Game 4 of the World Series resumes on Wednesday at Citizens Bank Park. The Philadelphia Phillies beat the Houston Astros on Tuesday in Game 3 7-0. Philadelphia led the charge with 5 home runs. Kyle Schwarber and Bryce Harper each hit a home run and had 2 RBI's. The Phillies now lead the series 2-1.
Aaron Nola is set to take the mound for the Philadelphia Phillies. Nola is 2-1 through the playoffs with 21.2 innings pitched. Nola has allowed 11 runs and 13 hits over his last 8 innings of playoff baseball. Nola went 11-13 during the regular season with a 3.25 ERA. The Philadelphia Phillies have outscored the Houston Astros 15-10 during this series.
The Houston Astros find themselves in a hole when they remain at Citizen Bank Park on Wednesday. The Astros only two playoff losses this season have been against the Phillies.Houston swept Seattle and New York before heading to the World Series. The Astros have only scored less than 2 runs in two of their 10 postseason games.
Christian Javier is set to take his spot on the bump for the Houston Astros. Javier pitched 5.1 innings in his last playoff start against the Yankees. Javier allowed 1 hit and no runs. Javier has pitched 6.2 innings this postseason with a 1.35 ERA. Javier went 11-9 during the regular season with a 1.94 strikeouts and 52 walks.