PHILADELPHIA, PA —Houston, the Philadelphia Phillies could have an issue.
After a nail-biter that ended when the clock struck midnight, the Phillies Cinderella season could also be getting tossed with the bathwater.
The Phillies’ magical playoff run could also be nearing an finish after a troublesome 3-2 loss the place the offense could not manufacture many runs. At least it wasn’t a no-hitter like Wednesday night time’s sport.
The stars did line up good with Bryce Harper coming to the plate within the backside of the ninth inning to supply his heroics, however all he may do was draw a stroll. JT Realmuto had a shot on the bat earlier than however a tremendous leaping catch on the wall robbed him of a double or a triple.
The inning earlier than, a scorched line drive ended a rally when it was snagged at first base, thus decreasing the Phillies’ High Hopes.
So this workforce is now getting ready to elimination, down 3-2 within the World Series to the Houston Astros, the place Game 6 is on Saturday.
Friday, a journey day for each golf equipment, is a day we relaxation and replicate on the season and this playoff run. We needs to be grateful that the Phillies bought this far since nobody gave them an opportunity and expectations had been to get to the playoffs.
The Phillies did that after which some.
The Phillies had been undefeated at dwelling throughout these playoffs however that clock struck twice and now the workforce has two straight losses heading to Houston the place the Astros want one win in two video games to win their first World Series since 2017.
Can the Phillies make a comeback?
Can this workforce discover a little bit further and dig a little bit deeper simply to search out these runs and that protection and that pitching that wins championships?
Can this workforce search their pockets for a couple of magic pellets that may have them win each away video games as they did earlier in these playoffs?
This workforce has made some unimaginable comebacks down in video games earlier than. But coming again down in a World Series is a little bit totally different.
So Houston, this can be an issue. Or it might be essentially the most magical comeback to cap a magical season.