Rain could disrupt Game 3 of the World Series between the Phillies and Astros at Citizens Bank Park

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Rain could disrupt Game 3 of the World Series between the Phillies and Astros at Citizens Bank Park

The 2022 World Series resumes in Philadelphia on Monday night with Game 3 between the Houston Astros and the Philadelphia Phillies. The two clubs played Games 1 and 2 at Houston’s Minute Maid Park, and the now top-five series has moved to Citizens Bank Park. Click here to watch Game 3.

Unfortunately, it looks like Game 3 will be suspended two to the weather. Rain forecast in the evening through Tuesday morning. The first pitch is scheduled for 8:03pm. And and MLB have yet to provide an update on the status of Game 3.

MLB makes all postseason weather decisions, and the league’s priority is for him to play nine consecutive innings. After launching the game, he doesn’t want to force everyone to endure one or more delays later. They also prefer not to start the game late at night when half the country is asleep.

If the Astros and Phillies play Game 3 on Monday, Game 5 of his NLCS with the Phillies and Parents starting on time and the two teams playing most of the game in rain, including intermittent heavy rain. may be similar to There have been two weather postponements this postseason (ALDS Games 2 and 5 between the Yankees and Guardians).

Game 5 continued the next day as the Phillies won their first World Series title since 1980 thanks to Pedro Feliz’s RBI single in the 7th inning. When the Astros and Phillies play Game 3 of this year’s World Series Right-handed Noah Syndergaard (10-10, 3.94 ERA) and Spear McCullers Jr. (4-2, 2.27 ERA) are the starting pitchers at any given time.

Coincidentally, Philadelphia was also the setting for one of the most infamous weather problems of the MLB World Series. Game 5 of the 2008 World Series he was abandoned midway through the sixth inning two to rain. The Rays leveled the game at 2-2 in the first half of the innings while the club played in a downpour, after which then-commissioner Bud Selig said he had played all World Series games. declared that it should consist of nine innings. “I didn’t want to let that happen,” Selig said when asked by the Associated Press about the possibility of the World Series being shortened by wet weather. The game would have been postponed by the rain until the United States was able to continue, which could have been 24 or 48 hours.

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