Video: John Smoltz Predicted Bryce Harper's Home Run Tonight

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Fans had to wait a little longer for Game 3 than they would have liked, but the Philadelphia Phillies delivered early and often against the Houston Astros.

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Bryce Harper got the party started with a two-run shot in the bottom of the first inning. 

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Astros pitcher Lance McCullers left a hanging breaking ball right over the plate, which Harper devoured.

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Bryce's home run was the main star of the show, but John Smoltz's call had everyone talking. 

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As Harper walked up to the plate, Smotlz suggested Harper would be waiting for a breaking ball.

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“I’ll be kind of shocked if Bryce is not going to the plate sitting on a breaking ball,” said Smoltz. “At some point, McCullers has to throw him fastballs to keep him honest. 

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But Bryce is so good against off-speed, and we know he likes to swing early and swing big. 

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If he stays on the breaking ball and gets one in the middle of the plate, loud noise." 

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Well, Smoltz was right and now the Phillies have a commanding 4-0 lead in Game 3.

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