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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - OCTOBER 14: Bryson Stott #5, Bryce Harper #3 and Jean Segura #2 of the Philadelphia Phillies celebrate after defeating the Atlanta Braves in game three of the National League Division Series at Citizens Bank Park on October 14, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Atlanta Braves with a score of 9 to 1. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

PHI Leads NLDS 2-1

This is the series New York Mets fans never wanted to see, but here we are. The Philadelphia Phillies are a win away from their first trip to the NLCS since 2010 after dismantling the defending champion Atlanta Braves 9-1 at Citizen’s Bank Park. The same Atlanta Braves team that the Mets couldn’t beat when the NL East crown was up for grabs.

Now it appears the team that finished behind both Atlanta and New York could be preparing for a party on Saturday night.

The Phillies exploded with six runs in the third inning that all but put the game away. Rhys Hoskins and Bryce Harper both went deep with home runs in the third inning to built that 6-0 lead.

Harper would add an RBI double later in the seventh inning.

Five of the runs were charged to Braves starter Spencer Strider who couldn’t get out of the third inning.

  • Mets Fan reaction is hilarious

    Mets fans are none too happy that their two arch rivals are enjoying mid-October baseball.

  • Sea of Red

    Let’s just say Phillies fans are into it.

  • Stay Classy Philadelphia

    Phillies fans were heard mocking the Braves “chop” during Friday’s 9-1 victory in Game 3 of the NLDS.

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