World Series Game 3: Lance McCullers Jr. vs. Noah Syndergaard

Postponed due to rain. Game 3 will now take place Tuesday, November 1.

The Houston Astros scored 5-runs against Philadelphia Phillies starter Zack Wheeler to take Game 2 by a score of 5-2. The ‘Stros win tied the World Series at one game a piece. The series now shifts to Philadelphia for the next three.

The Phillies will send Noah Syndergaard to the mound against Houston’s Lance McCullers Jr. First pitch is set for 8:03 PM/Eastern however weather could be an issue on Monday night.

  • Date: October 31, 2022
  • Where: Citizens Bank Park —Philadelphia, PA
  • When: 8:03 PM/Eastern
  • TV: Fox, Fox Sports App —with Joe Davis and John Smoltz
  • Radio: SportsRadio 94WIP and the Phillies Radio Network — with Scott Franzke, Larry Andersen, and Tom McCarthy

Pitching Matchup

Lance McCullers Jr. (0-0, 2.45 ERA) vs. Noah Syndergaard (0-0, 1.69 ERA)

McCullers Last Outing: 10/23/22 at NYY, 5 IP, 8 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 1 HB, 1 BB

Syndergaard’s Last Outing: 10/22/22 vs SD, 1.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER

Phillies vs. McCullers

  • Jean Segura: 4-for-23, 3B, 7 BB
  • Brandon Marsh: 3-for-9, 4 K
  • Kyle Schwarber: 1-for-2, HR, RBI, BB
  • J.T. Realmuto: 1-for-3, 2B, K
  • Bryce Harper: 1-for-3

Astros vs. Syndergaard

  • Aledmys Diaz: 2-for-6, HR, 2 BB
  • Chas McCormick: 1-for-2
  • Alex Bregman: 1-for-2
  • Kyle Tucker: 1-for-3, BB

World Series Game 3 Storylines

  • The weather, AccuWeather predicts 45-60% chance of rain throughout the scheduled game time
  • Phillies are undefeated at Citizens Bank Park this Postseason (5-0)
  • Will the Phillies follow the script they have all postseason
  • How will Rob Thomson handle the pitchers in Game 3
  • Houston versus the environment in South Philly

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