The Astros hold a 3-2 series lead after narrowly defeating the Phillies 3-2 in Game 5 on Thursday. However, the Astros have lost Game 6 in all three of their recent World Series appearances, and they are without first baseman Yuli Gurrielwho will be out for the remainder of the World Series with a knee injury.
Will their fortunes finally change, or will the Phillies stay alive?
Here are the top plays from Game 6:
Phillies at Astros (HOU leads series 3-2)
Flashing the leather
Astros shortstop Jeremy Rock is one of the top, young stars in the game today. Need proof? Check out this play.
Oh, so close
With two outs in the bottom of the second inning, Phillies shortstop Edmund Sosa golfed a breaking ball to deep left. It looked like it was heading toward the seats, but Houston’s Yordan Alvarez made the catch at the warning track.
Back, back, back, GONE!
Kyle Schwarber put the Phillies on the board first as he crushed a solo home run to deep right.
Houston, we have liftoff!
Shortly after Schwarber gave the Phillies a 1-0, it was Houston’s turn to answer back. Yordan Alvarez blasted a three-run homer to deep center to give the Astros a 3-1 lead.
Yordan Alvarez smashes a three-run home run to put the Astros ahead 3-1
Yordan Alvarez smashed a three-run home run to give the Astros a 3-1 lead over the Phillies.
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