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Will Game 3 of the World Series take place today?

Game 3 of the World Series was postponed last night due to bad weather. The weather in Philadelphia is expected to remain dry at this time. The World Series is set to resume after Monday’s postponement.

“#SchwarberFest on CBP. We’re live from Game 3 of the World Series on NBC10 at 4, 5, 6 p.m. Great night finally for #WorldSeries baseball” – John Clark

Today was originally supposed to be a rest day for the Phillies and Astros. The teams will now play three consecutive games in Philadelphia before returning to Houston (if necessary) on Saturday. The opening pitch for tonight’s game is set for 8:03 p.m. ET. The remaining matches in the series will begin at the same time.

For the average fan, the postponement might not seem like a big deal. But it could play a big role in the outcome of the series. The extra day off allows each team’s manager to reassess their pitching strategy.

Originally, Noah Syndergaard was scheduled to start Game 3 of the World Series. But the extra day off allowed Ranger Suarez to recover from his outing in the opener. He is now expected to start Game 3 tonight, with Syndergaard available outside the bullpen.

The postponed game allowed the Phillies to use Ranger Suarez in Game 3 and Aaron Nola in Game 4. Noah Syndergaard will start Game 5 if he is not used in the next two games, per @BNightengale https://t.co/vqeniBXxcp

“The postponed game allowed the Phillies to use Ranger Suarez in Game 3 and Aaron Nola in Game 4. Noah Syndergaard will start Game 5 if he is not used in the next two games, according to @BNightengale” – Talkin’ Baseball

It’s not just Ranger Suarez who will see his departure increase. Aaron Nola, who was scheduled to start in Game 5, will now be available to pitch in Game 4. That gives the Phillies another appearance from their ace.

This isn’t the first World Series in Philadelphia hit by bad weather

It seems like World Series baseball doesn’t mesh well with the weather in Philadelphia at this time of year. A surprising number of Match 3 games were delayed or postponed when played in the City of Brotherly Love.

WORLD SERIES IN PHILADELPHIAGame 3, 1993: Rain Delayed Game 3, 2008: Rain Delayed Game 3, 2009: Rain Delayed Game 3, 2022: Rain Delayed See you tomorrow night.

“WORLD SERIES IN PHILADELPHIA. Game 3, 1993: Rain Delayed, Game 3, 2008: Rain Delayed. Game 3, 2009: Rain Delayed. Game 3, 2022: Rain Delayed. See you tomorrow night. ” -Matt Gelb

The most notorious weather delay occurred in Game 5 of the 2008 World Series between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Phillies. It was the only time in World Series history that a game was postponed mid-game and resumed two days later.

if you think it sucks to go to a World Series game that gets postponed before the first pitch, let me tell you about Game 5 of the World Series in 2008…

“If you think it sucks to go to a World Series game that gets postponed before the first pitch, let me tell you about Game 5 of the World Series in 2008…” – Brad Sechler

The match was suspended on October 27, 2008 with the score tied at 2-2 in the bottom of the 6th inning. It resumed two days later on October 29, 2008. The Phillies won the replay game 4-3. They won their first World Series title since 1980.

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