home runs (5) in a single game in World Series history.
Phillies World Series record never seen before in 119 years
As reported by John Clark of NBC Sports, the Philadelphia Phillies held the record for being the team with the most home runs (17) in any 6-game home span of an MLB Playoffs. The historical mark they suffered Jose Altuve’s Houston Astros and company had never seen each other in the 119 years of the Postseason.
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Astros and Altuve suffered: The Phillies record in the World Series never seen before in 119 years