What channel is Phillies vs. Diamondbacks on today? Time, TV schedule for 2023 NLCS Game 5
Alek Thomas had only made 28 plate appearances in the 2023 postseason up to that crucial moment.
However, his 29th plate appearance proved to be the defining moment of his baseball career.
The Arizona Diamondbacks found themselves with just five outs left, trailing the Philadelphia Phillies
by a two-run margin in what felt like a make-or-break game in the National League Championship Series (NLCS).
A loss in this pivotal game would have given the Phillies a commanding 3-1 lead, with the prospect of two more games looming in Philadelphia.
In this high-pressure situation, Alek Thomas seized the opportunity to become the unlikely hero for Arizona.
He delivered a game-tying, two-run homer that leveled the score at five runs apiece. Just three batters later,
Gabriel Moreno stepped up as another hero, smashing a go-ahead double into the left-center gap,
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