The Phillies defeated the Diamondbacks 5-3 in Game 1 of the 2023 National League Championship Series.

The 2023 NLCS Game 1 between the Phillies and Diamondbacks was held at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Monday, October 16, 2023.

Phillies starter Zach Wheeler pitched 6.2 innings, allowing 2 runs on 6 hits and 2 walks. He struck out 7 batters.

Bryce Harper's two-run home run in the top of the fifth inning gave the Phillies a 2-0 lead.

In the 1st inning, Phillies outfielder Kyle Schwarber hit a 2-run home run to give the Phillies a 2-0 lead.

In the 6th inning, the Diamondbacks scored 2 runs to cut the Phillies' lead to 3-2.

In the 9th inning, the Diamondbacks scored 1 run, but Phillies closer Craig Kimbrel retired the next two batters to secure the save.

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