HOUSTON, November 5, 2022— tonight the Houston Astros defeated the Philadelphia Phillies in Houston.
The 2022 World Series champions are difficult to defeat at home.
After going down 2-1 to the Phillies in the series, the Astros capped off their playoff run with three straight wins that culminated in a 4-1 victory in Game 6 at Minute Maid Park to capture their second title since 2017.
“The American League’s No. 1 seed went undefeated in the first two rounds as they rolled to their fourth Fall Classic in six years. The Phillies — October’s biggest underdog and the sixth seed in the National League, with the worst regular-season record of any team in the playoffs — upset their way to their first World Series since 2009.”
Dusty Baker, a former coach of the Washington Nationals, and a potential coach in Phillies “15 years of pleasure is worth the 60 years of trying to get here.” Seventy-three year old Dusty Baker is the oldes manager in Major League Baseball history to win a World Series.