The Phillies’ win marked the biggest comeback by a National League team in a World Series game since 1956.
Here are the best games from the first game:
The new Mr. October?
Phillies Superstar Bryce Harper is playing in the World Series for the first time in his storied career. The FOX MLB Broadcast Team has taken a look at what Harper will bring to the table as he prepares to perform on baseball’s biggest stage.
Verlander deals early
Verlander wins round 1 in the battle between the MVPs
The Astros ace made Harper feel three fastballs in the second inning for the K.
Houston strikes first
Kyle Tucker puts the Astros on the board with the first World Series homer
Kyle Tucker homered to right field for the first inning of the night for the Houston Astros.
Hit, run and score
Martin Maldonado and the Astros executed the hit-and-run to perfection. As Chas McCormick took off for second, Maldonado hit the ball where the second baseman would have been. The hit scored Yuli Gurriel to give Houston a 2-0 lead.
At Peña to go out
Jeremy Pena fought off a 1-2 count before taking Nola’s lead in the opposite direction for a brace in the third set.
Two for Tucker
Kyle Tucker made a strong, early record to win World Series MVP with his three-run homer in the third. It was Tucker’s second home run of the night, giving the Astros a 5-0 lead.
Digging a track
The Phillies scored their first inning of the series when Nick Castellanos somehow made contact with Verlander’s slider down and away.
bring them home
Alec Bohm scored two more runs and cut the Astros’ lead, making it 5-3 in the fourth inning.
JT RealmutoThe brace scored both runners on base to tie the game in the fifth after the Phillies were down 5-0.
Bohm does it all
After his two-run brace helped cut the Astros’ lead earlier in the game, Bohm ensured the game remained tied with his solid play at third base to end the sixth inning.
Kyle Schwarber stole second base in the seventh inning, which means Taco Bell will be giving away free tacos to those who have their app.
In the previous 10 World Series Taco Bell led the promotion, the team that stole a base first went 8-2.
by Jose Altuve bloop single put him on base with two outs in the ninth. Then he narrowly stole second base to get into scoring position.
Not on Nick’s watch
Peña looked like he won the game for the Astros. But Castellanos slipped to make the hook and prevent Altuve from scoring.
Start the 10 in style!
Realmuto took over in the top of the 10th and drilled a solo home run to the deep right, giving the Phillies a 6-5 lead.
After a pair of Astros players get into base and scoring position, David Robertson fell in a 3-0 hole against Aledmys Diaz. However, Robertson bounced back and eventually forced Diaz out to end the game and give the Phillies a 1-0 series lead.
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