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Phillies dominate Astros in Game 3 behind barrage of home runs

Kyle Schwarber extended the Phillies' lead with a two-run shot in the fifth inning Tuesday night. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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The Philadelphia Phillies tied a World Series record with five home runs in a 7-0 Game 3 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

Bryce Harper hit a two-out, two-run homer in the first inning to ignite a rowdy home crowd that was forced to wait an extra day after Monday’s rainout.

Janes from Citizens Bank Park: Bryce Harper and the Phillies come out hot, blast to Game 3 win

The Phillies lead the best-of-seven series two games to one. Game 4 is Wednesday in Philadelphia, with Phillies lefty Aaron Nola scheduled to face Astros right-hander Cristian Javier.

Find highlights and analysis below. Allen and Kilgore reported from Washington. Janes reported from Philadelphia.