Astros Series Lead Cut in Half

Game 3 moved to Houston with the Astros 2-0 in the series. Phillies sent Severino Gonzalez to the mound who started in the Phillies 4-2 win over the Rockies on 19th October. Carlos Martinez warmed up for the Astros. Both rested and ready! The Philadelphia Phillies closed some of the gap between themselves and the series-leading Houston Astros, winning 3-1 at Minute Maid Park today. Phillies right-hander Severino Gonzalez was named player of the game after he threw 7 innings of 5-hit ball. The win cuts the deficit facing the Phillies to 2-1 in the best-of-7 World Series. Maikel Franco swatted a 2-run home run for Philadelphia in the top of the fifth. The third baseman went 2 for 4 for the game, including 1 home run and 1 double. He scored 1 run and batted in 2. “One win at a time, one game at a time. We try not to get too far ahead of ourselves,” Franco told the Philadelphia Times. Game 4 is set to be played tomorrow at Minute Maid Park in Houston. The scheduled starters for the game are Andrew Chafin for Philadelphia and Gio Gonzalez for Houston. To check out the box score go to To check out the game log go to