Anderson picked up the win in Game 3 of the World Series against the Astros on Friday, tossing five hitless, scoreless innings while walking three and striking out four.

In a very 2021 move, Anderson was pulled without having allowed a hit after throwing just 76 pitches. He didn't have great control, as just 39 of those pitches (51.3 percent) were strikes, and he'd already hit a batter in addition to his trio of walks, so manager Brian Snitker evidently didn't trust him to maintain that level of performance with the top of the Astros' order due up for the third time. The Atlanta bullpen finished the job with four scoreless innings, so the move looks like the correct one.

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