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Houston Astros nip Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 to move one game from winning World Series
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Houston Astros nip Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 to move one game from winning World Series

Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros delivers a pitch against the Philadelphia Phillies during the second inning in Game Five of the 2022 World Series at Citizens Bank Park on November 03, 2022 in Philadelphia. Getty Images Philadelphia — Justin Verlander overcame an early jolt to grit out the World Series win that long eluded him, rookie Jeremy Peña hit a go-ahead home run and the Houston Astros beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Thursday night to head home with a 3-2 lead. Buoyed by late defensive gems from Trey Mancini and Chas McCormick, the Astros moved to the brink of their second championship - the other was a scandal-tainted title in 2017. They can close it out Sa...