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World Series Is Most-watched Since 2019 Through 2 Games

Houston Astros relief pitcher Ryan Pressly celebrates their win in Game 2 of baseball's World Series between the Houston Astros and the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, in Houston. The Astros won 5-2. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Houston Astros relief pitcher Ryan Pressly celebrates their win in Game 2 of baseball's World Series between the Houston Astros and the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, in Houston. The Astros won 5-2. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
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Philadelphia (AP) -- Houston's 5-2 win over Philadelphia in Game 2 was viewed by 10,789,000 people on Fox as the matchup remained the most-viewed World Series since 2019.

The audience for Saturday night's game was up 3% from the 10,434,000 for the Astros' 7-2 win over Atlanta in Game 2 last year and an increase of 17% from Tampa Bay's 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2020's Game 2, which was seen by 9,184,000. Both those games were on a Wednesday night.