2022 World Series Start Times Announced

Major League Baseball officially announced the dates and start times for all 2022 World Series games on Monday afternoon. It should come as no surprise, but all games will begin promptly at 8:03 PM/Eastern time and will be televised on Fox.

Here’s the complete schedule courtesy of MLB:

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NLCS Game 5: Phillies Win the NL Pennant! Return to the World Series For First Time Since 2009

Let the chaos begin at Cottman and Frankford!

The Philadelphia Phillies have won the National League Pennant and are going back to the World Series for the first time in 13-years.

The 2022 Phillies —who fired their manager and lost their superstar in June—overcame multiple deficits this postseason, and once again overcame the odds on Sunday afternoon. The Fightin’s defeated the San Diego Padres 4-3 on an 8th inning Bryce Harper home run to clinch their first NL Pennant since 2009.

(Try to) Climb those poles Philadelphia! Safely, of course!

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NLCS Game 4: Phillies Shock the Padres 10-6, One Win Away from the NL Pennant

The Philadelphia Phillies overcame multiple deficits –including 4-runs before even batting– to defeat the San Diego Padres 10-6 on Saturday night to take a 3-to-1 series lead.  The Phillies can clinch their first trip to the World Series since 2009 with a win on Sunday afternoon in South Philly.  

Now, about that recap.  If you had the following on your Postseason bingo card you can collect your prize money:

  • Both starters don’t make it out of the 1st inning
  • A combined 7-runs are scored in the 1st inning
  • 13 total pitchers
  • Six home runs
  • 3.1 shutdown innings from Connor Brogdon and Andrew Bellatti
  • Two homers from Rhys Hoskins
  • Three shutdown innings from Noah Syndergaard and David Robertson

If you want a full, traditional recap you can read it here.

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NLCS Game 1: Wheeler, Harper, and Schwarber Lead the Phillies to Victory

The Philadelphia Phillies —led by Zack Wheeler, Bryce Harper, and Kyle Schwarber—defeated the San Diego Padres 2-0 on Tuesday night to take a 1-0 Series lead.

Wheeler was dominant again. The Phils’ ace threw 7-innings of one hit, no run baseball. Outside of a 24-pitch first where he issued a walk, Wheeler cruised striking out eight to earn the win.

Harper got the Phillies on the board with a solo home run off of Padres starter Yu Darvish in the 4th. It was Harper’s third consecutive game with a home run. The Phils’ DH is now batting .407 with 4 HR and 7 RBI this postseason.

He’s locked in.

Schwarber added the Phillies second run on a home run that is somewhere on the way to South Philadelphia. The ball was utterly destroyed.

Schwarber was 2-for-3 on the night and is showing signs of coming out of his slump.

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NLDS: Phillies Take NLDS Game 4 to Advance to the NLCS

The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Atlanta Braves 7-2 on Saturday to eliminate the defending World Champions and advance to the National League Championship Series. The Phillies will play the winner of the Los Angeles Dodgers – San Diego Padres series.

It marks the Phillies first NLCS appearance since 2010.

Brandon Marsh sent the Citizens Bank Park crowd into a frenzy with a huge 3-run home run in the bottom of the second to give the Phillies an early 3-0 lead.

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Noah Syndergaard to Start NLDS Game 4

Philadelphia Phillies manager Rob Thomson announced Noah Syndergaard as the teams starter for NLDS Game 4 on Saturday.

Syndergaard has started four postseason games in his career with a 2-1 record in those starts. All of Syndergaard’s postseason starts came in 2015-2016 as a member of the New York Mets.

Thomson declined to answer any questions about how Syndergaard will be used in Game 4. Started Bailey Falter and Kyle Gibson are also on the NLDS roster.

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World Series Hero Shane Victorino to Throw First Pitch Before NLDS Game 3

Aloha, Philadelphia!

The Philadelphia Phillies will host postseason baseball for the first time in 11-years on Friday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. Before Phillies starter Aaron Nola toes the rubber, the 42,792-plus raging fans will be greeted by an old friend.

2008 World Series champion Shane Victorino will be throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before NLDS Game 3.

The Flyin’ Hawaiian knows a thing or two about postseason moments.

Game Times Announced for NLDS Game 3 and Game 4

Red October returns to Citizens Bank Park this weekend when the NLDS shifts to South Philadelphia. Game times for NLDS game 3 and game 4 (if necessary) were announced yesterday.

Game 3 will mark the first postseason home game since game 5 of the 2011 NLDS. The Phillies have a 1-0 series lead over the Braves which means clinching a trip to the NLCS at home is on the table.

Both games are sold out. Limited tickets may be made available closer to game time.