The Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies will face each other in the World Series
The Houston Astros rallied from an early three-run deficit Sunday night to sweep past the New York Yankees 6-5, and win the series in four straight games.
hillies defeated the San Diego Padres 4-3, winning its series in five games. Bryce Harper hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to lift the Phillies to its clinching victory.
Harper signed a $330 million contract to sign with the Phillies, reportedly gave a preview of his dramatic series-winning home run to team hitting coach Kevin Long.
Houston's Sunday win extended a dominating 2022 season that included 106 victories in the regular season.
By contrast, Philadelphia began slowly in the season. The team was 21-29 entering the month of June and fired manager Joe Girardi.