How to Watch Astros vs. Phillies: Live Stream or on TV
Jose Urquidy takes the ball for the Houston Astros (14-13) when they host starter Bailey Falter and the Philadelphia Phillies (15-13) at 7:10 PM ET on Sunday.
If you’re intending to watch this game, keep reading for streaming and TV options for the Houston-Philadelphia matchup.
When is Astros vs. Phillies and when does it start?
This contest between the Astros and Phillies is scheduled to start on Sunday, April 30, 2023. Expect to see the opening pitch at 7:10 PM ET.
Where to watch Astros vs. Phillies
The Astros and Phillies will hit the field at Minute Maid Park for this matchup on April 30, and if you’d like to see the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on ESPN.
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Astros vs. Phillies Game Preview
Yesterday, the Phillies claimed a 6-1 victory over the Astros, with Zack Wheeler (6.0 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 7 K) earning the win for the Phillies. Kody Clemens went 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBI to lead the offensive showing. Cristian Javier (5.2 IP, 3 R, 7 H, 6 K) was handed the loss for the Astros.
Astros Stats, Odds & Insights
The Astros have won 41.2% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (7-10).
Houston ranks 21st in baseball with 26 total home runs.
The Astros’ .375 slugging percentage ranks 21st in baseball.
Houston has a 3.27 team ERA that ranks second across all MLB pitching staffs.
The Astros have the eighth-lowest WHIP in baseball (1.206).
Phillies Stats, Odds & Insights
This season, the Phillies have been the underdog 11 times and won five, or 45.5%, of those games.
Philadelphia has hit 31 homers this season, which ranks 16th in the majors.
The Phillies rank third in the majors with a .448 team slugging percentage.
Philadelphia has the 16th-ranked ERA (4.33) in the majors this season.
The Phillies have a combined WHIP of 1.269 as a pitching staff, which ranks 12th in MLB.
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Astros Starter Recent Performance: Jose Urquidy
|at Rays||Apr. 24||2.2||7||6||6||3||2|
|vs. Blue Jays||Apr. 18||4.1||7||4||4||4||2|
|at Pirates||Apr. 12||6.0||2||0||0||2||3|
|at Twins||Apr. 7||5.1||7||1||1||6||1|
|vs. White Sox||Apr. 1||4.0||7||3||3||5||1|
Phillies Starter Recent Performance: Bailey Falter
|vs. Mariners||Apr. 25||6.0||6||4||3||7||0|
|at White Sox||Apr. 18||7.0||3||3||3||3||3|
|at Reds||Apr. 13||4.2||8||5||5||4||1|
|vs. Reds||Apr. 8||5.0||4||1||1||2||0|
|at Rangers||Apr. 2||5.1||7||2||2||3||0|
Astros Key Players to Watch
Urquidy gets the start for the Astros, his sixth of the season. He is 1-2 with a 5.64 ERA and 20 strikeouts in 22 1/3 innings pitched.
The righty last pitched on Monday against the Tampa Bay Rays, when he went 2 2/3 innings, allowing six earned runs while giving up seven hits.
The 27-year-old has an ERA of 5.64, with 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings, in five games this season. Opponents are hitting .326 against him.
Kyle Tucker has been key for Houston with five home runs, 19 RBI and a batting average of .277 this season.
Yordan Alvarez is batting .269 this season with a team-high six home runs and 27 RBI.
Jeremy Pena is slugging .472 this season, with a team-high six home runs. He’s also collected 16 RBI.
Phillies Key Players to Watch
The Phillies’ Falter (0-4) will make his sixth start of the season.
The left-hander’s last start was on Tuesday, when he tossed six innings while giving up three earned runs on six hits in a matchup with the Seattle Mariners.
The 26-year-old has pitched to a 4.50 ERA this season with 6.1 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 1.3 walks per nine across five games.
Nicholas Castellanos is batting .324 with 10 doubles, four home runs and 10 walks.
Brandon Marsh is hitting .341 to pace his team.
Alec Bohm leads the Phillies with 21 runs batted in.
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