World Series preview: How the Phillies can beat the Astros


The Astros have yet to lose in the postseason, going 7–0 against the Mariners and Yankees. So how could the Phillies, a club with 87 wins in the regular season, the fewest of any National League playoff team, win four of seven against the American League champs? Here’s a blueprint for how Philadelphia could deliver yet another case of World Series heartbreak from the NL East to Houston.

Saddle up and ride the horses

Wheeler has a 1.78 ERA across his four starts this postseason.