Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Astros no-hit Phillies to even World Series 2-2

HOUSTON Astros starting pitcher Cristian Javier (53) pitches against the Philadelphia Phillies during the third inning in game four of the 2022 World Series at Citizens Bank Park. — KYLE ROSS-USA TODAY SPORTS

HOUSTON Astros pitchers combined to throw just the second no-hitter in World Series history on Wednesday to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-0 in Game Four and even the series.

Starter Cristian Javier went six innings and struck out nine, Bryan Abreu struck out the side in the seventh, Rafael Montero threw a perfect eighth and Ryan Pressly closed out the third no-hitter in MLB (Major League Baseball)  postseason history.

Mr. Javier rushed to the mound and lifted Pressly in the air in celebration after third baseman Alex Bregman fielded a tough ground ball to seal the win.

Don Larsen threw a perfect game in the 1956 World Series and the Phillies’ Roy Halladay tossed a no-hitter in the 2010 Division Series in a game that was also played at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia.

“My parents told me I was going to throw a no-hitter and thanks to God I was able to accomplish that,” Mr. Javier, a native of the Dominican Republic, said through an interpreter.

“They told me that last night. And I said I was going to stay positive and with God helping us, we can do it.”

Astros catcher Christian Vazquez said the win was even more special since it means the series is now guaranteed to return to Houston for a Game Six on Saturday and, if necessary, Game Seven on Sunday.

“It was special, everybody did a great job,” Mr. Vazquez said. “We’re happy to split the series. Now we can finish it off at home.”

Game Five is on Thursday in Philadelphia. — Reuters

Your information is secure and your privacy is protected. By opting in you agree to receive emails from us. Remember that you can opt-out any time, we hate spam too!



MARKUS SPISKE-UNSPLASH I am pleased to share with readers the political section of our latest quarterly outlook report for Globalsource Partners (, a subscriber-based...


PEXELS ANGIE-REYES The bill establishing the Maharlika Wealth Fund (MWF), described as a Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF), has taken a severe beating. It has...


PEXELS-LARA JAMESON China’s rise as an economic powerhouse is arguably the most spectacular story of the early 21st century. But are China’s glory days...


WHOSE pandemic strategy really saved lives? Which states or countries lost the most people to the virus? Or to the unintended consequences of mitigation...

Editor’s Pick

More than half of all Londoners have either started their own business or aspire to do so in 2023, compared to nearly a third...

Editor’s Pick

The John Lewis Partnership has struck a £500m deal with the investment firm Abrdn to build 1,000 residential rental homes, redeveloping three sites already...

You May Also Like


BW FILE PHOTO GROSS BORROWINGS by the National Government reached P2.6 trillion as of end-September as it continued to raise funds to respond to...


REUTERS By Luz Wendy T. Noble, Reporter The country’s foreign exchange buffers slightly increased as of end-October as the value of the central bank’s...


KARASOLAR.COM TENA, Ecuador — Ecuador’s rainforest Achuar people say their ancestors long dreamed of a “fire canoe” or “electric fish” that would let them...


COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the mental health of Filipinos across different groups all over the archipelago. From frontline workers, parents balancing...

Disclaimer: Respect, its managers, its employees, and assigns (collectively "The Company") do not make any guarantee or warranty about what is advertised above. Information provided by this website is for research purposes only and should not be considered as personalized financial advice. The Company is not affiliated with, nor does it receive compensation from, any specific security. The Company is not registered or licensed by any governing body in any jurisdiction to give investing advice or provide investment recommendation. Any investments recommended here should be taken into consideration only after consulting with your investment advisor and after reviewing the prospectus or financial statements of the company.

Copyright © 2022 Respect Investment. All Rights Reserved.