Houston Astros (106-56, first in the AL West during the regular season) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (87-75, third in the NL East during the regular season)
There might be a problem before first pitch. The MLB is closely watching the forecast as rain threatens to postpone Game 3. A meeting has already been held with another coming at 6:45 p.m. ET to give an update on the status.
Representatives of MLB and both Clubs met with the forecasters at 5:00 p.m. (ET). The forecast continues to call for rain this evening. The next meeting will occur at 6:45 p.m. (ET). #WorldSeries
— MLB Communications (@MLB_PR) October 31, 2022
Philadelphia; Monday, 8:03 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Lance McCullers Jr. (4-2, 2.27 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 50 strikeouts); Phillies: Noah Syndergaard (10-10, 3.94 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 95 strikeouts)
LINE: Astros -135, Phillies +114; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Phillies and the Houston Astros square off in Game 3 of the World Series with the series tied 1-1.
Philadelphia is 87-75 overall and 47-34 at home. The Phillies have a 58-14 record in games when they scored at least five runs.
Houston has gone 51-30 on the road and 106-56 overall. The Astros have a 51-8 record in games when they hit two or more home runs. Monday’s game is the sixth meeting between these teams this season. The Astros hold a 3-2 advantage in the season series.
2022 World Series schedule: Astros vs. Phillies
- Game 3: at Philadelphia, Monday, Oct. 31, 7:03 p.m.
- Game 4: at Philadelphia, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 7:03 p.m.
- Game 5*: at Philadelphia, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 7:03 p.m.
- Game 6*: at Houston, Friday, Nov. 4, 7:03 p.m.
- Game 7*: at Houston, Saturday, Nov. 5, 7:03 p.m.
* if necessary