San Diego Padres vs Philadelphia Phillies Game 3 of the NLCS: pitchers, lineups, stats, etc.
The Padres and Phillies meet up for the tenth time this season for Game 3 of the NLCS
Twelve years after the Phillies were eliminated by the Giants in Game 6 in October, 2010, Philadelphia finally plays host to an NLCS game for the first time. The Phillies, who are 6-2 SU in home NLCS games since moving to Citizens Bank Park, face off the San Diego Padres in Game 3 of the best-of-seven series.
The Padres have a 45-36 record on the road and an 89-73 record overall.
Historically speaking, there is a huge chance that the winner of Game 3 of the NLCS between the Padres and Phillies will be going to the World Series.
In MLB postseason history, the Game 3 winner goes on to win a best-of-seven series nearly 70% of the time.
RHP Joe Musgrove (10-7, 2.93 ERA) vs. RHP Ranger Suàrez (10-7, 3.65 ERA)
In two postseason starts for San Diego, right-hander Musgrove has allowed just two runs over 13 innings of work for a 1.38 ERA. The NL All-Star is in the top 10% of NL pitchers in exit velocity (86.4). Additionally, he’s 2-0 with a 3.66 ERA in nine MLB postseason appearances.
As for the Phillies, left-hander Suarez will be making his second MLB postseason start. In his NLDS Game 1 start against Atlanta, Suarez walked a career-high five batters, but only allowed one run over 3.1 innings of work.
Friday’s game is the 10th time these teams match up this season. The Phillies are ahead 5-4 in the season series.
Padres (6-3, 3-2 away)
Phillies (6-2, 2-0 home)
How to watch Padres vs Phillies Game 3
Date: Friday, Oct. 21 | Time: 7:37 p.m. ET
Location: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia)
TV channel: FS1 | Live stream: fuboTV (try for free)
MLB.TV will also be streaming the games, however authentication to a participating Pay TV provider is required.
Phillies: Kent Emanuel: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Mark Appel: 60-Day IL (elbow), Simon Muzziotti: 60-Day IL (knee), Corey Knebel: 60-Day IL (lat), Hans Crouse: 60-Day IL (biceps), James McArthur: 60-Day IL (elbow), Damon Jones: 60-Day IL (shoulder)
Padres: Drew Pomeranz: 60-Day IL (elbow), Austin Adams: 60-Day IL (forearm)