PHILLIES STARS WIN BRAVES NLDS GAME 1: HARPER, TURNER SHINE
The Philadelphia Phillies won Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves with a score of 5-3.
The Phillies took the lead in the fifth inning thanks to a home drive by Bryce Harper that drove in two runs.
Trea Turner also had a spectacular night, hitting a single home run and stealing two bases in addition to his other accomplishments.
Aaron Nola, the pitcher for the Phillies, turned up a strong performance, allowing only three runs over the course of six innings.
The Braves made a late push, scoring two runs in the ninth inning, but it wasn't enough to overcome the Phillies' lead.
The Phillies now hold a 1-0 advantage in the series, which is being played out over the best-of-five format.
In Game 2 of the series, which will be played on Saturday, the Braves will attempt to level the series.
With a victory in Game 2, the Philadelphia Phillies will attempt to take a commanding 2-0 series lead if they are successful.