The Philadelphia Phillies and Houston Astros are set to play Game 5 of the World Series on Thursday night.
Baseball’s biggest spenders looked spent.
Pete Alonso reached 30 homers and 100 RBIs on the season to lead the New York Mets to a 7-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.
Eduardo Escobar hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer that capped a four-run, first-inning rally, and the New York Mets beat the Yankees 6-3 in a rare Subway Series matchup of first-place teams.
Sandy Alcantara is pitching like a contender for the Cy Young Award.