2022 Houston Astros World Series Moments to Remember

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Chas McCormick, Justin Verlander Game 5
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The Catch

There were two pivotal moments in Game 5 of the Astros run that broke the back of the Phillies' players and fans alike. World Series MVP Jeremy Pena's home run in the top of the fourth inning to gave the Astros both a 2-1 lead and the needed momentum to finish the game strong. The final straw that broke the camel's back, however, was "The Catch." In the bottom of the ninth inning with one out, Chas McCormick planted against the fence after leaping to save a triple and keep the game-tying run off of the bases. All Phillies' hopes were diminished and the series was headed back to Houston.